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Shelburne Farms

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Address: 1611 Harbor Rd, Shelburne, VT 05482-7671
Phone Number: +1 802-985-8686
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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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Looked and Sounded Good

Unfortunately swung by after a late dinner and was closing, but still a number of cars in the lot suggest is a good spot. Local family also recommended this Rockefeller homesite... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Appleton, Wisconsin
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Appleton, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Unfortunately swung by after a late dinner and was closing, but still a number of cars in the lot suggest is a good spot. Local family also recommended this Rockefeller homesite. Wish we could have fit it in the visit as the exterior/grounds looked great.

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Hanover, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were invited to an anniversary luncheon at the Inn. The service was excellent and the setting is fantastic. The food is all locally sourced and presented beautifully. We found the beef a bit chewy but flavorful. The salad was delicious with a maple balsamic dressing. The vegetable crepe with seasonal vegetables was very good. The view of Lake Champlain... More 

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Shelburne, Vermont
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Shelburne Farms is simply an amazing place! There is so much to do there. For a Shelburne resident like myself, I take my morning walk there four mornings a week in the summer. I walk for miles on groomed trails and never tire of the scenery. Beautiful views of pastures, brown cows sweet black and white sheep and lake Champlain... More 

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Burlington, Vermont
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 223 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We received a free pass as a gift this year and have taken our twin toddlers a couple of times this summer. We have chickens and goats at home but they still like to visit the animals that they don't have like the cows, sheep, pigs, donkeys, etc. However, they get frustrated and kind of bored really quickly because they... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our family of 3 thoroughly enjoyed ourselves! It was an unexpected full day of fun! And at the price point, a bargain! We enjoyed seeing all the different farm animals, even milking a cow! Seeing the cheese being made as well as sampling some (delicious!) and hiking (very mild) around the grounds and seeing the wonderful views. We walked from... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Every time I visit Shelburne Farms I discover something new. Recently we took one of my former assistants and his two beautiful children, and just watched them petting lambs and calves, chase chickens, and watch how cheese is made. Our snack was made right there at the farm, a block of cheese and a loaf of O Bakery ciabatta. Our... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a blast here. There is a list of activities for kids, including milking cows, gathering chickens, brushing a rabbit, and all are done within a 30 minutes timeline and easy to get to follow. The kids had a blast. We ate at their food truck, and it was one of the best meals we had in Vermont (all... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Watch cheese being made, chase a chicken and milk a cow. Lovely, sunny green fields and lots to do. Make a trip to the gift shop and sample cheeses before you buy. Add a bottle of red and you have dinner!

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Hartford, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a great brunch in the dinning room. Fantastic pancakes with seasonal blueberry compote and marscapone cheese spread. Majority of their menu items are either from their farm or local VT farm. It's recommended to make a reservation. Lots to look at on the grounds and the farm a little ways back down the driveway.

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent the afternoon at Shelburne Farm and had a great time. After you get your tickets at the visitor center, you can either take a tractor trailer or walk to the barn (an easy and enjoyable 10 minutes walk). There is a lot to do at the barn from watching how cheddar is made to petting a variety of... More 

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