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Same great show, new more spacious location! The Manchester Fall Art & Craft Festival is taking the place of the formerly called Hildene Fall Arts Festival this year. The festival will take place in a new location as well, The … Continue reading
The experience begins at the Oscar V. Johnson Welcome Center where guests get a glimpse of all that the Hildene mission: Values into Action encompasses. The carriage barn built circa 1905 by presidential son, Robert Todd Lincoln, is home to … Continue reading
The Casablanca Motel has been recognized as a 2012 “Editor’s Choice” winner in Yankee Magazine’s Travel Guide to New England. This designation is awarded by Yankee’s editors and contributors, who name select restaurants, lodgings and attractions in New England to … Continue reading
The Bennington Arts Guild is always worth a visit with its wide range of reasonably priced art and craft items, all created by artist members who co-own and operate the gallery at 103 South Street, near the crossroads in downtown … Continue reading
Bill Scully, a Bennington College class of ’94 graduate, has built restaurants, re-energized a store, and singlehandedly revitalized North Bennington. Now he’s poised to deliver electricity in a way that could, well, change the world. Bill Scully with the Paper … Continue reading
If you are a fan of beer, then you must visit this famed local brewery and restaurant. They feature seven brews of their own making, including favorites such as Old 76, Sucker Pond Blonde, Willoughby’s Scottish Ale, Bucks Honey Wheat, … Continue reading
Onwards and Upwards! That’s what David Gil, the founder of Bennington Potters used to tell the members of his company. Bennington’s potters are still constantly improving, innovating, and attending to every detail to meet the demands of the changing world. … Continue reading
Sonny’s Blue Benn Diner Route 7 Bennington, VT 05201 (802) 442-5140 Breakfast served all day! Monday & Tuesday, 6am to 5pm; Wednesday through Friday, 6am to 8pm; Saturday, 6am to 4pm; Sunday, 7am to 4pm. Your hosts Sonny & Mary … Continue reading
Friday, August 17th 11am – 2pm: Hot Sausage, Burgers, Hot Dog lunch will be available to purchase at the Bennington Fire Station 4pm – Until gone: Chicken Barbecue Dinner, $10.00 per person at the Bennington Fire Station 4pm – 9pm: … Continue reading
Northshire Bookstore, Manchester Center, VT: The 2012 Governor’s Award for Environmental Excellence has been awarded to the Northshire Bookstore in partnership with Alan Benoit. Northshire and Benoit won in the small business category because the, “Community bookstore Northshire has implemented renewable … Continue reading
Fishing at Woodford State Park. Photo credit: Jared Clark, Vermont State Parks Vermont State Parks offer a place to camp, play, relax, and explore! There are 52 state parks across the state, three of which are in The Shires, all … Continue reading
The Southern Vermont Arts Center, under the leadership of Executive Director, Joseph Madeira, announced their 2012 season of exhibitions and performances in their Arkell Pavilion. The new season spotlights artistic quality and excellence and continues on the tradition of presenting … Continue reading
Having grown up in The Shires, I’ve come to appreciate just how much our region has to offer. It was not always so. Like many kids growing up, I could not wait to move away from my home town and … Continue reading
Cycling in The Shires of Vermont is alive and well. While several organizations are currently collaborating to create an official “ride now” map for the region in the future, in the present the sport is thriving. There are many events … Continue reading
Originally built in 1809 as a farmhouse, the West Mountain Inn in Arlington sits nestled on a hillside with the famous Battenkill River flowing at the base of their drive. A family run business for over 30 years, owner Amie … Continue reading
You may pass through all five Bennington County covered bridges in a standard size automobile – one lane only. Bridges were covered to keep the wood dry and thereby avoid rot. This became the trend in 1805 when a bridge … Continue reading
The Bennington Center for the Arts has now been in existence for almost twenty years but has never had a more impressive summer schedule. With fine art exhibitions such as the Oil Painters of America, the California Art Club and … Continue reading
