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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.
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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

  • Foot Reflexology

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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.



Golf enthusiast visitors to the Jay Peak area of Vermont can enjoy pristine courses amidst scenic mountain landscapes.

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.


Explore the beautiful trails in the area, including The Long Trail, Jay State Forest, and the Jay Peak Resort network of hiking trails. Don't forget to pack a picnic and enjoy lunch in nature.

Scenic Drives

Taking a scenic drive through the surrounding countryside and byways discovering hidden hamlets, farmers markets, antiques and treasures at quirky Vermont country stores etc.


Find a peaceful spot in nature and practice yoga or meditation with friends and family, surrounded by the serene beauty of Vermont.  You can also check out local yoga centers such as:

J Mountain Yoga

Whisper Tree Wellness


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.


Jay Peak has some fantastic mountain biking trails, both downhill and cross-country. Rent bikes at First Trax or the Jay Cloud Cyclery.  Explore the Lamoille Valley Rail Trail of the famed Kingdom Trails in Burke. 

Farmer's Markets

Visit local farmers' markets in nearby towns like Montgomery and Newport. Taste fresh Vermont produce, artisanal foods, and handmade crafts.

Craft Brewery Tours

Vermont is renowned for its craft breweries and is often considered one of the top destinations for beer enthusiasts in the USA.  Here is a list of breweries and beer tours 

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