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Shelburne Farms

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1611 Harbor Rd, Shelburne, VT 05482-7671
+1 802-985-8686
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Family trip in September

Family trip in September to shelburne farm Vermont . Good experience for young children . Can... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Syracuse, New York
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So Happy Someone Recommended

Spent several hours at this farm once owned by a Vanderbilt. Did the property tour and was amazed... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Grove City, Pennsylvania
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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)
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“cheese making” (71 reviews)
“the barn” (45 reviews)
“working farm” (31 reviews)
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1611 Harbor Rd, Shelburne, VT 05482-7671
+1 802-985-8686
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Family trip in September to shelburne farm Vermont . Good experience for young children . Can watch some farm animals( chicken, goat, sheep, cows, donkey, pigs and one horse), cheese making. Recommend a visit to their bakery as well .

Thank Hayasmd
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Spent several hours at this farm once owned by a Vanderbilt. Did the property tour and was amazed by the barns and the house, which is now an inn and restaurant. The property sits along Lake Champlain. We had reservations for dinner and returned when...More

Thank MelodieE
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is nothing short of stunning. Absolutely extraordinary landscape, architectural wonders (barns like palaces) and a superb way to get exercise and phenomenal food, if you're looking for either. I spend hours there each week just walking--whether you have 30 minutes or 3 hours...More

Thank Lynne B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An amazing place to be. This is a Vanderbilt 'summer cottage'. My daughter and I stayed there for my 75th birthday. Our room had original period pieces. The food is grown and prepared there. The Customer service is AMAZING! Lake Champlain to view and gardens....More

Thank KarenDelaware
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

To be once owned by one family is amazing. Nice place for a bike ride, to large for a walk. A view of the lake to die for.The (HOUSE) is only open in the summer.

Thank Tom L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We brought our granddaughter to the farm and had a most wonderful experience. It all started with the easily accessible restroom right inside the door of the shop, and then off on the awaiting tractor pulled wagon. The farm offers so much for children of...More

Thank sheilal921
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Shelburne Fans is beautiful, a combination of all good things: fields, architecture, specimen trees, gardens. We took a long walk along farm roads that led to Lake Champlain, then up to the Inn and back. Along the way, there are lovely things to see --...More

Thank Barbara M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a stunning property. Abutting Lake Champlain, it offers miles of well-maintained and marked hiking trails which we thoroughly enjoyed . . . even though it was HOT (90s) when we visited. The main farm barn building (where you see the animals, watch cheese...More

Thank worldexplorer0820
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely beautiful estate, with fairytale charm. Clearly every aspect is well taken care of. The "Farm Barn" houses a petting zoo of sorts with a cow, a couple calves, a few sheep and goats, and some hens. This area would be a great place to...More

Thank equestrian321
Reviewed August 14, 2017

I was here at the end of July for a wedding and it was beautiful. The couple got married outside on the lawn with Lake Champlain in the background and it was gorgeous - sunset was grand. The food was delicious and the staff were...More

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September 8, 2016|
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Response from Pokysmom | Reviewed this property |
What you may have meant to say is that you have nothing negative to say. I couldn't agree more. My only regret was not staying for lunch.
Ismael O
August 2, 2016|
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Response from LAW6281 | Reviewed this property |
The area around Lake Champlain and Montpelier offer a lot to do and experience. Quaint towns & wonderful rustic farm experiences at old Vanderbilt and Rockefeller estates.
March 31, 2016|
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Response from ShelFarm | Property representative |
The Inn at Shelburne Farms closes for the season on October 16, 2016 this year, as do our property tours, and Children's Farmyard. Our walking trails and Welcome Center are open year round, however, and it's likely that... More