Autumn, 1923-27 Rockwell Kent (1882-1971) Oil on canvas, 34” x 44” Private Collection Rockwell Kent’s “Egypt”: Shadow and Light in Vermont, on view at the Bennington Museum, June 9 through October 30, 2012, is the first ever exhibition to focus … Continue reading
By Sharon O’Conner, owner of Backroad Discovery The foliage season draws people from all over the world. Yes, the autumn leaves are beautiful, but many people miss the little details that make Vermont so very special! It has been nicknamed, … Continue reading
By Bette Reynolds Townshend, Vermont The dream that Carl Steiner and his wife Eloise fulfilled began in 1991 on top of East Hill. East Hill is just outside of the villages of Townshend and Harmonyville. It started on their 175 … Continue reading
During the Revolutionary War, General Burgoyne, who was advancing south from Canada, committed the tactical error of out-marching his own supply teams. As he neared Saratoga, he detached a force of Hessians under Lt. Col. Braun to capture the supplies, … Continue reading
Southern Vermont’s campsites are located in Vermont’s more scenic areas of plush forests and crystal lakes. The sites provide all that is necessary to ensure a most exciting and pleasurable outdoor living experience. Come to Vermont and experience a vacation … Continue reading
By Martha Folsom Plato was a game player. He wrote that “You can discover more about a person in an hour of play, than in a year of conversation.” At some much more recent point in time someone decided that … Continue reading
By Bette Reynolds Nestled between the West River and three major ski resort mountains, is what is affectionately nicknamed “the Golden Triangle” which includes Londonderry and seven smaller surrounding towns and villages. Londonderry was established in 1780 and retains much … Continue reading
The Robert Frost Stone House Museum, located in Shaftsbury, Vermont, will open to the public in after Labor Day in early September 2002. The museum is located on Historic Route 7A where Frost lived in the 1920′s and wrote one … Continue reading
By Sharon O’Conner, owner of Backroad Discovery Get set on this round trip sixty mile tour for many W’s: water, wind, wine, wide-angle 100 mile views, winding roads, Wilmington and many other wonderful W’s. Count the W’s! Starting where routes … Continue reading
By Bette Reynolds The man for whom the town of Thomlinson is named never visited the United States, much less Thomlinson. John Thomlinson, was a business representative of the British governor of New Hampshire, Benning Wentworth. Wentworth granted a charter … Continue reading
By our backroads expert, Sharon O’Connor of Backroad Discovery Tours Savor your morning at Mount Snow Resort (Rte.100, West Dover, VT). The mountain rises to 3,556 ft. In 1954, Walt Schoenknecht, borrowed $20 to use as a down-payment; hence, the … Continue reading
Bennington, VT: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow described a covered bridge as a “brief darkness leading from the light to light.” Vermont Covered Bridge Museum in Bennington The Covered Bridge Museum at the The Bennington Center for the Arts offers exhibits on … Continue reading
By our backroads expert, Sharon O’Connor This 15-mile backroad loop will take you through an historic village and one the most scenic areas in Vermont. Starting at Depot Street & Route 7 in Danby (about 9 miles north of Manchester) … Continue reading
Games like the English language are constantly evolving. Some evolve from the first successful game into others very similar. Some evolve several times before becoming popular. And sometimes, although rarely successful, there is a combination of two games into one. … Continue reading
By Bette Reynolds Nestled between the West River and three major ski resort mountains, in what is affectionately nicknamed “the Golden Triangle”, are Londonderry (established 1780) and Weston (established 1799), plus a half dozen other quaint towns and villages. The … Continue reading
By Bette Reynolds The friendly and thriving village of Chester, established in 1776, is located northwest of Rockingham, VT on Route 103, near the Williams River. Nearby off of Route 103 at Brockways Mills is Rockingham, VT, and on the … Continue reading
