Quality Inn at Quechee Gorge
5817 Woodstock Rd.
Quechee, VT 05059
Phone: (802) 295-7600
Fax: (802) 295-1492
Housed in the historic Dewey Mill complex, the Quechee Winery is filled with Vermont-made wines, Cabot specialty cheeses, gourmet olive oils and an eclectic selection of wine related items. Tastings of international award-winning Vermont wines are offered.
A scenic five-mile drive from historic Woodstock, this 550-acre working family hilltop farm is famous for its excellent waxed cheeses and pure Vermont maple syrup that is made on site. Visit the sugarhouse and learn how maple trees are tapped in the spring and how maple syrup is made. Shop in the three-room farm house gift shop and enjoy samples of some of Vermont's best jams, mustards, and maple spreads.
Tip Top Pottery & Beads is a paint-your-own pottery studio in downtown White River Junction's Tip Top Media Building.
The Billings Farm & Museum is a dairy farm that deals with livestock and dairy products, and a museum that tells of the city's past. The farm house is an 1890 construction that has been well preserved. The farm is said to be one of the best in the country, and allows for visitors to experience what it's like to work on a farm. They can milk the cows, work at the calf nursery, feed the animals, work and the butter production and more. The museum has a number of interesting exhibits that take you through the history of the city and the farm. The also conduct regular film screenings. Apart from the regular exhibits, the farm and the museum also have school programs for children to come and interact with the animals as well as learn about the history of the farm. Do check the website for more details.
The Woodstock Historical Society's John Cotton Dana Research Library contains a wide variety of historical and genealogical resources, including photographs, maps, diaries, letters, ephemera and copies of the Vermont Standard and other local newspapers dating back to the 1800's. The library is open on Wednesday through Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Designed by the Wilson Brothers, architects of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the Norman Williams Public Library is open on Mondays, Fridays and Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and until 7:00 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday.
Pick your own apples. Farmstand, cider, pumpkins, gifts and more. Open Labor Day to Christmas.
The Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park offers visitors an opportunity to commune with nature in its pristine surroundings. Wooded paths meander under majestic trees while hillocks and vales weave an undulating landscape. Guided tours of Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller Mansion reveal the artistic adornments of the manor.
Nathan's Garden is a small, little-known botanical garden that was built in memory of Nathan Hall by his family in 1991. Nathan had drowned during a swim in a nearby quarry when he was 20. The garden has some beautifully breathtaking flowers and plants, a small pond for making wishes and a gazebo with cosy seating which has a journal for visitors to share notes. A stroll down this peaceful garden will be a truly calming experience.
A public library offering an online catalog and internet access.
Farnum Hill Ciders offers dry and complex cider that is fermented at the orchard from English, French, and American "vintage" cider apples.
The Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site is a tribute to the renowned sculptor, namely Augustus Saint-Gaudens. This site safeguards his home, work studio as well as the surrounding gardens. A visit here will give you an insight into the works of this great artist. Included in the National Register of Historic Places, it also offers guided tours, presentations and special events on a regular basis.