Visit the Vermont Country Store

For the ultimate charming Vermont experience, visit the historic Vermont Country Store on your next trip to our Ludlow bed and breakfast. Located just .3 miles from the inn, you could spend a sunny afternoon on vacation walking to the store to peruse and look for unique treasures and to soak in the history.

The Vermont Country store is a family-run business, currently managed by Lyman Orton and his three sons, Eliot, Gardner, and Cabot. The store dates back to earlier generations though. It’s been part of the Orton family since 1946. Current proprietors hold up old-fashioned family values and customers get that feel the second they walk in the door. Store owners work to be an active part of the Weston community, and you will become a part of the tradition on your first visit. You don’t have to be a local to feel like one in Weston’s beloved establishment.


The Vermont Country Store offers a wide range of quality goods, perfect for getting a taste of the local Vermont flavor or picking up gifts and souvenirs to remember your special trip by. Your family and friends are also sure to appreciate a gift from you that you picked up on your northern adventure. The Vermont Country Store offers a wide range of quality products including special Made in the USA products, classic toys and games, sleepwear, Vermont maple syrup, chocolates, classic candies, home goods, and so much more. The store also features a special section of items that come from brands of the past. You will become nostalgic for your childhood and will remember the “good old days” with these unique items. Lifebuoy soap, Charles Pretzels, and Minnetonka driving moccasins are just a few examples.


Visiting The Vermont Country Store in beautiful Weston is not just about shopping, it’s also about participating in romantic and historic traditions! Sneak a kiss with your loved one on Rockingham Store’s Kissing Bridge, a romantic tradition that dates back to horse and buggy days. The Vermont Country Store even offers a dedicated section of gifts where you can choose a special something for your special someone and make it a day to remember. Many couples have also found The Kissing Bridge to be the perfect place to get engaged. Will you be next?

No matter what you find at the store or how long you spend there, you will leave with a piece of Weston’s history with you. The next time you stay with us, make sure to set aside an afternoon to visit this local favorite.

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