2019 Vermont Tourism Network Guide

– 50 – CENTRAL VERMONT lODging Best Western Plus Waterbury/Stowe 3-time winner Chairman’s Award 7-time winner of Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence Situated just off I-89, on 14 acres atop a plateau, in the heart of the Green Mountains. Our property offers 83 comfortable guestrooms that are 100%non-smoking. Our first class amenities include a glass enclosed heated pool, whirlpool, fitness center, fireside library and Vermont Covered Bridge. Each roomoffers bath, HD flat screen TV, Wi-Fi, coffee maker, refrigerator, hair dryer and iron. Many rooms featuremountain views. Some handicap accessible rooms available. All rooms access via interior corridors. Elevator, luggage service and coach parking are available. Our group packages include overnight accommodations; welcome receptionwith homemade cookies, coffee andwarmapple cider, luggage handling, and a hot buffet breakfast eachmorning. Group dining is availablewith prior arrangements. Our central location is an ideal headquarters for your daily tours. The Inn is conveniently located between Burlington, the State capital of Montpelier and Stowe. Surrounding attractions include: Ben& Jerry’s Ice CreamFactory (.5mi), Cold HollowCiderMill (3mi.), Cabot Creamery Annex (2mi.), Keurig GreenMountain Coffee Roasters (1mi), Rock of Ages (23mi), Stowe Village (10mi), Church StreetMarketplace (27mi), Ethan Allen Cruise line (26mi), and the Vermont Teddy Bear Factory (32mi). It will be our pleasure toworkwith you to develop a unique itinerary for your Vermont tour. Contact: Best Western Plus • Group Sales at 802-244-7822 or info@bwpws.com, 45 Blush Hill Rd, Waterbury, VT 05676  lODging Capitol Plaza, Montpelier Awarded Best Hotel, Best Steakhouse, Best Seafood, Best Sunday Brunch ( Times Argus ) Located in Vermont’s capital city of Montpelier, the Capitol Plaza is a delightful hotel offering elegant rooms and memorable dining at J. Morgans Steakhouse. Whether you are traveling with a group, company or individuals, our facility, staff, food and overall hospitality are all here to assist in making your stay perfect. You’ll grow fond of Montpelier and the surrounding area, as many travelers do, and will want to return. Activities in the area in- clude popular attractions such as Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream Factory (11 miles), Cold Hollow Cider Mill (12 miles), Morse Farm Sugarhouse (3 miles), and Barre Granite Quarries (8 miles), just to name a few. Many travelers use the Capitol Plaza as a home base and take day trips to any region of the state. Here are some suggested tours for groups or individuals: Backyard Tour (by foot) – Visit the Vermont State House and see the simple yet elegant home of the state’s citi- zen legislature (in session Jan.-April each year). A must-see! Your next visit is the Pavilion Museum (adjacent to the State House), home to the recently updated Vermont Historical Society Library &Museum. In the Neighborhood (within 10 minutes) – Your first stop would be the Barre Granite Quarries, just 8 miles away, where you will see a working mine for the famous ‘Barre Gray’ Granite, seen around the world. Next on your list would be Morse FarmMaple Sugarworks, only 3 miles away. Enjoy sugar-on-snow and some maple ice cream, or send gift items home from the mail-order desk. A Little Farther (within 45 minutes) – Travel up Interstate 89 to nearby Waterbury for a Ben & Jerry’s Factory tour, then on to Cold Hollow Cider Mill. On the way, stop at The Vermont Annex, home to a Cabot Cheese outlet, as well as Lake Champlain Chocolates. Then continue to nearby Stowe for shopping. Any tour can be customized by the Capitol Plaza sales staff, all certified Vermont Ambassadors . For those groups staying elsewhere, the Capitol Plaza banquet facilities are ideal for a private lunch or dinner for tour groups. Contact: Brian Cain, Sales andMarketing Director, Capitol Plaza Hotel & Conference Center, 100 State Street, Montpelier, VT 05602 802-223-5252 or 800-274-5252 • Fax 802-229-5427 info@capitolplaza.com • www.capitolplaza.com 