Northern Vermont is home to the state's largest city, Burlington, and the state capital, Montpelier. Even so, this area still has all the rural charms found elsewhere in the Green Mountain State. Even within Burlington, cafe-lined streets coexist with scenic paths along Lake Champlain and the Winooski River. Further north, the pastoral Northeast Kingdom offers a full range of outdoor activities, from skiing to biking, in the heart of the mountains.
These are our favorite local haunts, touristy spots, and hidden gems throughout Northern Vermont.
Whether it’s a guided tour of a historic landmark, private tasting of local delicacies, or an off-road adventure — explore the best experiences in Northern Vermont.