BURLINGTON AND STOWE: LAKE CHAMPLAIN

Best Time to Visit Vermont

Stowe (a major ski resort and travel destination), Montpelier (Vermont state's capital and a truly beautiful city) and Burlington (Vermont's largest city, home of the University of Vermont and an important cultural reference in the region) stand close to Champlain's Lake, at the foot of the extreme North of the Green Mountains.

See:
Best time to visit Burlington, Stowe and Lake Champlain
When not to go to Burlington, Stowe and Lake Champlain
Best time to visit Vermont
Best time to visit Killington, Montpelier and the Green Mountains



MAIN GEOGRAPHICAL REFERENCES
WHAT TO VISIT IN STOWE, BURLINGTON AND LAKE CHAMPLAIN?

Lake Champlain is in Vermont's border with Canada, relatively close to Montreal. 

The Green Mountains and the Lake Champlain meet each other in Burlington, Stowe and Montpelier region. 

Stowe is at the foot of Mount Mansfield, in the extreme north of the Green Mountains.

See also Vermont's map


BEST TIME TO 
TRAVEL TO LAKE CHAMPION REGION

Precipitation is moderate all over the year but the weather is severe and snow is very intense in the winter, early spring and late autumn. Most of the region is under snow in this period.

Low temperatures affect Lakes Champion region in the October-Spring period. 

Most visits to Stowe and the region are centred in the winter, but if you aren't a lover of winter sports, then late spring, summer and early autumn are the best seasons to visit the Lake Champions region.


WHEN NOT TO GO TO LAKE CHAMPION REGION

You should avoid winter - or even November and early-mid spring - if you don't intend to enjoy the winter mountain resorts and snow sports. 

Many travelers visit the Green Mountains and the Lake Champion region to admire fall's foliage, specially in the first half of October. If you want to avoid crowds you should skip this period. 

For details about the weather in the region:
Vermont, Burlington Weather Table

 

 

 

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