- TripBuzz found 58 things to do with kids in or near Rutland, Vermont, including 46 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Woodstock, Killington, Ludlow and Brandon.
- From Pico Peak to Rutland Bowlerama, the Rutland area offers 77 different types of family activities, including: Movie Theaters, Theaters, Hiking Trails and Rock Climbing.
- The third largest city in the state of Vermont, Rutland is home to a charming downtown district and many tourist attractions. Residents and visitors alike enjoy the quaint shops and diverse dining options located within town. Outdoor recreation and annual cultural festivals are the primary draw for tourists and include The Ethnic Festival and the Vermont State Fair.
Home to a gold mine operation in the 1850s, Camp Plymouth State Park now houses a sandy beach, concession stand and change rooms, picnic area, volleyball nets and playground, and campground. Canoe, kayak and paddle boat rentals available to explore Buffalo Brook.
The history and lives of the early residents in the area are put on display at the Stephen A Douglas Birthplace. The main draw is at the Brandon Museum with exhibits to note the famous residents and civilians of the region.
A family-oriented all-seasons resort, Okemo Mountain combines skiing, snowboarding and skating in the winter with golf, hiking and swimming in the summer. Family-focused activities include a Mountain Coaster, winter playground and fire pit and snow tubing park.
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Originally serving as a school, Black River Academy Museum was previously attended by President Calvin Coolidge. The museum includes local historical artifacts such as documents, photos and maps as well as a World War II area.
Operated by a community of Benedictine monks, the Weston Priory features a visitor center, chapel, and grounds for private reflection. Prayer ceremonies are held daily, and young men can arrange for retreats at the site.