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Shelburne Farms

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1611 Harbor Rd, Shelburne, VT 05482-7671
+1 802-985-8686
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Great place to visit

An absolute "must see" when visiting the area! Watching the cheese making is most instructive, and... read more

Reviewed yesterday
New York
Harvest Festival!

We came here with our 6 year old for the Harvest Festival and it was awesome! Our daughter loved... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
East Fairfield, Vermont
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A nonprofit organization educating for sustainability. Its campus is a 1,400-acre working farm, forest, and National Historic Landmark. Year-round walking trails and programs; seasonal inn, property tours, and children's farmyard (mid-May to mid-October)
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“cheese making” (60 reviews)
“farm barn” (41 reviews)
“working farm” (32 reviews)
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1611 Harbor Rd, Shelburne, VT 05482-7671
+1 802-985-8686
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Reviewed yesterday

An absolute "must see" when visiting the area! Watching the cheese making is most instructive, and it tastes delicious!

Thank HarryAnnie
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We came here with our 6 year old for the Harvest Festival and it was awesome! Our daughter loved the different activities from making your own vine crown to the farm animals to the various arts and crafts that she was able to do and...More

Thank TriciaM01
Reviewed 6 days ago

This incredibly beautiful farm right on the shore of the lake offers miles of beautiful hiking trains in and out of the woods on all sides. The Inn is a historical home that serves excellent (though expensive) food for brunch. You can enjoy the historical...More

Thank Todd H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Family trip in September to shelburne farm Vermont . Good experience for young children . Can watch some farm animals( chicken, goat, sheep, cows, donkey, pigs and one horse), cheese making. Recommend a visit to their bakery as well .

Thank Hayasmd
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Spent several hours at this farm once owned by a Vanderbilt. Did the property tour and was amazed by the barns and the house, which is now an inn and restaurant. The property sits along Lake Champlain. We had reservations for dinner and returned when...More

Thank MelodieE
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is nothing short of stunning. Absolutely extraordinary landscape, architectural wonders (barns like palaces) and a superb way to get exercise and phenomenal food, if you're looking for either. I spend hours there each week just walking--whether you have 30 minutes or 3 hours...More

Thank Lynne B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An amazing place to be. This is a Vanderbilt 'summer cottage'. My daughter and I stayed there for my 75th birthday. Our room had original period pieces. The food is grown and prepared there. The Customer service is AMAZING! Lake Champlain to view and gardens....More

Thank KarenDelaware
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

To be once owned by one family is amazing. Nice place for a bike ride, to large for a walk. A view of the lake to die for.The (HOUSE) is only open in the summer.

Thank Tom L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We brought our granddaughter to the farm and had a most wonderful experience. It all started with the easily accessible restroom right inside the door of the shop, and then off on the awaiting tractor pulled wagon. The farm offers so much for children of...More

Thank sheilal921
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Shelburne Fans is beautiful, a combination of all good things: fields, architecture, specimen trees, gardens. We took a long walk along farm roads that led to Lake Champlain, then up to the Inn and back. Along the way, there are lovely things to see --...More

Thank Barbara M
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9 September 2016|
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Response from Pokysmom | Reviewed this property |
What you may have meant to say is that you have nothing negative to say. I couldn't agree more. My only regret was not staying for lunch.
Ismael O
3 August 2016|
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Response from LAW6281 | Reviewed this property |
The area around Lake Champlain and Montpelier offer a lot to do and experience. Quaint towns & wonderful rustic farm experiences at old Vanderbilt and Rockefeller estates.
1 April 2016|
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Response from ShelFarm | Property representative |
The Inn at Shelburne Farms closes for the season on October 16, 2016 this year, as do our property tours, and Children's Farmyard. Our walking trails and Welcome Center are open year round, however, and it's likely that... More