Whether you live in New England or are visiting New England, head to Woodstock, Vermont for the ultimate weekend away. Only a three hour drive from Boston, Woodstock is home to beautiful farms, welcoming locals, and plenty of things to do. The town has a quaint main street filled with farmhouse buildings and brick-covered storefronts that you can spend a whole day exploring.
Check out where to eat, stay, and what to do below!
Where to eat:
• Ruth’s Table – offers fresh local cuisine. Tip: try their risotto! It’s unbelievable.
• Red Rooster – a AAA Four Diamond Award winning restaurant at the Woodstock Inn.
• Richardson’s Tavern – a laid back tavern in the Woodstock Inn.
• Mon Vert Cafe – a local coffee shop with delicious pastries, local beer, wine and even Harry Potter inspired drinks!
• The Prince & The Pauper Restaurant
• 506 Bistro and Bar
What to do:
1 Take a hike along the Quechee Gorge, the deepest gorge in VT!
2 Go shopping in downtown Woodstock. Make sure to visit Gillingham’s (it has been a general store for 130+ years!), Yankee Bookshop, and Vermont Flannel!
3 Visit Long Trail Brewery and try their beer flights. Sitting along the banks of a river, the brewery also offers a beautiful atmosphere.
4 Stop at the 3 covered bridges – they are so quintessentially New England! Check out: Middle Covered Bridge, Taftsville Covered Bridge, and Lincoln Covered Bridge.
5 Visit Sugarbush Farm for cheese and maple syrup tastings!
Where to stay:
• Woodstock Inn – perfect location right in the heart of Woodstock just steps from shops and restaurants.
• 506 on the River Inn – only a 5 minute drive from downtown and offers a charming and comfortable place to stay.
Long Trail Brewery.
Reception desk at 506 On the River Inn.
Mon Vert Cafe