If you go: Waterbury, Vermont

Email|Print| Text size + By Fran Folsom
Globe Correspondent / April 24, 2005

How to get there

Waterbury is about a 3½-hour drive northwest of Boston. From Boston take the Massachusetts Turnpike west to Interstate 89 north to Route 100 north in Waterbury.

What to do

Ben & Jerry's

Route 100, Waterbury

866-BJ-TOURS (866-258-6877)

www.benjerry.com

Daily 10 a.m.-6 p.m. April-May; 10-6 in June; 10-9 July-August; September-May 10-7. Adults $3, seniors $2, children under 13 free. Thirty-minute tours every half hour April-May, every 15 minutes in June, every 10 minutes July-October.

Cabot Cheese Annex Store

Route 100 a few miles north of Waterbury

802-244-6334

www.cabotcheese.com

Daily 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Sample Cabot cheeses and other Vermont specialty foods.

Lake Champlain Chocolates

750 Pine St., Burlington

800-465-5909; 802-864-1808

www.lakechamplainchocolates.com

Free factory tours Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

Cold Hollow Cider Mill

3600 Waterbury-Stowe Road

Waterbury

800-327-7537; 802-244-8771

www.coldhollow.com

Daily 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Free tours.

Where to stay

Cowbarn Bed & Breakfast

14 Sunset Drive (Route 100)

Waterbury

802-244-1844

www.cowbarninn.com

Comfortable rooms, each with private bath. Rooms $69-$98, including breakfast.

Thatcher Brook Inn

Route 100, Waterbury

800-292-5911

www.thatcherbrook.com

Listed on the Vermont register of historic buildings, this inn has 22 rooms and a front porch with gazebos and high-back rocking chairs. Rooms $80-$350 (depending on season, size, and amenities), including full breakfast.

Willard Street Inn

349 South Willard St., Burlington

800-577-8712

www.willardstreetinn.com

This large and elegant brick inn has 14 rooms, each with private bath. Rooms $125-$225, including full breakfast

Lang House Inn

360 Main St., Burlington

877-919-9799www.langhouse.com

This white Victorian house has 11 rooms with private baths. Rooms $135-$225.

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