Local Advice

Whether you’ve just arrived in town or you’ve lived here for decades, there will come a time when you find yourself wondering what everyone is up to. Local Advice includes tips on what to see, when to ski, where to shop, and how to make the most of your time in Manchester, VT!

Spring Skiing in Spades

Winter Storm Stella surprised the entire northeast with a fast and furious snow dump, and for us in Vermont, a spring skiing set-up you can't miss.

February Vacation Week

February break in MVT boasts epic skiing and riding, tons of live music, fun stuff for kids, and flat out après awesomeness. Check out our favorite activities and events!

Valentine’s Day Inspo

Spoil your sweet with a Valentine's Day getaway, a thoughtful gift, or a totally unique experience. If you've got the inclination, we've got ideas.

It’s Time to Ski VT

Just minutes from Manchester Center, family friendly Bromley and Alpine chic Stratton Resort are serving up some of the best skiing in years.

Destination Weddings: Vermont

With storybook settings, incredible venues, and the country's top wedding pros, Manchester delivers unforgettable destination events.

Best Cafes and Bakeries

Have a craving for Manchester's best croissants, freshest bread, favorite doughnut, or coffee drink? Consult our guide to local bakeries and cafes, then go!

Best Nature Walk: Equinox Pond

Just minutes from downtown Manchester, a perfect short hike that gets you up close and personal with our favorite mountain. Pet-friendly, good for all ages.

Ring in the New Year

Ring in 2017 with a little Manchester magic -- classy celebrations, celebratory cuisine, tons of live music, and more. Peruse our picks here before you firm up your plans.

Green Mountain Gifts

Our holiday wish list is packed with Vermont-made goods and inspired experiences. Small surprises, big ideas, and a few in between choices for under the tree.

Love is in the Air

Turn up the heat this holiday season with a weekend getaway to Manchester! Sip champagne, take a sleigh ride, and stroll and shop amidst snowy scenery.

We’ve Got That Festive Feeling

As you sip, shop, and savor your way from Main Street to the Depot, save time for these festive holiday events and share the magic of the season with us!

Five Star Farm to Table

On a quiet side street in Manchester Village, just footsteps from Equinox Mountain, you’ll find Vermont’s only Small Luxury Hotel and Zagat-rated restaurant.