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showcasing hundreds of exciting events and attractions throughout
Vermont's beautiful Green Mountains and the counties of Windham,
Bennington, Rutland and Windsor. We invite you to take a virtual
tour of some of our most popular travel destinations featuring
the historic communities of Battleboro, Arlington, Manchester
Bennington serves as the primary gateway for southwestern Vermont
and is known as "a special place where Vermont begins".
Bennington County is Vermont's fifth largest community and encompasses
575 square miles with over 35,000 residents. The Town of Bennington
is nestled beween two beautiful mountain ranges, the Taconics
and Green Mountains, and enjoys easy access to all forms of outdoor
the 350,000-acre Green Mountain National Forest
and offers visitors a wide choice of hiking, backpacking, fishing,
kayaking, cross-country skiing, golf, and tennis making
a delightful year round vacation destination.
Its close proximity to the cultural Berkshires of Massachusetts,
as well as New York and the major markets of the Northeast afford
the town economic advantages and a cosmopolitan flavor.
Bennington offers many exciting attractions to visitors including
Center For The Arts with
its Oldcastle Theatre Company, Bennington
Battle Monument, Park
McCullough Historic House ,The Everett Mansion at Southern
Vermont College, Bennington
Museum , Park
McCullough Historic House , Hildene
, as well as several quintessintial covered bridges.
Vermont Covered Bridges
Bennington is knowed
worldwide for their covered bridges. The Covered Bridge Museum
at The Bennington Center for the Arts offers exhibits on the history
of covered bridges in Vermont. Discover the history and legends
of these wonderful structures in the world’s only museum dedicated
to their preservation. Explore the exhibits on engineering, construction,
tools, and creators.
Silk Road Covered Bridge
Silk Rd, Bennington, VT 05201Dimensions 88 Feet Long 14.25 Feet
Wide 10 Feet High at Truss 11.9 Feet High at Center
Paper Mill Village Bridge
Murphy Rd, Bennington, VT 05201Dimensions 125 Feet Long 14.25
Feet Wide 8.67 Feet High at Truss 11.7 Feet High at Center
River Rd, Bennington, VT 05201Dimensions 117 Feet Long 11.8 Feet
Wide 8.7 Feet High
accomodations include a wide range of prices and styles including
waterfront cottages, bed and breakfasts, ski resort condos, chalets,
cabins, farmhouses and luxury vacation homes. Stay in a quaint
bed and breakfast
nestled in the mountain or on the shores of beautiful Lake Champlain.
inns are known for their hospitality and historic
Plan your vacation today and take advantage of the shores and
the mountains in the Green Mountain State!
you tired of your job? Ever thought about going back to
school in your spare time to further your career?
Online programs give working adults
and full-time students tremendous scheduling flexibility
and the opportunity to earn a degree in less time than
is usually possible through on-campus attendance.
If you want to start or accelerate your career, explore
the online programs & request free information in
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Vermont has long
been known for its truly unique & varied cuisine ranging
from fresh caught native brook trout to world class dining
at five star resorts. In the internationally acclaimed City
of Burlington, diners can choose from exciting restaurants
with menus featuring everything from sushi and health foods
to hearty Vermont homecooked meals.
New England Culinary Institute in Burlington was founded on
the principle of learning by doing. Many of todays local chefs
learned their trade at NECI. click
here for more information on culinary arts.
for two- & four-year degrees in Culinary Arts &
Side-by-side comparisons of 35 culinary schools.
Learn the culinary skills you need to get ahead!
University of Vermont
The University of Vermont, established in 1791, is the largest
institution of higher learning in Vermont, comprising nearly 300
buildings and a 950-acre main campus. The university maintains
a dual focus on instruction and research. Its enrollment is 7,601
undergraduates, 1,106 graduates and 394 medical students. The
average undergraduate class size is 22.
The University of Vermont faculty consists of 974 full-time and
183 part-time instructors. Most of the undergraduates are from
outside Vermont, principally the Northeastern states. UVM offers
more than 90 undergraduate majors; the most popular are business,
English, and political science. The university also offers four
preprofessional programs; 72 master's and 20 doctoral degree programs;
and an M.D. program.
Log homes and Vermont Log Furniture
Here you will find a wealth
of information about Vermont log cabin homes, log home floor plans, financing
for log homes, construction tips on log homes, custom log homes, log home photographs,
and much, much more!
Vermont Fly Fishing
all over Vermont wait patiently all winter to cast a line in early April on the
opening morning of Vermont's trout fishing season. Vermont has hundreds of rivers
and lakes from Burlington in the north to the Connecticut River Valley offering
Vermont anglers the opportunity to catch beautiful native brook trout, rainbow
trout, and brown trout. Regardless of your experience you are sure to find a unique
experience here in the Green Mountain state of Vermont. Local fly fishing guides
have the skills to improve your dry fly presentation, nymphing, wet fly and streamer
techniques as well as offering you instruction on how to "read" the water.
prices anywhere in the US on fly fishing equipment, bamboo rods, reels and hand
tied flies, fly fishing schools, fly fishing books and more from over 40,000 stores
across the web!
