Local Activities

Outdoor Adventures

  • Golf - Championship Courses in Quechee and Woodstock.
    • Quechee Club Golf Course - Thirty-six holes designed by Geoffrey Cornish.
      www.quecheeclub.com/
    • Woodstock Inn and Resort Golf Course - A 6,000-yard, par-70, Robert Trent Jones-designed course.
      www.woodstockinn.com
  • Hot Air Balloon rides - Soar above New England with Balloons Over New England. Located in Quechee.
    www.balloonsovernewengland.com
  • Quechee Gorge - Known as Vermont’s Grand Canyon, the Gorge features strolls along the Ottauquechee River in Vermont State Park.
    www.vtstateparks.com
  • Silver Lake - At Twin Farms' private waterfront location, we provide our guests with canoes and kayaks to explore the lake. Located in Barnard.
    www.vtstateparks.com
  • Skiing- More advanced downhill skiing and snowboarding, plus cross-country skiing, rock climbing, snowmobiling, snowshoeing, and dog sledding in Killington and Woodstock.
    • Killington — Many types of terrain over six mountains and 140 trails, including a 500-foot long superpipe.
      www.killington.com
    • Suicide Six — Family friendly resort area in Woodstock. Slope ratings include 30% beginner, 40% intermediate, and 30% advanced.
      www.suicide6.com

Shopping, Museums, and Fine Arts

Cultural experiences with opportunities to shop for gifts — and for yourself!

  • Fable Farm — Wander through the village garden to get a first-hand look at how some of ingredients served at Twin Farms are grown.
    www.fablefarm.blogspot.com/
  • Hopkins Center for the Arts at Dartmouth College — Music, performance, film, and fine art in Hanover, New Hampshire.
    www.hop.dartmouth.edu
  • King Arthur Flour — Learn about baking techniques, and shop for specialty flours and kitchen tools in Norwich.
    www.kingarthurflour.com
  • Long Trail Brewery — Tour the brewery, learn about handcrafted ales, and bring home a case of freshly-brewed gifts for your friends.
    www.longtrail.com
  • Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park — Tour the historic home, gardens, walking trails, and Billings Farm in Woodstock, and learn more about the Rockefeller heritage of conservation and rural heritage. At Billings Farm and Museum — Tour this spectacular, historic working farm in Woodstock, and learn more about dairy farming and rural life. Also watch for special seasonal events that include sleigh rides, visits with draft horses, oxen, and sheep, and tours of the creamery and restored 1890-era farmhouse.
    www.billingsfarm.org
  • Montshire Museum of Natural Science — Hands-on science museum with outdoor walking trails in Norwich.
    www.montshire.org
  • Quechee Gorge Village — Handcrafted jewelry, art, and antiques located near outdoor activities in Quechee Gorge.
    www.quecheegorge.com/
  • The Red Horse Antiques — American and European country furniture and accessories in Bridgewater.
    www.theredhorseantiques.com
  • Shackleton Thomas — Handmade furniture, pottery, and accessories — many of which are found throughout the accommodations and common areas at Twin Farms — from renowned potter Miranda Thomas and craftsman Charles Shackleton. Located in Bridgewater.
    www.shackletonthomas.com
  • Simon Pearce Gallery — Riveting glassblowing and handmade pottery demonstrations inside a gallery and store, with a restaurant as well. Ask about the exclusive private shopping service only for Twin Farms guests. Located in Quechee, about 40 minutes from Barnard.
    www.simonpearce.com
  • Stave Puzzles — Creators of fine custom wooden jigsaw puzzles since 1974. Tour the facility to understand the history, mystery, and construction of the handmade collector’s items in Norwich. For an unparalleled gift, design your own.
    www.stavepuzzles.com
  • Sugarbush Farm — Tour the farm and purchase Vermont cheeses and maple syrup in Woodstock.
    www.sugarbushfarm.com


Should you wish to arrange any activities in advance, please contact our guest services team at 802-234-9999 or info@twinfarms.com. Learn more about preparing for your stay in our Reservations section.