Past and present. Land and lake. A step back in time and a chance to sail away. When you pair the Shelburne Museum with the Spirit of Ethan Allen in one fantastic tour experience, your guests get the best of both worlds...in more ways than one. They'll love learning about the Webb Family and fascinating local history while wandering the grounds and taking in the exhibits at the Museum. Then they'll enjoy every relaxing moment of a scenic cruise on board the Spirit. One amazing day and two popular attractions, all within just a few miles of each other.
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Located in Vermont's breathtaking Lake Champlain Valley, Shelburne Museum is one of the finest, most diverse, and unconventional museums of art and Americana
Over 150,000 works are exhibited in a remarkable setting of 38 exhibition buildings, 25 of which are historic and were relocated to the Museum grounds
The Spirit of Ethan Allen in Downtown Burlington
An escape to the lake is the perfect complement to any Vermont tour and the Spirit of Ethan Allen offers so many options for fun in the sun and relaxing on the lake
Take a 1.5-hour scenic or lunch cruise, a 2.5-hour sunset cruise, or one of several 2.5-hour themed dinner cruises
For the curious minded, there is also always the chance to search for "Champ," the Lake´s elusive monster.
The Captain´s narration will fascinate your travelers with Lake Champlain's rich history, including the Revolutionary War, the adventures of Ethan Allen, and Abnaki Indian lore. He will point out geographic formations, sights of ship wrecks, and the natural beauty that is unique to our corner of the world.