Mile-Around Woods North Bennington Vermont

Sunday Photo Essay: Mile-Around Woods

Mile-Around Woods Scarcely a ten-minute car ride from the bustle of our neighborhood lies one of southwestern Vermont’s best kept secrets, the Mile-Around Woods in North Bennington. It is a

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Robert Frost portrait

Nothing Gold Can Stay

One hundred years ago, Robert Frost and his family moved to South Shaftsbury, Vermont, just a few miles north of Bennington. Each year many of Frost’s admirers make a pilgrimage to his gravesite and also visit the Robert Frost Stone House Museum, housed in his former Shaftsbury home.

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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. The weekend event including nearly a dozen Bennington County sugar makers. Come for family fun, tasty maple treats. sugar house tours and sugar-on-snow.

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cut your own christmas tree vermont man

Where to Find Your Christmas Tree in Bennington, Vermont

‘Tis the season of light, snowstorms, and wooly mittens. It’s also the season for freshly cut Christmas trees, ready and waiting to bring their heady fragrance and stately grace to your living room for the Christmas season. Here in Bennington, we’re lucky to have several Christmas tree farms nearby where you can find all sizes of beautiful trees.

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A family celebrates Christmas with Santa and Mrs. Claus

Fabulous Holiday Events in Bennington, Vermont

With December right around the corner, we wanted to share some fun and family-friendly holiday events happening right here in Bennington. If you’ve yet to find yourself in the holiday spirit, now is the time to get out and enjoy all that Bennington has to offer, from holiday tours and a tree lighting to brunch with our favorite jolly old elf.

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A Christmas wreath on a light pole in downtown Bennington, VT

Small Business Saturday in Bennington

Happy Fall-idays! Here in Bennington, we’re gearing up for a beautiful season of friends, family, great food, twinkly lights, and yes, shopping. One of our biggest holiday shopping events of the year is Small Business Saturday on November 30, sandwiched between the behemoths Black Friday and Cyber Monday.

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