Backroad Discovery Tours

Backroad Discovery ToursBackroad Discovery Tours
Manchester, VT 05255
(802) 362-4997

Editor’s pick for Yankee Travel Magazine, Trip Advisor Top-Rated Activity. Discover the region’s best-kept secrets while exploring the Vermont backroads. Our local guide will entertain you with fun facts, history & local lore. Discover why Vermont is called, “The State of Mind!” (Limited 8-11 passengers) Daily tours – Southern Vermont Sampler and Revolutionary/Civil War Tour.

Antiques at Camelot

Antiques at CamelotAntiques at Camelot
Route 9
Bennington, VT 05201
(802) 447-0039

GPS “66 Colgate Heights”, 1/2 mile West of Bennington Museum. Open 7 days, 9:30 to 5:30pm. Open Year Round.

The Antique Center has been selected by the editors of Yankee Magazine as one of the best 275 places to visit in New England. In addition to our 17,500 sf in the main historic building, be sure to visit our new 5,000 sf Furniture Barn, filled with antique and vintage treasures.

Sugar Shack, The

The Sugar ShackThe Sugar Shack
Historic Route 7A
Arlington, VT 05250
(802) 375-6747

We have a large selection of pure VT maple syrup, all made right here in our on-site sugar house! VT food products from jams and mustards, to cheese and apple butter. Lots of goodies to sample! VT souvenirs, tee’s and sweats, homemade cider donuts, fresh baked pies, and cookies. We are also home to the Norman Rockwell Exhibition featuring hundreds of examples of Rockwell’s printed works, a 15 minute video, and gift shop full of prints, mugs, magnets and more! There’s something for everyone here!

Hildene

Hildene The Lincoln Family HomeHildene, The Lincoln Family Home
1005 Hildene Road
Manchester, VT 05254
(800) 578-1788 or (802) 362-1788

A 24-room Georgian Revival mansion built in 1905. Summer home of Robert Todd Lincoln and other descendants of Abraham Lincoln.Carriage barn, formal gardens and 1000-pipe Aeolian organ. Winter candle-light tours and cross-country skiing. Guided tours.

Hawkins House

Hawkins HouseHawkins House
262 North Street
Bennington, VT 05201
(802) 447-0488

You’ll discover Vermont’s finest collection of handcrafted jewelry, pottery, glass and handmade gifts, featuring the work of over 500 craft artists. A shop with all kinds of beautiful and fun things to please your eyes to amuse you to make you feel good… come treat yourself we’re “Well Worth The Trip.”

Bennington Museum

Bennington MuseumBennington Museum
75 Main Street
Bennington, VT 05201
(802) 447-1571

Come explore the new Bennington Museum! Worlds largest collection of Grandma Moses paintings. Special Exhibits and featured shows. Unique Museum shop. Exceptional collection of Bennington pottery, military artifacts, antique touring car, furniture, paintings, toys, tools, dolls, and more. Nature trail and picnic area.

Apple Barn & Country Bake Shop, The

The Apple Barn & Country Bake ShopThe Apple Barn & Country Bake Shop
Rt 7 South
Bennington, VT 05201
(802) 447-7780

Vermont’s Farmstand Experience! From family fun, to fresh baked goodies! A whole lot of YUM is going on! Make your Vermont experience complete with a visit to The Apple Barn and Country Bake Shop. Browse our large retail barn packed with Vermont products and souvenirs, and of course our famous baked goods. Pick-your-own seasonal berries, maple ice cream, and much more awaits. Well worth the trip!