VT Posted in Vermont August 22, 2016 by Kristin Grimes 11 Epic Outdoorsy Things In Vermont Anyone Can Do If you’re looking for some outdoor activities that everyone can do and enjoy, check out some of these top rated activities in the great state of Vermont. Happy exploring and enjoy the fresh air! 1. Shelburne Museum, Shelburne Flickr/Jalan's Place A beautiful museum spread across lovely grounds with something for every interest. American paintings, textiles, decorative arts, a merry go round and a large steamship to name a few attractions. It's easy for everyone to get around with little golf carts offering rides from attraction to attraction. Plan to spend several hours here, but you'll want to spend several days! 2. Path of Life Garden, Windsor Flickr/David Wilson This path takes you thorough carefully designed gardens, each representing a different phase of your life. Check it out here. 3. Vermont Institute of Natural Science (VINS), Quechee Facebook/Vermont Institute of Natural Science (VINS) At the Vermont Institute of Natural Science in Quechee, you’ll see and learn about birds and raptors in a terrific environment. But this isn’t a zoo – this is a non-profit learning center and rehab facility for injured or orphaned birds. 4. Moss Glen Falls, Granville Flickr/Doug Cadmus This beautiful waterfall can be seen from the road, or you can take a short and easy hike to check it out up close. 5. Allis State Park, Randolph Flickr/Rain0975 Allis State Park is Vermont’s second developed state park, and it is also one of Vermont’s least known parks. You can drive up to the fire tower and on a clear day you can see Killington, Pico, and Mt. Ascutney to the south, Camels Hump and Mt. Mansfield to the north, Abraham Ellen and Lincoln to the west and the White Mountains in New Hampshire to the east. 6. Colchester Causeway, Colchester Flickr/Richard Due The Colchester Causeway is a 3-mile stretch of one of the most beautiful trails in Vermont. Surrounded by water on either side, you get the sensation of gliding over the water in a magical place. 7. Vermont Farmers Markets Flickr/Joenevill Vermont farmers markets are wonderful ways to see and buy local veggies, crafts and goods. Sometimes you can enjoy live music and you will always meet friendly people. Guaranteed good time in the fresh air. 8. Church Street Marketplace, Burlington Flickr/Patrick Stroll up and down the Church Street Marketplace and see live performances, artisans and lots of local shops offering unique gifts. 9. Quechee Gorge, Quechee Flickr/Neal Wellons The Quechee Gorge, often called “Vermont’s Little Grand Canyon,” is a beautiful spot that everyone should see when in Vermont. This 165-foot gorge in Quechee can be viewed from a bridge above for a few minutes or savored with an overnight camping experience. 10. Billings Farm and Museum, Woodstock Flickr/Harvey Barrison The Billings Farm and Museum is a gem of a double facility in Woodstock. You'll love the working dairy farm which provides a look into animal husbandry and milking operations. It's well worth the visit and be sure to watch the movie first in the lobby theater. 11. Morse Farm Maple Sugarworks, Montpelier Facebook/Morse Farm Maple Sugarworks The authentic small displays of how syrup is and was collected, boiled, and bottled are very well done. Test the different colors of Vermont maple syrup and decide which flavor and color is your favorite. Beautiful grounds to wander in the nice weather and loads of snowshoeing and cross country skiing in the winter. How about an easy hike? Try one of these 18 incredible hikes under 5 miles in Vermont that anyone can take.