By Bette Reynolds John’s Car Corner truly is the home of “The People’s Car,” as the car is still affectionately called. While it is fortunate that the originator of the phrase back in the 1930s (Germany’s then dictator Adolf Hitler) … Continue reading
By Sharon O’ Connor The entire state of Vermont was cited as one of the “Top 50 Destinations of a Lifetime” in the bi-centennial issue of National Geographic Traveler! Discover why our state enjoys this prestigious status: take an afternoon … Continue reading
By Steve Hinchliffe The Green Mountains run the length of Vermont and are a part of the Appalachian Mountains, which extend north through Canada. The Appalachian Trail is the world’s longest linear National Park and extends 2,150 miles from Georgia’s … Continue reading
By Bette Reynolds Photo by Kathy Cloutier This summer plan to hop on board all three Green Mountain Railroad excursion trains. They have added to their Green Mountain Flyer schedule (which covers Bellows Falls and Chester) the new White River … Continue reading
By Martha Folsom “Come, Watson, come!” he cried. “The game is afoot.” Thus would begin a great mystery. Mr. Holmes also recognized the game inherent in the chase. Sherlock Holmes found his way into literature in 1887. Within two years … Continue reading
By Sharon O’Connor By Sharon O’Connor This spectacular 29-mile foliage tour covers back roads from Bennington to Manchester (you can also start at Manchester & drive south). You will be taking the basic routes used by the Green Mountain Boys … Continue reading
By Tordis Isselhardt It’s official! Route 9, spanning Vermont from the New York State line west of Bennington to the New Hampshire State line east of Brattleboro at the Connecticut River, has been certified as “scenic” with things to see … Continue reading
By our Backroads expert, Sharon O’Connor The following tour will take you through the town of Pownal, which is often referred to as “gateway to Vermont.” Pownal has an over-abundance of elements which make it a nature lover’s delight: panoramic … Continue reading
By Telly Halkias “WWe just don’t have bookstores like this back home!” Indeed, second-hand bibliophiles are unique creatures of nature onto themselves. Coming from all different demographics, be it economic, political, age, religion, gender, race, it makes no difference: these … Continue reading
“Gold!” was the cry of the nation when Vermonter Trenor Park headed west to California with his wife Laura, and his daughter, Lizzie. A year earlier, Laura’s father, former Governor Hiland Hall, had been appointed by President Millard Fillmore to … Continue reading
By Sharon O’Connor A scenic trip involving Civil War ties in Vermont? What ties are there? For openers, Vermont lost more people proportionately than any other northern state; it was the first to offer troops to the north and it … Continue reading
“Robert Frost: Poetry, Prowess and Play,” the current exhibit at the Robert Frost Stone House Museum, explores Frost’s interest in sports. Frost played softball and tennis well into his eighties and owed his longevity to the mile or two he … Continue reading
Oldcastle Theatre Company 331 Main Street Bennington, VT 05201 (802) 447-0564 Now enjoying its 41st season, Oldcastle has emerged as one of New England’s finest professional Equity theatres. Since 1972 Oldcastle has gained a reputation for consistently excellent presentations of … Continue reading
Southern Vermont Arts Center West Road Manchester, VT 05254 (802) 362-1405 “To serve the arts and the community by furthering art in all its aspects, with foremost a goal of education for artists, art students and young people…To encourage community … Continue reading
By Tyler Resch RR 1 Box 533 • North Bennington, Vt. 05257 • 802-447-7839 While many visitors admire what they think is Vermont’s “colonial” architecture, that term is subject to great dispute. One’s perspective depends on whether one believes Vermont … Continue reading
Battenkill Sports Stone House, Rt. 11 & 30 Manchester, VT 05254 (802) 362-2734 or (800) 340-2734 Trek – Cannondale – GT Sales, Service and Immediate tourist repairs. Quality rentals. Mountain bikes hybrid and road bikes. Rental includes helmet lock map … Continue reading
Mexican Connection 604 Main Street Bennington, VT 05201 (802) 447-2246 Beautiful silver jewelry, clothing, unique gifts and much more! Open Monday – Saturday 9:30 – 5:30 pm.
