Hidden just a few minutes walk from the center of historic Woodstock, Vermont, lies one of rural Vermont’s best-kept secrets. Leaving the town, with its covered bridges and bustling shops, and crossing over the meandering Ottauquechee River, you’d never guess that you’re in the presence of one of Vermont’s oldest and most influential properties.

Billings Farm & Museum is an education center, museum, and working dairy farm that can trace its history back more than 145 years. Once owned by some of New England’s most powerful and influential families, including the Rockefellers and Billings’, the farm is now a beloved destination for tourists and locals alike, providing an amazing window into the history and rural culture of the Green Mountain State, and teaching people about the importance of knowing where their food comes from. There are literally hundreds of reasons why you should visit Billings Farm, but here are just a few of our favorite:

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