The Convenient, One-Stop Vermont Destination
Located in one of the prettiest valleys in Vermont and only a few hours drive from New York City, Boston and Connecticut, lies the wonderful, beautiful and sophisticated Vermont town of Manchester. Manchester is a one-stop Vermont vacation destination with outdoor adventure, beautiful scenery, a vibrant cultural scene, great restaurants and a variety of lodging choices. Shopping is plentiful and a truly unique experience, with visitors flocking to the one-of-a-kind Northshire Bookstore and the popular Manchester Designer Outlets. The history of the area is filled with stories from the American Revolution, it’s marble quarries, the famous Battenkill River, Lincoln’s Hildene, and the town’s historic districts. Come and stay in Manchester and enjoy everything Vermont has to offer.
Things to see and do in Manchester Vermont
Hotels and Lodging
Choose one of Manchester’s full-service resorts, charming country inns or luxury small hotels. See our list of recommended Hotels and Lodging.
The distance from farm to table is never far in Vermont, and Manchester offers some of the best dining in the whole state. Choose from fine dining, light fare, or traditional New England cooking. All prepared with a Vermont flair. Here are our favorite Restaurants.
Manchester is the one place that has everything you want in a visit to Vermont. All of Vermont’s famous outdoor recreation possibilities are available no matter the season. Winter, spring, summer and fall… see our recommended Outdoor Experiences.
You haven’t shopped until you’ve experienced it with the full view of the mountains, and the quaint charm of our unique Vermont architecture. Designer outlets and premium retail boutiques abound. See our ideas for Shopping.
Arts and Culture
Manchester is synonymous with the arts in Vermont. Strong local and visitor support means you can experience the best in theatre, art, music and culture. We give you the Manchester highlights in Arts and Culture.
Manchester is steeped in American history, harkening all the way back to the days of the Green Mountain Boys. Today, Manchester is a charming and sophisticated community nestled in one of the most beautiful places in all the country.