Sugar Glider Kitchen is located in the township of Hartford, Vermont. Once you sign up for a class, you will receive a confirmation email and location specifics so you can get to your class without any snafus.

If you are traveling from outside Vermont and are making a little vacation of your stay while taking a class at Sugar Glider Kitchen, here are a few lodging, food and sightseeing recommendations so that you might enjoy our beautiful corner of the country to the fullest. If you’re flying in from beyond, the closest airports (both 1 1/2 hour drives but boy, they are beautiful drives) are Burlington International Airport and Manchester, NH airport. We also have a local, small craft, airport in Lebanon, NH that’s incredibly close and is serviced by Cape Air. If you’re traveling from either the Boson area or NYC, the Dartmouth Coach is a fabulous mode of transport to our area.

LODGING

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The Woodstock Inn and Resort

The historic Woodstock Inn can’t be beat for charm or amenities. Located in the singularly adorable town of Woodstock, Vermont, the Inn is just off the town green and is home to a spa, great restaurants and a fantastic staff.

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Twin Farms

For a truly pampered and exceptional experience, Twin Farms goes above and beyond  most any other special occasion getaway. The lodgings, from rooms at the inn to thoughtful and luxurious cabins, to the dining and spa experiences, if you’re looking to do it up right and remember your stay in Vermont for the rest of your days, this is your place.

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The Hanover Inn

The Hanover Inn in Hanover, New Hampshire is just over the Connecticut River that divides Vermont and New Hampshire. Enjoy its prime location facing Dartmouth College’s Baker Tower.

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The Norwich Inn is everything you’d want in a small, New England hotel. It’s cozy, it’s friendly and there’s a pub! Don’t forget to stop into Dan & Whit’s next door for a quintessential Vermont general store experience.

These are but a few recommendations close to the Sugar Glider Kitchen but there are many more wonderful establishments in the area that are just a Google search away.

FOOD

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The Mill at Simon Pearce

Locals and visitors (flatlanders!) alike flock to Simon Pearce  in Quechee, Vermont for their gorgeous glassware and the food. You can enjoy a fine dining experience in “The Mill” dining room (with views to the covered bridge and water fall) and more casual dining in their Bar café.

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Worthy Kitchen

For great farm to table cuisine and amazing craft beer, you can’t beat Worthy Kitchen in Woodstock, Vermont. The atmosphere is ebullient and the food and beer sublime.

No matter what, the one thing you MUST eat in summertime Vermont is a maple creemee.

TO DO

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The Gorge

We’ve got our own little version of the Grand Canyon in the Upper Valley: The Quechee Gorge. Walk the bridge and take photos from above or enjoy an easy hike to the bottom. Just around the corner you can get a quick bite at the Pizza Chef (fabulous craft beer on tap as well) and do some shopping at the Quechee Antiques Mall.

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King Arthur Flour

No baker’s visit to the Upper Valley is complete without a stop at King Arthur Flour in Norwich, Vermont. Home to a baker’s store, a café and a Baking Education Center, you’ll be in flour dusted heaven the moment you enter.

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Farmhouse Pottery in Woodstock, Vermont

Woodstock, Vermont is a town worth visiting any time of the year. There’s a reason it’s consistently named the most beautiful town in America. While you’re there, visit Vermont’s oldest general store: Gillingham’s. Just a short ride from town is one of the best shops around: Farmhouse Pottery. They also offer pottery classes!

screen-shot-2017-01-09-at-10-38-48-amIf you love beer, you won’t want to miss Hill Farmstead, the brewery that’s consistently voted one of the best in the world. It’s a little farther afield in the NEK (Northeast Kingdom) but worth the trek as they have a tasting room and you can fill a growler (or two). Don’t miss Parker Pie while you’re there.