2019 Vermont Tourism Network Guide

– 87 – SOUTHERN VERMONT B Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home , Manchester. Celebration of the Peonies at Hildene , May/June. Lunch at Barrows House , Dorset. Northshire Bookstore and shopping at Manchester Designer Outlets . C BenningtonMuseum , Grandma Moses collection; guided tour explores Grandma Moses and Old First Church with Robert Frost gravesite. Robert Frost Stone House Museum , Shaftsbury, historic house where his best known poetry was written. Chocolatorium/ Village Peddler , Arlington: Learn about chocolate, make your own candy bar. D Bennington Potters , handcrafted pottery, factory tour, home style store. Lunch at The Publyk House Restaurant . Oldcastle Theatre , Thursday matinee, professional theater and Summer Stock Season. Or visit the Norman Rockwell Exhibition in Arlington. Meet the models from Arlington that appear in his most famous paintings. E Laumeister Art Center and Vermont Covered Bridge Museum , Bennington, Native American collection, fine arts, history and legends of covered bridges in Vermont. Lunch at The Publyk House . BenningtonMonument , Bennington, Revolutionary War site, 306 ft. tall obelisk, elevator to observation floor, scenic 3-state views. F Scenic chairlift ride to the peak at Mount Snow Resort . Attend the Vermont Wine & Harvest Festival (September). G Strolling of the Heifers Parade , June, Brattleboro: Friendly, ambling heifer calves, groomed to the nines, colorfully bedecked with hats and flowers, and led by future farmers. Lunch at Duo Restaurant or New England House Restaurant . H Fall Foliage Train Ride on the Green Mountain Railroad, Chester to Ludlow. Visit and lunch at Vermont Country Store , Weston or Rockingham. CENTRAL VERMONT I Woodstock: Attend the Wassail Horse Parade (December, Saturday) 50 horses and riders dressed for the holiday. Visit Billings FarmandMuseum , 19th century holiday decorations, wagon/ sleigh rides. Holiday shopping in Woodstock. J VermontMapleMuseum , Pittsford, syrupmuseumand tasting. Vermont MarbleMuseum , Proctor: Vermont marbledisplays and sculptures. Lunch at Waybury Inn ,Middlebury. UVM MorganHorse Farm ,Weybridge/ Middlebury, home of theMorgan Horse breed. PulpMill Covered Bridge photo op. VERMONT 22SUGGESTEDDAYTRIPSTOVERMONT! North, central, south you’ll find 70+ attractions, engaging events and unique destinations your groups will love! Vermont’s Receptive Operators can work with you to create a tour to integrate these “days” into a custom itinerary: Custom Tours &More, Finer Vermont Tours, Notch Above Tours, Sugar Tours. Visit VermontTourismNetwork.com for more information about Vermont and these businesses. (continued)