Vermont August 27, 2017
8 Off-The-Grid Destinations In Vermont That Will Take You Away From It All
Sometimes when you’re searching for a cell signal, it feels like
all of Vermont is off the grid. All kidding aside, there are really some places where technology doesn’t come into play and you’re at one with nature. These 8 places to go off grid in VT and the perfect way to unplug and relax.
1. Green River Reservoir
This isn't your ordinary State Park! Here you'll find the 653-acre Green River Reservoir which includes 19 miles of shoreline with remote and private campsites. It's designated by law as a "quiet lake," which means no boats are allowed except for the kind you row or paddle.
2. Groton State Forest
Take your pick of off the grid spots in the Groton State Forest! Groton State Forest covers 26,164 acres in the towns of Danville, Groton, Marshfield, Orange, Peacham, Plainfield and Topsham. There are a whopping SEVEN State Parks including Big Deer State Park, Boulder Beach State Park, Kettle Pond State Park, New Discovery State Park, Ricker Pond State Park, Seyon Lodge State Park and Stillwater State Park.
3. Little River State Park
While Waterbury is fairly accessible right off Route 89, the Little River State Park is in a world of its own. There is no wifi here, but you may be able to get a spotty cell phone reception at the sandy day beach. But don't count on it!
4. Lye Brook Wilderness Area
One of the most remote spots in all of Vermont is the Lye Brook Wilderness Area. Located within the Green Mountain National Forest, you'll love hiking through the peaceful trails and the waterfall is especially magical.
5. Off the Grid Cabin in Bolton
If you're looking to experience off the grid living, be sure to check out
on airbnb.com. This one room cabin is charming and secluded. A perfect home base for adventuring!
6. Cabin in Woodford
This cabin is remote and off the grid, but you can drive right up to it so grinning supplies is easy. The views are spectacular so bring a few friends and enjoy the simple life at
available for rent on airbnb.com.
7. Cabins along the Long Trail
You can count on the
Green Mountain Club
to create cabins that are off the grid so you can have comfort with no technology needed. You've got to hike to these spots and it's worth every step!
8. Knight Island State Park
To unplug in a great State Park with a sandy beach, paddle on over to Knight Island. This 185-acre island is a mile long and nearly a half mile wide and accessible by boat.