Idle Hours Campground
965 Mackville Road
Hardwick, VT 05843
Phone: (802) 472-6732
Fax: (802) 472-6905
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  • Local Things to Do!

We are centrally located to many of Vermont's attractions. Whether you are looking to explore the back country or see the famous attractions you are in luck.
Northeast Kingdom (St. Johnsbury, Newport area 30-40 minute drive):
-Cabot Creamery
-Annual Foliage Festivals, Fairs and Parades
-Fairbanks Museum and Planetarium
-Maple Grove Farms
-Hiking in State forests and the famous Long Trail
-Doug Nelson's Elk Farm
-Many towns have unique country stores
-Many beautiful Lakes to visit
-Motorcyle or Bike on country roads
-Canoe the Lamoille River or one of the many lakes
-Horseback riding
-Eat out, go to the movies or even shopping

Waterbury and Stowe Area(35-45 minute drive):
-Ben and Jerry's Ice Cream Factory
-Cold Hollow Cider Mill
-Alpine Slide
-Stowe Recreation Path/Hiking Trails
-Gondola and Toll Road
-Trapp Family Lodge
-Fine Dining
-Waterbury Flea Market (weekends)

Central Vermont(30 minute drive):
-Montpelier State Capital
-Bragg Sugar House
-Berlin Mall
Burlington Area(1 hour 30 minute drive):
-Church Street Mall
-UVM Mall
-Shelburne Farms and Museum
-Echo Center
-Spirit of Ethan Allen Day Cruises
-Flynne Theater
-Minor League Baseball Games
-Vermont Teddy Bear Factor