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Champlain Islands, Vermont | Travel Resources

Champlain Islands, Vermont | Travel Resources
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Kayak TripIsland by island, here’s a sampling of the unspoiled Champlain Islands in Vermont: little shopping and no souvenirs; plenty of fresh water, farms, and fields. Rent a bike or kayak and you can’t go wrong.

• Lake Champlain Islands Chamber of Commerce

• Island Line Trail

• Lake Champlain Bikeways

• Lake Champlain Byway

ALBURGH (and across the border into Quebec)

Alburg Dunes State Park
At 3,200 feet, the longest sandy beach on the lake, with twisty trees and driftwood. Watch carefully for signs.

Alburg Golf Links
The only 18-holer on the islands, with views of the Adirondacks and the Green Mountains. Clubhouse overlooks the bay.

Fromagerie Kaiser
Amazing cheese and the flavor of France just over the border.

Ransom Bay Inn & Restaurant
Historic 1795 stone inn with four guestrooms and dining. Richard and Loraine Walker.


Fisk Farm
Fisk Mansion, two historic cottages for rent, art shows, music in the restored barn, and Sunday-afternoon tea in July and August. Linda Fitch. 802-928-3364;

Fisk Quarry Preserve
The Isle La Motte Preservation Trust maintains the quarry site and 480-million-year-old Chazy Fossil Reef.

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