Otto’s Cones Point General Store

3816 Vermont Route 30 South, Poultney, VT 05764, USA

Breakfast sandwiches, burgers, salads, ice cream, mini golf and live music! Open early am- late evening depending on season. This is a quasi restaurant/market to buy snacks, beer, wine, anything maple or Vermont themed souvenirs etc. VERY close to the cottages for any last minute needs! Don’t leave without trying their maple creamie ice cream cone! Visit Website


The Wells Country Store

1450 Vermont Route 30, Wells, VT 05774, USA

Breakfast bowls and sandwiches, lunch, fill your own beer growlers, ice cream, cheese by the wedge, local goodies and farm stand. Perfect for a quick and satisfying breakfast or lunch! Heading to Dorset or Manchester for the day- hit this place first to fuel up! Visit Website

Rathbun’s Maple Sugar House Restaurant

1208 Hatch Hill Rd, Whitehall, NY 12887, USA

Great breakfast and tour of how maple syrup is made! A bit of a drive, but 100% worth it. Visit Website

Taps Tavern

158 Main St, Poultney, VT 05764, USA

On the other side of the lake, visit the best bar and restaurant in Poultney for casual food, great drinks and music! Only open until 10pm, so time it right! Visit Website

The Barn Restaurant and Tavern

5581 VT-30, Pawlet, VT 05761, USA

Great place to a casual dinner (sit downstairs in the pub area!) with occassional live music. If you go, be sure to get the french onion soup! Visit Website

Slate Town Brewing Company

31 Main St, Granville, NY 12832, USA

Great beers, live music and the occasional food truck swings by. They also have a great menu for bar food and pizzas! Visit Website

HICKS ORCHARD

18 Hicks Rd, Granville, NY 12832, USA

Slyboro hard cider room tasting, apple picking, baby goats, apple cider donuts, wood fired pizza…need I say more? Take the beautiful scenic back roads drive to this remote orchard and spend the day enjoying all that Vermont beauty has to offer. Late September is Macintosh season! The only apple that ever need exist! Visit Website

Wellsmere Farm

197 VT-30, Wells, VT 05774, USA

Baby animals, tractor rides, VT goods and souvenirs, maple products, produce, meats and pies! Most everything is grown on the farm. Ask the owner for a free tractor ride and buckle in for the wildest ride of your life!

Lake Saint Catherine Golf Course

2130 VT-30, Poultney, VT 05764, USA

Public course with a clubhouse that has perfect views for leaf peepin’! The casual restaurant is open to the public for lunch and dinner. Visit Website

Slate Valley Museum

17 Water St, Granville, NY 12832, USA

Pop in and learn about the history that formed the area! Fun Fact: Kim’s Great grandfather Harry Hicks opened the Evergreen Slate Company in 1916! Especially fun and interesting if you hit Slate Town Brewery (walking distance) beforehand! Visit Website

Stewart’s Shops

217 Main St, Poultney, VT 05764, USA

This is kind of a family inside joke, but we’re obsessed with Stewart’s. They have the BEST ice cream in the world and you can pack your own pint with a combination of flavors. Also acts as a convenience store for basic items and some hot foods (try the chili!) There is one in Poultney and one in Granville. Visit Website

Price Chopper

8648 NY-22, Granville, NY 12832, USA

Your get it all grocery store. They have a great mix and match six pack local beer section and all the fresh food and snacks!