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Rutland

August 10-13 and October 19-22, 2018

Welcome to the real Rutland County — a colorful combination of country roads, quaint villages, and historic downtown centers in the heart of Vermont’s Green Mountains.

Lifestyle freedom flourishes here — our residents can easily claim their very own home sweet home, enjoy a range of year-round outdoor activities, and raise families among a network of great K–12 and college-level schools. Whether you’re looking to take the next step in your career or launch that dream business, Rutland County is the perfect place to put down roots for young and seasoned professionals alike.


Did You Know?

  • Rutland is the solar capital of New England, with more solar power installed per capita than any other city in New England.
  • Rutland County has the largest four-season farmers market in the entire state.
  • John Deere, inventor of the steel plow, was born and raised on Main Street in Rutland in the early 1800s.

HERE'S WHAT THE WEEKEND LOOKS LIKE:


Friday Evening

Welcome Reception will take place from 6:30–8 p.m. at The Palms Restaurant
36 Strongs Avenue
Rutland, VT 05701
(802) 747-6100

Saturday & Sunday

These are your days for exploring.

With dozens of shops and restaurants, as well as a world-class performing arts venue, downtown Rutland is the perfect destination to shop, eat, and be entertained. Visit one of the town's many unique shops as you make your way to the acclaimed Vermont Farmers Market in Depot Park. Grab a bite and maybe a local brew in one of many independently owned localvore restaurants before taking in a show at the brilliantly restored 1912 Paramount Theatre.

Killington Resort is offering a complimentary Full-day Lift, Trail and Rental Bike Mountain Bike Package on Saturday or Sunday at Killington’s Bike Park for guests who sign up for Stay to Stay Weekend. Three, high-speed lifts to get you to the top, and 29 trails send you back down on over 35 miles of rugged single tracks, rock gardens, switchbacks and machine-built berms, hips and jumps.

Monday Morning

Pick one of the following places to visit Monday morning. This is your opportunity to meet with a local employer, have a realtor show you potential housing options, or visit a co-maker space.

Employers

Monday at 9 a.m. at GE Aviation
270 Windcrest Road
Rutland, VT 05701

Monday at 10 a.m. at Rutland Regional Medical Center
160 Allen Street
Rutland, VT 05701

Realtor

Monday at 10 a.m. at Sotheby’s Four Seasons International Realty
85 N. Main Street
Rutland, VT 05201

Co-Maker/Incubator

Monday from 10 a.m.–12 p.m. at The Mint – Rutland’s Makerspace,
112 Quality Lane
Rutland, VT 05701

If you plan to attend the upcoming Stay to Stay Weekends in August and October, please fill out the form below and we will reach out to discuss your weekend details.

If you are interested in participating, but cannot attend the upcoming Stay to Stay Weekend, scroll to the bottom of the page and subscribe to receive information on future weekend dates. This will ensure you're in the know for future Stay to Stay Weekends in Vermont.

SIGN UP FOR THE AUGUST AND OCTOBER STAY TO STAY WEEKENDS

The Rutland Chamber of Commerce logo.

RUTLAND CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

The Rutland Region Chamber of Commerce is a membership organization whose purpose is to connect member business organizations with community and visitors, promoting the region as a great place to live, work, and play.

Rutland Young Professionals logo.

RUTLAND YOUNG PROFESSIONALS NETWORK

An all-volunteer, all-inclusive organization focused on creating a vibrant Rutland area and promoting that area to young professionals near and far. Founded in July of 2013 by a core group of energetic folks seeking a way to connect with other people, jobs, volunteer and mentor opportunities, professional development, and fun.


STAY TO STAY LODGING PARTNERS


Best Western Inn & Suites Rutland-Killington
(802) 773-3200
5 Best Western Place, Rutland, VT 05701

Red Clover Inn
(802) 775-2290
7 Woodward Road, Mendon, VT 05701

Holiday Inn Rutland-Killington
(802) 775-1911
476 Holiday Drive, Rutland, VT 05701

Quality Inn
(802) 773-3361
253 S. Main Street, Rutland, VT 05701


ADDITIONAL STAY TO STAY WEEKEND LOCATIONS


Mocha Joe's located in downtown Brattleboro.

BRATTLEBORO

Overlooking the Connecticut River, this downtown is lined with buildings that house galleries, restaurants, shops, breweries, and a 1938 art deco hotel and movie theater.

Bennington, Vermont landscape. Photo by Lauzon Photography.

THE SHIRES OF VERMONT

Bennington and Manchester are located in the beautiful region between the Taconic Range and the Green Mountains.