You’ll Never Guess What’s Hiding In This Small Town Vermont Sugar Shack
When it comes to fresh Vermont maple syrup, you never need an extra reason to visit a sugar house – the best syrup in the world is good enough. However, when you find one that has a little something extra – and in this case, a true hidden gem – the stop should not be missed. The Sugar Shack in Arlington has something hiding in the back that you’d never expect!
Pulling into the Sugar Shack in Arlington, you'll be excited to discover the many tasty treats available.
Along with their delicious cider donuts, you'll also find maple candy, tee shirts, fudge, jams, souvenirs and their own handmade VT maple syrup.
They also have some of the most amazing homemade pies around.
You can even call ahead and they will have your order ready and deliciously fresh when you arrive!
Arlington is a wonderfully scenic area.
This beautiful covered bridge is located just a few miles from the Sugar Shack in West Arlington.
And in addition to their fantastic maple syrup, you'll find something you won't see in any other sugar shack in Vermont...
A Norman Rockwell Exhibition!
The Norman Rockwell Exhibition is an exhibit that focuses on Rockwell’s work from 1939 – 1953, the years he lived in Arlington.
While here, Rockwell used over 200 local people as models for his work.
And you still might find some around the shop!
Do you remember this famous painting "Marble Shooter?"
Meet the 1939 model, Ruth Skellie!
Here she is signing prints of "Marble Shooter."
Don Fisher (left) posed for Norman Rockwell's "Breaking Home Ties" in 1954, and Mary Whalen Leonard (right) posed for Rockwell in the "Shiner" when she just 12 years old!
"Breaking Home Ties"
There is more on this wonderful painting later - you won't want to miss it!
So while traveling through the lovely town of Arlington, this is just one more reason you won't want to miss a stop at the Sugar Shack.
The maple season is right around the corner!
Stop in when they open back up in March. Guaranteed delicious products and friendly service that will have you feeling like an old friend in no time.
The Sugar Shack is located on Sugar Shack Lane, Rt. 7A, Arlington. Visit them on
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You won’t believe
the number one unsolved mystery in Vermont – and it involves “Breaking Home Ties” pictured above!
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