Blog


view from the hiking trail in Lake Shaftsbury State Park

5 Great Hiking Trails for Fall in Bennington VT

Fall is a fabulous time to get outside with your family for some great hiking in Bennington, Vermont. The heat of summer is dissipating, along with those pesky mosquitoes, and you’ll discover crisp, clear days, beautiful fall foliage, and maybe even some wildlife.

Read More

fall foliage leaf peeping old first church bennington vermont

Vermont Fall Foliage

If a Vermont fall foliage trip is on your bucket list, you are in good company. Bennington Vermont is nestled in a valley surrounded by beautiful mountains all aglow with fall foliage color. Take this scenic drive to be sure to hit the various elevations that ensure maximum leaf peeping color.

Read More


Broadway Quality Theatre is Alive, and Plentiful in Southern Vermont

Some of the finest theatre in the country is in Southern Vermont, the Berkshires and New York’s Capital District, making Bennington the ideal spot from which to gorge on theatrical entertainment. Staying in Bennington gives travelers immediate access to fine dining, outdoor recreation from golf to skiing to camping, art and history museums, and Broadway quality professional theatre.

Read More

vermont maple syrup pancakes

Vermont Maple Weekend

In late March, more than 100 Vermont maple producers take part in a weekend festival that celebrates maple syrup: including nearly a dozen Bennington County sugar-makers. Come for family fun, tasty maple treats. sugar house tours and sugar on snow.

Read More

Celebrating Bennington’s Arts Tradition

The names are a veritable Hall of Fame of American artists from Robert Frost to Martha Graham to John Gardner, Shirley Jackson, Kenneth Noland, Bernard Malamud, Pat Adams, Jules Olitski, to Norman Lear. And, they have made Bennington, Vermont synonymous with arts, culture, and history.

Read More