- TripBuzz found 62 things to do with kids in or near Chester, Vermont, including 58 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Windsor, Ludlow, Manchester and Londonderry.
- From Plan B Stables to DaVallia Art & Accents, the Chester area offers 69 different types of family activities, including: Farms & Ranches, Arts & Crafts Store, Scenic Railroads and Horseback Riding.
- Chester rests just under 20 miles from the Green Mountain National Forest and is 90 miles northeast of downtown Albany, New York. As the town was first chartered in 1754, it maintains a prominent place on the National Historic Register with several preserved historic buildings and sites. It also hosts both an annual Fall Festival as well as a Winter Carnival.
Founded by two women from Vermont, the Plan B Stables offers a wide arrange of rides through the historic hills of Vermont. Families of all ages are welcome, but younger children should be at least six years old to go on the trails.
The gallery at DaVallia Art & Accents is focused on providing a display area for local artists of fine arts and crafts. There is also an adjoining store which features a way to purchase items along with jewelry and other accessories.
The Green Mountain Flyer is a train that provides its guests with the opportunity to ride through the scenic countryside of Vermont. Visitors enjoy viewing the colorful foliage of the native trees and plants that the train rides provide.
Seasonal recreation is offered at the Grafton Ponds Outdoor Center. In the winter, guests can enjoy skiing, snowshoeing, and snow tubing while summer has canoeing, swimming, hiking, and a variety of camps for kids.
A year-round facility offering a variety of seasonal activities, Lowell Lake State Park is equipped with hiking trails for nature walks and snowshoeing in the winter. A nearby lake is also accessible for swimming, kayaking and fishing.
The quintessential cross country ski experience is available at the Viking Nordic Center that offers a wide range trail system. The natural terrain provides both easy and difficult paths that are open to snowshoers and children skiers.
Climbers of all ages and skill levels can enjoy the TimberQuest Park treetop adventure course. Within the layout of the course there are over 20 ziplines and 75 challenges of varying difficulty, including a rope bridge and cargo nets.