Sweet surprises await your tour group guests when you plan a day visit or longer getaway with stops at Dakin Farm and The Vermont Teddy Bear Factory. Located less than 15 minutes from each other on Vermont's scenic Route 7, the two attractions are very popular among tourists and locals alike.
Dakin Farm in Ferrisburgh treats visitors to a real Vermont taste experience, offering tours of their sugar house, maple syrup cannery, and USDA-inspected meat plant where meats and cheese are smoked using the farm's original recipes from the 1800s. Generous FREE samples make this stop even sweeter, as does its spacious retail store offering pure VT maple syrup and an impressive selection of VT food products and other gift items. Visit Dakin Farm's tour group page for more info:
Vermont Teddy Bear in Shelburne has become famous for giving out the warmest bear hugs around. They offer a fun-filled, behind-the-scenes tour of their working teddy bear factory, where guests can see firsthand how their premium bears are created - from cutting and stitching to stuffing and sewing. You can also make your very own teddy bear in the Bear Shop, as well as shop for souvenirs and other Vermont-made products. Visit Vermont Teddy Bear's tour group page for more info: