– 4 – Attractions • Danforth Pewter Flagship Store &Workshop, Middlebury, pg. 38 – Watch craftspeople create unique, handmade pieces; learn the history of pewtermaking in America and shop for Danforth Pewter pieces. Just minutes to UVMMorgan Horse Farm. • ECHO, Leahy Center for Lake Champlain, Burlington, pg. 18 – 100 interactive exhibits; 70 species of fish, reptiles, and amphibians; major changing exhibits; encourage visitors to view, explore and learn about the natural environment. • Highland Center for the Arts, Greensboro, pg. 19 – Visual and performing arts Center, curated art gallery, special group experiences and Café for group meals. Combine with visit to Greensboro, VT attractions. • Palmer’s Sugarhouse, Shelburne, pg. 20 – Conveniently located 4 miles from Shelburne Museum. Sugarhouse tours, maple bar with syrup samples and maple treats. Boxed lunches and formal sitdown maple themed meal available. • Retreat Farm, Brattleboro, pg. 77 – Enjoy the petting farmwith a variety of animals and gift shop. Events at the Farm include Farm to Ballet, Food Truck Roundup and Music. Next to Grafton Cheese. • Southern Vermont Arts Center, Manchester, pg. 78 – Explore the arts and group lunches at this beautiful 100acre campus just minutes from outlet shopping and Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home. curATE Café for group dining. Restaurants/Dining • Clear River Tavern, Pittsfield, pg. 59 – Excellent dining, scenic river views and great location on way to and from Rutland/Killington and Montpelier. • Duke’s Public House at the Delta Hotel by Marriott Burlington, pg. 29 – American fare served in a beautifully renovated space, great for group dining or a private banquet room. Group lodging available. • The Friendly Toast, Burlington, pg. 29 – Just one block off of Church Street Marketplace serving creative meals in a unique atmosphere. • Stowe Bowl Eatery at the Sun & Ski Inn, Stowe, pg. 32 – Enjoy a meal at this stylish, upscale restaurant and add some fun with boutique bowling or a fun game at the Golf Park. Located just minutes away from the historic Stowe Mountain Village. Lodging • Green Mountain Suites, Burlington, pg. 25 – 111 room hotel offering firstclass amenities and genuine Vermont Charm, includes Vermontstyle hot breakfast and Fireside Receptions MondayThursday. Vermont Regional and Receptive Operator • Milne Educational Tours, Vermont and Regional Receptive Operator, pg. 10 – Fully customized tours, experienced in educational travel, cultural and unique experiences. Offices in Vermont and throughout New England. Check out the Events! We’ve gathered a collection of events from around the state that will make your itineraries even more interesting and offer excellent day trip experiences. • Addison County Annual Events, pg. 66 • Billings Farm Annual Quilt Exhibition, pg. 66 • Brattleboro Annual Events, pg. 83 • Craft Vermont Event, pg. 32 • Okemo Valley Region Annual Events, pg. 67 • Rutland Region Events, pg. 67 • The Shires of Vermont Annual Events, pg. 84 • Stowe Vermont Events, pg. 34 • Vermont Quilt Festival, pg. 33 VERMONT WHAT’SNEWFORGROUPS 2020 These destinations are looking forward to welcoming your groups and have joined the Vermont Tourism Network to enhance your group experience in Vermont.