Vermont April 10, 2017
The 14 Places You Absolutely Must Visit In Vermont This Spring
Spring is a time for renewal, so let’s get out that bucket list and add a few places to get us out and about. We’ve gathered some of our favorite places that would be perfect in any type of weather, so let’s see where spring exploring in VT may take you this season.
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:
1. Head to a sugar shack.
Spring is the sweetest time of the year in Vermont and you should check out one of these
18 VT sugar shacks
to taste for yourself. Don't miss Nebraska Knoll Sugarhouse!
2. Explore the wonderful town of Putney.
It's not too big, and not too small. See why Putney is Vermont's best kept secret
. And be sure to check out Putney General Store while you're in town.
3. Shop at the Manchester Outlets.
The picturesque surroundings of Manchester make your shopping experience more than a day spent in retail. See
why Manchester is such a unique town.
4. Enjoy Harry Barber's miniature castles.
Try to spot these castles throughout South Hero. Find out more about these castles
5. Take a walk through the Path of Life Garden.
This sculpture garden in Windsor takes you through the various stages of life in a natural and peaceful setting. Learn more about this
little known natural oasis here
6. Soak in the sights of the Moss Glen Falls in Granville.
This waterfall can be seen from the road or explored close up with only a short hike. See more about
Moss Glen Falls here
7. Check out a haunted tunnel and underground museum at the Hartness House.
Located on 35 acres in historic Springfield, the Hartness House offers elegant lodging with sweeping views of the Vermont countryside. The tunnels are unlike anything you've seen before - read more
8. Have a stack of pancakes at Sugar & Spice in Mendon.
This place may be miles away from it all, but their food is worth the trip. Oh, and they make their own syrup so be sure to try some. See why people travel from all over
just to eat here
9. Take a hike on the Hudson Rail Trail.
In Castleton you can hike an abandoned railroad track for an easy and wonderful hike. Check out more
10. Test your nerves at the haunted bridge in Stowe.
Only In Your State/Kristin Grimes
There are loads of people who swear to have witnessed the hauntings on Emily's Covered Bridge.
about the sordid tales and maybe you'll see the ghost yourself.
11. Explore the Old Round Church in Richmond.
Filled with history and legends, the Old Round Church in Richmond is a a rare, well-preserved example of a sixteen-sided meeting house. Learn more about this magnificent structure
12. Have a Worthy Burger in South Royalton.
The town may be small, but the burgers are huge.
about the mouth watering burgers you'll find at Worthy Burger.
13. Give in to your sweet tooth at Middlebury Sweets.
14. Explore the Wilson Castle in Proctor.
Historical and magical, the tours of this castle will show you something you never knew existed in Vermont. Learn more about the castle
If April showers are getting you down, check out these
15 rainy day activities in Vermont.