One of the most beautiful roads in the country stretches 216 miles north to south through Vermont. Route 100 travels through 33 quaint villages and miles of pristine countryside. It follows the rivers and mountains making it the perfect road to take a long scenic drive. Here are ten incredible places worth stopping for the next time you take a Route 100 road trip.
1. Sticky Fingers Bakery, West Dover
This roadside bakery is the perfect pit stop especially if you have a sweet tooth. Savor some heavenly fresh baked goods in the form of pastries, cookies, cinnamon rolls, bread, and more. This cute little shop even has a variety of delicious homemade ice cream. Find Sticky Fingers Bakery at 210 VT-100, West Dover, VT 05356.
2. Honeypie, Jamaica
Honeypie may at first glance look like a gas station. However, this spot that once fueled up cars now fuels up people. Enjoy mouthwatering burgers, lobster rolls, sausage sandwiches and more at this delightful roadside restaurant. Creative flavor combinations will have you wishing you could eat here every day. Visit Honeypie at 8811 VT-30, Jamaica, VT 05343.
3. Vermont Country Store, Weston
This iconic spot has been around since 1946 and is a top destination for visitors with good reason. Browse through a huge selection of quirky and practical items. The candy counter is one of our favorite places to hang out, only after picking out some local cheese. Visit the Vermont Country Store at 657 Main St./Route100, Weston, VT 05161.
4. Green Mountain Sugar House, Ludlow
Stop by this family-owned sugarhouse for everything maple. You'll find authentic Vermont maple syrup alongside maple candy, maple cream, and maple nut brittle. Order a maple creemee before you leave, it's delish. Find the Green Mountain Sugar House at 820 Route 100 N, Ludlow, VT 05149.
5. Rochester Cafe & Country Store
Stroll into a place full of history with a stop at this lovely cafe. The building dates back to the mid-1800s where it was once a local drug store with an old-time soda fountain. The cafe has been serving up scrumptious breakfast and lunch dishes for decades. Enjoy a warm homemade bowl of soup with a sandwich on the side to take off the chill of an autumn day. Visit the Rochester Cafe & Country Store at 67 N Main St./Route100, Rochester, VT 05767
6. Moss Glen Falls, Granville
Located in the Granville Gulf Reservation, this 30-foot waterfall is definitely worth stopping for. View the falls from the roadside or take a brief boardwalk trail to get closer. Find Moss Glen Falls on Route 100 in Granville.
7. Ben & Jerry's, Waterbury
This may be the sweetest stop you can make along Route 100. Take a tour, gobble down some free samples, and visit the Flavor Graveyard to pay respects to favorites that have passed away. The biggest dilemma at this spot is which flavor to choose. Enjoy this popular attraction at 1281 Waterbury Stowe Rd., Route 100, Waterbury, VT 05676.
8. Cold Hollow Cider Mill, Waterbury Center
Visit one of New England's largest producers of apple cider. The cider isn't the only thing drawing in visitors. Find apple butter, jelly, and more to stock up your pantry. Of course, you really came here for the delightful cider donuts, so grab a bag before you leave. Cold Hollow Cider Mill is located at 3600 Waterbury Stowe Rd./Route 100, Waterbury Center, VT 05677.
9. Vermont Ski and Snowboard Museum, Stowe
Vermont is definitely full of skiing enthusiasts, stop by this little museum to learn more about the sport's history in the area. Check out more than 7,000 ski items on display with everything from retired chairlifts to apparel. Find this gem of a museum at 1 S Main St./Route 100, Stowe, VT 05672.
10. Couture's Maple Shop and B & B, Westfield
Visit this quaint farm for a bucketload of maple products or a cozy overnight stay. The B&B operates out of an 1892 farmhouse and is quaint as can be. Stock up on maple lollipops, maple syrup, maple bbq sauce, and more. Find this northern establishment at 560 VT-100, Westfield, VT 05874.
Have you ever visited any of these great places? What are your favorite pit stops when you’re on a Route 100 road trip? You can also stop by one of the many ski resorts nearby and take a
scenic chairlift ride to see the sights from above.