Take The Longest Float Trip In Vermont This Summer On The Connecticut River

There’s no better way to spend a lazy summer day than floating down a beautiful river with your friends. If that sounds appealing, you need to check out this amazing tubing trip that will take you all day. River tubing in Vermont is an adventurous and a fun way to spend a day, especially when you set off on the longest float trip in Vermont.

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Address: 36 Park Rd, Windsor, VT 05089, USA
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Longest Float Trip In Vermont

May 01, 2020

Where else can I go river tubing in Vermont?

You can also go river tubing in Vermont with Vermont River Tubing in Stockbridge. Slip into an inner tube in the White River for a leisurely float with a few friends or an entire group. Float down the 3,000-foot lazy river, soaking up the sun and dipping your feet in the water. Regular tubes and cooler tubes are available for rent. You can also rent a pair of water shoes. Trips generally take a minimum of two hours. The tubing season with Vermont River Tubing typically runs from mid-June through Labor Day.

What are the most popular water sports in Vermont?

Kayaking is arguably one of the most popular water sports in Vermont. If you’ve never kayaked before or prefer kayaking with a group, join Vermont Canoe and Kayak in Jeffersonville. Choose between the solo and the two-person kayak then decide which tour to join. The Morning River Kayak Tour, for example, generally spans 4.5 miles along the Lamoille River. Kayak tours often last between 1.5 hours and five hours.

You might also want to check out Clyde River Recreation, which features a kayak park. There, you can rent a single or a tandem kayak or a canoe. Clyde River Recreation offers numerous kayaking trips, including an overnighter.

What are the best outdoor summer activities in Vermont?

You’ll find an abundance of outdoor summer activities in Vermont, including tubing. Yep, just like snow tubing except on a slide. Killington Resort offers downhill tubing for the kiddos and other fun outdoor activities, including ziplining and a mountain coaster.

If you like swimming and hiking, you’re in luck. The hike will take you to Stratton Pond, a hidden gem of a swimming hole. Slip into the crystal clear pond to cool down before continuing your hike back to the beginning of the trail.

Address: 36 Park Rd, Windsor, VT 05089, USA