Experience Vermont

Vermont changes its colors every season so when seeking things to do in Vermont, focus on the particular season.  The Central Vermont Montpelier area offers a wide range of unique and diverse activities year round and our Inn Hotel is the perfect “base camp” for area explorations being within 30-45 minutes of  Montpelier, Burlington, Stowe and Middlebury.

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Experience Summer

40 Things To Do In Vermont Any Time

all within easy reach of Tucker Hill Inn

  • Visit the many small farms and maybe milk a cow!
  • Enroll in a cheese-making course and take home a new skill
  • Visit a local farmer’s market (most are year-round)
  • Become a visiting “locavore” and dine on the local produce of the area
  • Take a quilting class
  • Visit a winery or attend a wine-tasting
  • Search out the local cheeses and indulge
  • Indulge at Lake Champlain Chocolate Factory
  • As one of the Top 10 USA tour experiences, check out Ben & Jerry’s
  • Visit a local brewery – Magic Hat, Otter Creek, Long Trail and more
  • Tennis anyone?
  • Take in a movie at our very unique local movie spot, the Big Picture Theater
  • Take a cooking class at The Store
  • Tour a nearby college and bring back memories – UVM, St. Michaels, Vermont Law, Norwich University and Middlebury are all close by
  • Do a waterfall scenic drive and experience the roar or ice sculptures created by the water
  • Hike or snowshoe a trail or mountain
  • Take a tour of Cabot Cheese
  • Take a book from our extensive library, kick back and relax
  • Enjoy a glass of fresh Vermont cider at Cider Hollow
  • Spend a day at Shelburne Farms
  • Tour the local studios of area artisans
  • Sample a local microbrew or two
  • Eat at American Flatbread – an amazing local icon
  • Spend a day at the Shelburne Museum
  • Take home a teddy bear, visit Vermont Teddy Bear Factory
  • Blow up a wall at the Rock of Ages Museum & Working Granite Quarry
  • Enjoy tea at the Trapp Family Lodge, the origins of the Von Trapp family of The Sound of Music fame
  • Wander through antique shops seeking that hard to find treasure
  • Visit the Vermont State House, one of the oldest working capitols in the country
  • Discover the British and French influences over Vermont at the Vermont History Museum
  • Learn all about maple sugaring at one of area’s many sugarhouses
  • Enjoy a massage or facial at one of the area’s amazing boutique spas.
  • Take in a show at one of the area’s great local theaters
  • Visit the Vermont Ski Museum
  • Explore Hope Cemetery and discover the world-famous granite carvings
  • Watch a glass blower at work
  • Take a scenic drive through covered bridges (the innkeepers will help)
  • Be a potter for an hour or two and let our local potter ship your creation after firing
  • Visit a creamee stand and indulge
  • Retail Therapy – Shop ‘till you drop in beautiful downtime Burlington
  • Attend a festival
  • Attend a musical recital or concert
  • Grab a coffee and enjoy a morning stroll in our gardens
  • Savor a meal at the New England Culinary Institute’s cafes in Montpelier
  • Take a horseback ride in summer or a sleigh ride in winter
  • Our favorite – relax and do nothing at all!