A day trip or make it an overnight on the beautiful shores of Lake Champlain. Relax into the slow pace and meander through the small villages of Grand Isle and North Hero.

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Deb, Hackett's Orchard

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Spring, Summer, Fall

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    Hackett's Orchard

    86 South Street South Hero, VT 05486
    802-372-4848
    http://www.hackettsorchard.com/

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    A family owned and diversified farm and farm market in South Hero with 47 varieties of apples. Enjoy our own cider donuts, apple crisp and freshly pressed sweet cider. Find great local products in our farm market including Vermont maple syrup and honey, jams and jellies, yellow eye beans, Cabot cheese and a wide selection of cookbooks. Fresh vegetables and fruit in season, pumpkins and gourds in the fall. Spend some time enjoying our large picnic and play area. Scheduled wagon rides and orchard tours are available.

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    Snow Farm Vineyard and Crescent Bay B&B

    190 West Shore Rd South Hero, VT 05486
    802.372.9463
    http://www.snowfarm.com

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    Snow Farm Vineyard began as a dream in 1992 - to preserve Vermont's agricultural land in the face of rapid development by providing an alternative for farmers. Our location, on an island in the middle of Lake Champlain, permits us to grow cooler climate, vinifera grapes- Pinot Noir and Reisling as well as the more cold-hardy French hybrids- Vidal Blanc and Baco Noir. Thanks to Vermont's cold winter temperatures, Snow Farm also produces an ice wine wine, a product that cannot be made in many other places around the world.

    Crescent Bay B&B is our historic 1820's farmhouse located just around the corner. There are gardens with vintage stone castles, and three bedrooms decorated with antiques and locally hand-crafted quilts. You'll also find animals on the premises: a border collie, intelligent cat, standard bred horse living in retirement, chickens, llamas, and pigs.

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