Manchester, Vermont is an historic town located at the foot of Mount Equinox along Route 7, and is one of two shire towns (county seats) of Bennington County - the other is the town of Bennington.
Manchester Village, an incorporated village, and Manchester Center are settlement centers within the town.
Manchester has a wide variety of choices for your visit to Vermont, from luxury Manchester VT hotels to cozy bed and breakfasts in Manchester. Stay in town and walk to dining and shopping; choose out of town for mountain vistas and pastoral surroundings. Restaurants in Manchester offer extensive choices from fine dining to small cafes to family restaurants.
Manchester offers a unique blend of New England charm, style, arts & culture, and is a popular four-season tourist destination for Vermont vacations.
The area offers exquisite Vermont fall foliage and hosts a number of Fall Festivals. Art lovers will enjoy the many galleries and a stay would not be complete without a visit to Hildene, the Lincoln family home.
Enjoy challenging golf and legendary fly fishing during the warmer months, skiing during the winter at nearby Stratton Mountain Resort or Bromley Mountain. Manchester shopping is a favorite pastime for visitors and locals alike.
If you're planning an event in Vermont, Manchester has a lot to offer. The town's breathtaking scenery makes a destination wedding in Manchester VT an ideal choice, and the many amenities allow for Manchester conferences of various sizes. With a variety of venues from which to choose, all surrounded by the magnificent Green Mountains, Manchester can be the perfect location to host your event.
Live music - WOOD-FIRED PIZZA, HOMEGROWN SALAD, BEER AND WINE AVAILABLE ADMISSION $15 (STUDENTS, FARMERS $10) KIDS FREE
Discover the best places to view the foliage for any given day. See mountain/valley vistas and up close cascades of color. Many stops along the way; learn the interesting facts, stories and history of the area. 10-passenger tour vehicle. Daily tours, Advance reservations necessary, $35 pp. Call or email to reserve.
Join Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning (GMALL) for an inspiring evening with Ruth Richardson, the former Finance Minister of New Zealand as our special guest. Ruth has a well-known profile both nationally and internationally and she will be talking to us, drawing on her extensive personal and business experience. While in office Ruth was instrumental in bringing the Fiscal Responsibility Act into being which requires New Zealand to balance its budget and is now widely regarded as setting international best practice. Registration is $18 in advance or $22 at the door. For more information or to register, please call our office at 802-867-0111 or visit www.greenmtnacademy.org.