Take The Vermont Donut Trail For A Delightfully Delicious Day Trip
Is your sweet tooth tingling? Those of you that have a weakness for donuts should get ready for the sweetest food trail we’ve put together yet. Grab some friends and get ready for the sugar rush of a lifetime as you travel along the
Vermont Donut Trail.
Looking for the best donuts in Vermont? All you need to do is follow this route!
At over five hours of driving time, you may need to plan an overnight stay, especially if you want to linger and savor the sights and the donuts. Follow this
for a delicious adventure!
1. Red Sky Trading, Glover
2894 Glover St, Glover, VT 05839, USA
Enjoy scrumptious homemade hand-cut donuts at this unique market.
Red Sky Trading
is housed in a historic barn and full of yummy treats. The old-fashioned donuts will take you straight back to your grandma's kitchen and you'll love every bite! But they don't just sell delicious donuts -- Red Sky Trading also makes some of the most mouthwatering pies and cakes you've ever seen!
2. Madeleines Bakery, Milton
5 Southerberry Dr, Milton, VT 05468, USA
Donuts are made fresh every day at
. Choose from a yummy assortment of varieties like old-fashioned, jelly-filled, chocolate-covered, glazed, maple, and much more! Your sweet tooth will thank you.
3. Cold Hollow Cider Mill, Waterbury Center
3600 Waterbury-Stowe Rd, Waterbury Center, VT 05677, USA
Cold Hollow Cider Mill
may be one of the biggest attractions on Route 100 and for good reason. The cider donuts are out of this world. Watch them being made through a window and then indulge in a few fresh, warm donuts.
If you want something savory alongside your donuts, enjoy a delicious meal at the Cold Hollow Cider Mill restaurant! Their sandwiches are fresh and satisfying.
4. Red Hen Baking, Middlesex
961 U.S. Rte 2, Middlesex, VT 05602, USA
The kitchen is always a hub of activity at
Red Hen Baking
. Encounter a divine offering of sandwiches, bread, and pastries at this charming spot. The donuts are stand-out bundles of goodness baked 363 days per year. You'll want to take a dozen home with you!
5. Big Picture Theater & Cafe, Waitsfield
48 Carroll Rd, Waitsfield, VT 05673, USA
This charming movie theater is the unexpected location of some of the best maple donuts in the state. The donuts are small but big on flavor. Enjoy a sweet treat and a movie at this popular local spot. The
Big Picture Theater & Cafe
belongs on everyone's bucket list!
6. Jones Donuts & Bakery, Rutland
23 West St, Rutland, VT 05701, USA
Jones Donuts & Bakery
is the go-to destination for locals. Load up a box of fresh donuts and pastries and you'll take a slice of heaven home with you. Don't be fooled by its humble exterior -- these donuts are exceptional!
7. Sweet Surrender Bakery, Ludlow
Editor's Note: Sweet Surrender Bakery is permanently closed
This cozy bakery is a sweet spot to visit. Coffee and donuts are fresh-brewed and home-made making early morning flavors a joy to experience. You'll love everything they have to offer.
8. Mrs. Murphy Donuts, Manchester Center
Editor's Note: Mrs. Murphy Donuts is permanently closed
The Boston creme and maple donuts are the stuff of legends at this local spot. There are plenty of other mouthwatering choices but they disappear fast as the day goes on! Make sure to get here early!
9. Sugar Shack, Arlington
29 Sugar Shack Ln, Arlington, VT 05250, USA
The Sugar Shack
is a beloved destination for Vermont's liquid gold. But also tucked away inside are mouthwatering cider donuts. Enjoy a tour and munch on a donut, this stop is a great end to the donut trail.
Have you been to any of these shops along the Vermont Donut Trail? Which one is your favorite? Share your thoughts with us in the comments below!
If this road trip isn’t enough to satisfy your sweet tooth, check out this
decadent journey that takes you to all the old-fashioned chocolate shops in the Green Mountain State. You’ll love this delectable adventure
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