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Top Things to do in Woodstock, Vermont

Arrive in the village of Woodstock, recently named one of the most beautiful towns in America by Conde Nast Traveler, and park your car at our Woodstock, Vermont bed and breakfast. Walk to everything that makes Woodstock one of Vermont’s top year round destinations. View the top things to do in Woodstock, Vermont below and join us for a wonderful getaway!

  1. Covered bridge in Woodstock, VermontEnjoy a day on the water. Take a self-guided canoe, kayak or raft trip on a pristine section of the Connecticut River in Windsor Vermont. Rentals are available through Great River Outfitters and North Star Canoe Rentals.
  2. Fly fishing guide services are availalble through Green Mountain Troutfitters.
  3. Green Mountain Horse Association is the nation's oldest continuously operating horse association. It offers competitive, recreational and educational equine activities in five disciplines - combined training, dressage, driving, hunters/jumpers, and trail.
  4. Play golf at nearby Woodstock Country Club. Named one of the top 100 golf resorts" by Golf Magazine. The 18-hole course was designed by Robert Trent Jones, Sr. (802) 457-6674.
  5. Hike the local trails - we have an extensive trail system here in the village. From the top of Mt. Tom, right here in the village, take in dramatic views of the village and the surrounding mountains.
  6. Experience the fun of snowmobiling with Killington Snowmobile Tours.  (802) 422-2121.
  7. Alpine skiing abounds in Vermont. Suicide Six is located 3 miles from the center of Woodstock. Killington is 18 miles, Mt. Ascutney is 17, and Okemo is 25 miles. Check Ski Conditions here.
  8. Skiing not for you?  Check out Killington Tubing Park.
  9. Imagine yourself dog sledding.  Braeburn Siberians offers 2, 3 and 4 hour excursions, as well as 45 minute rides.
  10. Cross country skiing, snow shoeing, fishing, canoeing/kayaking and bike rental are all available in Quechee at Wilderness Trails.
  11. Horse jumping in Vermont Visit nearby Quechee Gorge, "Vermont's Little Grand Canyon."
  12. Picnic, swim, and canoe at nearby Silver Lake State Park - this is a great place for families. There is a beautiful beach with a diving pier, a large playground, concession stand, clean bathrooms and a large covered space, which can be reserved for group outings.
  13. Horseback riding is available at Pond Hill Ranch in Castleton, VT and Open Acre Ranch in Fairlee, VT.
  14. Carriage rides and sleigh rides are available from Kedron Valley Stable.
  15. Jim Mauchly, photographic artist and owner of Mountain Graphics Photography will capture your special vacation memories.
  16. Green Up Your YOGA on a Yoga Hike with Amanda from Inner Lift Yoga.
  17. Work on your rock climbing skills at Green Mountain Rock Climbing Center in Quechee.
  18. Great River Outfitters - outdoor adventure for all four seasons.
  1. Shops in Woodstock, VT Enjoy the terrific shops in the Village, including numerous antique shops, specialty food, craft, clothing and gift shops, new and used book stores, and much more.
  2. The Vermont Cheese Trail offers you the opportunity to visit the producers of the many superb cheeses that are made in Vermont. Note: The cheese makers are mostly small producers, and not always open, so advance planning is a most fabulous idea!
  3. Visit Simon Pearce and marvel in the works of the renown glass master. Purchase handmade glass pottery and flatware.
  4. Visit King Arthur Flour's headquarters in Norwich.
  5. Tour the factory of renown furniture maker Charles Shackleton, and potter Miranda Thomas in nearby Bridgewater
  6. Enjoy the spa services available at The Strong House Spa in nearby Quechee. Choose from a large number of skin care treatments, body treatments and therapeutic massage.
  7. Visit F. H. Gillingham & Sons, Vermont's oldest general store, located right in the village.
  8. Visit Long Trail Brewery in Bridgewater Corners.
  9. Artisans Park in Windsor is home to a Harpoon Brewery, Silo Distillery,  Great River Outfitters and The Path of Life Garden, Sustainable Farmer Farmers' Market and glass blowing by Simon Pearce.
  10. Vermont Cheese Trail - Cheese TastingCheck out the Vermont Brewers Association Passport Program.  So many amazing craft breweries are within an easy drive of the inn.
  11. Taste award-winning artisanal spirits at Vermont Spirits Distilling, right in nearby Quechee.
  12. Sugarbush Farm is the perfect place to learn how maple syrup is made, taste the four grades, and learn why each tastes different. You can also taste many Vermont made products here, including fourteen varieties of cheese.
  13. Shop at Anichini, manufacturer of luxury textiles and furnishings.  The company has been featured in New York Magazine and Architectural Digest.
  14. Visit Hanover, New Hampshire, another charming, small town and home to Dartmouth College.
  15. Cider Hill Gardens - offers a unique combination of flower gardens and fine art.
  1. Woodstock, Vermont activitiesVisit Billings Farm and Museum, a modern working dairy farm and a museum of Vermont farm life in the 1890s.
  2. Marsh Billings Rockefeller National Historic Park, Vermont's only National Park, focuses on the history and evolution of conservation stewardship in America.
  3. The Vermont Institute of Natural Science and Raptor Center is New England's leading Raptor Care and Educational facility, and offers the opportunity to see over 20 species of birds of prey including owls, hawks, falcons and eagles
  4. Calvin Coolidge State Historic SiteSee our four covered bridges – one in the center of town, one 4 miles east at Taftsville, the third 3 miles west, and the fourth in Queechee – each spanning the Ottauquechee River.
  5. Take a guided walking tour of the beautiful homes and buildings here in the village.
  6. The Woodstock Historical Society, located right in the village in the 1807 Dana House, has changing exhibits that include paintings, decorative arts pieces, textiles, costumes, antique toys, dolls, doll houses, tools and other local items. Guided tours are available. Pentangle Council on the Arts, a non-profit arts council, presents music, theater, dance and family events in the Woodstock Town Hall Theatre, a 400-seat historic theater.
  7. Visit President Calvin Coolidge State Historic Site, the birthplace and boyhood home of Calvin Coolidge, in nearby Plymouth Notch.
  8. The Lebanon Opera House and The Claremont Opera House offer live performances. Professional live theatre is available at Northern Stage in White River Junction.

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