The Vermont Attractions Association (VAA) announces the acceptance of five new members for 2014 that exemplify the qualities of a premier Vermont attraction under the Association’s criteria. The newest attractions qualifying for membership in VAA are Burlington Segways in Burlington, Northeast Kingdom Tasting Center in Newport, Edgewater Gallery in Middlebury, ClearLake Furniture in Ludlow, and Bennington Museum in Bennington.
Burlington Segways offers one- and two-hour Segway tours of the Burlington waterfront, the bike path, downtown and UVM.
Experience all the high quality foods and beverages produced in Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom in one central market and culinary destination—the Northeast Kingdom Tasting Center on Main Street in Newport.
Edgewater Gallery hosts vibrant exhibitions from emerging and established artists, offering fine art, craft, jewelry and tableware. Lectures and monthly events contribute to the local culture of Middlebury.
Handcrafted in a Vermont barn, see how the finest, award-winning furniture is made at ClearLake Furniture with their large showroom and daily guided shop tours.
Bennington Museum showcases the immense creativity of Vermont from earliest times to the present, including Vermont art, history, and culture.
The VAA, which is managed by the Vermont Chamber of Commerce, was founded in 1957, and represents about 70 of Vermont’s finest family destinations. Focusing on education as a component of the visitor experience, VAA members meet high standards while offering unusual experiences in the areas of agricultural tourism, art, excursions, galleries, guided tours, history, museums, recreation, shopping, and specialty foods.
To see a complete list of VAA members or for more information about the VAA, visit www.vtattractions.org.