- TripBuzz found 43 things to do with kids in or near Arlington, Vermont, including 37 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Manchester, Wilmington, Bennington and Londonderry.
- From Youngs Fly Fishing- Day Tour to BattenKill Canoe Day Trips, the Arlington area offers 92 different types of family activities, including: Camping Site, Mountains, River and Canoeing.
- Chartered in 1761, Arlington was the first capital of the Vermont Republic 16 years later. Prior to the American Revolution, Arlington was home to members of the Ethan Allen's group, the Green Mountain Boys. Along with its ties to Ethan Allen, the city is kwon for its five large mountains, including Grass Mountain and Spruce Peak.
Lead by a local and experienced guide, Youngs Fly Fishing- Day Tour is a service that takes guests on scenic and memorable fly fishing tours. Visitors explore the picturesque countryside, catching the trout and other local fish species.
Offerings canoe trips from their base Vermont location since 1983, the BattenKill Canoe Day Trips have become a popular attraction in the region. Their focus is on travel for small groups and families, but individual trips can be arranged as well.
Big Big on the Battenkill offers outdoor recreational activities including trout fly fishing, kayaking and tubing. They rent both tubes and kayaks with life jackets and if patrons have their own equipment, Battenkill provides drop off transportation for a fee.
Experience Mount Equinox, southern Vermont's highest peak, via the Skyline Drive, with picnic areas and lookouts along its 5.2 mile climb. At the summit, visit the Saint Bruno Scenic Viewing Centre, with information about the Carthusian Monks, whose only US monastery is located on the mountain.
Constructed in the early 1900s, Hildene was the family estate of Robert Todd Lincoln, son of Abraham and Mary Todd Lincoln. Visit the Georgian Revival-style house, grounds and gardens. Highlights include a 1000-pipe organ played daily, farm, original 1835 one-room schoolhouse and a restored wooden Pullman rail …
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1005 Hildene Road, Manchester, VT 05254 MoreLess Info
Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home was the summer home of Robert Todd Lincoln, the eldest son of President Abraham Lincoln and Mary Todd Lincoln. The Home is open to guests for tours of the home, grounds and walking trails.