- a unique blend of striking scenic beauty, endless outdoor recreational opportunities and celebrated heritage.
Enjoy a two night stay for two at the Cupola House & Cottage on Lake Champlain. The restored "Greek Revival" house in historic Essex Village features beautiful lake view guest apartments and a well-appointed porch that overlooks Lake Champlain and beyond to Vermont's Green Mountains. Great hiking, biking, swimming and fishing nearby. Close to excellent marinas, ferry to Vermont, village shops, restaurants, library, town park and beach. Kayaks, bikes, canoes and more.
Two passes to visit the Ausable Chasm, the oldest natural tourist attraction in the United States. Known as the “Grand Canyon of the Northeast” with miles of nature trails, tubing, rafting and more available at this attraction on this historic gorge of the Ausable River.
Dinner for two at the Turtle Island Cafe. It is housed in the old Willsboro Pharmacy; built in 1886. The dining room features the original tin ceiling and hardwood. Owners Mimi & David opened in 2004 creating fabulous food in a casual and friendly environment. Chef Martin's cuisine has been featured at the James Beard House in Manhattan and Napa Valley Wine Auction.
Explore two historic sites of Vermont, Chimney Point and Mount Independence, for captivating views of the Adirondacks from our neighbor’s shore. Learn about the shared history that surrounds this lake, walk the Lake Champlain Bridge, and trails at Mt. Independence. Passes for two to both sites.