- TripBuzz found 85 things to do with kids in or near Shelburne, Vermont, including 78 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Burlington, Plattsburgh, South Burlington and Waitsfield.
- From Champlain Lanes Bowling to Shelburne Farms, the Shelburne area offers 75 different types of family activities, including: Parks, Bowling, Specialty Museums and Farms & Ranches.
- Located along the rocky shores of Lake Champlain is the affluent residential community of Shelburne. Though primarily a suburban area of Burlington, the city offers lakeside recreation and a handful of attractions including a local park, an Americana art and design museum, a local farm and the Vermont Teddy Bear Company.
Operating since 1964, Champlain Lanes Bowling features 16 lanes of bowling including automatic scoring, bumper lanes and cosmic bowling. The bowling alley has a bar and grill as well as arcade video game machines.
Tours of Selburne Farms are offered four times throughout the day between May and October every year. The tours begin at the Welcome Center and can even include a side trip to the Children's Farmyard which focuses on educational, hands-on activities for kids.
Laplatte Nature Park spans 125 acres and offers trails for walking, cross-country skiing, and snowshoeing, with side paths leading to the Laplatte River. There is also a community garden that houses flowers, plants, and fruits within the park.
Besides renting bicycles, Great Bike Tours has their own B&B-style lodge where they offer self-guided customized bike tours. They also offer full support for multi-day trips to other destinations, to far off and even international destinations.
Open seven days a week throughout the year, the Vermont Teddy Bear Company offers tours of their factory. In addition to the general factory tour, guests have access to the on-site Bear Shop where they can purchase specialty teddy bears.
The historic National Museum of the Morgan Horse is a museum that is dedicated to preserving and displaying artifacts related to the history of the Morgan Horse. The museum is best known for the 'Lippit Exhibit'.
Situated on 1.7 acres, Overlook Park is known mostly for its views of the Adirondacks and Lake Champlain to the west. The park provides access to the South Burlington Rec Path along with parking and an informational marker.
A movie theater with nine auditoriums, Palace 9 Cinemas displays first-run Hollywood movies along with independent films and special events. The theater offers all digital projection and sound, theater rentals for private events and a snack bar.