Sugarbush Farm (www.sugarbushfarm.com) near Woodstock is offering 40 min. sleigh rides behind their Belgium horses from Jan. 18-31 through their maple woods. Reservations required (11am – 3pm) – Call to book 802 457-1757. Sugarbush Farm is a working farm which makes maple syrup and cheese. They have an informational display on the maple sugaring process and a tasting room for both the cheeses and syrup grades they offer and of course, there is a gift shop on site to store up on Vermont products.
February 13-21, 10 am to 3:30 pm
Sleigh Ride Week at
Billings Farm & Museum
Woodstock, VermontThis popular winter week will feature sleigh
rides, sledding with jack jumper sleds, tours
of the dairy farm and farmhouse, and interactive programs. Climb aboard the
Billings Farm sleigh for a ride through the frosty farm fields and take a turn with a
jack jumper sled. On the weekends, in commemoration of President’s Day,
sample favorite cookies of the Presidents, including Theodore Roosevelt’s
Sagamore Hill Sand Tarts, James Buchanan’s Apees, Franklin Pierce’s New
Hampshire Seeds, and George Washington’s Jumbals. – and learn about the
development of the Billings Farm, still one of the best Jersey farms in America.
The horse barn, calf nursery, milk room, cow barn, and sheep barn are stops along
the self-guided tour. Up-close programs with the livestock will be offered.
The restored and furnished 1890 Farm House will be open for touring, featuring
the farm office, family living quarters, creamery, and ice house.
Sleigh Ride Week admission includes sleigh rides and sledding, the farm, farm
house, and activities, plus A Place in the Land, an Academy Award® nominee
film. Admission: adults: $12.00; over 62: $11.00; students (13-17): $8.00; children 5-
12: $6.00; 3-4: $3.00; under 3: free. Located one-half mile north of the Woodstock
village green on VT Route 12. Information: 802/457-2355
In the barns, discover Vermont dairying – past and present
Be sure to check out earlier blogs for other activities during your stay at Leave No Trace Cabin!