White Water Rafting
spring, the streams and rivers build up a head of water from the snows melting
down from the mountains. This water pours into the rivers and streams that can
cause some pretty fast running water. Today there is the challenge and adventure
of Whitewater Rafting, with 12 man rafts, canoes, and even kayaks. What
is Whitewater Rafting? You put on a wetsuit, climb aboard a raft, grab a paddle,
and shove off. Between hanging on, paddling for dear life, getting soaking wet,
and yelling your head off, somehow you survive. Individuals
with little to no experience can enjoy a wilderness rafting trip by taking advantage
of the services offered by outfitting companies. Whitewater
Rafting trips are designed to emphasize learning, paticipation, and enjoyment
and can vary from easy excursions to wild adventures. Depending
on the time of year and the waterway selected, you can enjoy rafting from a mild
mannered river wild, turbulent sea of heart-stopping adventure.
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Vermont's Largest City
of Vermont, Burlington
The City of Burlington is the
largest and most populated city in Vermont and and is often refered to as the
"Queen of Lake Champlain" because of its unique location on the eastern shores
of beautiful Lake Champlain bordering the edge of the Adirondack Park. Each year,
Burlington welcomes thousands of visitors traveling to the Lake Champlain Valley
and the Adirondack mountains of upstate New York. The city of Burlington
is famous for its quintessential charm and architectural beauty and is consistently
ranked as one of the top places to live in the United States.
here to learn more about Burlington
by Photographer Carl
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Center For The Arts
Vermont Route 9 at Gypsy Lane - P.O. Box 260,
Bennington, Vermont O5201 Phone: 802-442-7158
Presenting a wide variety of
performing and visual art.
Recently celebrating their 50th anniversary, a
world renowned Pottery manufacturer. The "Grist Mill" houses an onsite
outlet to purchase pottery at a fraction of the retail price. Factory tours and
demonstrations are available. Within walking distance of quality downtown shopping.
Call for information. (802) 447-7531 ~ 324 County Street
Left Bank Gallery
Proprietor Sarah Dole, a Bennington College Graduate
returns to Bennington to present the work of talented artists in this revitalized
Historic Building once the First National Bank
Quiet Valley Quilters
is the same weekend as the Annual Antique Auto show. Please see our events page
for a listing of Craft fairs and other events in the area and for more information
on the Quilt Show
Sights & Museums
of the decisive battle that thwarted British plans to cut off New England from
the other colonies. Located in nearby New York.
Nominal admission: Open Mid-April through October 31st
306-foot obelisk commemorating the Battle of Bennington. Elevator to the observation
platform for a breathtaking three state view.
Admission: Adults $6/Seniors $5/ Children under 12 "free"
War Memorabilia, Geneology & Local History Information, Grandma Moses Schoolhouse
& Primitive Art exhibit, Pottery from: Norton & Fenton (1793-1894), Bennington's
US Pottery Company (1847-58), Antique Toys & "1925 Wasp luxury touring
Visit their page for information on Membership, Group tours and
Mansion/ Southern Vermont College
In 1911, Edward Everett, known as the
glass and bottle magnate of the American Industrial Revolution, commissioned architect
George Totten and 30 stonemasons from Italy to build the limestone Main House
patterned after the 14th Century English/Norman feudal mansions. Working seven
days a week, ten hour days, the exterior was completed in six months. The cobblestone
courtyard features the porte cochere where carriages dropped visitors
opposite a stone cascade which has recently been renovated(1998). The Estate,
which also includes other building, provides a fairy tale atmosphere overlooking
breathtaking views. The property is now home to a four year liberal arts college
which hosts soirees, tours, reenactments, theatre and other community events.
Email Public Relations or call 447-6389 or for further information.
McCullough Historic House
Park & West Street, N Bennington
Admission: Adult $8/Seniors$7/Students/$5Accompanied children
under 12 free
Notes: Open late May through late October ~ closed Tuesdays
General Tours: on the hour 10am - 3pm~ Special Victorian Christmas
Route 7A, Manchester Village
Tours & Events (802) 362-1788
Adults $8/Youth (ages 6 -14): $4 ~ Children under 6 admitted free.The
estate of Pres. Lincoln's son, Robert Todd Lincoln. 412 Acres surrounding a 24
room Georgian Revival mansion. Original furnishings.
Three just off Route 67A within a few miles of each other in North
Bennington: Silk Road, Paper Mill Village, and the Burt Henry Covered Bridge.
Others are on Route 313 in West Arlington, and on Maple St. in East Arlington
is the Chiselville Bridge.
Oldcastle Theatre Company
An outstanding professional theatre company
at the Bennington Center for the Arts, performing from April through October,
with a variety of fine productions. Production information: (802) 447-0564
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