Real Vermonters know that life's too short to have fake maple syrup...even if you live to be 105! So if you really want to get a taste of the sweet life, visit two of the best places in Vermont to get syrup and all things maple. We're not just being sappy. These farms are really special. And they're just a little over an hour from each other so they make up a pretty sweet day tour or part of an extended stay.

Dakin Farm in Ferrisburgh :
  • Treat your travelers to a real Vermont taste experience!
  • Take a tour of the Dakin Farm 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
  • Enjoy the generous FREE samples that make this stop even sweeter
  • Browse the spacious retail store offering pure VT maple syrup and an impressive selection of VT food products and other gift items
  • Visit Dakin Farms' tour group page for more info:


 Morse Farm Maple Sugarworks in Montpelier:

  • Take in all the tastes, sights, and fascinating history of this 200-year-old farm
  • Enjoy live and video presentations in the farm's Woodshed Theater and Sugarhouse
  • Savor samples of VT maple syrup, jams, jellies, and more
  • Visit the outdoor museum, which includes an antique replica of the Vermont State House
  • Stroll along the gentle maple trail that leads right to the trees where is all begins
  • Visit Morse Maple Farm's tour group page:


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824 West Lakeshore Drive, Suite 3 
Colchester, Vermont 05446

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