- a unique blend of striking scenic beauty, endless outdoor recreational opportunities and celebrated heritage.
The Lake Champlain with its majestic mountains, scenic lakes and historic communities, has long been a destination for artists and writers alike — each one eager to be inspired by the beautiful natural landscape and peaceful solitude. Today, the region is home to a bustling arts community offering galleries, exhibits, Lake Champlain events, festivals, and venues for creative pursuits.
For an evening of world-class performances with historic charm, don't miss the charming Depot Theatre, a restored 1876 train station – and one of the more popular Lake Champlain attractions— that plays hosts to professional artists throughout the year. Also in Westport is the Meadowmount School of Music, a summer school for aspiring professional musicians, where you can catch inspiring concerts from students, faculty and distinguished guests during the summer months.
In the historic town of Essex, visit a variety of art galleries and shops and attend creative workshops. Discover hand crafted goods, antiques, collectibles and view local artwork on display. Stop by the Heritage House in Westport for music and art by local artists or visit The Hand House Parlor in Elizabethtown, featuring concerts and performances highlighting twentieth century works with instrumental combinations.
Throughout all four seasons, find an array of artistic offerings, celebrations and festivals on the Adirondack Coast of Lake Champlain! View the list of Lake Champlain lodging and book your trip today.