– 4 – Attractions • Happy Hill Maple Farms , Lyndonville, pg 18 – Learn the maple sugaring process; sample award winning maple syrup and maple goodies like maple cream, maple candy, and maple-based seasonings. • Laumeister Art Center , Bennington, pg 76 – Formerly Bennington Center for the Arts. Extensive collection including Native American art, Navajo weavings, bird carvings, fine art, Theatre for performing arts and Vermont Covered Bridge Museum. • Robert Frost Stone House Museum , Shaftsbury (Bennington), pg 78 – Historic house museum that preserves the legacy of one of America’s most celebrated poets, Robert Frost. He was inspired to write “Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening” here. • Vermont Covered Bridge Museum at the Laumeister Art Center, Bennington, pg 76 – Discover the history and legends of covered bridges throughout Vermont and beyond. Restaurants/Dining • La Villa Bistro and Gusto Gelato, Shelburne, pg 28 – Chef operated fresh Italian restaurant serving local food and homemade Gelato. Lunch and dinner daily. • Zenbarn Restaurant , Waterbury, pg 64 – Signature BBQ plates, burgers and weekly seasonal specials. Minutes from I-89 exit 10 and Waterbury/Stowe attractions and lodging. Lodging • Burke Mountain Hotel and Conference Center , East Burke, pg 21 – Four-season resort offering scenic views, excellent group lodging and endless outdoor experiences. Less than 30 minutes to St. Johnsbury, VT and Littleton, NH. • DoubleTree by Hilton Burlington (formerly Sheraton Hotel Burlington), pg 23 – Easily accessible via I-89 and Route 7 and just 2 miles from the shores of Lake Champlain, the Burlington Waterfront and Church Street Marketplace. • Hampton Inn St. Albans , pg 25 – New downtown hotel just steps away from restaurants, breweries and shops. 30 minutes to Burlington. Convenient to and from Ontario, Montreal and Vermont Champlain Islands. • Stratton Resort , Stratton, pg 80 – Numerous activities and lodging options, shopping and dining in Alpine Village. 30 minutes to Manchester and easy access to popular regional attractions. Shopping • Manchester Designer Outlets , Manchester, pg 83 – Shop more than 30 world-class brands located throughout this picturesque walking village. Offering designer fashions, home goods, and more at up to 70% off daily. 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 85 • Cra Vermont Event , pg 30 • Okemo Valley Region Annual Events , pg 67 • Rutland Region Events , pg 67 • The Shires of Vermont Annual Events , pg 85 • Stowe, Vermont Events , pg 31 • Vermont Quilt Festival , pg 30 VERMONT WHAT’SNEWFORGROUPS 2019 These destinations are looking forward to welcoming your groups and have joined the Vermont Tourism Network to enhance your group experience in Vermont.