Sourced from Wikivoyage. Text is available under the CC-by-SA 3.0 license.Colchester is a town in Northwest Vermont. It is home to Saint Michael's College. Colchester is primarily a bedroom community of Burlington. The town is very spread out, with most businesses and residences clustered in three villages: Colchester village, Mallet's Bay, and Severance Corners. St. Michael's College is located in the southeast corner of the town near Winooski and Essex Junction.
By carI-89, US Route 7, and US Route 2 all pass through town. Colchester is a 10-20 min. drive north of Burlington, 2 hours south of Montreal, and 3.5 hours northwest of Boston.
By planeBurlington International Airport is a 10-20 minute drive from most parts of Colchester. You can rent a car at the airport.
You will need a car to get around Colchester.
Colchester Historical SocietyHas restored a vintage 1815 log schoolhouse. May-Oct.
phone: +1 802 654-2281address: 1 Winooski ParkSee a play at this local college theatre.
phone: +1 802 862-1800address: 155 Porters Point RdSee a double feature at this 4 screen drive-in.
Outdoor activities include sailing - rent a boat and go sailing on Mallet's Bay.
Niquette Bay State Parkphone: +1 802 893-5210Hike the network of trails around the park for views of the Champlain Islands or go swimming at the beach. The entrance to the park is at the end of Raymond Rd.
Colchester PondHike the trails surrounding this large pond, especially during autumn when foliage is at its peak. The parking area is found at the end of Colchester Pond Rd.
There are few shops in Colchester.
Three Brothers Pizza and Grillphone: +1 802 655-5550address: 973 Roosevelt Hwy
Bayview Eatsphone: +1 802 652-2444address: 97 Blakely Rd, Suite 5Cafe overlooking Mallet's Bay.
Rozzi's Lakeshore Tavernphone: +1 802 863-2342address: 1022 W. Lakeshore Dr
Spanked Puppy Pubphone: +1 802 878-6440address: 116 Main St
Bayside Bakery and Coffee Barphone: +1 802 862-3318address: 824 W. Lakeshore Dr
Junior's Italianphone: +1 802 655-0000address: 85 South Park DrItalian restaurant with attached pizzeria.
- McGuillicuddy's, 18 Severance Green, +1 802 871-5480. Bar and restaurant with patio.
Rozzi's and Spanked Puppy also have bars attached to the restaurant.
Tilly's Pubaddress: 831 College PkwyHang out with some St. Michael's College students at this nearby bar.
Fairfield Inn Burlington Colchesterphone: +1 802 655-1400address: 84 South Park Dr
Motel 6 Burlington - Colchesterphone: +1 802 654-6860address: 74 South Park Dr
Residence Inn Burlington-Colchesterphone: +1 802-655-3100address: 71 Rathe Rd
Hampton Innphone: +1 802 655-4962address: 42 Lower Mountain View Drive, 05446