Quechee Gorge is just to the west of the Quality Inn. It was formed by the Ottaquechee River and is 165 feet deep. The bridge offers views into the gorge and there are hiking trails down into the gorge.
Vermont Institute of Natural Science (VINS) is just beyond the Gorge and features exhibits, nature trails, live bird programs raptors, avian rehabilitation and a store. Visit their web site at www.vinsweb.org.
Quechee Gorge Village offers antiques, arts and crafts, a Country store and much more. Visit their web site at www.quecheegorge.com.
Simon Pearce Glass & Pottery has two locations, one in Quechee village (turn right at the blinking light beyond the Gorge) and another in Windsor. At the Quechee site, you can watch glassblowing and pottery-making, shop in their store and eat in their restaurant. Their web site is www.simonpearce.com.
Woodstock Area offers Billings Farm and Museum, Dana House Museum, Marsh Billings Rockfeller National
Historic Site, Sugarbush Farm, Green Mountain Horse Association and shopping. For more detailed information,
Dartmouth College and the Hanover, NH Area have regular cultural and sporting events, a teaching hospital and shopping. Two web sites to check out are www.hanovernh.org about and www.dartmouth.edu.
Local Covered Bridges include one in Quechee village, twin bridges in North Hartland, one in Hartland, one in Taftsville and two in Woodstock. The one between Cornish, NH and Windsor, VT is the longest in the US.
Recreational Opportunities abound and include nearby hiking, swimming, boating, and skiing
Vermont Spotlight visits Quechee, Vermont and talks with Simon Pearce, owner of Simon Pearce Glassworks
American Precision Museum
Billings Farm and Museum
Cornish Colony Gallery & Museum
Dana House Museum
Hood Museum of Art
Joseph Smith Memorial
Justin Morrill Homestead
Long Trail Brewery
Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historic Park
Montshire Museum of Science
Lower Shaker Village
North Hartland Lake
Old Constitution House
Path of Life Garden
Saint Gaudens National Site
Vermont Scenic Train Rides