Vermont cities and regions offer access to all types of geographical, cultural and social opportunities! Find just what you're looking for at Vermont.com, from urban Burlington to the slopes at Killington and everything in between! You will discover all kinds of things to do in Vermont cities and urban centers, as well as pristine Vermont state parks and tourism sites.
From the state capital of Montpelier to upscale dining and the arts extraordinaire in Burlington, to covered bridges and quaint New England village greens like those near Woodstock, to bustling commercial settings, these Vermont cities, regions and communities invite further examination! Use our map of Vermont to prospect for the communities and regions that have what you're looking for... find areas with great ski resorts like Stowe, gorgeous mountain views, or plan a getaway at a four-season vacation destination in beautiful Manchester.
Visitors and residents alike take advantage of our great location to enjoy day trips to Upstate NY, Boston, and other locations well worth a visit. Browse the regions below, and see what everyone else is discovering about Vermont:
Vermont.com uses a regional system, dividing the state into 11 unique areas.
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Select one of the 11 Regions to see all Vermont towns & cities for each area:
Region 1 - Islands & Farms:
Carefully preserved waters, woods and wilds make Vermont's Islands & Farms a paradise for bird watchers and anglers, swimmers and boaters. Cities include North Hero & St. Albans, the premier attractions include Lake Champlain Ferries and Royal Lipizzan Stallions.
Region 2 - Stowe-Smugglers' Notch:
An abundance of mountains, lakes, rivers and quaint villages anchored by majestic Mt. Mansfield, Vermont's highest peak and one of the world?s most famous ski and snowboarding mountains. Primary city is Stowe, which is a major ski attraction along with Smugglers' Notch Resort.
Region 3 - Northeast Kingdom:
Home to rolling hills, glacial lakes, two ski mountains, sixteen covered bridges, and the Big Falls of North Troy. Cities include St. Johnsbury and Newport, along with popular ski areas, Burke Mountain and Jay Peak.
Region 4 - Burlington Region:
Diverse cultural activities, mountain views, back country roads, world-class food, fantastic nightlife, superior shopping, and a host of outdoor recreational activities in all four seasons. Popular cities include Burlington, Shelburne, and Essex Junction, along with skiing at Bolton Valley.
Region 5 - Waterbury-Montpelier Region: Quiet villages, rolling hills, granite and politics. Popular cities include Montpelier, Barre, and Waterbury, along with ski areas in Mad River Glen and Sugarbush Resort.
Region 6 - Middlebury-Vergennes Region:
Amenities for every interest: recreational, culinary, hospitality, and, of course, shopping! Popular cities include Bristol, Middlebury, and Vergennes; attractions include New England Maple Museum and Vt. Folklife Center.
Region 7 - Rutland-Killington Region:
Enjoy any season to its fullest! Skiing, skating, and snowmobiling in Winter and Spring. Swimming, hiking and biking in Summer and Fall. Popular cities include Killington (also well known Ski area) and Rutland.
Region 8 - Woodstock-Quechee Region:
Diversions to delight you from season to season throughout each year? from one visit to the next. Popular cities include Woodstock, Quechee, and Randolph, with great skiing at Bear Creek and Suicide Six.
Region 9 - Southern Windsor County:
Canoe on Lowell Lake, visit the Calvin Coolidge Homestead, take a train ride on the Green Mountain Flyer or enjoy the vista of an 80 foot Water Fall. Popular Cities include Ludlow, Chester, and Springfield, Ski Areas located at Okemo Mountain Resort.
Region 11 - Southern Vermont:
An extraordinary variety of outdoor activities, arts, entertainment and shopping. Popular cities include Brattleboro, Wilmington, West Dover and Weston; wonderful skiing at Stratton, Mount Snow, and Magic Mountain.
During the week of October 12, the Vermont Jazz Center will launch its 2020 educational season. This fall’s new offerings make good use of the Jazz Center’s summer faculty: instructors can now Zoom in from afar to reach students from all around the world. VJC’s expanded educational programs includes online options as well as onsite opportunities for local participants run in accordance with local and safety guidelines. In- person classes (at VJC) cannot include wind players nor vocalists at this time. See https://vtjazz.org/education/classes/ for details. 10 weeks, from October 12th until December 18th (makeup classes for Thursday and Friday of Thanksgiving week will take place on Dec. 21, 22, 23). The fee for the semester for on-line classes is either $250 or $200, depending on the class (most on-line courses are one and one half hours) and $200 for in-person offerings (which run one hour), excepting Samba and Youth Jazz which are $100 and Zoom Tunes ($15 per session). To register, please contact Ginger Morawski at firstname.lastname@example.org. For questions about class content contact Eugene Uman email@example.com. Scholarship funds are available. Classes offered (online unless otherwise noted) and instructors are: Rhythm Lab- Brian Shankar Adler Blue Note Ensemble (at VJC)- Claire Arenius Ear Training Theory- Michael Zsoldos Youth Jazz Ensemble- Eugene Uman Soubrette Choir- Anna Patton The Bass: What to Practice- David Picchi Latin Jazz Ensemble (at VJC)- Eugene Uman, Julian Gerstin Singing the Standards- Jay Clayton Jazz Guitar Ensemble (at VJC)- Draa Hobbs Jazz History- Haneef Nelson Samba Percussion Ensemble (in person/outdoors, alternate Sundays)- Julian Gerstin, Ron Kelley Zoom Tunes (two dates only)- Malik Mclaurine, Ben Barnett, Franz Robert
A celebration of imagination and ingenuity, GLASSTASTIC invites children in grades K-6 to dream up and draw fabulous imaginary creatures, a selection of which will be turned into sculptures by glass artists. The sculptures and every drawing submitted will be exhibited at BMAC March 13 – June 13, 2021. Download GLASSTASTIC guidelines and an entry form on our website to submit your imaginary creature. You may submit up to two imaginary creatures. Just make sure to get them in before the December 8, 2020 deadline!
Ri Ra Virtual Santa 5K, 10K, and 1 Mile Elf Run or Walk. Great way to safely celebrate the holiday with family or friends. All participants receive a Santa suit to be worn during their run/walk or an Elf hat. All you have to do is register, get your race kit with Clif pack, face mask, finishing medal, bib, and Santa suit or Elf hat, plan your route, and complete your run or walk!
From November 23rd to December 5th, wield your virtual bidder's paddle from the safety and comfort of your home for the chance to claim our fabulous offerings! Take some time to explore our plethora of unique items and experiences, ranging from one-of-a-kind art and furniture to priceless concerts and vacations, as well as everything in between. Every dollar spent will support Catamount Arts programming and allow us to continue offering an impressive array of artistically and culturally enriching experiences to our community here in the Northeast Kingdom and beyond. Thank you from all of us at Catamount, and happy bidding!
A celebration of the arts and artists who live in the Northeast Kingdom but are also celebrated internationally. Exhibits are all accessible to view from the street and now have QR codes on windows to link you directly with artists. This provides artists and audiences an opportunity to continue celebrating art together in a COVID-safe and responsible way. We are delighted to be featuring eleven artists this season: Terry Ekasala, Tara Goreau, Megan Hack, Janet McKenzie, Ezra Ranz-Schleifer, Delia Robinson, and Sachiko Yoshida. The Exhibit also includes a Winter Landscape Group Show featuring Benjamin Barnes, Laura Heijn, Jeff MacQueen, and Anni Lorenzini. The Winter Exhibition will be showing until February 28; at that time our Spring Exhibition will be installed. Please consider purchasing art as one of the many ways we can keep this incredible vibrancy alive in St. Johnsbury! Contact information for artists is available at each of the windows.