Summer / Fall Activities
Dorset Quarry or the crystal waters of Emerald Lake
or tube down the Battenkill
on a hot
or if you do not want to venture far ... our heated
pool is right outside your door!
golf or tennis at The
Manchester Country Club
practice your drive with a bucket of
balls at The Practice Tee just down the road.
Take a BackRoad
Tour on some of the lesser know
roads of Southern
Vermont and learn some of
the local history as well as enjoying the spectacular scenery
of our beautiful
a local working farm….Taylor Farms
Londonderry where they make their famous Smoked Gouda or the Merck Forest and
a 60 acre organic farm with both livestock and gardens that offer
seasonal events, programs and celebrations and miles of hiking trails.
to the top of Mount
for a fantastic view of Vermont,
Hampshire. At the
take a short hike to Lookout Rock for a birdseye view of Manchester.
down the Battenkill
with Battenkill Canoe….they
will outfit you and pick you up at the end of your float
a bike and take a ride.
On road or off
there are plenty of beautiful rides in and around Manchester.
are available at Battenkill
Sports and Bike
Visit Historic Hildene,
summer estate of Robert Todd Lincoln,
the only surviving child of President
The beautiful mansion is open for tours
year round. Walking trails
wind through the
beautiful grounds and gardens…in June the peonies are
spectacular! There are many special programs and events
throughout the year.
Visit the Northshire Bookstore,
destination for the whole family, with books, music, dvds, games, toys,
events for everyone year round and a floor devoted to
Enjoy a cappuccino or sandwich or homemade soup at The Spiral Press
Stroll through the art galleries
at The Southern
Vermont Arts Center
or have lunch in the Sculpture Garden.
In the evening enjoy one of the many concerts
or special events held throughout the year.
the Vermont countryside at Mountain
View Ranch in Danby or Horses
For Hire in Peru.
Listen to a concert by The Vermont
Symphony Orchestra or The Manchester
Gather the kids and head up to Bromley’s
Adventure Park where you can
ride the Alpine
Slide. The Sun Mountain Flyer,
England’s longest ZipRider
, The Big
Splash Water Ride or
any of the other many attractions and rides.
Ride the Gondola
to the summit
Outlet Shops, sampling the
confections at Mother Myricks
Manchester Country Store, and many of the fine locally owned
specialty shops in town.
Be sure to visit The Vermont
in Weston, an authentic country store
with practical and hard to find goods.
Spend some time or even compete at the Vermont
Summer Horse Festival.
A world class horse show in the
foothills of the Green Mountains.
Take a Horse
Drawn Sleigh Ride
through the fields and mountains with Mountain View
Taylor Farms, Pfister Farms or Horses For Hire
Skiing or Snowboarding
is fun for
everyone! Whether you are a beginner or expert we have
for everyone. Get more information on lifts, lessons and
equipment at Bromley.
Get a sled
and go sailing down
Burr and Burton Hill (our local High School). Bring your own
get one at The Mountain Goat,
rk Miles, Eastern
Mountain Sports or
Country Skiing at Robert Todd
Lincoln’s Hildene, Wild
Viking Ski Touring
or Merck Forest
Skating at Riley Rink
or catch a Hockey Game
Contact Equinox Snow
for a guided snowmobile tour
through the Green
Forest. Led by
trained guides you will ride on a
state of the art
on the extensive VAST trails.
And best of all sit in front of your
blazing fire and enjoy a book
Enjoy a massage
in your room
with one of our wonderful massage therapists