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Northeast Kingdom
KINGDOM VENTURE
June, 2014
YOUR CONNECTION TO THE KINGDOM
WELCOME SUMMER!
This edition of our e-news is absolutely packed with amazing summer offerings from all across our region and what we feature here is just a glimpse of the countless offerings.  The Summer season will afford some fantastic dining, lodging, camping and tour adventures alongside some unforgettable seasonal events. 

The regional tourism website TraveltheKingdom.com is loaded with seasonal packages, tours and events for you to consider while you plan your vacation. 

We hope you will join us this summer and please share this e-news with a friend of Vermont's Northeast Kingdom!
PLAN YOUR SUMMER STAY
SUMMER LODGING AND TOUR PACKAGES

Our area lodging and tour partners have pulled together some amazing packages for this summer season.  There is something for everyone including romantic getaways, adventure packages and family fun! 




WHAT'S HAPPENING
ATV TOURS
2  hours

NEK Adventures offers leisurely, family oriented and guided ATV tours of Vermont's Northeast Kingdom. Their tours run during the spring, summer, and fall months on over 150 miles of trail in the towns of Danville and Wheelock. Please note that small group tours only are available. There is a 5 ATV maximum (and 2 ATV minimum) per tour. Tours depart at 9 am, 11 am, & 1 pm - advance reservations are required!

 

CALEDONIA SPIRITS DISTILLERY TOURS
Saturday Mornings
Come visit the Caledonia Spirits Distillery in the beautiful Northeast Kingdom for a tour of their distillery and retail space every Saturday 10 AM - 5 PM. This is your opportunity to learn about our unique distilling practices and learn first hand about how their products are developed! Taste their full line of craft spirits, which include Barr Hill gin, Barr Hill vodka, Tom Cat barrel aged gin, Elderberry cordial, and coming soon, Early Riser whiskey. With a purchase of 2 bottles or more, they give you a free 1 lbs/ jar of honey. Now that's a sweet deal!
 
SCENIC LAKE CRUISES
Daily all Summer

 

The Northern Star cruises daily on scenic Lake Memphremagog in Newport. Cruises depart daily and include some of the following themed offerings:  International Scenic Cruises (no passports needed), Lunch on The Lake Cruises, Signature Dinner Cruises, Sunday Brunch Cruises, Sunset Cruises, Canadian Lake Cruises, Eco-Cruises, private charters and more!
 
BREAD & PUPPET THEATER MUSUEM OPEN HOUSE
June 8

The Bread and Puppet Museum celebrates its thirty-ninth season with a festive open house. Sacred Harp Singing and the ceremonial opening of the Museum door, is followed by small shows and music in and around the Museum. At 4pm, there will be a new work performed by Bread and Puppet in The Paper Mache Cathedral behind the Museum.

 

FULL MOON
PADDLE
June 13th
Join us for the next NorthWoods Stewardship Center Full Moon Paddle.  There is nothing like being out on the Clyde River during a full moon, witnessing the transition from sunset to moonrise while lazily paddling along the slow moving waters - reminds you why you love Vermont. Bring a flashlight, warm layers, a hot thermos to enjoy on the water, and a camera if you so please.
ANTIQUE
ENGINE SHOW
Old Stone House Museum
June 14th
 
This is a fantastic annual event!  Visit the Old Stone House Museum as the Vermont Gas and Steam Engine Association hosts the Annual Antique Engine Show - features antique cars, engines and a full BBQ with live entertainment!
Kingdom Trails
NEMBAfest
Kingdom Trails
June 20th - 22nd
 
Join Kingdom Trails, New England Mountain Bike Association, the Wildflower Inn and the Burke Area Chamber of Commerce for the 3rd annual NEMBAfest. This 3 day/2 night event starting Friday June 20th and ending Sunday June 22, 2014, is a celebration of everything Mountain Biking. Your entry fee grants you unlimited access to the 110 mile Kingdom Trails' trail system as well as shuttles to and from town, group rides, access to the NEMBAfest Expo Center, and complimentary camping.  From the latest gear to the newest bikes to demo from industry leaders, as well as live music and other events, there will be entertainment for all ages.
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MORE SUMMER
EVENTS!
 
There's plenty more happening this summer.  To view our complete listing of regional events visit the events page on the regional website TraveltheKingdom.com
WORTH THE TRIP
Northern Forest Canoe Trail Clyde River
CLYDE RIVER RECREATION PADDLING ADVENTURES

A great fun adventure for the whole family, large groups or a quiet get-away for two is just a phone call away! Clyde River Recreation has been providing unforgettable paddling tours along the Clyde River and Pensioner Pond since they opened their doors in 2008.

 

 
llama treks
AGAPE HILL FARM - FARM TOURS AND LLAMA TRAIL WALKS

You are invited to join Agape Hill Farm for a farm tour, llama trail walk or workshop. Visit the fiber shop or inquire about your own personalized visit. The goal at Agape Hill Farm is for everyone who visits --young, old, cautious, daring, city folks, country folks, and those with special needs--to learn something new and have an adventure to remember!

 

 

 

MONTGOMERY ADVENTURES SUMMER DOG CART TOURS

Imagine yourself riding along as a full dog team leads you over the lush green hillsides during Summer or through the colorful woods of Vermont during the Foliage season.  Exploring the woods with Montgomery Adventures in this quiet and beautiful way is an adventure of a lifetime!
 
THE NORTHEAST KINGDOM BYWAY

The Northeast Kingdom Byway Main Corridor is a 51 mile journey that begins in the community of St Johnsbury and extends north through the communities of Lyndonville, East Burke, West Burke, Westmore, West Charleston, Derby and concludes in Newport.  All along the route visitors can enjoy scenic views, attractions, cultural offerings,  wonderful dining and recreational opportunities! 
 
FOLLOW ALONG!

VERMONT'S NORTHEAST KINGDOM NOW ON INSTAGRAM
 
We finally broke down and joined the Instagram bandwagon.  Follow along as we post pictures from across the region.
 
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Comfort Inn & Suites
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