Welcome to Heart of the Village Inn


This page provides useful information on all the local attractions, outdoor activities, and restaurants that Shelburne and the Greater Burlington area has to offer.

2015 Calendar of Events in the Greater Burlington area and nearby:

Feb 6-8: Winter Lights
Feb 27 - Mar 1: 20th Annual Magic Hat Mardi Gras
March 28-29: Maple Open House At Shelburne Farms
March 28-29: Maples Sugar Festival at Boyden Valley Winery & Spirits
Apr 11: Bob Stannard: A Night of Blues
Apr 14: Ben & Jerry's Free Cone Day
Apr 24-26: 49th Annual Vermont Maple Festival
Apr 24 - May 03: Vermont Restaurant Week
Apr 25-26: Vermont's First Dog & Pony Show
May 2: 8th Annual Kentucky Derby Dinner Gala
May 7, 14, 21, 28 - June 4: Burlington Farmers' Market
May 10-12: Made In Vermont Marketplace
May 16: 5th Annual HeavyFest hosted by Magic Hat Brewery & Artifactory
May 24:Keybank Vermont City Marathon and Relay
June 5-14: Burlington Discover Jazz Festival
June 12-14: 17th Annual Stowe Wine & Food Classic
June 16-20: Burlington Wine & Food Festival
July 3: Burlington Fireworks / Champlain Valley Flyer Train Charlotte-Burlington Round Trip
July 5-11: Middlebury Summer Festival On-The-Green
July 10-12: Stoweflake Hot Air Balloon Festival
July 17-18: Vermont Brewers Festival
July 19: Vermont Cheesemakers' Festival
Jul 26: Colchester Triathlon
Jul 31 - Aug 2: Festival of Fools
Aug 6-9: The 9th Annual Lake Champlain Maritime Festival
Sept 4-9: Vermont State Fair
Sept 11-13: South End Art Hop
Sept 12: Fashion's Night Burlington
Oct 2-4: Stowe Rotary's Oktoberfest
Oct 10-11: Stowe Foliage Arts Festival
Oct 10-11: Cider Days at Belmont Village in Mount Holly
Nov 28: Santa Parade & Church Street Lighting Ceremony

Plan Your visit and discover Vermont! So much to explore, so easy to do.


Favorite Local Restaurants:

 The Bearded Frog

Cucina Antica

* These restaurants are within easy walking distance of the Inn!

Outdoor Activities:

Hiking, Biking, and Boating
Vermont Fly Fishing 
Local Golf Courses
Pick-your-own Apples & Berries


Other Useful Resources:

Vermont Crafts Council
Lake Champlain Regional Chamber of Commerce
Vermont Lodging & Restaurant Assoc.

Shelburne Farms
A 1,400-acre working farm, historic site, and non-profit education center on the shores of Lake Champlain. Concerts, weddings, cheese production, and a variety of educational events each year.


Shelburne Museum
One of the nation's finest, most diverse, and unconventional museums of art, design, and Americana. 39 buildings covering 45 acres. Your ticket allows entry for 2 consecutive days in case you just have to go back!

Shelburne Country Store
Located just around the corner is an original 1859 Vermont country store where you'll find all your favorites and lots of wonderful gift ideas including the world's best fudge, penny candy, toys, jewelry and more.


Other Nearby Attractions:

Furchgott Sourdiffe Art Gallery 
Flying Pig Bookstore
Shelburne Vineyards
Jamie Two Coats' Toy Store
Shelburne Farmers Market (Saturday mornings in summertime)
Village Wine & Coffee
Vermont Teddy Bear Factory












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