McWayne Jewelers Fine Jewelry Corner of Main & Bonnet Streets Manchester Center, VT 05255 (802) 362-1257 or 1-800-305-8328 Manchester’s oldest jewelery store. Timothy P. Powden – Graduate Gemologist, Seventh Generation Jeweler. We buy & sell estate and antique jewelery. Located … Continue reading
Jensen’s Family Restaurant 332 Northside Drive Bennington, VT 05201 (802) 442-3333 Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner 7 Days: Deli Sandwiches. Bus Tours Welcome. Beer-Wine.
Heinel’s 4964 Historic Main Street Manchester, VT 05254 (802) 362-1400 A discount clothier, open 7 days. Large selection of VT tees and sweats. Featuring Woolrich, Sorel Boots, Alps Sportswear, Lee Jeans, Acorn Slippers, Tribal Pants, Wigwam Socks, BOG Boots.
Chauncey’s Family Dining Route 7A Arlington, VT 05250 (802) 375-1222 Serving breakfast and lunch daily. Serving dinner Thursday through Saturday. Serving: St. Louis Ribs, NY Sirloin, Prime Rib (Saturdays), fresh seafood, center cut pork chops, pastas, soups & salads. Large … Continue reading
The Beverage Den & Smokeshop 214 Hunt Street Bennington, VT 05201 (802) 442-2861 1/2 mile North of Jct. of 7 & 9. CIGARETTES, low carton prices, thousands in stock. Over 450 varieties of beer from around the world. Huge selection, … Continue reading
Bennington Pizza House 430 Main Street Bennington, VT 05201 (802) 447-1717 Our pizzeria offers a wide variety of freshly baked pizzas. With courteous and meticulous staff, you can rely on us to provide your family with an enjoyable dining experience.
The Bennington Bookshop 467 Main Street Bennington, VT 05201 (802) 442-5059 Located in Downtown Bennington on Main Street. Large selection of new books.
Batten Kill Canoe Ltd 6328 Historic Rt. 7A Manchester, VT 05254 (802) 362-2800 or (877) 228-8365 Daytrip canoe & kayak rentals – we provide daily canoe and kayak rentals, including shuttle service on the Batten Kill River. Distinctive outdoor vacations … Continue reading
The Village Chocolate Shoppe 471 Main Street Bennington, VT 05201 (802) 447-3789 The largest selection of chocolates, truffles, fudge & candies in the area. Featuring our award winning Vermont Maple Walnut Buttercrunch. Home of Molly & Benny our Chocolate Moose … Continue reading
Vermont Mill Properties 160 Benmont Avenue Bennington, VT 05201 Dan (802) 379-0815 or Jeff (802) 379-7338 Commercial rentals – office, storage, manufacturing. Offices: 100 sq. ft. to 12,000 sq. ft. Manufacturing space: 4,000 sq. ft. Storage: From small spaces up … Continue reading
Vermont Confectionery Rt. 9 West Road Bennington, VT 05201 (802) 447-2610 Largest selection of all types of candy and chocolates — Old Fashioned Milk Shakes, 30 Flavors of Ice Cream, Favors, Party Bags, Gift Baskets, Jelly Belly Jelly Beans.
The Sugar Shack Historic Route 7A Arlington, VT 05250 (802) 375-6747 Antique and Craft Center; our own Maple Syrup. Over 50 craft vendors from Vermont & New England featured. Wood, pottery, dried flowers, baskets, blown glass miniatures, jewelry, slate paintings, … Continue reading
South Street Cafe 105 South Street Bennington, VT 05201 (802) 447-2433 Coffee, Tea, Espresso. Breakfast, Lunch & Dessert. Open 7 Days. Free WiFi. Located near Four Corners.
Pownal View Barn Route 7 Pownal, VT 05261 (802) 823-7345 Perfect gift ideas for any stage of the relationship… Our gift shop features Vermont cheddar cheese, Vermont maple syrup and candy, chair pads with matching accessories, homespun Vermont made tablecloths, … Continue reading
Powers Market 9 Main Street North Bennington, VT 05257 (802) 442-6821 Neighborhood deli. The best coffee, beer, wine, free wi-fi, and TONS of Vermont products.
