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Vermont Mountain Range

Ludlow VT Attractions Nearby

A wide variety of attractions bring people to Southern Vermont renowned for its cheese and maple syrup.

Calvin Coolidge Historical Site

Visit President Coolidge’s childhood home. Learn everything about our 30th president. The museum features historic buildings, special exhibits and more. There is also a general store.

Crowley Cheese Company

Established in 1824, Crowley Cheese is still making its cheddar after the original recipe. You can visit their cheese making operation in Healdville and see for yourself. Don’t forget  to take some of it home with you. There is a gift shop on site.

Fletcher Farm School of the Arts and Crafts

Check out their offerings of arts and craft classes. Maybe you can brush up on new techniques in your favorite craft during your stay.

Grafton Village Cheese Factory

Watch cheese being made in the Grafton Facility and the Cheese and Wine Shop in Brattleboro and make sure to take some home.

Green Mountain Sugarhouse

If you are looking for anything uniquely Vermont, you will probably find it here. Their offerings include their own maple syrup, maple products, candies, cheeses, smoked meats and more.

Harpoon Brewery

Offering brewery tours and featuring an on site restaurant offering pretzels, salads and burgers and of course beer.

Plymouth Artisan Cheese

Established in 1890 by Col. John Coolidge, the father of President Calvin Coolidge. You can take a self-guided tour watching the cheese makers. There is also a museum and education center on cheese making and don’t forget to visit the general store to take some cheese home with you.

Quechee, VT

Admire the beauty of Queechee Gorge from the bridge or take a walk into it (50 minutes away). Visit the nearby Vermont Institute of Natural Science and learn more about the local wildlife. Round out your visit at Simon Pearce for a great meal, and check out the shop and glass blowing demonstrations.

Singleton's General Store

They feature a unique blend of items from great meats, cheese and groceries to sporting goods, clothes, rifles, and more. Try one of their sandwiches for lunch.

Spring Brook Farm

Their cheese operation uses the milk of their Jersey cow herd. You can watch the cheese making process in their cheese house and tour the farm by appointment.

Sugarbush Farm

If you would like a full farm experience, this is the place for you. From cheeses to maple sugaring, to farm animals, there is something for everyone, including a nature trail and a gift shop of course

The Vermont Country Store

Its offerings include anything from food to clothing, home goods, practical gadgets, toys and hard to find items. Bring some time, there is lots to explore.

Village of Chester

Visit the village of Chester (15 minutes away) and stroll around the village streets lined with old Victorian houses. Check out the many galleries and antique shops – you may find a great treasure to take home. Take a scenic railroad trip from the Chester Depot to either Rockingham Fall or Rutland with the Green Mountain Railroad and enjoy the spectacular views without having to drive yourself. And finally finish your excursion in one of the local restaurants.

Village of Ludlow

Take a stroll through the village and check out the many shops and restaurants in town. Be sure to pay a visit to the Black River Academy Museum, which features exhibits of Ludlow’s past and is located in the historic Black River Academy building, which served as Ludlow’s public school. Famous Alumni include President Calvin Coolidge, John G. Sargent and of course VT Governor William Wallace Stickney.

Village of Weston

Weston, 15 minutes away, is worth a stop, while exploring the area. Walking through the village you can stop at the Weston Village Store. If you are still in the mood for more shopping check out the Vermont Country Store. There are also some galleries to visit. The Old Mill Museum will give you a glimpse of the operation in an old grist mill. Check out the show and events calendar of the Weston Playhouse before your trip, there may be a show, that you’d like to include into your plans. If you are looking for some time of quiet and reflection you may want to visit the Weston Priory.

Village of Woodstock

Explore the shops and restaurants of the village of Woodstock (40 minutes away) or venture out a little further and visit the Billings Farm Museum and the Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historic Park.