Delicious Food Tours in Waterbury, Vermont

The Cold Hollow Cider Mill

If you are visiting or passing through the Waterbury, Vermont area (perhaps returning from a Smugglers Notch family vacation?) you’ll find some fabulous factory tours and sampling opportunities that are family friendly.

Here are some of the delicious stops:

The Green Mountain Coffee Visitor Center and Cafe

It can be a challenge to find this place, so if you have GPS, search for the Waterbury Amtrak Station.  There’s a small museum (not too exciting for kids), and a cafe with every flavor of Green Mountain coffee and Keurig coffee.  It’s a great way to check out some of the Keurig flavors before you commit to buy a whole box.

Ben and Jerry’s Waterbury Factory

Who doesn’t love Ben and Jerry’s ice cream?  Visit the factory during the weekend, when the ice cream is actually produced.  While you can also get a tour on the weekends, you’ll watch a video of production instead of seeing it live.  If visiting during the summer, you’ll also find food vendors and kids’ crafts on site.

Cold Hollow Cider Mill

I love apple cider donuts, and the ones at the Cold Hollow Cider Mill are the best I’ve ever had.  You can also get fresh apple cider, coffee, and gifts at this quaint shop.  I always get some extra donuts too – they are great days later when heated up for a few seconds.

Cabot Annex Store

This annex of the main Cabot Store offers dozens of different cheese samples.  I dare you to leave without buying something!

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About Jodi Grundig

Jodi Grundig has loved traveling since she was a little girl. She started blogging in 2007 on her popular review site Mom's Favorite Stuff and after doing quite a bit of family traveling, decided to launch her own travel blog. Jodi resides in Massachusetts with her husband, eight-year old son, ten-year old daughter, and Havanese dog.


  1. Yes its there.. Amazing place over there.

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