Spring and Summer
There is no shortage of things to do in spring and summer in Woodstock Vermont! Nature lends itself to so many enjoyable activities, and there are fun events pretty much every weekend, either right here in Woodstock or in the towns nearby (Please note that in 2020, some events may be cancelled – please check ahead). And if all you want is to just sit in a comfy spot with your favorite beverage in one hand and favorite book in the other… then you’ve come to the right place too!
Our list of the top things to do in the spring and summer in Woodstock VT starts with outdoor activities, and a summary of events in the spring and summer. Be sure to also check out our Visits page for more info!
As always, feel free to call or email us for questions.
Hit the outdoors
Faulkner park right behind the B&B, leading to Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park and beautiful views of Woodstock from Mount Tom. Click here for a trail map.
A portion of the Appalachian trail, crossing route 12 just 3 miles from Woodstock.
Mount Peg, right on the other side of town.
Around town and alongside the Ottauquechee river.
Up the trails of Mount Peg and Mount Tom on a mountain bike, or take a short drive to Vermont’s newest lift-serviced trail park, Suicide Six Bike Park or to Killington’s mountain biking park.
Also, check the following bike trails near Woodstock: Aqueduct Trails, Mt Peg Trails and Suicide 6 Trails.
Right across from our B&B, Woodstock Wheels will set you up with an e-bike; click here to book your rental.
Bicycle rentals (and bike shops) are also available in town and at Suicide Six.
Electric bikes (e-bikes) are also available for rent from Hanover Adventure Tours and Vermont Bike and Brew (with drop off at and pick up from our B&B, as needed).
Ask us where the swimming holes are in town (one is right across the street from the B&B!)
Take a short, scenic drive up to Silver Lake.
Kayak and canoe
Silver Lake Park in Barnard offers rentals of rowboats, canoes, kayaks, pedal boat and SUP
Wilderness Trails and the Vermont Flyfishing School offers several options, from a leisurely paddle on the Connecticut River to a more adventurous kayak trip on the White River, to canoe and kayaking in a wildlife sanctuary.
Great River Outfitters in Windsor offers float trips, canoes, kayaks, SUPs, rafts and river tubes on a section of the Connecticut River.
Wilderness Trails and the Vermont Flyfishing School will pick you up at the B&B bright and early to catch some Vermont trout and spend an unforgettable day in pristine nature. Ask us to book your fly fishing excursion or contact Pete directly. Definitely put this on your list of things to do in Woodstock, VT if you love nature and the outdoors!
Market on the Green every Wednesday from 3pm to 6pm: a curated selection of local farms, local artists, and local artisans offer the best of Vermont for you to enjoy right away or bring back home.
Feast & Field every Thursday evening in Barnard. Enjoy produce from local farms, amazing food and locally made beverages, a bonfire, and live music. A true farmers’ market in the middle of amazing nature. It does not get any better!
Quechee Balloon Festival during Fathers’ Day Weekend
Covered bridges half marathon and pasta dinner in June
Vermont Symphony Orchestra summer tour in early July
Bookstock the last weekend in July
Taste of Woodstock in August
Naked Table Project