- The list below includes 83 free or cheap things to do in or near Waitsfield, Vermont, including 81 different types of inexpensive activities like River, Movie Theaters, Cooking Classes and Farms & Ranches.
- From Mad River to Mad River Valley, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Waitsfield and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Stowe, Middlebury, Montpelier and Barre.
92% 281 votes
2657 Waterbury-Stowe Road, Waterbury Center, VT MoreLess Info
Many Cabot products are offered on the shelves of The Cabot Annex Store. Visitors can even sample their award-winning cheeses and other Vermont specialty foods while browsing the store for handmade crafts.
92% 121 votes
3033 Waterbury-Stowe Rd, Waterbury, VT 05677 MoreLess Info
Hot glass is quickly turned into artwork at the Ziemke Glass Blowing Studio. The main portion of the site is a large gallery that puts the finished pieces on display, but guests can also purchase items they enjoy and watch glass blowing.
79% 605 votes
3600 Waterbury-Stowe Road, Waterbury Center, VT 05677 MoreLess Info
Cider is pressed at the Cold Hollow Cider Mill throughout the year, and tours of the facilities are held at the same time that the pressing facility is open. There is also an on-site general store that has Vermont-made gifts, crafts, fresh donuts, and other specialty foods.
As a pottery studio, Montpelier Mud offers an assortment of tools for local artisans to utilize, such as pottery wheels, kilns, glazes, and more. The studio also hosts classes teaching beginning to advanced pottery making.
The Vermont Granite Museum of Barre showcases the history of local granite production in a beautiful riverside setting. Visitors can take tours, view artisans at work, or attend seasonal events hosted on the grounds.
The Morse Farm Maple Sugarworks is a family-run maple syrup operation including free tours and tastings, nature trail, country store and outdoor museum on Vermont farm life. The maplewood Woodshed Theater offers a film about the family's maple process.