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ADVENTURE

Vermont Adventure Tours: Rutland/Killington/Smuggler's Notch 773-3343
          One Stop Adventure Shop specializing in rock/ice climbing, mountain biking, kayaking, mountaineering, and snowshoeing, all beginners welcome. www.VermontAdventureTours.com (info@vermontadventuretours.com)

ALPACAS

Summerhill Alpacas Ltd: Jacksonville 368-7016
          A scenic farm in southern Vermont with beautiful alpacas for sale and breeding. Visitors and curious people welcome! www.summerhillalpacas.com. (info@summerhillalpacas.com)

Maple View Farm Alpacas: Brandon 247-5412
          Scenic 100 acre farm in western Vermont with beautiful alpacas and alpaca products. www.mapleviewfarmalpacas.com (info@mapleviewfarmalpacas.com)

Mystic Meadow Alpacas: Brattleboro 257-4421
          We extend a very warm welcome to visit us so you can see the wonderful alpaca lifestyle and what it can do for you. www.mysticmeadowalpacas.com. (contact@mysticmeadowalpacas.com)

ART CENTER

MAC Center for the Arts: Newport 744-9991
          Gallery, Performance, VT Product and Craft Shop, Classes, Coffee Cafe. (memphremagogarts@pshift.com)

BALLROOM DANCING

Let's Dance: Brattleboro 348-6671
          Fridays, 7-10 pm, ballroom dancing with lesson at The Church in Brattleboro, corner Main and Grove. www.letsdancesovt.org (silver44@copper.net)

BICYCLING

Green Mountain Bikes: Rochester 767-4464
          Best bike service north of anywhere. Sales Service, MTB tours. www.greenmountainbikes.com (offthepigs@yahoo.com)

Battenkill Sports Bicycle Shop: Manchester 800-340-2734
          Renting, Selling, Servicing bicycles in beautiful Southwest Vermont since 1972. Our highly qualified staff is ready to help you enjoy your Vermont bike riding experience.

BOATS

Green Mountain Marina: Rockingham 463-4973
          Boat, Motor & Trailer Sales & Service, Winterization, Shrink Wrapping & Storage, Boat & Canoe Rentals. Dock Rentals. VT Hunting & Fishing Licenses. Full service marina dealer. (gmmarina@adelphia.net)

CARRIAGE RIDES

Stevens Family Carriage Service: Vermont 603-256-3190
          Fancy horse and carriage rides for weddings, proms, anniversaries and special occasions in VT, NH and MA (stevenscarriage@yahoo.com)

Horse Carriage Rides: Brattleboro 603-256-3190
          Fancy horse drawn carriages for weddings, proms, anniversaries. We accept MC/Visa/AmEx (stevenscarriage@yahoo.com)

Three Brothers Farm: Woodstock 457-4934
          Year round horse drawn sleigh and carriage rides, weddings, tours and parties. (pegega@yahoo.com)

CHEESEMAKING

Consider Bardwell Farm: West Pawlet 645-9928
          Award winning handmade cheese producer offering cheesemaking workshops, farm tours and farm dinners. (consider@considerbardwellfarm.com)

CULINARY TOURS

Vermont Farm Tours: 922-7346
          VFT offers personal tours and tastings led by local food and wine expert, Chris Howell. (Chris@VermontFarmTours.com)

DANCE

Dancing with Molly: Manchester 362-5534
          Ballroom dance lessons.

Vermont State Dance Festival: Lyndonville 626-1356
          Day long festival for teenagers to learn from professionals and perform for the public in the evening. (rebecca.mcgregor@lyndoninstitute.org)

Dance With Shelly: Readsboro 423-9972
          Jazz, tap and ballet classes for all ages. Special dance workshops and events too! (shelly@dancewithshelly.com)

Upper Valley Swing Dance Network: Norwich 603-643-5341
          Monthly dances, weekly swing dance classes, DJ services, wedding dance lessons. www.uvswingdance.net (dance@uvswingdance.net)

DANCE THEATER

Vital Spark Performance Art Group: Pawlet 325-2603
          A multidisciplinary ensemble integrating dance, theater and visual art for traditional and experimental venues. (elschmidt1@earthlink.net)

DOG SLEDDING

Husky Works Mushing Company: West Wardsboro 896-3478
          Kennel of Siberian huskies offering guided dog sled adventures in southern VT. Experience winter as never before. Be pulled by a team of huskies on a ride of a lifetime. (info@huskyworks.com)

