Northeast Kingdom

The Northeast Kingdom is the northeastern portion of Vermont, just south of Canada. It is highly forested and sparsely populated and is like Vermont as it was in 1950. Here is the best chance for hearing an authentic Vermont accent.


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Get in

Interstate 91 runs north to south through the Kingdom, connecting with other major roadways throughout New England and Quebec in Canada. Distances to Major Cities: Burlington, VT (2 hours); Montreal (2 hours); Manchester, NH (2.5 hours); Boston (3 hours); Albany (4 hours); Portland (4 hours); and New York City (6 hours).

Major airports that serve the region include Burlington, VT; Montreal; Manchester, NH; Boston and Albany. The Kingdom has three state airports: Caledonia County State Airport in Lyndonville; Newport State Airport in Newport/Coventry and John H. Boylan State Airport in Island Pond. All welcome light private and business aircraft.

Get around

A car is a must for getting around the Northeast Kingdom, but many of the town centers are compact enough to be explored on foot.



Hiking: With so many trails and mountains, hiking is a must when visiting the Northeast Kingdom.



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