This tour is designed for history buffs; given by local bestseller author and presented by Backroad Discovery Tours. Visit over 35 sites between Bennington & Manchester, involved in the Battle of Bennington & Ethan Allen's capture of Fort Ticonderoga, for America's first victory. We also visit sites associated with the Civil War. You will view stunning mountain/valley vistas & quintessential villages while traveling in our comfortable 10 passenger tour vehicle. Advance reservations necessary by email or phone.
These guided tours are designed for people who only have a day or two in the area & who wish to explore the region’s best-kept secrets! Tours are given in a comfortable 10-passenger tour vehicle & will present a delightful overview of the area, offer suggestions of other places to visit, things to do & dining options. The tour includes intriguing facts & stories about the area. There are many stops along the way. Visit sweeping mountain/valley vistas, the oldest abandoned marble quarry in the U.S., quintessential Vermont villages. a forest preserve/maple sugar operation and a private alpaca farm. Advance reservations necessary.
Local fresh foods this summer (supporting local agriculture) from your friends and neighbors at a safe, one-stop market location. The market starts at the Arlington Inn on July 10th, and continues each Friday from 4-7PM. A quintessential New England market, the market features fresh fruits and vegetables, local cheeses, organic meats, jams, jellies, and preserves, local honey, homemade crusty breads, baked goods and pastries, take home prepared foods, unique crafts, handmade soap, and, of course, small batch Vermont maple syrup.
A wonderful weekend in Bennington, Vermont! Juried Fine Art and Craft Exhibitors line the outdoor paths and fill the soaring white tents with a wide variety of expertly handcrafted creations.