- TripBuzz found 40 things to do with kids in or near Brandon, Vermont, including 36 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Killington, Rutland, Middlebury and Proctor.
- From Maple View Farm Alpacas to Mount Horrid Observation Site, the Brandon area offers 83 different types of family activities, including: Hiking Trails, Farms & Ranches, Historic Sites and Observation Decks.
- An eclectic town in Vermont, Brandon features both cultural and art related events throughout the year. This includes outdoor musical concerts and an array of fine artists and galleries where jewelry, glass and paintings can be seen. Home to the Moosalamoo National Recreation Area, tourists also visit the area to experience the hiking trails, enjoy fishing or go camping in the mountains.
North Creek Rafting Company offers whitewater rafting, camping and inflatable kayak adventures on various rivers. Lunch is included, and rafting trips last all day, or can be overnight trips of two or three days.
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A climbing gym, Petra Cliffs Climbing Center and Mountaineering School offers free climbing with grades from 5.5 to 5.13, boulder problems from V0 to V10+ and a rope course. The school offers instruction on rock, ice and mountains.
At an elevation of 3,848 feet, Mount Equinox is the highest peak in the Taconic Mountain Range. Visitors can learn a lot about the mountain and nearby Carthusian Monastery at the Saint Bruno Scenic Viewing Center.
Featuring over 8,000 square-feet to experience, Talent Skatepark is a local skatepark and skate shop popular among individuals of all skating levels. The park also carries snowboarding gear and offers learn-to-skate lessons for beginners.
Experience a scenic boat tour on the 363-seat Spirit of Ethan Allen III, a cruise ship offering a range of tour options on Lake Champlain. Choose a narrated scenic ride, or a lunch, brunch or dinner cruise on one of three dining decks.
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.