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.

Hildene in Bloom

Hildene, the Lincoln Family Home is Manchester's most visited historic site, popular in every season. But from late May to mid-June, something really special happens.

Where Two Trails Meet

For thirty years, The Mountain Goat's been outfitting hikers for backcountry adventures and adventure travel. This year, they secured a special designation for Manchester.

Summer Activities to Enjoy with Kids

This summer, the mountains are calling! The days are long, the weather is gorgeous, and our favorite family friendly adventures are at the ready.

Summer Arts Scene

Southern Vermont is home to some of the state's most popular cultural attractions. Get creative with your free time and experience our flourishing arts scene for yourself.

Up Your Game: Green Mountain Golf

Golf courses in and around Manchester offer stunning scenery, challenging play, and warm hospitality. Our expert profiles three venues from downtown to the mountains.

The Play’s the Thing

One of Vermont's most charming villages is just ten minutes from Manchester. And home to a remarkable summer theatre producing new works with a fresh perspective.

Gorgeous Wedding Venues

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


Whether you're planning a getaway or a backyard adventure, our instagram feed is filled with tempting suggestions for a fab experience. Check it out!