Things to Do in Vermont
Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream Factory Tour (Waterbury) - Chocolate Chip Cookie
Dough, Everything but the…, Phish food, Cinnamon Bun—if
you are an ice cream aficionado then a tour of this flavorful
factory is a must. You will get a behind the scenes look
at how these quirky Ben Jerry’s ice creams are concocted
as well as please your palette with the free samples in
the FlavoRoom. Open daily.
Scott Covered Bridge (Newfane)- Along route 30 is the 1870’s Scott Covered
Bridge which holds the title for being the longest single
span bridge (166 feet) that is built with lattice-type trusses.
Vermont Teddy Bear Company (Shelburne) - See how
the renowned stuffed bears are crafted, as your guide leads
you through the factory. If you simply must have one of
your own, visit the onsite store.
Maple Grove Farms of Vermont Factory Tour and Maple Museum (St. Johnsbury)
- Pancake syrup, maple candy, and other sweet combinations—what’s
not to like? When you spend a day here you will learn how
this delicious sticky sweet syrup is processed from tree
Great Vermont Corn Maze (Danville) - Do you love puzzles? Are you good
at getting out of things? Then this is the place for you!
Here you will enjoy the miles of pathways, bridges, Emergency
Exits, Perplexing Puzzles, and 2 corn mazes. There is also
an animal petting area, Barnyard golf, laser tag and other
family friendly fun.
Vermont Institute of Natural Science —VINS (Quechee)
- For an up close look at birds of prey like eagles, hawks,
falcons, and owls visit VINS. You will see demonstrations,
exhibits, and programs designed to help you learn more about
these magnificent creatures.
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Photo Credits: Autumn in Vermont by Phillip Capper;
Vermont Teddy Bear Picture and Ben & Jerry Tour by Savannah