Know someone who loves learning how things work? At the Montshire Museum of Science in Norwich, you’ll find a wonderful collection of science and nature-related items, including science kits, books for kids and adults, nature guides, puzzles and more. Nice to know: all purchases help support the museum and its educational mission.
Montshire Museum of Science
One Montshire Road, Norwich, VT
Give chefs, hostesses and those who love to eat a gift box of artisan cheese from the Plymouth Cheese Factory. Located at the homestead of President Calvin Coolidge, the company has been making distinctive tasting, heritage cheese sine the late 1800’s—and it’s delicious!
Plymouth Cheese Factory
106 Messer hill Road, Plymouth Notch, VT
A hand-carved cottage rocker is a gift of a lifetime. You’ll find this and other handcrafted furniture and pottery at Shackleton Thomas. Artists Charles Shakleton (furniture) and Miranda Thomas (pottery) create beautiful quality pieces in their Bridgewater studio.
102 Mill Road, Brigewater, VT
Find whimsical fiber creatures, one-of-a-kind lamps, delicate jewelry, up-cycled sweaters, and a wealth of other clever and practical items at Collective-the Art of Craft. This cool store has a wide range of goods created by its talented members.
Collective-the Art of Craft
47 Central Street, Woodstock, VT
Say “cheers” to someone with a gift from Vermont Spirits. Two choices that tap into local flavors: No. 14 Bourbon has Vermont maple syrup in the blend and Vermont Gold Vodka is distilled from the sap of a maple tree.
Quechee Gorge Village
5573 Woodstock Road, Quechee, VT