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Essex overview

If you're looking for a new favorite getaway, look no further than Essex. Essex might not have many attractions within the city, but you won't need to venture far to find places to visit like Lake Champlain Maritime Museum and Button Bay State Park. In the surrounding area, you won't want to miss out on seeing 1812 Homestead Museum and Charlotte Village Winery.

Where to stay in Essex

A welcoming city for everyone, Essex has a variety of hotels and other lodging options. You can shop as many as 53 deals for Essex accommodations on, some with discounts of up to 55%. We have room prices starting at 29 USD per night and here you'll find a breakdown of hotels by star rating in Essex as well as in the surrounding area:
  • • 17 4-star hotels from 169 USD per night
  • • 38 3-star hotels from 89 USD per night
  • • 15 2-star hotels from 70 USD per night

How to get to Essex

Fly into Burlington, VT (BTV-Burlington Intl.), 18.1 mi (29.1 km) from central Essex. Plattsburgh, NY (PBG-Plattsburgh Intl.) is the next closest major airport, 27 mi (43.5 km) away.

What to see around Essex

The area's local highlights include its theater and places like:
  • • Depot Theatre
  • • 1812 Homestead Museum
  • • Oldham Theater
  • • Vergennes Opera House
  • • Main Street Landing Performing Arts Center
If you're interested in churches or historical sites, here are some top landmarks to visit:
  • • Greystone
  • • Shelburne Farms
  • • Trinity Episcopal Church
  • • Chimney Point State Historic Site
  • • Grand Isle Lake House
It's recognized for its countryside, and top places for nature lovers include:
  • • Button Bay State Park
  • • Mt. Philo State Park
  • • Vergennes Falls Park
  • • Lake Champlain
  • • Red Rocks Park
Here are some recommended places to see in the surrounding area:
  • • Lake Champlain Maritime Museum (6.1 mi/9.7 km from the city center)
  • • Button Bay State Park (7.1 mi/11.4 km from the city center)
  • • 1812 Homestead Museum (7.2 mi/11.6 km from the city center)
  • • Charlotte Village Winery (7.4 mi/12 km from the city center)
  • • Mt. Philo State Park (9 mi/14.5 km from the city center)

When to visit Essex

If you're beginning to plan your vacation, you might be wondering when is the best time to visit. Here are the seasonal norms to help you decide when to go:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 47°F day, 10°F night
  • • April-June: 80°F day, 29°F night
  • • July-September: 81°F day, 45°F night
  • • October-December: 63°F day, 13°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 6.06 inches
  • • April-June: 10.00 inches
  • • July-September: 11.69 inches
  • • October-December: 9.09 inches