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Category: Exploring Waterbury

From Orchard to Glass: A Cider Lover’s Guide to Vermont Cider

Along with craft beer and maple syrup, Vermont cider is part of our culture, with several apple cideries within a short drive of our Waterbury bed and breakfast. Apple growing goes back generations in New England, producing some of the best varietals in the world, which become delicious ciders as varied in flavor as the apples from which they derive.

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Five Fun Ideas for a Romantic Weekend in Waterbury, VT

Cradled amidst the lush Green Mountains, Waterbury, Vermont, is an enchanting destination brimming with opportunities for romance. This scenic gem offers an idyllic setting for couples seeking a getaway from the humdrum of everyday life. Here are a few options for a romantic weekend in Waterbury, Vermont. Take a Horse-Drawn Carriage or Sleigh Ride: What could be more romantic than cuddling together in a horse-drawn carriage or sleigh? Enjoy a scenic ride through the woods at the foot of the Mount Mansfield range with Gentle Giants Carriage and Sleigh Rides. Their beautiful Belgians and Percherons, combined with the serenity of your surroundings, will set the tone for your romantic couple's weekend.

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The Inside Scoop: Exploring Ben and Jerry’s In Waterbury, VT

Vermont’s Finest – A Legacy of Ice Cream and Social Good, Still Going Strong After Four Decades

With their creative flavors, iconic logo, founding roots in Burlington, and focus on sustainable business practices, Ben and Jerry's is synonymous with our state. Visiting the Ben and Jerry’s Waterbury location is a quintessential Vermont experience, fun for the whole family, and you’ll learn about their fair-trade and socially-conscious mission while enjoying ice cream fresh off the production line. 

The Ben and Jerry’s factory is just 1.5 miles away from our Vermont bed and breakfast. Plan to join one of their guided tours during your stay and check out the unique “flavor graveyard,” which pays homage to past ice cream varieties that hold a special place in the company’s flavor-filled history.

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Top 5 Mountain Biking Trails Near Waterbury

Discover Waterbury's mountain-biking mecca with over 70 miles of world-class biking trails. Plan your Vermont biking getaway and ride the best routes!

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Hidden Gems in Waterbury, Vermont

So, you’re visiting Vermont. This state is known for charming small towns, amazing craft breweries, farm to table restaurants, and a thriving local business community. Lucky for you, Waterbury tops the list in every single category. Here are some of the best places to visit in Waterbury, the most popular spots, and our favorite hidden gems. Keep reading for our local tips on visiting Vermont like a local.

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