Burlington & Middlebury VT Area
The Lake Champlain Valley
Extend your stay to visit unusual and interesting area attractions (links open in new tab):
Vermont Cheesemakers Tour
The Shelburne Museum
Vermont Teddy Bear
Cold Hollow Cider Mill
Lake Champlain Islands
Lake Champlain Maritime Museum
Echo Lake Aquarium and Science Center
Robert Compton Pottery
Green Mountain Coffee
Gardener's Supply Company
Burlington Farmer's Market
Church Street Marketplace
Mount Philo Great views of Lake Champlain, hiking trails
Vermont is known for its organic farming, offering local produce as well as meats. In recent years, beer brewing has blossomed and local vineyards have popped up across the landscape. Some of the following facilities offer tours:
Vermont Wine Directory
Vermont Grape and Wine Council
Vermont Wine Trail
Charlotte Village Winery, Charlotte
Shelburne Vineyard, Shelburne
Lincoln Peak Vineyard, Middlebury/New Haven
Boyden Valley Winery, Cambridge
Grand View Winery, East Calais
Fresh Tracks Vineyard, Berlin
The Intervale is a community that develops land and farm-based enterprise to generate economic and social opportunities while protecting natural resources—in short, hope for a sustainable future.
The Explore Vermont ByWays map is a great tool for choosing a scenic and sometimes history-filled drive.
Vermont is also a culinary mecca. Local chefs really know what to do with our local products. Just a few recommended restaurants are all within 20 minutes:
Papa Nick's, Hinesburg
Good Times Cafe, Hinesburg
Hinesburgh Public House
Mary's at Baldwin Creek, Bristol
Bobcat Cafe, Bristol
Black Sheep Bistro, Vergennes
Wooden Spoon Bistro, South Burlington
The Bearded Frog, Shelburne
If you're here for the winter skiing, check out the area websites, too.
There are many activities and attractions to which you can drive. Feel free to bring your bikes if you'd like to explore the area.
Come, join us! Get refreshed and relaxed at The Hidden Gardens' Bed & Breakfast.
Your hosts, Marcia & Peter.