Any time of year, there's no limit to the number of ways to have fun at our Vermont Resort
We're proud to be a true destination Vermont vacation resort, offering our guests dozens of activities, both onsite and just within a short
The Essex is just a fifteen-minute drive from the cultural scene of downtown Burlington and less than an hour from the best skiing
in the East.
Our onsite activities include:
Spa at The Essex
Savor our Recipe for Relaxation
at our northern Vermont resort spa,
with a tempting massage, body treatment, or soak in our outdoor hot tub.
Our award-winning chefs share their good humor, skill, and recipes in the wide range of recreational cooking classes.
Fitness Center & Pools
Our fitness center features the complete line of Technogym strength and cardio equipment, and our indoor and outdoor pools
are perfect for a splash or a full swim. For daily Fitness and Zumba classes, hop on the shuttle to the adjacent HammerFit Athletic Club, featuring Hammerstrength Equipment and a new MotionStudio. (Day passes/drop-in fees available).
The Links at Lang Farm is New England's only Championship Executive Golf Course, voted Favorite New Golf Course by Northeast
Vermont Tennis Vacations
Six Har-Tru® clay tennis courts await you, along with award-winning instruction and pro exhibitions.
Offsite, we welcome you to explore:
On the Water
Lake Champlain is just fifteen minutes away from our Burlington Vermont resort, offering year-round fun, including beaches,
boat rentals, and ice fishing. Or rent a kayak and explore the numerous local rivers.
Hiking & Biking
Catch sight of peregrine falcons nesting on the high cliffs of the Long Trail, or head into Burlington for a lakeside ride on
the seven-mile bike path.
The Essex is less than an hour from several of the best mountains in the East, and we're just down the road from 500 acres
of cross-country bliss.
The adjacent Essex Shoppes and Cinemas offers world-class outlets and local retailers with a state-of-the-art movie theater.
Burlington's Church Street Marketplace is just a short drive away.
The Ben and Jerry's factory, Vermont Teddy Bear Company, and Shelburne Museum are just a few of the dozens of nearby attractions at
our Vermont vacation resort.