The Grand Prize winner will receive a gift certificate bundle of $50 to spend at each shop – an $950 value!
Nineteen Second Prize winners will receive a $50 gift certificate redeemable at a designated shop.
Shops & Stalls
- Stop by at a time that is convenient to you ñ this yearís Country Roads Holiday Tour is an event running from November 10-December 10, 2023
- Check individual store hours for times (not all stores are open daily)
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smithscountrycheese.comA farmstead cheese producer. The milk used to make Gouda, Cheddar and Havarti comes from our herd of 200 Holsteins. Local specialty foods and gifts available at our farmstand. Now offering local wine & beer.
Tues-Fri 7am-5pm | Sat-Sun 8am-5pm
Featuring Finnish coffee bread from our bakery, our New England country store carries local gifts, produce, specialty foods and great coffee. Visit our ice cream shop May through September.
After Thanksgiving: Open everyday 10am-5pm
A vintage Antiques and Collectable dealers shop. We are excited to open our new store in October 2018.
Restaurant serving breakfast, lunch, & hosting private events.
Wed-Sat 10am-6pm | Sun 10am-3pm
A state of the art meat shop providing custom butchering, smoking, wild game, and poultry processing. Now Hosting private pig roast events at our piccturesque on-site venue.
Mon-Wed 9am-4pm | Thurs-Fri 9am-5:30pm | Sat 9am-3pm | Sun 10am-2pm
After Dec 1: Closed Sundays
A full-service florist featuring 7 greenhouses and a gift shop, specializing in flowers for all occasions for over 59 years. Homegrown annuals, perennials and vegetables in spring. Gifts, wreaths and centerpieces for the holidays.
Mon-Fri 8:30am-5:30pm | Saturday 8:30am-4pm | Sun 10am-2pm
Farm & Garden Center
Fri-Sun 10am-4pm or by appointment
Luxurious alpaca-fiber products. The shop, tucked in the main barn, integrates beautiful alpaca products with real farm life. Sweaters, hats, gloves, socks, yarn and other crafted items. Breeders of award winning alpacas since 2010.
Unique home furnishings, decor and beautiful refinished finds. Also showing at Crompton Collectives in Worcester, MA and Robinís Egg in Milford, NH.
Wed-Fri 11am-6pm | Sat-Sun 10am-3pm
Gourmet foods & prepared meals.
Tues-Fri 1pm-5pm | Sat-Sun 11am-5pm
An artisan shop specializing in handcrafted jewelry, pottery and home decor, original artwork, all-natural skin care, greeting cards, teas, and delicious fresh-made pastries. Featuring the work of over 40 local artisans and crafters. Thereís always something new to find.
Handmade baskets & basket classes
Open daily 9am-5pm
Custom made dried flower wreaths, centerpieces and gift baskets; spices, teas, preserves, herb plants & perennials. Shipping UPS daily.
Open daily 10am-4pm
Mon-Sat 8am-7pm | Sun 9am-5pm
A local and natural grocery and eatery. Serving breakfast and lunch until 3 pm. Grocery features New England cheeses, meats, wine, beer, maple syrup and honey. One-of-a-kind local, handmade crafts & gifts. A classic 1840ís country store.
Fine arts & crafts
Call for hours
Country decorative furnishings and talented, local consignors. Artfully repurposed wood furniture, hand painted signs, florals, jewelry and so much more.
Call or check website for hours
An authentic, New England family apple farm. Pick-your-own fruit seasonally. Year-round store is filled with fresh baked goods, homemade fudge, apple cider donuts, all-natural cider, farm fresh fruits and vegetables and locally made products.
Customers are invited to cruise our beautiful back roads as they visit one of a kind country shops that believe in preserving old New England traditions. The farm stands, craft shops, and eateries participating in Country Roads will offer trees, wreaths, local food, baked goods, hand-made wood crafts, antiques, rural home decorations, fabrics, hand-crafted garments, and many other quality gifts.
Our Country Roads shops are family businesses that joined together in 2005 with a common desire to promote and support the local community. The 16 shops are about 27 miles from Worcester, 32 miles from Keene, NH, 56 miles from Springfield and just 60 miles from Boston! Pick up our brochure to view a map and more details about each of the wonderful businesses included in this tour of North Central Massachusetts! Most businesses are open year-round, though regular business hours may vary seasonally and from store to store.