DOGSLEDDING

Peace Pups Dogsledding: Lake Elmore 888-7733
          Small Siberian Husky kennel offering dog scooter lessons, skijor lessons, dog sled rides, dog cart rides, and summer Vermont bicycle tours. (ken@peacepupsdogsledding.com)

EQUESTRIAN SERVICES

Friesians of Majesty: Townshend 365-7526
          Carriage/sleigh rides, riding/driving lessons, performances, getaways. www.friesiansofmajesty.com. (info@friesiansofmajesty.com)

FAIR

Deerfield Valley Farmers Day Fair: Wilmington 319-0117
          Traditional Annual Vermont Country Fair with exhibits. Horse, Ox & Truck Pulls; Cattle, horse and lumberjack shows. August. (info@dvfair.com)

FAMILY ACTIVITIES

Kids VT: Burlington 865-0272
          Providing parents with ideas and resources for planning family fun, including Vermont-wide event listings. (info@kidsvt.com)

FARM

WildWood Acres Alpacas: Newfane 365-7053
          A beautiful alpaca farm in Southern Vermont. Come visit these quiet animals and see all of their wonderful products. (bellawolf@hotmail.com)

FARM ACTIVITIES

Adams Farm: Wilmington 464-3762
          Fishing, scenic tractor & wagon rides, sleigh rides, bonfires, horse drawn wagon, maple syrup. (farmfun@sover.net)

FARMERS MARKET

Downtown Farmers Market: Rutland 866-766-7236
          Plants, vegetables, local produce. unique handcrafts, specialty foods, baked goods, a bit of everything!! (michele@rutlandcountyfarmersmarket.org)

FARM TOURS

Orrgle Hill Farm: Essex Junction 879-5469
          Orrgle Hill Farm is a small family farm, selling seasonal items and offering barnyard tours. Come visit with llamas, donkeys, pygmy goats, pot-belly pigs, sheep, and many chickens! Also offering children's programs and birthday parties. www.orrglehillfarm.com (orrglehillfarm@aol.com)

Sugarbush Farm: Woodstock 800-281-1757
          Year round open sugar house. Learn about maple syrup production. Cheese tastings, nature trail & visit with animals during warmer months. (contact@sugarbushfarm.com)

FARM

Boyd Family Farm: Wilmington 464 5618
          Vermont Hillside Farm featuring Pick Your Own Flowers, Blueberries, wreaths and seasonal decorations and crops. (boydfarm@sover.net)

FESTIVAL

Vermont Sheep and Wool Festival: Tunbridge 223-2456
          Annual festival in October. Handcrafted natural fiber clothing, yarn, wool crafts, knitting, spinning, weaving and felting supplies, fencing, sheep supplies, meat and cheese! www.vermontsheep.org/festival.html. (festival09@comcast.net)

Moonlight Festival: Milton 893-9966
          Body Mind Spirit Festival. (moonlightgiftshoppe@yahoo.com)

Moondance: Windsor 674-292
          Magical, Mystical, Astronomical, Gastronomical and very Celestial Annual Street Festival in the ninth revolution. (www.moondancevt.com)

FILM FESTIVAL

Womens Film Festival: Brattleboro
          Entertaining and enlightening films celebrating women. Silent auction of local women’s art. Filmakers will share experiences. (wff@sover.net)

FISHING

Vermont Fishing Tours: Claremont, NH (603) 542-4786
          Drift boat, canoe and wade fishing trips for fly and spin anglers of all ages, abilities and preferences in Vermont and New Hampshire. www.vermontfishingtours.com. (mewing@interdial.net)

Vermont Lake Region Fishing Service: Sudbury 273-2555
          Fishing in Vermont, we offer guide service, instructional fishing, kayak rentals, specializing in bass fishing, northern pike fishing. (fishinvermont@gmail.com)

Vermont Fishing Trips: Manchester 800-682-0103
          Fly and spin fishing guides for Trout, Bass, Pike. All equipment provided. Beginners are welcome. www.vermontfishingtrips.com. (ckashner@msn.com)

Allen, Jack: Peru 824-5110
          Fly Fishing Guide service.

