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102 Forrest Drive Warren, VT 05674

Reservations: (802) 583-6303

Sugarbush Resort is a four-season mountain resort overlooking the Mad River Valley of central Vermont. With unparalleled recreational opportunities including skiing/snowboarding, tennis, golf, zip lines, mountain and road biking, swimming shopping and so much more.

Distance: 5 miles

Warren-Sugarbush Airport

Reservations: (802) 496-3430

30 Miles of gentle to rolling groomed ski trails across pastures and through woods. Plus 12 miles of snowshoe trails. Ski Shop, Ski & Snowshoe Rentals, Lessons & Lunch.

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Plunkton Road, Warren, VT

Reservations: (802) 496-6687

Blueberry Lake x-c, the snowbowl of the Valley. Come and enjoy the warmth of our sheltered trails! We have 11 trails (35K) for classic skiing, skating or snowshoeing. There are trails for easy to expert abilities. Many of our trails are wooded but also have some in wide open meadows with beautiful views. There are complete ski and snowshoe rentals and lessons at the center. Please phone ahead of time if you would like a lesson. All trails are engineered and graded for the average skier’s ultimate enjoyment — set skating width with heavy duty track setting equipment for the best in tracks. The trails are groomed most every day.We have a few snacks and bottled water. Take your young children for a ride on one of our pulk rentals. Well behaved dogs are welcome — but please clean up after them!

Distance: 5 miles

558 Graniteville Road, Graniteville, Vermont 05654

Reservations: (802) 476-3110

Guided quarry tour The guided quarry tour takes you to an overlook of the Smith Quarry. At nearly 600 feet deep, it is the largest operating deep-hole, dimension granite quarry in the world. The tour is approximately 40 minutes in length and typically runs rain or shine. Please note that quarriers work Monday-Friday, 7-3:30, except for holidays and associated days, and therefore, there are no workers in the quarry for the tours on Saturdays. Self-guided factory tour: Experiencing a 160,000 square-foot factory from an observation deck is not to be missed. The factory is an exercise in contrasts, combining the new with the old. You can see artisans using hand tools in much the same way as Michelangelo did centuries ago. These little-changed, artistic endeavors are mingled with computer-guided, diamond-tipped saws and precision grinders.

Distance: 25 miles

111 Barclay Quarry Rd, Graniteville, VT 05654

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Barre's historic and scenic quarries are now accessible to outdoor enthusiasts. XC skiers, mountain bikers & hikers are all welcome. Millstone Trails Association is a non-profit organization that maintains the Millstone Trails, a network of non-motorized recreational trails in Central Vermont. Our trails traverse 1,500 acres of diverse and dramatic terrain, among historic quarries, New England villages, and regenerating forests.

Distance: 22 miles

Waterbury Center, VT

Reservations: (800) 327-7537

New England's favorite cider mill - bakery, gifts, free samples & cider donuts.

Distance:

18 miles

361 Bundy Road, Waitsfield, VT 05673

Reservations: 802-583-5832

The Bundy Modern, built in 1962 as an art and sculpture gallery, was conceived to be in harmony with its surroundings in nature and to bring the outdoors in through the use of walls of glass. Set on a plateau with mountain views, the Bundy was designed in the Bauhaus style by Harvard GSD architect, Harlow Carpenter. The original mission: to offer a space for modern and contemporary artists and sculptors to show their work within a setting of serene rural beauty, while offering the public an unusually pure example of modern architecture for inspiration and study. Today we build on the original mission by offering an intersectional view of the arts inclusive of modern, contemporary and industrial art, design, craft and furniture. We will achieve this by working with curators deeply knowledgeable in their field who will bring a fresh vision to the space.

Distance: 6 miles

Exciting original designs in blown and cast glass. Come watch us blowing glass.

Distance: 6 miles

1281 Waterbury-Stowe Rd Waterbury, VT 05676

Reservations: (802) 882-2040

Visit the Ben & Jerry's Waterbury Factory and learn how Ben & Jerry’s gets so much deliciousness into every scoop! Take our 30-minute guided factory tour and learn how we make ice cream and how we put our values into action at every step of the process. It’s great for all ages, and a fantastic activity for the family. Plus, enjoy your favorite flavor – or try a new one! – at our full-service Scoop Shop. And don’t forget the swag! Bring a little piece of Ben & Jerry’s magic home with you with quirky gifts such as t-shirts, hats, flavored lip balm, and so much more in our Gift Shop. Cap off your visit with a walk through the Flavor Graveyard and pay your respects to the dearly de-pinted flavors of years past.

Distance: 17 miles away

4061 Main Street Waitsfield, VT 05673

Reservations: 802 496 7284

The Mad River Path Association is a member-supported, 501(C)3 non-profit organization whose mission is to build, maintain, and conserve a system of continuous public pathways from Warren to Moretown to foster a healthy community by connecting the people, businesses and special places of the Mad River Valley.

Distance: 5 miles away