The Nestled Inn is set in the center of the quaint town of Bethel Vermont. There are many different activities close by. Skiing (Killington & Pico within 20 miles, Sugarbush within 25 miles); sleigh and trail riding (Woodstock within 20 miles); hiking; White River fishing; alpine sliding (Pico Mountain); antiquing; covered bridges; golfing; Green Mountain National forest; great restaurants.
Outdoor enthusiasts will love the backcountry vistas along the Appalachian and Catamount trails. The occasional moose sighting makes the trail hike a worthwhile experience.
For the less endeavorous, Silver Lake offers a serene setting to laze the day away, catch a breath-taking sunset or to catch a legendary Grandpa fish!
More Regional Attractions
Vermont’s first national park interprets the history of conservation through interpretive programs and Visitor Center with exhibits. Extensive art collection in mansion includes Hudson River School artists and the forest has historic carriage roads & trails. Open May 27-Oct. 31 for tours, 10am-5pm.
54 Elm St.
Woodstock VT, 05091
New England Maple Museum
Complete story of maple sugaring,sap to syrup. Watch the boiling process, audio exhibits and theater. Food and syrup tasting counter. Food and Wine magazines “Top 10 Food Museums”; Yankee Magazines “Editors Choice”: Museum store specializing in maple products, VT foods and gifts. Open daily mid-March-December.
Rutland VT, 05701
Neighborly Farms of Vermont
Visit Neighborly Farms makers of tasty, organic cheese. Located in Central Vermont’s beautiful rolling hills making cheese the old-fashioned way at our family farm. See how ten healthy, organic cheeses including raw milk cheddar and feta are made. Learn how a natural, organic farm is operated. Sample our cheese and other Vermont products at our farm store. Visit the barn & pet a calf, goat or sheep. Open May-Oct. Monday-Sat. 9-5. Call for Nov-April schedule. Call for cheese making times.
1362 Curtis Rd.
Randolph Center VT, 05061
Ben & Jerry’s Factory Tour
Come check out our ice cream factory! Our 30-minute guided tours are educational, fun & a great activity for the whole family. Tour includes a mooo-vie, a bird’s eye view of the production room and a sample of the day! After the tour visit our gift shop & full service scoop shop. Groups of 10 or more call 802-882-1240 x2285 for reservations.
Tour Info Hotline 866-BJTOURS
Hours 10AM-6PM (last tour leaves at 5PM) extended hours summer & fall. No production weekends, winter holidays, company celebration days-schedule subject to change w/o advanced warning.
Exit 10 off of I-89; Factory on left 1 mile North on Rt 100
1281 Waterbury-Stowe Rd
Waterbury VT, 05676
Porter Music Box brings the splendor of antiquity and the music loved by generations to your home or business in one exquisite piece. Fashioned after the heirlooms of Victorian Europe and America, Porters are world renowned for blending the grace and elegance of fine furnishing with the moving tone and depth of superior musical instruments.
U.S. Route 66
PO Box 424
Randolph VT 05060
FAX (802) 728-9699
VINS Nature Center
New:Tree Houses: Look Who’s Living in the Trees, Small Wonders (insect photo exhibit) and Rehab in Action (take a look behind the scenes at our avian rehabilitation team in action). See magnificent live raptors such as owls, eagles, hawks and falcons and enjoy bird-on-glove and flight programs. There’s no better way to see Bald and Golden Eagles, Snowy Owls, Peregrine Falcons, Red-tailed Hawks and 20 additional species. Enjoy a variety of fun and educational programs, nature trails leading to the Ottauquechee River and the Quechee Gorge, and our Nature Store filled with unique nature-oriented gifts, books, and educational items. Fun for the whole family. Open year-round. Rte. 4, Quechee. Please check our website for program details and special events!
Watch traditional teams of glassblowers and potters create our line of original designs from start to finish, all from a special cat-walk above the workshop floor. Facility on the banks of Connecticut River includes glassblowing and pottery workshops, a retail store, easy parking, free admission. Handicap accessible. Exit 9 off I-91, 1 mile south on Rte. 5. Open daily 9-5.
Rte. 5 North
Windsor VT, 05089
Rock of Ages Granite Quarries
Spectacular narrated tours of world’s largest active granite quarry! Watch quarriers cut rock! See titan cranes capable of lifting 250 tons! Our Cut-In-Stone Center is a “blast”. Learn how to sandblast! Create a souvenir as you make a fun memory. Visitors Center features video, exhibits, granite gifts and jewelry. See hand sculpting of statuary at our manufacturing facility. Visit our website for dates and hours of operation.
“VERMONT’S LITTLE GRAND CANYON” Beautiful vistas 162 feet above the Ottauquechee River. Hiking & walking trails along the mile long chasm. Shopping in our Gorge Gift Shop. Picnic overlooking waterfalls. Quechee Gorge Quality Inn & Black Angus Café await you at Quechee Gorge! Exit 1, off I-89 3 miles west on Rte. 4.
Quechee VT, 05059
Lake Champlain Shoreline Cruises aboard the Spirit of Ethan Allen III
Escape to the lake on Burlington’s floating restaurant and cruise ship. Daily narrated Scenic Cruises, Lunch, Brunch, and Sunset Cruises. Captain’s Dinner Cruises, Murder Mystery, Lobster, Rum, Rasta and Reggae and Big Band Cruises. On-board galley and Executive Chef. Search for Champ, the Lake Monster. Three decks, 2 heated and air-conditioned. May – October. Departs from the Burlington Boathouse, College St, Burlington.
348 Flynn Ave.
Burlington VT, 05401