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  • Point Bay Marina
  • 1401 Thompson's Point Rd - Charlotte
  • Vermont 05445 United States
  • (802) 425-2431
  • [email protected]
  • https://pointbaymarina.com/

A town in Chittenden County

Among our facilities and services, there is a private picnic area in a quiet and secluded part of the marina. Showers and restrooms for boat owners and guests are also provided. We stress boating as a family activity and look forward to meeting you personally at Point Bay Marina. To those of you who are new to the sport of boating, we would be happy to answer questions and help you get started on the right way to safe enjoyment.

Although located near bustling Burlington, our area is renowned for serenity and beauty. The famous Shelburne Museum is nine miles from Point Bay Marina. As Vermonters and boating enthusiasts, we are always pleased to recommend places of interest and entertainment for you to visit and enjoy.

From the North or from Interstate 89:

Take Interstate Route 89 North (or South) to Exit 13W(sign indicates Shelburne & Middlebury) to Route 189, which is a two mile section of roadway ending at Route 7. Take left(south) onto Route 7. Follow Route 7 south approximately 10 miles passing through the village of Shelburne. After descending a long hill take a right onto Route F5 in Charlotte. Route F5 is at the traffic lights at the bottom of the hill and heads West. Follow Route F5 for a few hundred yards to the intersection of Greenbush Road (at The Old Brick Store).

Take a left(south) on Greenbush Road and proceed for approximately 2 miles where the road will bear off to the right while passing a farm on the left. Keep bearing hard right and pass over the railroad tracks onto Thompson’s Point Road. Proceed approximately 1˝ more miles on Thompson’s Point Rd. until you reach Point Bay Marina on the left.

From Route 7, South:

Follow Route 7 North, passing the intersection of Route 22A in Vergennes. Continuing north on Route 7 for approximately 2 miles you will pass the Ferrisburg Fire Dept. on your left. Continue north on Route 7 approximately ˝ mile and you will pass a small sign on your right indicating “Rokeby Museum”. Immediately after this sign you will come to Greenbush Road on you left. Turn onto Greenbush Road and follow it for about four miles until you come to your first stop sign. At the stop sign take a left onto Thompson’s Point Road. Continue on Thompson’s Point Road across the railroad tracks and proceed for about 1 miles and you will come to Point Bay Marina on your left.



The Lake Champlain

Following more than 230 miles of spectacular shoreline, the Lake Champlain Byways network connects for travelers the region's expansive blue waters, working lands, lush forests, and picturesque mountain peaks. The Byways 'Corridor' circles the lake, providing transportation routes that can bring you to the area's natural beauty and brilliant history via bicycle, boat, car, foot, or even horse or airplane.

Long ago the lake connected regional communities from Vermont to New York and Canada, but as travel changed so did this important link. The railroads of the 19th Century and highways of the 20th Century made water travel obsolete; the lake became a barrier that kept its communities apart. The Lake Champlain Byways Corridor brings these communities together again!

The Lake Champlain region is vibrant: From opera to dance, art galleries to artisan cheese, it's alive with every variation of culture and entertainment. For tastes that range from classical outdoor music festivals overlooking a scenic lake vista to old-time string bands at rustic town halls, the region provides a satisfying and uplifting variety of options. Follow the links below to explore the culture of the Lake Champlain Byway!

A landscape formed of lake, beaches, wetlands, rivers, valleys and mountains will make outdoor enthusiasts of every kind feel at home in the Lake Champlain Byway. Visitors with wide-ranging interests, from hiking to bicycling, fishing to stormboarding (and at every skill level) have a reason to visit for the fun of it.

Through centuries of agricultural pursuits ranging from apple orchards to sheep and dairy, and many industries of the early eras of the United States, the region has narrated a deep and wide history for itself. Burlington was a bustling port of trade, especially of lumber, and was important to commerce in the northeast. Mills sat along (and in!) the Byway rivers, and the story of transportation is read in the bygone ferries, trains, and evolving motor routes. Captivating personalities made contributions to the uniqueness of the region, contributing to local traditions and the larger story of America.

From the delicate fauna of alpine mountain tops to jagged, glacier-rutted shorelines, the Lake Champlain Byway showcases the creatures and forces of nature in a spectacular manner. Every visitor can feel like a naturalist in this setting, and the options to learn about the nature of the region are plenty at its world-class science center and museums.

The scenery of the Byway will charm you, take your breath away, and give you memories to treasure for a lifetime. From its cozy villages and country stores to the expansive mountain vistas and mercurial waters of Lake Champlain, it's both awe-inspiring and feels like home. View it from scenic motor routes, hot air balloons or gliders, a historic ferry boat, or even an antique train; the views are reason enough to visit!

Vermont is especially sensitized to the needs of people with disabilities and has become a leader in addressing the issue of accessibility. The Lake Champlain Byway site will highlight attractions that address accessibility with special focus or innovation.