Stream And Brook Fly Fishing: Killington 800-451-6108
          Guided Fly Fishing, Fishing Clinics, Fish for trout in the beautiful lakes and streams of Vermont. www.streamandbrook.com. (cortina1@aol.com)

FLYFISHING GUIDE SERVICE

Vermont Fly Fishing Guide: Dorset 867-4103
          Personalized flyfishing guide service and outfitter in Vermont, New Hampshire, New York, and Labrador. Orvis endorsed guide. All equipment available and on-stream instruction a specialty. (Pbasta@sover.net)

Battenkill Angler Fly Fishing Guide Service: Manchester 379-1444
          Personalized guided trips based on a lifetime of experience fishing the rivers of Southern Vermont and the Catskills. (tom@battenkillangler.com)

FLY FISHING

Schirmer's Fly Shop: South Burlington 863-6105
          Outfitting, Guiding, Instruction. We help you attain your fly fishing dreams. (schirmersflyshop@gmail.com)

GAMES

My Turn!: Brattleboro 254-8030
          Play and rent board games Thursdays at The River Garden. Starts 7:30 pm. $6. (myturngames@hotmail.com)

Sue Z Cues Games & Brews: Bennington 888-708-6297 or 447-8558
          Upscale pool hall and gameroom with full bar and food. Open late 7 days. (sales@suezcues.com)

GOLF

Haystack Golf Club: Wilmington 464-8301
          18 holes of championship golf. Unique clubhouse offering a full service restaurant, pro shop & panoramic views. packages.

Lake St. Catherine Country Club: Poultney 287-9341
          18 holes of golfing enjoyment in the Lakes Region of Vermont. $20 Greens Fees (Weekdays), $27 (Weekends/Holidays). Economical Memberships available for Singles, Families and Students. Men's, Women's, Couples Get-togethers. Snack Bar, Lounge, Pro Shop. Call 802-287-4060 (out-of-season)

Vermont Golf Vacations: Killington 800-451-6108
          Play 15 Vermont courses from 1 location in Killington, VT at Cortina Inn and Resort. www.cortinainn.com/golf.html (cortina1@aol.com)

HORSEBACK RIDING & SLEIGH RIDES

Mountain View Ranch: Danby 293-5837
          Beautiful family run ranch offers horseback trailrides, lessons, riding camps, sleigh rides, pony rides. www.mountainviewranch.biz. (riding@mountainviewranch.biz)

HORSEBACK RIDING

Auclair's Riding Ranch: Shelburne 238-6964
          We offer riding instruction, boarding, after-school, camps, indoor & outdoor arenas, birthday parties, and more! (heather@auclairsridingranch.com)

HORSES

Missisquoi Valley Arabians: Newport 334-8560
          We are an all breed boarding facility that breeds Arabian & pinto Horses. We give wagon and sleigh rides also. Please visit our website for more information, www.mvarabians.com. (mvarabians@hotmail.com)

HUMOR

Beartown News: Dorset 867-2237
          Vermont facts, fiction, funny pictures and sounds. To be enjoyed by Vermonters and Flatlanders alike! (dernc@sover.net)

INSTRUCTION

Pioneer Learning Centers: East Dorset 362-4273
          Offering workshops, classes, and seminars. Topics include cooking, antiques, computers, art, and business seminars. (pioneer@sover.net)

KAYAK FISHING

Kayak Fishing of VT: Berlin 309-1225
          Offering guided kayak fishing trips in and around Central Vermont using sit-on-top kayaks. (vtkayakfisherman@yahoo.com)

KIDS

Find and Go Seek: Burlington 233-9709
          Helping families to discover what to do and see in northern Vermont. www.findandgoseek.net (dana@findandgoseek.net)

MARATHON

Manchester Maple Leaf Half Marathon & 5K Race: Manchester 800-362-4144
          Race through beautiful Southern Vermont to benefit Lions Club Charities. (info@manchestervtmapleleaf.com)

MOTORCYCLE TOURS

Full Blown Motorcycle Tours: Greenville, NH 603-878-4869
          Fully guided and custom self-guided motorcycle tours specializing in New England. fullblowntours.com. (mail@fullblowntours.com)

MUSEUM

Park McCullough House: Bennington 442-5541
          An 1865 Victorian House, original furnishings and carriage formal gardens, carriage house, museum shop.

Hartness-Porter Astronomy Museum: Springfield 885-2115
          Astronomy museum, amateur telescope making, antique telescope observatory (innkeeper@hartnesshouse.com)

Billings Farm and Museum: Woodstock 457-2355
          Celebrating Vermont's heritage of rural life.

American Museum of Flyfishing: Manchester 362-3300
          Featuring rods, reels, flies and other unique items including tackle of many famous Americans.

