Vermont Bucket List ~ Central Region

Heading to the middle of Vermont today. This will be the final bucket list post for a bit as we take a trip of our own next week to Kansas City and will have things to report on when we return!


  • Chminey Point State-Owned Historic Site: Historic site located along a peninsula that juts into Lake Champlain.


  • Bartlett Falls: Small block waterfall with a swimming hole.


  • Cabot Creamery Visitors Center: Come taste this famous Vermont cheddar cheese.


  • Camel’s Hump State Park: Enjoy several hiking trails around this mountain.


  • Button Bay State Park: Park located on the shores of Lake Champlain.


  • Moss Glen Falls: Beautiful waterfall just off the road.


  • Kettle Pond State Park: Camp in this wooded area with trails near the pond.


  • Hubbardton Battlefield State Historic Site: Site of the only Revolutionary War battle fought entirely on Vermont soil.


  • Gifford Woods State Park: Hike a portion of the Appalachian Trail in this park.


  • Vermont Statehouse: Tour the seat of Vermont’s government.


  • Montshire Museum of Science: Hands on science museum with over 100 exhibits.


  • Mount Independence State Historic Site: Played a major role in the Revolutionary War.


  • New England Maple Museum: Explore the world of maple syrup.


  • Coolidge State Park: Enjoy sweeping mountain valley views from this park.
  • President Calvin Coolidge State Historic Site: Visit the childhood home of President Calvin Coolidge.


  • Vermont Marble Museum: Explore the history of this marble stone factory.


  • Quechee State Park: Beautiful park that looks over a gorge area.
  • VINS Nature Center: Take in their fun forest canopy walk.

South Royalton

  • Joseph Smith Birthplace Memorial Historic Site: Birthplace of the founder of the Mormon faith.


  • Lake Champlain Maritime Museum: Learn the history of Lake Champlain.


  • Madsonian Museum of Industrial Design: Explores how the industrial worlds as evolved over time.


  • Warren Falls: Short path leads to step falls.


  • Ben and Jerry’s Factory: Explore the history of this famous ice cream brand.


  • Wilgus State Park: Hike the Pinnacle Trail along the Connecticut River.


  • American Precision Museum: Birthplace of the precision tool industry.
  • Mount Ascutney State Park: One of Vermont’s first state parks, this park offers sweeping mountain views.
  • Old Constitution House State Historic Site: Birthplace of the Republic of Vermont and the state constitution.


  • Blake Falls: Gorgeous waterfall off of a reservoir.

All attractions found in the 2020 Vermont Summer/Fall Vacation Guide.

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