Rain or shine, VINS is a fascinating place to connect with the natural world. Check in on rehabilitating raptors, see how falcons hunt their prey or explore any of the nature trails around the perimeter of the facility. Just off Route 4 in Quechee, it’s an easy, and educational, walk on wild side.
Lake Champlain Chocolates has been making fresh, all-natural gourmet chocolates for 25 years. They offer preservative-free, kosher certified chocolates. Go for a free chocolate factory tour and enjoy the free samples, or checkout their frequent classes and book signings. Visit their Factory Store & Café from 9AM - 6PM, Monday - Saturday and from 12 p.m. - 5 p.m. on Sunday.
His father was born in a log cabin and later became the 16th president. One generation later, Robert Todd Lincoln built his ancestral home in this scenic village. On a promontory in a quintessential Vermont landscape it has breathtaking views of the valley and mountains. Home, exhibits, gardens, and trails on 412 preserved acres. Gardens, walking trails, farm animals, exhibits. Open daily June - Oct. from 9:30 to 4:30. November - May: 11:00 to 3:00, Thursday - Monday. Closed Tuesday, Wednesday and major holidays. Cross-country skiing mid-December to mid-March weather permitting: 9:30 to 4:30.
New England’s favorite cider mill is a must stop for all Vermont travelers. Enjoy FREE samples of cider, fudge, and other specialty foods. Natural foods bakery featuring apple pies, turnovers, and legendary cider donuts. Watch cider making and live beehive. Also, winery, Gift Shop, Christmas Shop, and mail order house. Located on Route 100 between Waterbury and Stowe.
Vermont Shepherd Cheese is the country's most famous and oldest sheep milk cheese. It is created by the Ielpi Major family, who pasture and milk the sheep, and make and age the cheese on their 250 acre farm in Westminster West, Vermont. Come visit our Cheese Store, where you can taste and purchase our cheese. We encourage you to bring a picnic and bottle of wine and soak up the beautiful Vermont countryside. We also have a cheese stand on our farm, where you can taste our cheese, view our fields and see a few of our sheep!
Since 1980, we have made a fine "farmhouse" cheddar according to traditional methods, using only the raw milk from our purebred herd of Brown Swiss cows. The cheese is rGBH- and rBST-free and contains no artificial flavors, colorings, or preservatives. Visitors to Shelburne Farms are welcome to view our cheesemaking in process at the Farm Barn from mid-May to mid-October.
Willow Hill Farm produces award-winning Cheeses and Sheep Milk Yogurt.
Our new viewing room and retail is now open for guests every day from 9-4! Best viewing times are Mon-Fri 10-2.
Taylor Farm is a 180 year old farm in the Green Mountains of Vermont. Originally strictly a dairy operation, over the years we have added a cheese making facility, lodging, a farm stand, sleigh rides and educational activities.
One weekend a month from May through October we invite all to kick up their heels and join us in celebrating life on a farm in Vermont. Meet and pet all of our barnyard friends, enjoy horse drawn wagon rides, live music, forging demonstrations and other seasonal activities. This summer's schedule is posted on our website on the "Tours" page.
Frog City Cheese is a family owned and operated cheese manufacturing business located at the Plymouth Cheese Factory on the President Calvin Coolidge Historic Site Cheese Factory in Plymouth Notch, Vermont. The factory and retail store are open every day from 9:30-5:00 until the end of October. Visitors can watch the cheese making process through several viewing windows. Please call ahead for days and times. Customers will also enjoy visiting our retail shop which carries a variety of Vermont-made cheeses and other specialty foods. We focus on specialty products from Vermont and New England.
Neighborly Farms produces ten kinds of delicious organic cheeses, all made with wholesome milk from our 48, well-cared for Holstein cows. At our family farm we make cheese the old-fashioned way, by caring for the land and surroundings. It helps us produce the finest cheeses possible.
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