Southern Vermont Art Center: Manchester 362-1405
          Gallery/museum in National Historic Trust mansion. Changing exhibitions display art to view & to buy. (manchadv@sover.net)

Norman Rockwell Exhibition and Gift Shop: Arlington 375-6423
          Housed in Rockwell's hometown, gallery displays Saturday Evening Post covers, illustrations, ads, large prints.

Vermont Raptor Center: Woodstock 457-2279
          Introduces visitors to the owls and hawks of northern New England.

American Precision Museum: Windsor 674-5781
          Machine tools, guns, scale models, typewriters.

Hildene: Manchester 362-1788
          Robert Todd Lincoln's home, authentically restored and furnished.

Fairbanks Museum and Planetarium: St. Johnsbury 748-2372
          Take a trip to the stars in Vermont's only public planetarium, and visit the unique museum shop.

Southern Vermont Natural History Museum: Marlboro 464-0048
          This fascinating and little-known museum contains over 600 birds and mammals found in New England.

Maple Grove Museum and Gift Shop: St. Johnsbury 748-5141
          Tour the oldest and largest maple factory in the U.S.

Bennington Museum and Grandma Moses Gallery: Bennington 447-1571
          World's largest Collection of Grandma Moses paintings; Bennington pottery, military artifacts, antique touring car, paintings,furniture, tools toys and dolls.

MUSIC FESTIVAL

Valley Stage: Huntington 434-4563
          A family music festival held annually in August. Great music and food in the beautiful Huntington Valley. (don@valleystage.net)

MUSIC FORUM

New England Jams:
          A discussion forum for live music fans, bands and venues in New England. (damien@readyramps.com)

MUSIC

Whole Music Learning: Brandon 345-1714
          Play music when you play the drums. Percussionist and drummer Rob Zollman wrote the book. www.wholemusiclearning.com (drummerrob@wholemusiclearning.com)

OUTDOORS

Merck Forest & Farmland Center: Rupert 394-7836
          Over 30 miles of hiking, snowshoeing, cross country ski trails, rustic cabins, beautiful views. (info@merckforest.org)

PLAYSPACE

SongYard: Chester 376-7163
          A drop-in Waldorf-inspired indoor playspace, party room rental and used children's clothing store. Open 7 days.(thesongyard@gmail.com)

QUILTING

Dream Quilt: East Dummerston 257-0262
          Quilting workshops and custom made quilts in all sizes. (drmqlt@sover.net)

RESORTS

Stratton Mountain Ski Resort: Stratton Mountain 297-4139
          A top North American resort for skiing, snowboarding and lots of family winter vacation fun. (GMeulemans@intrawest.com)

RETREATS

Avalon Adventures for Women: Vermont 723-5470
          Women's Retreats in Vermont. Yoga, kayaking, hiking, fly-fishing and more at a Vermont Inn. (info@vtadventures.com)

RETREAT

Tracks of Vermont: Weston 645-1938
          Weekend retreats for women! Yoga, massage, hiking, skiing, canoeing and fun workshops at lovely inns. (tracks@exploreVT.com)

RIDING

Kedron Valley Stables: Woodstock 457-1480
          800-225-6301 Full livery w/trail rides, lessons, boarding, Inn-to-Inn packages, clinics, sleigh/surrey rides, year-round. (barbkend@aol.com)

ROCK CLIMBING

Green Mountain Rock Climbing Center: Rutland 773-3343
          Indoor Rock Climbing Center, 8,000 square feet of climbing. Beginners welcome. ONE STOP ADVENTURE CENTER. 223 Woodstock Ave, Rutland. www.VermontClimbing.com (gmrcc@adelphia.net)

RUG HOOKING SCHOOL

Green Mountain Rug School: Montpelier 223-1333
          One of largest rug hooking camps in the country, held annually in June at Vermont Technical College in Randolph. (www.GreenMountainHookedRugs.com)

SCUBA DIVING

Vermont Scuba Diving Club: Williamstown 433-9897
          All certified divers are welcome. We meet monthly from March thru November for dives both in and out of state. 50

Victory Sports: Colchester 862-0963
          Visit Vermont's Historic Underwater Preserve. Boat Charters led by experienced/knowledgeable Divemasters. (vtscuba@aol.com)

SCULPTURE GARDEN

Path of Life Sculpture Garden: Windsor 674-6789
          18 works of art tell the story of the great circle of life on the banks of the Connecticut River. (info@pathoflifegarden.com)

SKIING

Bromley Ski Area: Peru 824-5522
          Downhill skiing at Southern Vermont's only South facing ski slopes.

