St. Johnsbury Vacation Rentals Offer History, Culture and Outdoor Recreation in Vermont’s Mountains
Vermont has been a popular snow community for years, with various cities and villages to visit. For a new vacation place, consider St. Johnsbury vacation rentals in northeastern Vermont. History, culture, and outdoor recreation mark the top entertainment around St. Johnsbury house rentals. National Geographic called St. Johnsbury the “best small town” for living and play, making St. Johnsbury cottages popular to vacationers.
St. Johnsbury Vacation Rentals Are near the Connecticut River
St. Johnsbury vacation rentals are about 10 miles from the Connecticut River and 40 miles south of the Canadian border. On a day trip from
St. Johnsbury house rentals
, it's possible to visit Canada to explore the culture, as well as the Vermont mountain area. In summer, the rivers and lakes near St. Johnsbury cottages make it possible to raft, boat, fish, and swim. There are also quite a few trails in the nearby area for visitors to trek. During the winter months, St. Johnsbury is best for Nordic skiing.
Places of Interest Around St. Johnsbury House Rentals
Close to St. Johnsbury house rentals are the Catamount Film and Arts Center, Fairbanks Museum and Planetarium, and St. Johnsbury Athenaeum. The Museum was founded in 1889 by Franklin Fairbanks, who wanted three departments -- historical, natural science, and ethnological. The Museum is housed in a brick building with rounded arches, towers, and an almost cathedral-style appearance. The Athenaeum was built in 1871 as a place for paintings and books to be housed. Horace Fairbanks helped with the funding to get the art gallery started.
Choosing St. Johnsbury Cottages for Perfect Vacations
St. Johnsbury cottages feature rock fireplaces with wood-paneled walls and cabin-like furnishings. St. Johnsbury vacation rentals will cater to any group size for small intimate gatherings or large reunions. You may want to choose one of the cottages set along the nearby lake or opt for one surrounded by forest. If you enjoy cross country skiing, it is possible to go out the front door of your rental to see and experience the nature around you.
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