Northern Vermont

We’ve compiled the best of the best in Northern Vermont - browse our top choices for the top things to see or do during your stay.

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  • 1. Frog Hollow

    This nonprofit collective and gallery sells contemporary and traditional crafts, paintings, and photographs by more than 200 Vermont artists and artisans.

    85 Church St., Burlington, Vermont, 05401, USA
  • 2. Johnson Woolen Mills

    This factory store has great deals on woolen blankets, household goods, and the famous Johnson outerwear.

    51 Lower Main St. E, Johnson, Vermont, 05656, USA
  • 3. AroMed

    Although just a small storefront in downtown Montpelier, this shop counts customers as far away as Hawaii, thanks to owner Lauren Andrew's masterful concoctions of lotions, oils, and aromatics. Her CBD- (cannabidiol-) infused versions are particularly popular.

    8 State St., Montpelier, Vermont, 05602, USA
  • 4. Artisans Hand

    Opened in 1978, this craft gallery has been celebrating and supporting Vermont's craft community. The store sells jewelry, textiles, sculptures, and paintings by more than 120 local artists.

    89 Main St. at City Center, Montpelier, Vermont, 05602, USA
  • 5. Bear Pond Books

    Old-fashioned village bookstores don't get more cute and quaint than this, and locals work hard to keep it that way by actively embracing the printed word. A community hangout, the nearly 50-year-old shop hosts numerous readings by authors, workshops, and book clubs, as well as a significant section of Vermont writers.

    77 Main St., Montpelier, Vermont, 05602, USA
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  • 6. Bennington Potters North

    Along with the popular pottery line, this store stocks interesting kitchen items.

    127 College St., Burlington, Vermont, 05201, USA
  • 7. Buggy Man

    This store sells all sorts of collectibles, including horse-drawn vehicles.

    853 Rte. 15, Johnson, Vermont, 05656, USA
  • 8. Burton

    The folks who started this quintessential Vermont company also helped start snowboarding. The flagship store sells equipment and clothing; a second retail branch is in downtown Burlington, on 162 College Street.

    80 Industrial Pkwy., Burlington, Vermont, 05401, USA
  • 9. Cabot Cheese Annex Store

    In addition to shelves of Vermont-made jams, mustards, crackers, and maple products, the store features a long central table with samples of a dozen Cabot cheeses.

    2657 Waterbury–Stowe Rd., Stowe, Vermont, 05677, USA
  • 10. Dakin Farm

    Cob-smoked ham, aged cheddar cheese, maple syrup made on-site, and other well-crafted specialty foods can be sampled here. You can also visit the smokehouse and watch the waxing and sealing of cheeses. Be sure to try the maple creemee, using Dakins' own maple syrup, when it's in season.

    5797 U.S. 7, Vergennes, Vermont, 05456, USA
  • 11. Jeremy Ayers Pottery

    One of Vermont's most skilled and distinctive potters welcomes visitors to his shop and studio in downtown Waterbury. Keep an eye out for his Waterbury Breakfast Club, which adds food trucks and artists every other Sunday, June–September. A few apartments are also available to rent in the guesthouse; the on-site venue space, 18 Elm, is open for dinner parties and special occasion events.

    18 Elm St., Waterbury, Vermont, 05676, USA
  • 12. Lake Champlain Chocolates

    This chocolatier makes sensational truffles, caramels, candies, fudge, and hot chocolate. The chocolates are all-natural, made in Vermont, and make a great edible souvenir. Factory tours are available. A retail branch is also on Church Street.

    750 Pine St., Burlington, Vermont, 05401, USA
  • 13. NU Chocolat

    This European-style chocolate boutique combines Swiss-trained chocolatier, premier Belgian equipment, a minimalist’s eye for detail, and a family-owned mentality. Owners Laura and Kevin Toohey and their children, co-founders Rowan and Virginia Toohey, spotlight their chocolate craftsmanship with delights like cocoa-dusted almonds, chocolate-covered candied orange peel, and uniquely beautiful seasonal truffles.

    180 Battery St., Burlington, Vermont, 05401, USA
  • 14. The Flying Pig Bookstore

    It should come as no surprise that this bookstore is notable for its whimsy and carefully curated children's section: one of the owners is a stand-up comedian, and the other is a picture-book author.

    5247 Shelburne Rd., Shelburne, Vermont, 05482, USA
  • 15. The Shelburne Country Store

    As you enter this store, you'll feel as though you've stepped back in time. Walk past the potbelly stove and take in the aroma emanating from the fudge neatly piled behind huge antique glass cases, alongside a vast selection of penny candies and chocolates. There are creemees, of course, but here the specialties are candles, weather vanes, glassware, and local foods.

    29 Falls Rd., Shelburne, Vermont, 05751, USA
  • 16. The Willey's Store

    This is a classic general store of the "if-we-don't-have-it-you-don't-need-it" kind. It's also the spot where locals in the know can snag hard-to-find Vermont gems like Jasper Hill Farm cheeses and bottles of Hill Farmstead beer.

    7 Breezy Ave., Greensboro, Vermont, 05841, USA
  • 17. Vermont Creamery

    A leader in the artisanal cheese movement, this creamery invites aficionados to visit its 4,000-square-foot production facility, where goat cheeses such as Bonne Bouche—a perfectly balanced, cloudlike cheese—are made on weekdays. The creamery is in Websterville, southwest of Montpelier.

    20 Pitman Rd., Websterville, Vermont, 05678, USA
  • 18. Smugglers' Notch Antiques

    Closed Permanently

    In a rambling barn, this shop sells antiques, collectibles, and custom-made furniture from 60 dealers.

    9 Lanza Dr., Jeffersonville, Vermont, 05464, USA

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