Start your visit by checking into the historic Norwich Inn in Norwich, Vermont. From there, travel scenic routes to visit sugarhouses and the best Vermont dining and drinking has to offer! Visit the King Arthur Flour Baking Center and Flagship Store, Harpoon Brewery and SILO distillery (right across the lot one another), famous glass blowers Simon Pearce, Billings Farm and Museum and choose from a handful of sugarmakers to visit!

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Spring, Winter

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    Billings Farm & Museum

    Route 12N Woodstock, VT 05091
    802-457-2355
    http://www.billingsfarm.org

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    Billings Farm & Museum is keeping alive the spirit and values of Vermont's rural past. The farm dates back to 1871, when native Vermonter Frederick Billings set out to build a farm and forestry operation that would serve future generations as a model of wise stewardship. His farm flourished and today is still a first-class working farm, operating with a museum of Vermont's rural heritage.

    Located 1/2 mile north of the village of Woodstock, VT.

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    Green Mountain Sugar House

    820 Rte 100N Ludlow, VT 05149
    802-228-7151
    http://www.gmsh.com

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    The Green Mountain Sugar House is open daily 10am to 5pm, year round. Our sugarhouse is open for viewing and to learn about the process of making maple syrup. We produce and sell our maple syrup, maple products, along with many other Vermont food products and gifts. All seasons are a great time to visit, each one has something different to offer.

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    Harpoon Brewery

    336 Ruth Carney Drive Windsor, VT 05089
    (802) 674-5491
    http://www.harpoonbrewery.com/

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    Step up to the counter and order yourself a fresh pint of Harpoon beer along with a delicious sandwich in our unique brewery setting. Seating is available inside the brewery overlooking our bottling line, or outside in our outdoor Beer Garden area. Not sure which beer you would like to try? Don't worry, you can purchase our popular sample tray which features five 5 ounce samples of fresh Harpoon beer on tap.

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    King Arthur Flour Bakery

    135 Route 5 South Norwich, VT 05055
    802 649 3361
    http://www.kingarthurflour.com

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    Here at the King Arthur Flour Bakery, we use traditional methods and top-quality ingredients to bake our outstanding breads — 7 days a week. Our breads are preservative- and additive-free; a long, slow rise is responsible for their wonderful flavor and keeping qualities. Carefully shaped by hand and baked in a steam-injected brick oven, our wide selection of artisan breads will delight you in every way.

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    Norwich Inn

    325 Main St. Norwich, VT 05055
    802.649.1143
    http://www.norwichinn.com

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    The Norwich Inn is a historic 27 guest room inn in the town of Norwich, VT. Our dining room serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner Tuesday through Sunday with a Sunday Brunch as well. Jasper Murdock's Alehouse offers a lite fare menu along with our home brewed English Ales. Both dining options are unique to each other but both offering amazing menus.

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    SILO Distillery

    3 Artisans Way Windsor, VT 05089
    802-674-4220
    http://www.SILODistillery.com

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    SILO Distillery is a craft distillery located in Windsor, Vermont. We make all of our spirits in house, from grain to glass, using locally sourced Vermont grains. All of our products use real ingredients, locally sourced as much as possible. The distillery is a beautiful architect designed barn with two tasting bars, views of our custom built German stills, and event space for meetings and gatherings of all kinds.

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    Simon Pearce Restaurant

    1760 Quechee Main Street Quechee, VT 05059
    802.295.1470
    http://www.simonpearce.com/category/restaurants/quechee.do

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    The Simon Pearce Restaurant was originally established in The Mill in 1983 as the Glassblower's Cafe -- a place where visitors could enjoy lunch overlooking the falls of the Ottauquechee River and its covered bridge. All of the glassware and pottery used in the restaurant is hand made by our own glassblowers and potters. The restaurant is acclaimed as one of Vermont's finest, drawing GOURMET MAGAZINE'S highest rating from food critic Peter S. Jennison, who writes, "The coarse Ballymaloe bread that arrives at your table with a crock of sweet butter is, almost alone, worth the trip. We have never been disappointed by the cuisine." House specialties include homemade breads and soups, fresh salads, seafood, horseradish crusted cod and an award-winning wine list. We are committed to our local farmers and feature locally grown produce whenever the seasons allow.

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    Vermont Spirits

    Quechee Gorge Village Complex Quechee, VT 05059
    866-998-6352
    http://www.vermontspirits.com

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    Vermont Spirits produces an award winning line of hand crafted spirits using Vermont agricultural products. The company began in 1999 with the idea to turn maple sap into a distilled beverage. Vermont Gold Vodka (from maple) was followed by Vermont White Vodka (from whey.) Four new products debuted in 2013; Crimson Vodka, made from apples from the Champlain Valley, Coppers Gin, distilled with wild Vermont Juniper, Black Snake Whiskey, made from 100% Vermont Corn and No. 14 Bourbon, blended with pure Vermont maple syrup.

    Please follow us on Facebook: facebook.com/VermontSpirits and Twitter: @VermontSpirits

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