Manchester, Vermont is an historic town located at the foot of Mount Equinox along Route 7, and is one of two shire towns (county seats) of Bennington County - the other is the town of Bennington.
Manchester Village, an incorporated village, and Manchester Center are settlement centers within the town.
Manchester has a wide variety of choices for your visit to Vermont, from luxury Manchester VT hotels to cozy bed and breakfasts in Manchester. Stay in town and walk to dining and shopping; choose out of town for mountain vistas and pastoral surroundings. Restaurants in Manchester offer extensive choices from fine dining to small cafes to family restaurants.
Manchester offers a unique blend of New England charm, style, arts & culture, and is a popular four-season tourist destination for Vermont vacations.
The area offers exquisite Vermont fall foliage and hosts a number of Fall Festivals. Art lovers will enjoy the many galleries and a stay would not be complete without a visit to Hildene, the Lincoln family home.
Enjoy challenging golf and legendary fly fishing during the warmer months, skiing during the winter at nearby Stratton Mountain Resort or Bromley Mountain. Manchester shopping is a favorite pastime for visitors and locals alike.
If you're planning an event in Vermont, Manchester has a lot to offer. The town's breathtaking scenery makes a destination wedding in Manchester VT an ideal choice, and the many amenities allow for Manchester conferences of various sizes. With a variety of venues from which to choose, all surrounded by the magnificent Green Mountains, Manchester can be the perfect location to host your event.
Sat, 20 April 2019, 03:00 – 04:00 EDT Free Register Event Information Description CELEBRATE LIFE: VIVA LA VIDA by the Vermont poet, musician,& storyteller – T. Namaya at Northshire Books Manchester, Vt 20. April Saturday at 3 PM. A short children's story section will follow at 3: 45. “Celebrate Life: Viva La Vida -Stories, poems, and songs that celebrate life, love, travel, relationships, and his neighbors told by the renowned story teller Namaya who is described as a "A Vermont Treasure." by Vermont Life Publisher David Hakins. As a world traveler he gathers his poems and stories from his journeys through life -- from the majestic elegy of "Orlando" to the ordinary mysteries "What happened to the other sock?" to the hilarious misadventures in home repair “Cold Beer and Plumbing.” Celebrate Life Review In Brattleboro Reformer " Some of the poems and stories make you giggle, others make you feel regret, but they all make you think, and they have a common thread of prodding the reader to take the time to notice the simple things — told with subtle humor and vivid imagery." Cicely Eastman -Editor Reformer
On Thursday, April 25th, 6:30 pm, Burr and Burton Academy Parent Association and the Environmental Club will host an event that unravels the complexity of clothing with a KonMari presentation followed by a screening of the documentary The True Cost. The KonMari method is the Japanese de-cluttering method that is featured on Netflix’s new show, Tidying Up. Hitomi Kinoshita, a certified KonMari consultant and founder of Kinoco.co will present the KonMari Method, which is a state of mind – and a way of life – that encourages cherishing the things that spark joy in one’s life. People around the world are drawn to this philosophy not only due to its effectiveness but also because it places great importance on being mindful, reflective and optimistic. Hitomi will present the process, technique, and benefits of incorporating KonMari into daily life.