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Free Afternoon

On Tuesday, June 24 the program ends mid-day, allowing attendees a free afternoon!

The following ticket options are available when registering for the meeting. Excursions are subject to cancellation if minimums are not met. Please be prompt for the return ride to campus. The bus will depart from the attraction at the designated time; if you are not on the bus you are responsible for finding your own ride home.

#1 Ben & Jerry's Tour

THIS TOUR SOLD OUT

Ben & Jerry's
Waterbury, VT
Ticket: $9
Tickets are not refundable. Ticket covers both transportation and admission to the 3:00pm tour.

Discover how the famous ice cream is made, and sample the flavor of the day.

1:30pm - Bus departs from University Heights North
2:45pm - report to ticket desk for the 3:00pm tour
3:00pm - 30-minute tour; followed by free time to explore the gift shop
4:45pm - Bus returns to University of Vermont

#2 Mt. Philo Hike

Mt. Philo State Park
Charlotte, VT
Ticket: $5
Tickets are not refundable. Ticket is for transportation only, and does not cover park fee.

The 168-acre park is located atop Mt. Philo (968' elevation) and overlooks the Lake Champlain Valley and the Adirondack Mountains of New York. Please remember to wear proper footwear and layered clothing. Hiking map

Trail Name Mileage Loop or One Way Difficulty Hiking Time Description Kid-Friendly
Summit Trail 1.00 One way to summit trails Moderate 1 hour Woodland, Summit Yes
Devils Chair 0.50 One way to summit trails Moderate 45 mins. Woodland, Summit No

1:30pm - Bus departs from University Heights North
5:00pm - Bus returns to University of Vermont

#3 Stowe Summer Attractions Park

Stowe Summer Attractions Park
Stowe, VT
Ticket: $5
Tickets are not refundable. Ticket is for transportation only, and does not cover admission to attractions.

In addition to hiking, you may want to try the Alpine Slide or the Gondola SkyRide.

1:30pm - Bus departs from University Heights North
4:45pm - Bus returns to University of Vermont