2019 Vermont Tourism Network Guide

– 84 – SOUTHERN VERMONT shOPPing The Vermont Country Store, Rockingham 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! Take a stroll through our covered bridge to our gristmill and waterwheel museum. Mildred’s Dairy Bar open June through October. 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, RockinghamCustomer Service 1292 RockinghamRoad, Rockingham, VT 05101 • 802-362-5990 option 1 802-362-5981 • dcooper@vermontcountrystore.com RockinghamCustomerService@vermontcountrystore.com  shOPPing Northshire Bookstore Manchester Center Award-Winning – “Beyond the Best in Books” Northshire Bookstore is an award-winning, family-owned, independent bookstore. Nationally known for its selection and service, Northshire goes beyond the typical bookstore experience. Set in an historic Inn, the bookstore is filled with well-chosen books, Vermont made gifts, cards, stationery and much more. Our Children’s section is almost a third of the store and is perfect for grandparents – besides the best in books, it has games, toys, clothes and lots of other fun stuff. Northshire Bookstore is a one-stop shopping destination for locals and visitors alike. Find out why Yankee Magazine named us “Best of New England” in 2016. Dates of Operation: Open seven days/week at 10 am. Only closed Easter, Thanksgiving and Christmas. Group Policy and Rates: We welcome groups at no charge. Coach parking available. We are handicapped- accessible, have public restrooms and an elevator. Advance notice appreciated. Contact: Chris Morrow, 4869 Main St., Manchester Center, VT 05255 • 802-362-3565, ext.120 cmorrow@northshire.com • www.northshire.com 