- Our list of the best things to do in Vergennes, Vermont, features the top 100 nearby activities — including 47 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Vergennes, VT has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Sights & Landmarks, Museums & Galleries, and Entertainment & Shows.
- The results below include the top 6 things to do within the city of Vergennes, VT , followed by 94 popular activities in nearby cities, including Burlington, Middlebury, South Burlington, Shelburne, Waitsfield, Charlotte, Essex, Stowe, Warren, Winchester, Brandon, Granville and Richmond
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The Lake Champlain Maritime Museum is essentially a non-profit museum that is dedicated to preserving and sharing the history that surrounds the lake. Full-sized working replicas of several historic ships are available for visitors to board and view.
Located along a bluff in Ferrisburgh, the Button Bay State Park is composed of 253 acres. Camping is one of the most popular activities, but boating, fishing, and sailing are also conducted in the warmer months.
Located at the waterside, the Vergennes Falls Park covers six and a half acres of land. The site has a system of walking paths, picnic areas, a boat launch, and areas for bank fishing that is relatively easy to reach from the main highway.
Vergennes Opera House is a non-profit, volunteer organization with members dedicated to the arts and community. The establishment was built in 1897, so it has a lot of grand history to it. The opera house is also available to rent for events such as weddings, corporate meetings, bookings, or other special occas…
The Bixby Memorial Library is a public library that is dedicated to fulfill the literary and cultural needs of the surrounding community. The library consists of DVDs, CDs, children's books, adult fiction books, and nonfiction books.
Outerlands Gallery, Inc. is a contemporary gallery that exhibits both local and national artists and craftspeople. Exhibits include a mix of metal sculpture, photography, paintings handcrafted wood and metals furniture and wearable art.
Spread over 168 acres, the Mt. Philo State Park is located on top of the actual mountain that reaches an elevation of 968 feet. The park provides camping as well as overlooks the Adirondack Mountains and the Lake Champlain Valley.
Free wine tastings are available at the Charlotte Village Winery from Memorial Day weekend until the beginning of January. Visitors are able to enjoy a large deck to enjoy views of the Adirondacks while attending the tastings.
The activities at the Lincoln Peak Vineyard are focused on the enjoyment of the wines produced at the site. Wine tastings are offered throughout the year as are walking tours of the vineyards and even picnics that can be conducted by an old fashioned wood stove in the winter.
Improvements to the Morgan horse through selection and breeding is the focus of the UVM Morgan Horse Farm, but there are also many educational activities. Training is offered to both students and visitors for this specific horse breed.