Prospect Mountain Cross-Country Ski Center: Woodford 442-2575
          Great cross-country skiing in southern Vermont. Full service ski shop, restaurant,gift shop, waxing facilities. (xcski@sover.net)

White House of Wilmington: Wilmington 800-541-2135
          The most scenic trails in southern Vermont make this the place to visit while in Vermont for x-cross country skiing. (whitehse@sover.net)

SKI RESORT

Ascutney Mountain Resort: Brownsville 484-7711
          Great family ski area with 56 trails, 95% snowmaking and a 10 acre learning area. www.ascutney.com. (info@ascutney.net)

SLEIGH & CARRIAGE RIDES

Charlie Horse Sleigh & Carriage Rides: Hyde Park 888-2804
          We offer private and group rides in sleigh, carriage, or wagon. We also have other fun things to do such as sledding, tubing, snowshoeing and more. Check out our website at www.charliehorserides.com. (anthony@charliehorserides.com)

SLEIGH RIDES

Horses For Hire: Rawsonville 297-1468
          Wonderful winter sleigh rides. Located in the heart of Vermont's Green Mountains. Open daily, December thru March. Group and private rides available. (horseforhire@aol.com)

SNOWMOBILING

Brighton Snowmobile Club: Island Pond 723-4316
          Official Website. Online Trail Reports, forums, local information. Award winning trails! www.brightonsnowmobile.org. (webmaster@brightonsnowmobile.org)

SOAP MUSEUM

Vermont Soapworks Factory Outlet & Soap Museum: Middlebury 388-4302
          Take a fun and educational visit and see how natural soap is made. (natural@vermontsoap.com)

SURVIVAL COURSES

Peak Survival: Pittsfield 345-2073
          Teaching you the skills you need to survive alone in the wild. (peaksurvival@gmail.com)

TENNIS

Murray, Thomas: Manchester 362-4700
          Private and group lessons for juniors and adults at the Equinox Hotel. Instruction open to the public. (TMurr@aol.com)

Killington Tennis at Cortina Inn and Resort: Killington 800-451-6108
          Tennis camp for adults and juniors with 5 hours of instruction, lodging and meals. www.killingtontennis.com (cortina1@aol.com)

THEATRE

Three Winters Theatre: Woodstock 234-6811
          A non-profit arts and education organization. Regional theatre, children's theatre, year round events. (nlarson@sover.net)

Dorset Players Inc: Dorset 867-5570
          The Dorset Players is Dorset's own community theater founded in 1927. We offer four productions a year, fall, holiday, winter and spring. Call our office to obtain details. We hope to see you there! (ctutor@vermontel.net)

TOURS

Vermont Carriage Tours: Manchester 447-1769
          Antique 2-seater or group sleigh rides in a 12-seater.

Green Mountain Flyer: Bellows Falls 463-3069
          Climb aboard & journey scenic southern Vermont in restored coaches pulled by vintage diesels.

Backroad Discovery Tours: Manchester 362-4997
          Discover what makes our area so unique! Not your "typical tour". Limited to 6 passengers. www.backroaddiscovery.com (bckrddisc@aol.com)

Husky Hill Outfitters: Chelsea 685-4316
          Dogsled Adventures! 1 hour rides and full day trips, complete with a campfire lunch. girdogsled/@aol.com

Walking Tours of Southern Vermont: Arlington 375-1141
          Inn to Inn walking and hiking tours with van support. May thru October.

Belle of Brattleboro Cruise Boat: Brattleboro 257-7563
          Scenic cruises on the Connecticut River. (marina@sover.net)

North Country Sno-Tours: Bondville 800-447-1769
          Snowmobile tours through the Green Mountain National Forest.

North River Winery: Jacksonville 368-7557
          Taste award winning wines at one of the most scenic wineries in the East.

Great Outdoors Adventure Tours: Killington 800-345-5182
          We guarantee that you will be better served on our bike tours than with any other company. (cortina1@aol.com)

VIDEO GAMES & INTERNET

E-Lounge: Mount Snow 464-2200
          E-Lounge offers internet access & Xbox Live videos games. For only $20, kids can hang out for up to 3 hours playing Xbox, IM'ing their friends online or just surfing the net (parental controls in place). They can order in delicious brick over pizza from next door and have a cold drink on us! (info@e-lounge.net)

WILDFLOWER FARM

Vermont Wildflower Farm: Charlotte 425-3641
          The East's No. 1 Wildflower Seed and Gift Center. 6 acres of Wildflower gardens open to public. (vermontwildflowerfarm@yahoo.com)


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