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would I sound silly if I wrote "don't miss it!"?

Hard to miss Lake Champlain if you visit Western Vermont, but I suppose some people do. What might... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
gazooby
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Indiana
Scenic Lake Champlain

If you like to look at a beautiful lake this is definitely worth it---We walked around Lake... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
SaraJets
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New York City, New York
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The refreshing thing about Lake Champlain – well, apart from the gorgeous, Adirondack-flanked lake itself – is its lack of bustle and over-development. There’s lots to do, like hike, golf, camp and take boat cruises, but the beauty is, how easy it is to not do anything.
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hard to miss Lake Champlain if you visit Western Vermont, but I suppose some people do. What might not be so evident is how accessible the lake is -- lots of accessible shoreline, public beaches, and parks. The Burlington waterfront is nearly all open to...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you like to look at a beautiful lake this is definitely worth it---We walked around Lake Champlain arena and saw the boats and walked amidst the boardwalk. Definitely a nice way to spend an afternoon. The water is calm and peaceful- you can relax...More

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Reviewed 29 December 2017

Finally got to see this beautiful lake for the first time this year - a real treat! Saw some really nice views from several locations while traveling from South to North. Also spent some time in Burlington's Waterfront Park which afforded great views as well....More

3  Thank ErnTrekker
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Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

The 6th largest Fresh-water lake in the USA! 400’ deep at deepest. Flows North. Federal waterway. USCG. Internationally navigable. (Hudson River to Lake Champlain Canal through 120 miles of Lake Champlain to Richelieu in Canada !) Framed by the Adirondack Mountains in NY and The...More

4  Thank Adkhi
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Reviewed 14 October 2017

Driving around Lake Champlain is comparable to driving around the Grand Canyon. It's big and it seems to get bigger. Located mainly within the borders of the United States in the states of New York and Vermont but partially situated across the U.S./Canada border in...More

5  Thank Taylor B
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

Have always heard of Lake Champlain from school on up. Finally made it to Vermont to witness the 4th largest fresh water lake in the US. Lake Champlain starts in Canada and extends down into New York for a total of about 163 miles. It's...More

2  Thank jax405
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Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Lake Champlain is nestled in the rolling hills of the Adirondacks and the Green Mountains. You can cross via ferry in multiple locations or drive around by car. This is a large lake, so there are plenty of things to do and see. Great spot...More

4  Thank Bowmanator22
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Reviewed 19 July 2017

coming from new hampshire with our 34' fifth wheel, we decided to take the ferry to new york since we were staying in westport, ny. while the ferry is smaller than what we are used to, our camper & ford F250 fit with no problem....More

3  Thank terrifurniss
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Reviewed 10 July 2017

We spent part of our morning enjoying the lake views from the park at the bottom of Battery & College Streets. There were plenty of benches - a mix of shaded and in the sun - and eight "porch swings" which were in high demand!...More

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Reviewed 20 June 2017

We reached Burlington by bus from Montreal in the morning in Oct last year. There was a free bus service from the Vermont University to the lake. The lake is beautiful but came to life only after lunch time when the local crowds arrived. Very...More

2  Thank SUSHIL_BALI
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