Top 10 Vermont & New Hampshire Sugarhouses

You scream I scream we all scream for… maple syrup? That is right! Nothing beats fresh maple syrup. Enjoy maple candies, glorious pancakes, maple syrup on freshly fallen snow, ice cream and baked goods. The maple sugar season in Vermont and New Hampshire is nothing short of SA-WEET. Chesterfield Inn & Restaurant offers the perfect location from which to explore and savor the flavors of maple sugar season. Choose your charming room or suite, complete with jetted tubs, cozy fireplaces, private entrances & more and experience this magical time of year. The trees are tapped, the syrup is flowing and we have a special just for you!

Grading System – did you know there are different flavors of syrup?

  • Golden – great over ice cream.
  • Amber – full bodied for folks that love the classic maple syrup flavor.
  • Dark – this has a more pronounced maple syrup with a strong flavor.
  • Very Dark – nearly black this syrup is great for cooking.

Did you also know that syrup is a natural food that is said to have the same antioxidant value as broccoli? Not only is it packed full of vitamins, it is said to reduce the risk of prostate cancer and heart disease. Who knew! Now you can enjoy your sweet tooth without the guilt.

Three jars of maple syrup

Here are the Top 10 Sugarhouses in Vermont and New Hampshire

Evans Maple Farm – 7.9 miles from the inn.
61 Spaulding Hill Road, East Dummerston, VT 05346
(802) 257-0262

This family run farm is tapping some of the same trees their ancestors tapped over a century ago! They tap and have 100% control of the production of the maple syrup guaranteeing exceptional quality. They have 3,000 taps which produces around 1,000 gallons a year.

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Maple syrup on snow

Paradise Farm Sugarhouse – 8.7 miles from the inn.
828 Marlboro Rd, Brattleboro, VT 05301
(802) 258-2026

“Vermont makes it special, we make it great!!” That is the Paradise Farm motto. Satisfy your sweet tooth when you order their maple syrups for shipment or porch pick up. The Maple Syrup Sampler offers 16 half pints of light, medium and dark syrups for the adventurous connoisseur.

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Harvesting maple at a Vermont sugarhouse

Lilac Ridge Farm – located 8.8 miles from the inn.
30 Covey Rd, Brattleboro, VT 05301
(802) 254-8113

This farm started in 1937 and has morphed into 600 acres of farmland. They have a 50-cow organic dairy, a 10-acre market garden and a 2,000 tap sugaring operation. Visiting this lovely farm is a must.

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The Robb Family Farm – located 9.5 miles from the inn.
822 Ames Hill Road, Brattleboro, VT 05301
(802) 257-0163

Established in 1907, this multi-generational farm has exceptional Vermont maple syrup products! Each spring begins the sugar season. They collect the sap, boiling it down the traditional way and them bottle the glorious syrup. They have 8,500 taps and make maple candy, ice cream and maple coated nuts.

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Two jars of light and dark maple syrup

Stuart & John’s Sugar House – located 12 miles from the Chesterfield Inn.
31 Route 63 Westmoreland, NH 03467
(603) 399-4486

Built in 1974 this sugaring operation has perfected their skill and are known for their quality today. They have 10,000 taps and produce 2,500 gallons of syrup each year. Patrons can enjoy breakfast and lunch at dinner certain times of year at this sugar house.

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Pouring maple syrup on blueberry pancakes

Harlow’s Sugar House –  12.9 miles from the inn.
563 Bellows Falls Rd, Putney, VT 05346
(802) 387-5852

This sugar house offers maple candies, fudge, honey and more. Go on in and taste a bit of heaven.

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Maple tap during maple sugar season in Vermont

Franklin Farm – located 14.5 miles from the inn. (contacted for photos)
4708 Weatherhead Hollow Rd, Guilford, VT 05301
(802) 254-2228

Stock up on exceptional maple syrup from this lovely family farm. Not only can you get syrup but they also have farm fresh eggs, organic hamburger and stew meet as well. This wood-fired maple syrup is nothing short of incredible.

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Jar of maple syrup and maple leaf

Sprague Sugarhouse – located 30.9 miles from the inn.
Rt 100, Whitingham, VT 05342
(802) 368-2776

They make pure Vermont Maple Syrup and Maple Products the traditional way. We can almost smell it!

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Vermont Sugarhouse

Ball Brook Maple House – 52.3 miles from the inn.
914 School Road, Pownal, VT 05261
(802) 379-0337

This sugar house boasts syrup of all grades. There is maple popcorn free to sample as well! Go and see maple syrup being produced in this top-notch sugar house.

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Maple syrup & candies

The Sugar Shack – located 56.6 miles from the inn and it provides a beautiful drive. Road trip!
Green Mountain and Finger Lakes National Forests, Sugar Shack Ln, Arlington, VT 05250
(802) 375-6747

Pure maple syrup is produced at the Sugar Shack. Rick is pictured above at the evaporator. He has been sugaring for over 50 years! Come sample his fabulous syrup and their famous maple glazed doughnuts. The Sugar Shack also has jams, mustard, cheese, fudge, maple candies, ice cream, pies and more. It is well worth the drive.

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Glass leaf maple syrup jars

A Maple Lover’s Getaway

Visiting West Chesterfield is the perfect experience for anyone with a sweet tooth! Before you book your stay during the sweetest season in New England, choose which charming and romantic guest room speaks to your heart and check out our current specials and packages for fun ways to enhance your maple lover’s escape. Get A Taste of the Region with this flavorful package offering Butternut Mountain Farm Maple Syrup, Grafton Cheddar Cheese, Tavernier Chocolate, Copper Cannon Maple Rum and more! When you come to Chesterfield Inn, you’ll enjoy uninterrupted relaxation in the country, hot breakfasts each morning, fabulous food at our restaurant, and so many local attractions to explore. Endless fun awaits. See you soon!

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