Historic Park McCullough One Park Street North Bennington, VT 05257 (802) 442-5441 Come explore one of Vermont’s premier historic houses… a beautifully furnished, 35-room Victorian “summer cottage”. Tours daily 10am to 3pm. Closed Tues. and Wed. Weddings and Catered Events … Continue reading
Pangaea 1 & 3 Prospect Street North Bennington, VT 05257 (802) 442-7171 Restaurant – (802) 442-7171, Lounge – (802) 442-4466 or Catering – (802) 442-7098. Offers classic, international cuisine. Includes driving directions, menu and wine list. DiRoNA Award of Excellence. … Continue reading
Nova Mae Cafe 512 Main Street Bennington, VT 05201 (802) 447-9790 Featuring organic light fare & baked goods, coffee & tea. Catering available. WiFi. Outdoor seating. Try our amazing soups & sandwiches! Find us on Facebook.
Northshire Bookstore Routes 7A & 11/30 Manchester Center, VT 05255 (802) 362-2200 Books, music, gifts, plus everything for kids. Vermont’s most famous bookstore. Cafe, events, and much more.
The Mountain Goat 4886 Main Street Manchester, VT 05254 (802) 362-5159 We are the region’s premier outfitter for serious adventures & casual pursuits alike. Celebrating the Vermont Outdoors.
Mother Myrick’s Confectionery & Ice Cream Parlor 4367 Main Street Manchester Center, VT 05255 (802) 362-2227 Makers of elegant cakes chocolates and ice cream desserts. Catalog available. Serving 10am to 10pm daily. New location across from Jelly mill.
Manchester Hot Glass 79 Elm Street Manchester Center, VT 05255 (802) 362-2227 Glassblowing studio & gallery. Fine art, classes, gifts, repair.
Madison Brewing Co. 428 Main Street Bennington, VT 05201 (802) 44B-REWS We feature eight handcrafted brews on tap. New exciting culinary menu. Children’s menu. Retail merchandise. Growlers to go. Featuring live weekly entertainment. Open 7 days. Outdoor dining – weather … Continue reading
Lil’ Britain Restaurant 116 North Street Bennington, VT 05201 (802) 442-2447 Eat in or take out. Now Serving Beer & Wine! Traditional British fish & chips, fresh seafood, meat pies, sausage rolls, and plenty of British groceries and pop! Juicy … Continue reading
The Lighting Place 4919 Historic Main Street Manchester, VT 05255 (800) 799-0891 Southern Vermont’s most extensive collection of lighting fixtures chandeliers & shades. Something for every need and every mood. We create and repair lamps and we have 2,000 shades … Continue reading
Kevin’s Sports Pub & Restaurant 27 Main Street North Bennington, VT 05257 (802) 442-0122 Where the locals go to eat! Open daily for lunch and dinner. Live music Friday and Saturday. Watch all the games. Mexican entrees every Wednesday. Prime … Continue reading
Karma Cat Yoga Studio 469 Main Street Bennington, VT 05201 (802) 447-2900 Yoga Classes – Workshops – Events – Private Sessions – Thai Yoga Massage – Boutique
K.F. Armstrong Jewelers 437 Main Street Bennington, VT 05201 (802) 442-2122 Offering the timeless beauty of hearts and arrows diamonds. Come in and pick out yours today.
Jay’s Art Shop & Frame Gallery 113-115 South Street Bennington, VT 05201 (802) 447-2342 Vermont’s largest art supply store. Art gallery/prints. Fine custom framing. Vermont product’s, t-shirts and sweatshirts. Gifts. Collectibles. Cards. The area’s largest selection of Melissa & Doug. … Continue reading
The Hillside House 7557 Rt. 7 Pownal, VT 05261 (802) 823-5700 Take a trip through our gift shop to experience all we have to offer. From beautifully crafted home decor items to an extensive array of Vermont speciality products, there … Continue reading
Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home 1005 Hildene Road Manchester, VT 05254 (800) 578-1788 A 24-room Georgian Revival mansion built in 1905. Summer home of Robert Todd Lincoln and other descendants of Abraham Lincoln.Carriage barn, formal gardens and 1000-pipe Aeolian organ. … Continue reading
Hawkins House 262 North Street Bennington, VT 05201 (802) 447-0488 You’ll discover Vermont’s finest collection of handcrafted jewelry, pottery, glass and handmade gifts, featuring the work of over 500 craft artists. A shop with all kinds of beautiful and fun … Continue reading
The Green Mountain Oasis 469 Main Street Bennington, VT 05201 (802) 447-2900 Escape to Paradise! Massage – Facials – Body Treatments – Manicure/Pedicure – Couples Massage Suite – Gift Certificates.
