To understand why so many holiday-makers favor Adirondack Region as a holiday spot, make sure you and your travel buddies spend a while longer in the wider area. Essex Junction, lies roughly 17 miles (27 kilometers) to the southwest. Here you can visit the Champlain Valley Exposition and Links at Lang Farm Course.
Burlington, is another interesting place to head to. It is approximately 13 miles (21 kilometers) from Essex and offers a great selection of things to see and do, like Perkins Pier, Ethan Allen Park and Lake Champlain. ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center, Burlington Boathouse and Gordon H. Paquette Arena at Leddy Park are a number of other attractions to see for those who find themselves with time to spare.
If your preference is to take things a little easier while you are on vacation, Adirondack Region has some great relaxing activities that will suit you perfectly, such as camping and shore fishing. There are some great ways to get active in the outdoors in and around Essex. Ice skating and hiking are two ways thrill seekers here can get their kicks.
When planning your vacation to Essex, keep in mind that the nearest major airport, Burlington International Airport, is located in in Burlington, 15 miles (24 kilometers) away.