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Once... and forever a Great Lake!

The 6th largest Fresh-water lake in the USA! 400’ deep at deepest. Flows North. Federal waterway... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Site of world's oldest known fossil reef

Driving around Lake Champlain is comparable to driving around the Grand Canyon. It's big and it... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2017
Taylor B
Chicago, Illinois
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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 3 weeks ago 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

Thank Adkhi
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

1  Thank Taylor B
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

1  Thank jax405
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

3  Thank Bowmanator22
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

Thank Terrifurniss
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

Thank StacyInDC2012
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

Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Lake Champlain is a spot for those that enjoy the quieter side of vacationing . It is not full of amusement parks or races. It is enjoyed by the act of being there with each other seeing nature . The ferry ride should not be...More

3  Thank ruth n
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

Lake Champlain or as Canadians say, Lac Champlain is a between USA and Canada. The villages around the lake are very coastal looking and a great setting for a family get away or a romantic stay. While there search the lake for the sea creature that...More

Thank Debi B
Reviewed 7 January 2017

We drove across the Champlain islands on a frosty winter day. Beautiful quaint villages surrounded by nature and countless inlets of the lake. Some areas were frozen solid and we saw lot's of locals ice fishing. Very picturesque!

3  Thank Ivona_Kolo
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