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Beautiful Retreat

This is a beautiful area with trails and picturesque scenery abound. I will definitely be visiting... read more

Reviewed November 3, 2018
Linda J
The place to be to see the autumn colors

We visited New England region at the end of September, 2018 and we were made aware that the fall... read more

Reviewed October 10, 2018
Orange County, California
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A scenic lake in Vermont that is called "America's Lucerne."
East Burke, VT 05860
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Reviewed November 3, 2018

This is a beautiful area with trails and picturesque scenery abound. I will definitely be visiting the lake again and wondering out to some of the areas on the trails I missed on my first visit. There are waterfalls on the side of the road...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed October 10, 2018

We visited New England region at the end of September, 2018 and we were made aware that the fall foliage was about a week late this year. After some soul searching, we headed out to Lake Willoughby to try our luck. Drove on the VT...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I spent the day in the Northeast Kingdom and drove Route 5A around the east side of the lake. Fall colors are nearly at their peak and are just perfect right now. everyone should get the opportunity to take this drive at...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank mvenaas
Reviewed September 18, 2018

All I can say is that you have to see this lake. Get there by way of VT route 58 north from Lyndonville or south from the Charleston area or via route 16 from Glover. You'll enjoy a beautiful drive along the way, especially in...More

Date of experience: September 2018
4  Thank Brent W
Reviewed September 9, 2018

Driving to Lake Willoughby from the south, you will be stunned by the beauty and terrain surrounding Lake Willoughby. A glacial lake that is very deep, it is crystal clear and not crowded. The attractions are all natural, don't expect shopping and fine dining this...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank R3431HPjanes
Reviewed September 2, 2018

I I had previously seen pictures of this gorgeous lake on TripAdvisor and had been wanting to visit. When a friend suggested that we drive up to Vermont for the day I was ecstatic. This lake looks like nothing I have ever seen in New...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank egwanderlust
Reviewed August 24, 2018

mountains galore you could reach out and touch the clouds.water was a bit cool,we still got our feet wet.the ride on my bike was great my girl let her hair fly in the wind.there was so much to see as we headed into winding roads...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank 471harleyrider
Reviewed July 25, 2018

Nice beach, bring chairs, a blanket, pack a lunch, and you set for a great day ! A cute little store ( right in Willoughby ) on the way makes sandwiches in case you don't have time to.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank lindafusco62
Reviewed July 18, 2018

Lake Willoughby in North Eastern Vermont is definitely worth a drive to see. on the north end they have a large public beach and RV camping grounds. the south end is my favorite!! the lake is narrow at this point, surrounded by mountains and greenery,...More

Date of experience: July 2018
4  Thank bgerber948
Reviewed July 14, 2018

A trip to northern Vermont would not be complete without a visit to the beautiful Lake Willoughby. The beach on the south end is great for children since it is shallow for a ways out and the water is so clear.

Date of experience: July 2018
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September 1, 2018|
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Response from lindafusco62 | Reviewed this property |
Couple of feet
Luciana O
June 13, 2018|
Response from Alexandre L |
The south beach is cutted in 2 parts. The part near mount Hor (the left part if you stand in front of the water) is the nudist beach. It's not indicated and it's not an obligation to be naked.
February 4, 2018|
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Response from mcemallon | Reviewed this property |
There are several options: Willouhvale Inn offers lake front cottages as well as rooms in the inn. Lovely place overlooking lake, with dining room and bar. There are some vintage cabins at Bill and Billie’s, on the... More