2019 Vermont Tourism Network Guide

BURLINGTON • This vibrant town center has two not-to-be missed features. Church Street Marketplace, a pedestrian mall, home to street performers, festivals, outdoor dining, and great shopping. Burlington’s downtown waterfront connects pedestrians to the shore of Lake Champlain with majestic views, dining, tour boats, parks, bike and boat rentals, scooter tours and more. NEWPORT • Walk along Newport’s historic Main Street with unique stores and restaurants you’ll see majestic views of Lake Memphremagog and Canadian mountains. To enjoy the full panorama, walk to one of several overlooks or stroll the boardwalk at the water’s edge. Keep an eye out for historic plaques along the way. Explore the NEK Tasting Center where you’ll ęnd a baker, maple syrup maker as well as a bar & grill and a Vermont-made spirits tasting bar. ST. ALBANS • The centerpiece of St. Albans is beautiful Taylor Park, which is home to the spring Maple Festival and summer concerts and features lawns, landscaping, trees and a historic fountain. St. Albans also boasts locally owned shops and fabulous dining destinations, making it a good location for “time on your own” or a planned tour stop. For drop-oě/parking arrangements contact 802-524-1500 or info@ stalbansvt.com . ST. JOHNSBURY • With beautiful Victorian architecture throughout its historic downtown, St. Johnsbury is lovely in all seasons. Stroll Main Street and take in the picturesque Arnold Park, Fairbanks Museum & Planetarium, and St. Johnsbury Athenaeum. Enjoy the lively downtown shopping and dining experience, including numerous art galleries and a Saturday Farmer’s Market, discovering local and world goods to collect on your travels. Stretch your legs on the beautiful recreation path that connects downtown St. Johnsbury to the Lamoille Valley Rail Trail. Enhance your visit to St. Johnsbury with stops at the Maple Museum at Maple Grove, and the Stephen Huneck Gallery at Dog Mountain. STOWE • World famous for its year-round outdoor activities and adventures - From canoeing to zip-lines, and walking to soaring, practically all recreational pursuits await visitors. The historic village hosts a thriving arts community with galleries, clubs, performing arts and ęne crafts. Shops feature clothing, homewares, and artisan-made goods, while restaurants and brew-pubs earn national accolades. WINOOSKI • Elegant re-purposed mills and Victorian-era shops oěer a variety of dining experiences in unique specialty restaurants — from sought-after Asian cuisine to traditional, down-home Italian dinners. Galleries, craft brews, nightlife for the young-at-heart and a Riverwalk along the falls that once powered the town’s mills make this a great stop for groups in search of something out of the ordinary. FIND MORE INFO ABOUT VISITING THESE TOWNS AT WWW.VERMONTVACATION.COM/ TOWNS-AND-REGIONS/HISTORIC- DOWNTOWNS – 14 –