Summer Activities in the Jay Peak Area
Best Lodging options for your Vermont Summer & Fall Vacation.
Our Jay Peak area of Northern Vermont is home to a wide range of lodging from cozy tiny homes to luxurious historical manor homes & everything in between. It is easy to find a comfortable and convenient place to stay & summer rates are surprisingly affordable. Here are some ideas of things to do when visiting the Jay Peak area.
Lots to do for all ages & budgets at any time of year for a family reunion to remember
Summer Family Reunion Activities & Fun Stuff
A must do activity whilst here is a visit to the Vermont Salt Cave Spa in Montgomery Center. Voted one of the top 5 day spas in Vermont 4 out of the last 5 years, it is the only salt cave in a classic barn anywhere in the USA. It is also something the entire family can do together during your family reunion & is sure to provide rest, relaxation & rejuvenation. Other therapies include:
A Hand & Foot Detox with a Traditional Foot Soak based on Chinese Medicine
Infra-red Sauna & Magnetic Therapy
Massage & Reiki
The Jay Peak Resort water park is a thrilling aquatic oasis nestled in the picturesque Vermont mountains. It boasts an impressive array of indoor and outdoor attractions, including exhilarating water slides, a relaxing lazy river, a captivating indoor wave pool, and inviting hot tubs. With year-round operation, it's a haven for families and water enthusiasts seeking endless aquatic adventures, making Jay Peak a must-visit destination for those looking to combine natural beauty with water park excitement in the heart of New England.
Museums & Festivals
Northern Vermont's local festivals are vibrant celebrations of culture, community, and natural beauty. From lively music and arts festivals to agricultural fairs and seasonal events, there's always something exciting happening in this picturesque region.
Paddling & Canoeing
Explore pristine lakes, tranquil rivers, and winding streams while taking in the scenic beauty of the Green Mountains. Whether you're a novice or experienced paddler, this region offers memorable waterborne experiences for all.
On clear summer nights, Jay Peak area offers excellent conditions for observing the night sky with little to no light pollution.
Rivers & Swimming Holes
The Jay Peak area is home to some phenomenal swimming holes where kids can jump off glacial rocks into deep swimming holes. Please check with your short term rental host for the ones close to where you are staying. They are not advertised and most are on private property. Make sure to take out any trash & respect the property.
Taking a scenic drive through the surrounding countryside and byways discovering hidden hamlets, farmers markets, antiques and treasures at quirky Vermont country stores etc.
Vermont offers anglers a diverse and picturesque fishing experience. With our Lake Memphremagog, meandering rivers, and tranquil streams, the state is a haven for fishing enthusiasts. A license is required which you can buy online. Rainbow trout, brown trout, and brook trout are prized catches in Vermont's coldwater streams and lakes.
Visit local farmers' markets in nearby towns like Montgomery and Newport. Taste fresh Vermont produce, artisanal foods, and handmade crafts.