Only a four-hour drive from Manhattan and a two-hour drive from Boston, Manchester is easily accessible for a three-day vacation while also embodying the quintessential Vermont town with white church steeples, local breweries, fantastic restaurants, dynamite art galleries, and many other attractions. The small but trendy town has quickly become one of the best areas in the state for every season. - read more from Travel & Leisure

Pack a Perfect Picnic

We’ve mapped your route through Manchester to pack a picnic basket so you can enjoy one of summer's greatest (and simplest) pleasures.

Best Day Hikes Near Manchester, VT

Favorite Manchester area day hikes include summer treks toward jaw-dropping vistas, pristine swimming holes, and waterfalls. Plus, family-friendly options.

Visit Our Farmer’s Markets

We love when the weather is ripe for picking! Explore farmer’s markets, specialty shops, natural food stores, and local eateries to meet the makers and sample Vermont.