Bragg Farm Sugarhouse and Gift Shop
1005 VT Route 14 North
PO.Box 201, East Montpelier Vermont 02651
Visit an 8th-generation sugarhouse using traditional methods of maple sugaring! Enjoy free guided maple tours & tastings. Watch our video and walk through the maple woods. We have very scenic views and a covered bridge nearby. Free products catalog, large gift shop, maple ice cream parlor and farm animals! From Montpelier go 5 miles East on Route 2, then 1 mile on Route 14 North. Open daily 8:30-6:00 year-round. June-Aug. 8:30-8:00. Bragg Farm was picked the #1 attraction in Montpelier for summer 2015 on Trip Advisor!
Capital City Farmers Market
PO Box 515, Montpelier VT 05601
Shoppers will find over 50 farmers, food producers, and craftspeople each week at the Capital City Farmers Market. The downtown market, in operation since 1977, provides a wide range of products including fresh vegetables and fruits, quality meats, artisan cheeses and breads, baked goods, ethnic foods, herbs, plants, flowers, arts and crafts, honey and maple syrup, as well as local music and the weekly “Community Green”! The market runs from May through October outside, and moves inside with twice monthly markets from November through April.
The Montpelier Historic District is roughly bounded by Memorial Drive, Bailey Avenue, Hubbard Park, Vine Street, and Hubbard Street. Residences are private and not open to the public, but many of the businesses, institutions and government buildings welcome visitors.
A walking tour is available. Further information can be obtained from the State of Vermont's Central Region Visitors Center at 134 State Street, open 8:00 am to 8:00 pm every day.
Fresh Tracks Farm Vineyard & Winery
4373 VT Route 12, Berlin VT 05602
Fresh Tracks Farm boasts local wines from local vines. Our wines are made from 100% Vermont-grown cold-hardy grapes. Come for a glass of wine or a tasting. Snack on cheese and crackers and enjoy our gorgeous scenery. Take the family, bring a friend or come on your own.
82 Trillium Hill, Montpelier, VT, 05602
Family-owned and operated, established in 2007, North Branch Vineyards is a small winery which lies beside the North Branch River, a branch of the Winooski River in Montpelier's picturesque valley. We produce unique wines using locally and regionally grown grapes. Call before visiting.
New England Culinary Institute
56 College Street, Montpelier, VT 05602
For over 30 years our unique apprenticeship model has been NECI’s recipe for success. Small classes, kitchen learning from day one, long internships, and unparalleled personal attention - these are the raw ingredients of a NECI education. With our menu of programs and degrees, you can create the education you need to fulfill your dreams. We offer certificate, Associate’s and Bachelor’s degree programs in Baking & Pastry Arts, Culinary Arts, and Food and Beverage Business Management.
We also offer classes that are open to the public. Check our website for details.
Three Penny Taproom
108 Main St, Montpelier, VT 05602
Three Penny Taproom is Vermont’s premiere destination for craft beer and craft food. Our focus on high quality products, paired with high quality service, leaves no doubt why we are a "can’t miss" stop in the greatest little capital city in the country, Montpelier, Vermont.
Vermont Mountaineers Baseball (NECBL)
1 Ballpark Road, Montpelier, VT, 05602
P.O. Box 586, Montpelier, VT 05601
The Vermont Mountaineers, whose home field is at the historic Recreation Field in Montpelier, is a member of the 12-team New England Collegiate Baseball League (NECBL), which draws its recruits from the top U.S. collegiate baseball programs. Mountaineers games attract a wide fan base, averaging over 1200 per game over the 14 years in the league. Once at the park, fans can watch the game, chat with neighbors, get player autographs, enjoy in-between inning games, witness the antics of our mascot, “Skip,” and sample the wonderful food provided by local vendors. The Mountaineers have been one of the winningest franchises in the NECBL and have qualified for the play-offs twelve times, winning two regular season titles, five division championships and three League Championships. In addition the team has had ten players reach the Major League level with many others at all levels of professional baseball.
115 State Street, Montpelier, VT 05633
The Vermont State House is one of the oldest and best preserved state capitol buildings in the nation. This 150-year-old capitol in Montpelier, the smallest capital city in America, has the oldest legislative chambers still in use in their original architectural design. As you tour the halls and chambers, we hope you will enjoy this special historic building and learn more about the State for which it was built.
Board members of the Friends of the State House design and carry out a variety of special events to inform and engage Vermonters and visitors in the history, the present, and the future of the Vermont State House. All events are open to the public and fulfill an essential part of the Friends’ organizational mission for promoting appreciation of Vermont's building of first importance.
Vermont History Museum
109 State Street, Pavilion Building, Montpelier, Vermont
You can walk through time and experience a full-sized Abenaki wigwam, a re-creation of the Catamount Tavern where Ethan Allen's Green Mountain Boys gathered, a railroad station complete with a working telegraph, and a WWII living room. And don’t miss the famous catamount at the door! Our award-winning exhibit shows visitors Vermont's history from 1600 to the present, filling 5,000 square feet in the Pavilion Building in Montpelier. One admission fee gives access to both the Vermont History Museum and the Vermont Heritage Galleries in Barre. Adults: $5. Families: $12. Students, children, seniors: $3. Members and children under 6: Free.