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Top Choice Brewery in Northeast Kingdom

Hill Farmstead Brewery

The brainchild of Shaun Hill, known for his creative concoctions and uncompromising adherence to quality, this unassuming-looking brewery down a dirt road in the middle of nowhere has developed a cult following for …
Museum in Northeast Kingdom

Bread & Puppet Museum

Formed in New York City by German artist Peter Shumann in 1963, this renowned theater collective presents carnivalesque pageants, circuses, and battles of Good and Evil with gaudy masks and gigantic puppets. This un…
Gallery in Northeast Kingdom

Dog Mountain

Signposted 2 miles east of St Johnsbury, this captivating spot celebrates the legacy of Vermont artist Stephen Huneck. There's an entire gallery devoted to Huneck's whimsical dog-themed artwork, but the real showsto…
Museum in Northeast Kingdom

St Johnsbury Athenaeum

Home to the country's oldest art gallery still in its original form, the athenaeum was initially founded as a library by Horace Fairbanks in 1871. Comprising 9000 finely bound books of classic world literature, the …
Museum in Northeast Kingdom

Fairbanks Museum & Planetarium

In 1891, when Franklin Fairbanks' collection of stuffed animals and cultural artifacts from across the globe grew too large for his home, he built the Fairbanks Museum of Natural Science. This massive stone building…
Pub Food in Northeast Kingdom

Kingdom Taproom

You'll find the Northeast Kingdom's largest selection of microbrews on tap at this recently opened pub in the heart of St Johnsbury. A bevy of Vermont beers such as 14th Star, Hill Farmstead, Fiddlehead and Lost Nat…
Diner in Northeast Kingdom

Miss Lyndonville Diner

Five miles north of St Johnsbury and popular with locals, this place offers friendly, prompt service and a tantalizing display of pies. Large breakfasts are cheap, as are the sandwiches, but for a real steal try the…
American in Northeast Kingdom

Craftsbury General Store

The community-owned Craftsbury General Store serves sandwiches, pizzas and tasty deli treats. Don't miss the Wednesday-evening Globetrotting Dinners (4pm to 8pm), featuring cuisine from a different country every wee…
Museum in Northeast Kingdom

Old Stone House Museum

Historic Brownington’s well-preserved but little-visited old Stone House Museum is just one of many lovely 19th-century buildings reposing under the shade of equally ancient maple trees. The museum pays tribute to e…
Diner in Northeast Kingdom

Anthony's Diner

At this local institution with a large counter, the homemade soups, chowders and desserts are a deserved source of pride. Try the mountain-size Vermont woodsman burger made with local grass-fed beef.