8 days in Lake Champlain & Lake Champlain Islands Itinerary

8 days in Lake Champlain & Lake Champlain Islands Itinerary

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Burlington
— 5 nights
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Lake Champlain Islands
— 1 night
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Keeseville
— 1 night
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Burlington

— 5 nights
Burlington is the most populous city in the U.S. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Burlington: Plattsburgh (Point Au Roches State Park & Country Dreams Farm) and Mt. Philo State Park (in Charlotte). There's lots more to do: hike along Burlington Bike Path, test your problem-solving skills at Esc4pe, contemplate the long history of Shelburne Farms, and deepen your understanding at University of Vermont.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Burlington trip itinerary maker app.

Washington DC to Burlington is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Washington DC in October: high temperatures in Burlington hover around 62°F and lows are around 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel to Lake Champlain Islands.

Things to do in Burlington

Parks · Breweries & Distilleries · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lake Champlain Islands

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Missisquoi National Wildlife Refuge and then head off the coast to Burton Island.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Lake Champlain Islands trip itinerary planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Burlington to Lake Champlain Islands. In October, daytime highs in Lake Champlain Islands are 59°F, while nighttime lows are 43°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to travel to Keeseville.

Things to do in Lake Champlain Islands

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

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Keeseville

— 1 night
Keeseville is a hamlet in Clinton and Essex counties, New York, in the United States. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): admire the sheer force of Alice Falls, then take in breathtaking views at Ausable Chasm, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Ausable Brewing Company.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Keeseville tour planning site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Lake Champlain Islands to Keeseville. In October, daily temperatures in Keeseville can reach 60°F, while at night they dip to 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Keeseville

Parks · Nature · Breweries & Distilleries · Wildlife