The Gamers Grotto 475 Main Street Bennington, VT 05201 (802) 447-0091 Featuring new & used games, collectable card games, miniatures games, Dungeons & Dragons books & minis, graphic novels & manga and party games & board games.
Evans’ News 434 Main Street Bennington, VT 05201 (802) 442-6326 Your Downtown Country Store since 1897. Vermont maple, creative toys, clothing, souvenirs. Even a hand painted life-size moose to greet you! Open seven days.
Equinox Valley Nursery Historic Route 7A Manchester, VT 05254 (802) 362-2610 A Gardener’s Delight! Dedicated to providing exceptional plants & inspiration. Choice perennials & specialty annuals. 17 greenhouses, 4 acres of premium nursery stock. Extensive Alpine and Dwarf Conifer collections! … Continue reading
Equinox Mountain Skyline Drive 1A Saint Bruno Drive Arlington, VT 05250 (802) 362-1114 An unforgettable drive to the summit of Mount Equinox, the highest peak in the Taconic Range. Gift shop. Located between Manchester & Arlington on Historic 7A.
The Craft Center at Camelot Village 60 West Road, Route 9 Bennington, VT 05201 (802) 447-0228 Dip your own candles, then enjoy a celebration of nationally acclaimed craft excellence showcasing the creations of over 250 of the region’s finest artisans … Continue reading
Christmas Days 6279 Vermont Rte. 7A Arlington, VT 05250 (802) 362-251 The spirit of Christmas year-round! Santa Collectibles, showcase dealer for Department 56, Heritage and Snow Villages. Byers Choice Carolers, Dolls by Lizzie High, Music Boxes, nativity sets, brassware and … Continue reading
The Chocolate Barn & Antiques Center 5055 Historic Route 7A Shaftsbury, VT 05262 (802) 375-6928 An 1842 sheep barn now houses two floors of fine antiques and Americana uniquely combined with 65 varieties of hand dipped chocolates our famous fudge … Continue reading
The Cheese House 5187 VERMONT ROUTE 7A ARLINGTON, VT 05250 (802) 375-9033 The Cheese House offers more than just cheese: Vermont Famous Cheddar Cheese, Vermont Maple Syrup (All Grades), Delicious Fudge & Maple Products, Vermont Made: James, Jellies, Honey, Salad … Continue reading
Casablanca Motel 5927 Main Street Manchester Center, VT 05255 (800) 254-2145 ~ (802)362-2145 Average Room Rates $-$$ Pet Friendly, Free WiFi, DirecTV The charm of yesteryear and the conveniences of today. Quiet and scenic with 10 moderately priced all season … Continue reading
Carmody’s 421 Main Street Bennington, VT 05201 (802) 447-5748 Restaurant and lounge. “Where Friends & Family Meet.” Lunch & dinner 7 days. See our menu online.
The Shops At Camelot Village Route 9 Bennington, VT 05201 (802) 447-0039 (800) VT-FOODS A taste of country creativity and timeless treasures. Antiques crafts gift shops restaurant. Stroll through our 25,000 sq. ft. country barn complex. Recognized by Yankee Magazine … Continue reading
Bennington Station 150 Depot Street Bennington, VT 05201 (802) 447-1080 Enjoy traditional American cuisine in the ambience of a historic railroad station. Bountiful fresh salad bar. USDA Certified hand-cut angus beef. Largest seafood selection around. 17 micro brews on tap … Continue reading
Bennington Potters 324 County Street Bennington, VT 05201 (800) 205-8033 Good design from our hands to yours – come see it made! Making pottery locally for 64 years. Open every day.
