Attractions & Things To Do Nearby
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"Explore the permanent exhibits, showing lifelike birds in dioramas of their habitats. You could watch live, wild birds at our feeders, from the walk-in tree house, or from our bird blind. You might browse our gift shop, or discover Vermont artists in our annually changing art shows. You could explore our trails, attend a special program, or relax in our pollinator garden spaces. Children love the hands-on spaces, the chance to try crafts, and exploring story and discovery trails."
(This excerpt taken from Birds of Vermont Museum website)
"We engage people of all ages, with a special focus on nurturing children. Here, we inspire appreciation, build understanding and foster a stewardship ethic that supports a lifetime of personal well-being and conservation action. These legacies are then passed down to the next generation. Children who grew up exploring the Audubon Center's 250-acres of forests, fields and wetlands along the Huntington River in the 1970's and 80's now bring their own children to summer camps, help with a volunteer project and to enjoy the same trails and swimming holes of their youth."
(This excerpt taken from Green Mountain Audubon Center website)
"Welcome to Mt. Philo State Park. Sitting atop 968’ Mt. Philo, the 237-acre park became the first Vermont State Park in 1924. With breathtaking views of the Lake Champlain Valley and New York’s Adirondack Mountains, the park is a favorite of hikers and picnickers, and includes a small campground."
(This excerpt taken from Mt. Philo State Park website)
"The National Museum of the Morgan Horse is dedicated to preserving and interpreting all aspects of the MORGAN horse breed through educational programs, exhibits and special events."
(This excerpt taken from National Museum of the Morgan Horse website)
"Located in Vermont's scenic Lake Champlain valley, Shelburne Museum is one of the nation's finest, most diverse, and unconventional museums of art and Americana. Over 150,000 works are exhibited in a remarkable setting of 39 exhibition buildings, 25 of which are historic and were relocated to the Museum grounds."
(This excerpt taken from Shelburne Museum website)
"We planted our first vines in1998. The first harvest was in Fall 2000 and the wines were first released to the public in August 2001. We have maintained organic certification by NOFA-Vt since 2000. Our new Winery/Tasting Room on Rt7 opened in Dec 2007."
(This excerpt taken from Shelburne Vineyard website)
"The Vermont Wildflower Farm, is a famous destination for wildflower gardeners, with 6 acres of wildflower gardens on US Route 7, just 12 miles south of Burlington, VT. The gardens feature easy-to-walk pathways through wildflower fields and woodland wildflower environments."
(This excerpt taken from Vermont Wildflower Farm website)
"No child will be denied the opportunity to ski or ride. In 1998, Cochran’s Ski Area became a non-profit organization with a mission “to provide area youth and families with affordable skiing and snowboarding, lessons and race training, in the Cochran tradition.” Cochran’s is the nation’s first IRS 501 (c)(3) tax-exempt ski area. Starting in 1961, Mickey and Ginny Cochran operated their backyard rope-tow with the support and commitment from the local community. Working together each year to cobble together the people, machinery and never-quite-enough-snow, they were able to introduce countless kids to a favorite Vermont winter pastime."
(This excerpt taken from Cochran’s Ski Area website)
"Come see how time-honored skills and century-old tradition combine with the most modern smokehouse facilities to produce ham, cheddar cheese, Pure Vermont Maple Syrup, and other specialty foods known the world over for their unique flavor and wholesome goodness."
(This excerpt taken from Dakin Farm website)
"Shelburne Farms is a membership-supported, nonprofit environmental education center and National Historic Landmark on the shores of Lake Champlain in Shelburne, Vermont. Our mission is to cultivate a conservation ethic."
(This excerpt taken from Shelburne Farms website)