- TripBuzz found 81 things to do with kids in or near Waitsfield, Vermont, including 73 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Stowe, Montpelier, Middlebury and Shelburne.
- From Mad River Glen Cooperative to Skatium Ice Rink, the Waitsfield area offers 75 different types of family activities, including: River, Movie Theaters, Theaters and Farms & Ranches.
- Waitsfield, VT is 45 minutes from Burlington and just 30 minutes from state capital Montpelier. With the Green Mountains to the west and the Northfield Mountains to the east, Waitsfield is a charmingly picturesque town with an active community that enjoys a number of annual events, recreation spaces, and outdoor activities.
Skatium Ice Rink is a seasonal outdoor open-air ice-skating rink with natural ice, warm changing rooms, boards and lights. To accommodate all skaters, the rink is split in two: half for skating, and half for stick and puck practice.
Blockbuster movies are presented at The Big Picture Theater & Cafe throughout the week for both matinee and evening shows. Concerts and events are often frequently held at the theater while the cafe offers breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
A wide range of outdoor activities are available in the Mad River Valley area. During the summer, visitors can enjoy canoeing, kayaking, golfing, biking, and disc golf while winter offers cross country skiing, dog sledding, snowboarding, and downhill skiing.
The Round Barn Farm is a bed and breakfast that is located on 245-acres of mountains, meadows, and ponds. The farm offers a variety of packages including the 'Swimming Hole Package' and the 'Dog Days of August' package.
The Green Mountain Cultural Center is a volunteer-run art gallery dedicated to promoting the visual arts in the local community. The center features artwork and creative productions from numerous local artists that are on display.
The Valley Players Theater is a community theater that showcases live productions and also holds the 'Mad River Valley Craft Fair' every Labor Day weekend. They have theater space that is available for rent for private parties.
One of the major commercial ski resorts in New England is the Sugarbush Mountain Ski Resort. Ski lessons for children and beginners are held daily, and there are also summer activity offerings that include biking, tennis, and golf.