Spend a fall weekend in
Woodstock is full of colonial character, enhanced a walkable downtown, country stores, art galleries, and historic buildings. It's also surrounded by covered bridges, pastoral farms, and rugged mountains, making it the perfect weekend retreat from a busy world.
Billings farm and Museum
Farm life exhibits are spread out across four historic barns and include displays featuring the seasonal activities that would have taken place on a Vermont hill farm more than 100 years ago.
Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historic park
Part nature preserve, part history museum, the national park service calls this unique park, “the only national park to tell the story of conservation history and the evolving nature of land stewardship in America.”
The Woodstock area has some incredibly beautiful covered bridges that are worth exploring, including the Taftsville and Middle Covered Bridges in Woodstock and others that are a short drive from town.
The short trail to the top of Mount Peg begins in a residential area and climbs through woods and fields to the summit. The views of Woodstock are fabulous, especially for such a short climb!
Looking for any excuse to sample some incredible Vermont cheeses? Not only is Sugarbush Farm one of the prettiest farms we’ve ever been to, but it’s also the maker of award-winning cheddar cheese and delightful maple syrup.
Quechee, Vermont is Woodstock's neighbor, but it's got its own special character. Check out the famous gorge, a walk through the trees, a glass factory, and of course, beautiful scenery everywhere you look!
There are many reasons to visit the Vermont Institute of Natural Science in Quechee, Vermont — raptors, reptiles, and trails, but the coolest new feature is a forest canopy walk that lets you stroll through the treetops.
This beautiful spot on the Ottauquechee River is powered by hydroelectricity and features the Simon Pearce flagship store and glass-blowing demonstration facility, showroom, and restaurant.
Quechee Gorge is known as “Vermont’s little Grand Canyon” and at 165 feet, is the deepest gorge in Vermont. Be sure to hike the 2.7-mile Quechee Gorge Trail.