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This page and opposite, top: Lake Champlain Transportation’s southernmost crossing, Charlotte, Vermont to Essex, New York, is not only a year-round crossing open for commuting traffic (ice conditions permitting), but also provides some spectacular views of scenic Lake Champlain as well as the Green Mountains and Adirondacks. The boat shown in both images is the M/V Governor Aiken, named for the great-grandfather of the article’s author, Mark Aiken. Opposite, bottom: The M/V Vermont traveling eastbound at the Grand Isle, Vermont and Cumberland Head, New York crossing. This is a 24-hour, 365 days a year crossing.

Summer 2014 / Best of Burlington

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Best of Burlington - Summer 2014  

Read about the Burlington Coast Guard Station, the South Village, Lake Champlain and more in the Summer 2014 edition of Best of Burlington.