Located by the shores of Lake Champlain and framed by the Adirondack and Green Mountains, Shelburne is a perfect setting in which to experience a surprising menu of elegant moments while enjoying the best of rural Vermont. You'll visit the world-famous Shelburne Museum known for its American and Impressionist paintings and more.
From ceramics and furniture, to farm and forestry products, to land conservation theory and practices, this tour provides you the opportunity to experience the work of some of Vermont's most creative and visionary residents.Visit Shackleton Thomas Workshop and Miranda Thomas Studio where exquisite and world-renowned furniture and pottery are made by hand, one by one, using traditional techniques.
Experience Vermont from three unique, yet closely entwined, destinations. First, tour Green Mountain Girls Farm where you can meet the animals, see the gardens and experience relational farming at its best. Next, head to Fat Toad Farm and get to know the 54 goats that produce the milk, which is crafted into the oh-so-delicious caramel sauces the farm is known for. Finish your Green Mountain day around a table at Ariel’s Restaurant where a steadfast commitment to using Vermont’s best ingredients creates fine and imaginative food in an unmatched atmosphere.
The small state of Vermont boasts a rich historical heritage that is well preserved in an exceptional collection of State-owned historic sites stretching the length of the state. Ranging from prehistoric encampments to pivotal Revolutionary War sites, to the homesteads of U.S. Presidents and a prominent U.S. Congressman and Senator, Vermont’s historic sites chronicle the development of a state, its people and the nation around it. Pursue your interest in architecture, archaeology, military history, and social change through the lens of Vermont history.
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