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Southern Vermont

VERMONT BEGINS HERE

Southern Vermont is your gateway to Vermont from southern states, and offers a hero’s welcome rich with history, beautiful views, captivating heritage and an immediate sense of belonging. Southern Vermont celebrates its past and heritage, like the town of Bellows Falls, where the first bridge to be built anywhere on the 410-mile-long Connecticut River was over the Falls' narrow gorge, or Springfield, home to a thriving manufacturing past and stunning historic downtown.
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VERMONTING IN Arlington and Manchester

Explore Vermont’s Battenkill River and whet your appetite for delicious local beers and cuisine with Vermont weekly Seven Days’ exploration of the Arlington and Manchester areas.

Grafton Inn in Vermont

NO PLACE LIKE GRAFTON

Vermont’s unspoiled beauty abounds in Grafton, home to the Grafton Inn, delicious local cheese, a network of trails to explore and a base from which to check out southern Vermont.

A boy sits on his dad's shoulders and enjoys Grand Point North.

Southern Vermont Events

Southern Vermont is home to some of Vermont’s best events, from exhibits and showings to food events and live music. Find a Southern Vermont event to look forward to.

SOUTHERN VERMONT HISTORIC DOWNTOWNS

Vermont’s historic downtowns offer the chance to get off the beaten path and explore the history of the Green Mountains, as well as enjoy delicious local food, shopping that feels like treasure hunting and welcoming communities. 

Church Street Marketplace in Burlington, Vermont.

WHAT TO DO AND WHERE TO STAY

Vermont is home to unique lodging, world-class recreation, local food, shopping, history and art in beautiful surroundings. Plan your trip with our directory.