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Shopping

  1. 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 BrewerySilo Distillery,  Great River Outfitters and The Path of Life Garden, Sustainable Farmer Farmers’ Market and glass blowing by Simon Pearce.
  10. Check 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
  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.
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