2019 Vermont Tourism Network Guide

– 36 – AttrActiOn Ben & Jerry’s Factory Tour Waterbury Our fun, educational, 30-minute guided factory tour includes a company history movie, view of the production roomwith explanation of the manufacturing process and a sample of ice cream. Manufacturing schedule varies. When not manufacturing your guide will narrate a video filmed on the production roomfloor to better explain the process. Dates of Operation: Open every day except Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s. Hours: LATE October-June Tours offered 10 am-5 pm, close at 6 pm. July-LATE August Tours offered 9 am-8 pm, close at 9 pm LATE August-LATE October Tours offered 9 am-6 pm, close at 7 pm Group Policy and Rates: $4.00 per adult, $3.00 per senior (60+), 12 and younger free. Complimentary tour ticket and cone coupon for escort & driver. Reservations accepted for groups of 10 or more. Duration of visit approximately 1 hr 15-30 minutes. Handicapped-accessible, wheelchairs available, ample restrooms. Hearing assistance available. Contact: AmyWeller, 1281Waterbury-Stowe Rd, Waterbury, VT • 802-882-2040 • Fax: 802-882-1249 amy.weller@benjerry.com • www.benjerry.com  AttrActiOn Billings Farm & Museum Woodstock Explore one of the finest small dairy farms in America and a museum of Vermont’s rural past. Get comfortable with our Jersey cows, sheep, horses, and oxen through activities and programs. The operating dairy farm, restored 1890 Farm House, and engaging farm life exhibits displayed in 19th century barns, showcase this model farm, a Woodstock landmark since 1871. Site is handicapped-accessible; wheelchairs available. Allow 1 ½ hours minimum. Dates of Operation: DAILY: April 1 – October 31, 9:30 am-5:00 pm WEEKENDS: November – February, 9:30 am-4 pm. Tours for other days/times also available by appointment. Group Policy and Rates: $9.00 per person. Engaging programs with our livestock or on a specific theme, sleigh or wagon rides, and/or hands-on activities can be arranged especially for your group for an additional fee – please inquire when reserving. 10 person minimum. Reservation recommended. Driver and escort receive free admission and complimentary ice cream from the Dairy Bar. Ample parking. Contact: Kristina Sprague, Group Reservations Coordinator, Billings Farm &Museum, 69 Old River Road (Rte. 12 North and Old River Road), Woodstock, VT 05091 • 802-457-2355 • Fax: 802-457-4663 reservations@billingsfarm.org • www.billingsfarm.org  CENTRAL VERMONT