Monday, February 13, 2017
Vermont Teddy Bear Factory Tour
We arrived at the factory on a weekday morning, so the place wasn't overrun with other tourists or anything. There may have been 15 people here, counting staff when we arrived.
It was $4 each to take the tour. The tour itself was not too long. We did each get a cute button to wear for the tour, and we were given bear shaped pieces of fur made from extra fur on the tour, which was a cute bonus.
We had a great tour guide named Mark who showed us around. He pretty much took us on a walk around the factory telling us about the process. Many of the areas weren't really working factory areas but they were cute displays. There was a "hospital area", where bears are repaired because all of the Vermont Teddy Bears have lifetime guarantees.
Mark was fun and witty through the entire tour, making numerous bear puns that cracked us all up. He was a great guide!
There is a large visitor center gift shop here too. They had a lot of bear clothes, bears, accessories, etc.
We had a great time here and it was a lot more fun than we expected!