Bennington Museum 75 Main Street Bennington, VT 05201 (802) 447-1571 History is here! Worlds largest collection of Grandma Moses paintings. Unique Museum shop. Exceptional collection of Bennington pottery military artifacts antique touring car furniture paintings toys tools dolls and more. … Continue reading
Bennington Center for the Arts VT Rte. 9 at Gypsy Lane Bennington, VT 05201 (802) 442-7158 Discover 7 galleries of fine art, Wildlife, Native American, champion bird carvings, Eric Sloane and images of New England, plus dynamic wind sculptures.
Battenkill Stitchery 6350 Historic Rt. 7A Sunderland, VT 05250 (802) 362-0654 Southern Vermont’s needlepoint shop for all your needlepoint and cross stitch supplies. Hours: Wednesday – Saturday 10am to 5pm, Sunday 11am to 4pm, Closed Monday & Tuesday.
The Arlington Inn 3904 VT Route 7A Arlington, VT 05250 (802) 375-6532 Average Room Rates $$-$$$ Full Breakfast, Free WiFi Located in the heart of The Shires of Vermont, we have 17 guest rooms, a full service tavern and restaurant, … Continue reading
The Apple Barn & Country Bake Shop Rt 7 South Bennington, VT 05201 (802) 447-7780 Enjoy the fruits of our labor! Fresh pressed cider over 26 varieties of Orchard Apples. Homemade pies tarts cider donuts muffins and specialty products. Vermont … Continue reading
Harwood Hill Motel 864 Harwood Hill Road Bennington, VT 05201 (802) 442-6278 Average Room Rates $$ Pet Friendly, Free WiFi Located on over 4 acres of park-like grounds atop Harwood Hill, providing spectacular views of Mt. Anthony, the Bennington Battle … Continue reading
The Henry House Inn 1338 Murphy Road North Bennington, VT 05257 (802) 442-7045 Average Room Rates $$$ Free WiFi, Continental & Full Breakfasts Our Historic Inn is nested on the bank of the Walloomsac River, next to The Henry Covered … Continue reading
Bennington Motor Inn 143 West Main Street Bennington, VT 05201 (800) 359-9900 or (802) 442-5479 Average Room Rates $$ Free WiFi, Pet Friendly, Continental Breakfast 3 1/2 blocks from downtown Bennington. Restaurants, churches, shopping and historic attractions are just a … Continue reading
Best Western Plus – New Englander Motor Inn 220 Northside Drive Bennington, VT 05201 (802) 442-6311 Average Room Rates $$-$$$ Hot Breakfast, Free WiFi, Seasonal Swimming Pool BEST WESTERN PLUS New Englander Motor Inn offers all the comforts of home … Continue reading
The Mears family has owned and operated The Sugar Shack on the banks of the Battenkill in Arlington for more than two decades, constantly adding to its inventory and diversifying the experience for its visitors. From humble beginnings in their … Continue reading
Mount Anthony Loop Route Terrain: Very Hilly Vehicular Traffic: Light to Moderate Suggested Start/Finish Location: Old Bennington Route Directions: From the Bennington Battle Monument, head west on Wallomsac Rd to Gypsy Ln. (2/3 mi). Turn left and continue on Gypsy … Continue reading
Eddington House Inn – 1857 Vermont Inn 21 Main Street North Bennington Village, VT 05257 (802) 442-1511 ~ (800) 941-1857 $99 “Stay Tonight” Rate Light-filled suites. Private baths. Full breakfasts, fresh flowers, free wifi, chocolate truffles & other nice surprises. … Continue reading
Mount Anthony Country Club 180 Country Club Drive, Bennington, VT 05201 (802) 442-2617 Redesigned 18 hole par 71 course. Open to the public for Golf & dining. Lunch & dinner daily, Sunday brunch. Elegant banquet facilities available.