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Shelburne Farms

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1611 Harbor Rd, Shelburne, VT 05482-7671
+1 802-985-8686
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disappointing

We are from suburbs in Florida and we have at least 3 farms in our area that are far better than... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Meghan J
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Tampa, Florida
Great experience

Beautiful location. Lots of places to walk/hike. If you enjoy being outdoors, you will really like... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Maine-e-yak_007
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Phippsburg, Maine
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A nonprofit organization educating for sustainability. Its campus is a 1,400-acre working farm, forest, and National Historic Landmark. Year-round walking trails and programs; seasonal inn, property tours, and children's farmyard (mid-May to mid-October)
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“cheese making” (65 reviews)
“farm barn” (40 reviews)
“working farm” (36 reviews)
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1611 Harbor Rd, Shelburne, VT 05482-7671
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+1 802-985-8686
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Reviewed yesterday

We are from suburbs in Florida and we have at least 3 farms in our area that are far better than Shelburne farm. It got such great reviews, I insisted our family go there on a recent fall trip to Vermont. Huge disappointment. Please be...More

Thank Meghan J
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Beautiful location. Lots of places to walk/hike. If you enjoy being outdoors, you will really like this location. Visit the barn and meet the animals and watch them make cheese. Talk to the guys in the wood shop and learn about making quality furniture. We...More

Thank Maine-e-yak_007
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you wear your walking shoes, this expansive farm is lovely to walk through. The hike up the hill from the animal barn rewards you with the best view across the property to Lake Champlain beyond.

Thank NLV-E
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my second time visiting, so I did not sign up for any tour. I walked up to the large barn which is beautiful! The walking path was smooth and fairly flat. The day was perfect for walking, although I could have taken the...More

Thank Susan V
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great time visiting this farm and learning about the various animals, buildings and farmhouse. Great place to stop and enjoying the past.

Thank Cwdiede
Reviewed 1 week ago

Shelburne Farms is much more than a world-class Inn and a world-class restaurant that annually lures thousands of travelers from all over the world. It is a non-profit organization that offers educational opportunities for children of all ages to learn about sustainability and their connections...More

Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went on a tour at the farm when some friends were getting married and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves! We were so interested to find out that this estate is part of the Vanderbilt family and that Frederick Law Olmstead had a hand in its design,...More

Thank sngbrd
Reviewed 1 week ago

We found ourselves in Shelburne for a wedding over the Labor Day Holiday. Decided to extend our stay and found Shelburne Farms. We walked the area, looked at the schedule of events and just had a wonderful time viewing the beauty of the barns and...More

Thank freddi g
Reviewed 1 week ago

Shelburne Farms is a beautiful historic farm dating back to 1886. Owned by the David Webb and his wife, Lila Vanderbilt, it is a "place of vision, sweeping pastures, commanding architecture, and crowning woodlands". Beautifully landscaped, the farm still maintains a working barn and herd....More

Thank JoAnnPiper
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This property is gorgeous. It sits right on Lake Champlain just outside of beautiful Burlington, Vermont. The wedding and cocktail part was held overlooking the lake with a reception in the carriage barn. Lovely setting, devious food, very attentive staff. The Inn was beautiful. So...More

Thank Marcia H
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papacran
9 September 2016|
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Response from Pokysmom | Reviewed this property |
What you may have meant to say is that you have nothing negative to say. I couldn't agree more. My only regret was not staying for lunch.
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Ismael O
3 August 2016|
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Response from LAW6281 | Reviewed this property |
The area around Lake Champlain and Montpelier offer a lot to do and experience. Quaint towns & wonderful rustic farm experiences at old Vanderbilt and Rockefeller estates.
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coastalgirl53
1 April 2016|
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Response from ShelFarm | Property representative |
The Inn at Shelburne Farms closes for the season on October 16, 2016 this year, as do our property tours, and Children's Farmyard. Our walking trails and Welcome Center are open year round, however, and it's likely that... More
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