: Burlington International
: Essex Junction
: Vt 128 and Vt 15
: North Beach
: Cody's Irish
: Bolton Valley
: Essex Country Club
Essex is located toward the eastern edge of the Lake Champlain Valley about ten miles from Burlington, the venue for a variety of cultural events. One can find theatrical and musical presentations from the Lyric Theater to the annual summer Jazz Festival, Reggae, popular and folk. Restaurants of all varieties abound. Three area colleges and one university offer many more opportunities. The valley itself offers scenic drives, museums, antique shops, restaurants, wineries, breweries, farm stands and many other attractions. The lake offers over 110 miles of scenic beauty, fishing and boating. To the east are the ski areas of Jay, Bolton, Sugarbush and Stowe, to name a few. A day on the slopes in Stowe, dinner in Burlington and home to Alder Brook Cottage is easily done. Within two miles of the cottage you will find groceries, several restaurants, a spa, golf, mini golf, a ten screen theater and an outdoor adventure course among other things. Come and see us, you won't be bored!
Other Activities: Kayaking, Wildlife Viewing, Horseshoes, Hot Air Ballooning, Boating, Miniature golf, Health/Beauty Spa, Cross Country Skiing, Snowmobiling, Snowboarding.
Golf: Essex Country Club, Links at Lang Farm (Essex), Burlington Country Club, Williston Country Club, Jay Peak Resort, Kwiniaska Golf Club, West Bolton Golf Club.
Ski: All within 1 1/4 hour drive: Stowe Mountain Resort, Jay Peak Ski Resort and Water Park, Bolton Valley, Mad River Glen, Smuggler's Notch, Sugarbush, Cochran's Ski Area.