Vermont Attractions

The best thing about measuring distances in Vermont is that wherever you go, the way there is filled with beautiful rural landscape! Look at a scenic car ride as an added bonus on your way to your destination. Take your time and enjoy the Vermont pace – and quality – of life.

Within a walk from the front door:

Green Mountain National Forest ~ 350,000 acres of conservation land

Moosalamoo National Recreation Area ~ 17,000 acre portion of GMNF recognized for outstanding passive recreation opportunities

Silver Lake ~ hidden mountain lake reachable only by foot

The Falls of Lana ~ impressive 100 foot tiered waterfall, one of the best in New England

Within five miles:

Neshobe Golf Course ~ Vermont’s prettiest 18

Mount Horrid ~ A short hike up from Brandon Gap rewards you with outstanding views

The Art and Soul of Vermont ~ Brandon village boasts 250 National Historic Register buildings and a vibrant community of artists with open galleries and studios

The Long Trail ~ a “footpath in the wilderness” along the top of the Green Mountains

Branbury at Lake Dunmore ~ boat rentals, excellent swimming, family fun

Chef Robert’s Cafe Provence ~ fine dining Vermont-style by a world-class chef

Within twenty miles:

Covered bridges ~ we can give you self guided driving tours of the eight in our immediate area

Fort Ticonderoga ~ America’s Fort on the opposite shore of Lake Champlain: an excellent outing

Lake Champlain ~ pleasure cruises and ferry service from Larrabee’s Point landing

Middlebury College ~ one of the baby ivies and host of a plethora of cultural activities year-round

Robert Frost Country ~ interpretive trail, wayside, writing cabin of Vermont’s poet laureate

Morgan Horse Farm ~ picturesque setting, the original home of the hardworking morgan horse

Wilson Castle ~ architecturally delightful mansion offering guided tours

New England Maple Museum ~ the sweetest story ever told; gift shop; “they ship”

Otter Creek Brewery ~ free tours of a successful local brewer and cidermaker

Vermont Folklife Center ~ preserving Vermont’s history and culture

Mount Independence ~ site of a Revolutionary War fortress, now hosting hiking trails and education

Vermont Marble Museum ~ experience one of Vermont’s most important industries up close

Henry Sheldon Museum ~ Vermontiana, education, art, and the only mummy nearby

Just a bit further:

Vermont Teddy Bear Factory ~ tours and make-your-own teddy bears

Shelburne Museum ~ large campus of Americana, architecture, and special exhibits

Calvin Coolidge Site ~ well-preserved village where Coolidge was born and took the oath as President

Ben & Jerry’s ~ tours and tastings of one of Vermont’s best-known exports