This Gorgeous Farm In The Middle Of A Vermont Forest Is Perfect For A Family Day Trip

Spring is here and you’re ready to get outside, do something new, see and learn a new thing or two, all while not breaking the bank? Well, we have the perfect Vermont day trip destination for you! The Merck Forest and Farmland Center (MFFC) in Rupert has a 3,100-acre forest with over thirty miles of trails for hiking, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, and horseback riding as well as a 62-acre farm with more to see and do than we can even cover. The farm is open 7 days a week year round from dawn to dusk and there is no admission fee. Let’s take a look at this amazing place!

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

Do you love working farms in this great state? Check out these 10 reasons why everyone should visit the Billings Farm & Museum or Shelburne Farms which might be the most beautiful in all of Vermont.