Attractions

Top Choice Farm in Manchester

Merck Forest & Farmland Center

Encompassing over 2700 acres of high-country meadow and forest, this sprawling farm and environmental education center is a blissful place to experience Vermont's natural beauty and agricultural heritage. The park's…
Top Choice Museum in Burlington

Shelburne Museum

This extraordinary 45-acre museum, 9 miles south of Burlington, showcases the priceless Americana collections of Electra Havemeyer Webb (1888–1960) and her parents – 150,000 objects in all. The mix of folk art, deco…
Top Choice State Park in Southern Vermont

Jamaica State Park

With a long riverside hiking trail and campsites directly adjacent to the rushing West River, this is one of only two riverside state parks in Vermont. It's especially popular with kayakers and rafters for its annua…
Top Choice State Park in Northern Vermont

Burton Island State Park

Only accessible by ferry, this island state park in the middle of Lake Champlain makes for a supremely relaxing, family-friendly getaway. It offers lakeside campsites and lean-tos, round-the-island walking trails, b…
Top Choice Historic Site in Manchester

Hildene

Outside Manchester, the 24-room Georgian Revival mansion of Robert Todd Lincoln, son of Abraham and Mary Lincoln, is a national treasure. Lincoln family members lived here until 1975, when it was converted into a mu…
Top Choice Factory in Stowe

Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream Factory

In 1978 Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield took over an abandoned gas station in Burlington and, with a modicum of training, launched the outlandish flavors that forever changed the way ice cream would be made. While a …
Top Choice Canyon in Woodstock & Quechee Village

Quechee Gorge

Lurking beneath US 4, less than a mile east of Quechee Village, the gorge is a 163ft-deep scar that cuts about 3000ft along a stream that you can view from a bridge or easily access by footpaths from the road. A ser…
Top Choice Farm in Burlington

The Intervale Center

You'd never guess it standing on a busy Burlington street corner, but one of Vermont's most idyllic green spaces is less than 2 miles from downtown. Tucked among the lazy curves of the Winooski River, Burlington's I…
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 …
Top Choice Farm in Central Vermont

Cedar Circle Farm

This lovely roadside organic farm and education center offers visitors a chance to wander through its lush fields of produce in search of pick-your-own strawberries, blueberries, flowers and pumpkins, with breaks in…