2019 Vermont Tourism Network Guide

– 47 – Visit VermontTourismNetwork.com for more information about Vermont and these businesses. CENTRAL VERMONT AttrActiOn University of Vermont Morgan Horse Farm Weybridge/Middlebury Located in scenic Weybridge, just 2.5 miles from downtown Middlebury is a stately pastoral scene from a grandiose era gone-by. This working horse farm has been a breeding and training facility for Morgan Horses since its construction in 1878. As a university owned, non-profit, the UVMMHF stewards continuation of the breed and education about this important Vermont State Animal. Horse enthusiasts, history buffs and visitors alike will enjoy the scenic countryside, guided tours, gift shop and visiting our 40-60 registered Morgans whose origins come from a single stallion “Figure” immortalized by a life-size bronze statue on site. Come learn about America’s first breed of horse, the Morgan. Dates of Operation: Open May –October, every day from 9am-4pm (last tour is at 3pm). Foals are typically born in April-May and foliage is peak in October. Tours may be scheduled outside this date range with advanced booking, depending on Farm schedule. Group Policy & Rates: $5 for adults, $4 for teens, $2 for children, (ages 4 and under free). Groups larger than 20 people enjoy a discounted rate of $4 per adult with guides comped. To ensure the best guest experience, two group bookings per day is typically maximum. All groups must be scheduled in advance. Contact: UVMMorgan Horse Farm, 74 Battell Drive, Weybridge, VT 05753 • 802-388-2011 uvm.morgans@uvm.edu www.uvm.edu/morgan • Facebook@uvmmorganhorsefarm  AttrActiOn The Vermont Country Store, Weston From the cheery ring of our storekeeper’s bell to the friendly creak of our well-worn hardwood floors, the moment you step into The Vermont Country Store, you take a step back to a simpler time and place. Founded in 1946, our authentic country store is stocked to the rafters with 1000s of practical and hard-to-find goods and wares, guaranteed to surprise and delight at every turn. Take home real Vermont maple syrup, locally crafted meats and cheeses, and our homemade Orton Family Fudge. Dozens of free samples! Tour charming, historic Weston Village easily on foot and visit the renowned Weston Playhouse and several historical museums. Restaurant and snack bar on premises: The Bryant House Restaurant andMildred’s Dairy Bar. Call for details, 802-824-6287. Dates of Operation: Open 7 days, year-round. Closed Easter, Thanksgiving and Christmas Group Policy and Rates: Groups always welcome; advance notice appreciated. Plenty of free motor coach parking. Contact: Deane Cooper, 657Main Street, Weston, VT 05161 802-362-5981 • 802-362-5950 • dcooper@vermontcountrystore.com WestonCustomerService@vermontcountrystore.com www.VermontCountryStore.com 