From the New York City area, take Interstate 87 North, to US Route 4. Take US Route 4 north to US Route 7 north. US Route 7 intersects with US Route 2 in Burlington. Head west (left) and follow the instructions above.
From the Hartford, CT area, take Interstate 91 north to Interstate 89 north. Take exit 14W from Interstate 89 and follow the instructions above.
From the Boston, MA area, take Interstate 93 north to Interstate 89 north. Take exit 14W from Interstate 89 and follow the instructions above.
For a more interesting route, you can take a ferry. Ferries to Vermont depart from Plattsburgh, Port Kent and Essex. For questions about the ferry crossings not given below, contact the Lake Champlain Transportation Company, (802) 864-9804.
The Plattsburgh ferry is 8 kilometers from exit 39 off Interstate 87, takes 12 minutes to cross and leaves you in Grand Isle, 19 kilometers from Interstate 89. Take Route 314 from Interstate 87 to the ferry. From the ferry continue on Route 314 to Route 2 to Interstate 89 south. Take Interstate 89 to exit 14W and follow the instructions above. Service runs from 5:00am through 1:00am with crossings every 20 minutes between 9:00am and 9:00pm. The cost is $6.75 for car and driver, $2.00 per extra passenger. Discounts for a round trip are available.
The Port Kent ferry is 9 kilometers from either exit 34 or 35 of Interstate 87 (head east, toward the lake), takes 60 minutes to cross and leaves you in Burlington, 200 meters from the hotel. Service runs from 8:00am to 5:30pm with crossings every 80 minutes. The cost is $12.00 for car and driver, $3.00 per extra passenger. This ferry will not run after October 13.
The Essex ferry is 18 kilometers from either exit 31 (take Route 9N to Route 22) or exit 33 (take Route 22) off Interstate 87. This ferry has a crossing time of 20 minutes and leaves you in Charlotte. Take Route F5 to Route 7. Head north to Burlington and follow the directions above. Service is every half hour from 9:00am through 5:30pm. There is less frequent service starting at 7:00am and ending at at 7:30pm. The cost is $6.75 for car and driver, $2.00 per extra passenger. Discounts for a round trip are available.
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