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Address: 1611 Harbor Rd., Shelburne, VT 05482
Phone Number: +1 802-985-8686
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Activities: Group tours/walking tour, Walking
Description: A nonprofit organization educating for sustainability. Its campus is a...
A nonprofit organization educating for sustainability. Its campus is a 1,400-acre working farm, forest, and National Historic Landmark. Year-round walking trails and programs; seasonal inn, property tours, and children's farmyard (mid-May to mid-October)
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...Say Cheese !!

During the cold winter we took the horse drawn sleigh ride, which made it special. We did not mind the wind chill because they provided us with 100 % wool blankets during 20 to 30... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
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Key West, Florida, United States
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Key West, Florida, United States
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

During the cold winter we took the horse drawn sleigh ride, which made it special. We did not mind the wind chill because they provided us with 100 % wool blankets during 20 to 30 minute ride. it was well worth it, beautiful, relaxing surrounded by nature. Cheese sampling and jam, spreads, mustards and more cheese sampling and FREE hot... More 

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Vermont
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70 reviews 70 reviews
16 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

We love Shelburne Farms, in all seasons! The walking trails, children's barnyard, maple weekend, snowshoeing, sleigh rides, harvest fest. The children's barnyard staff are always so helpful and engaging with the kids, watching the cheese making, and stopping for a delicious croissant from O'Bread. Our favorite spot- we always take friends and family when they visit!

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Rutland, Vermont
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

One of the most spectacular settings in Vermont. Something for everyone. Very educational with numerous public events throughout the year.

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Burlington, Vermont
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72 reviews 72 reviews
41 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Easily one of the most picturesque pieces of shoreline property in all of Vermont and open to the public for a reasonable price. There are miles of walking trails available for all ability levels that wind through thousands of acres of property in Shelburne. The farm barn offers a classic petting zoo for adults and children alike. There is also... More 

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Boston, MA
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

I visited Shelburne Farms many times before with family who live in Shelburne. This time, I was traveling with a friend and I wanted her to see the place. On a beautiful October day, the colors were spectacular, the Lake was glistening, and the barns and buildings remarkable. We found a place on the shore to have a picnic that... More 

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Egg Harbor Twp
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

What a nice surprise this place was! Pulled up expecting just a small gift shop. But this place was huge! Took a 15 min walk to the actual farm where there was a small bakery along with a few farm animals. Was able to hike into the woods to see the maple farming as well as well as a gorgeous... More 

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Des Moines, Washington
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

We did not see all of farm as my grandparents lived on farm but watched video and learned history. Visiting in October many of educational offerings of summer were gone. Have to pay admission fee to see anything other than store and video.

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Central CA
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131 reviews 131 reviews
42 attraction reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 via mobile

Took the kids here on a recent visit to VT. Took the tractor pulled wagon from the free parking lot to the farm. Kids could pet farm animals like cows, sheep, and goats. At certain times, you could see a chicken parade (and pick one up!), walk a baby goat, or milk a cow. There was also a play and... More 

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Saratoga
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41 reviews 41 reviews
6 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

If you like harvest festivals and farms, then this is the place to visit. It's about a 2 hour drive North from Rutland, VT. Enjoy great food from local farms and a wide variety of entertainment. The festival is every September - all day on a Saturday, and there are games and activities for the children, many vendors from which... More 

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Boston
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

A wonderful place - scenic and serene. Fun and learning experience for kids. Amazing landscape and beautiful views across Lake Champlain. The open trolley tour of the property is very good; If you are visiting in October take warm clothes, gloves and caps. You can easily spend half a day there. Highly recommended.

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ShelFarm, Public Relations Manager at Shelburne Farms, responded to this review

Thanks for your kind review. Hope you make it back sometime. (Maybe when it's warmer for you!) More 

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