Plan Your Trip
Be Sure To Visit Both of Our Stores
The Vermont Country Store in Weston, Vermont
Start your trip with a visit to our store in Weston, Vermont.
657 Main Street, Weston, Vermont
The Vermont Country Store in Rockingham, Vermont
Our Rockingham store has its own nostalgic personality. So make sure you don’t miss us in Rockingham.
1292 Rockingham Road, Rockingham, Vermont
Visit the Best of Vermont
HILDENE: THE LINCOLN FAMILY HOME
Robert Lincoln, the only child of Abraham and Mary Todd Lincoln to survive to adulthood, built his Georgian Revival mansion in 1905 in the scenic village of Manchester. Lincoln descendants lived there until 1975. It truly is a great part of our country's history and an American treasure not to be missed.
1005 Hildene Road,
Manchester, Vermont 05254
Southern Vermont Arts Center
The Southern Vermont Arts Center (SVAC) is situated over one-hundred acres of pristine forest in the heart of the Green Mountains and offers a first-class arts experience in a traditional New England setting. The mission of the arts center is to promote and nurture the arts through classes, exhibits, lectures and performances.
930 SVAC Drive,
Manchester, VT 05254
The Northshire Bookstore
A family-owned, independent bookstore, Northshire is a past recipient of the America's Best Bookstore award, as voted by Publishers Weekly magazine. You'll find many gifts as well as new and used books, and a whole floor devoted to children!
4869 Main St,
Manchester Center, VT 05255
This popular playhouse stages theater productions, concerts, and comedy shows throughout the year, including the Dorset Theater Festival. Every year since 1929, from June to September, the DTF has brought world-class theater to Dorest, Vermont, showcasing the country's most talented playwrights, actors, and directors.
104 Cheney Rd Dorset,
Dorset, VT 05251
The Bennington Battle Monument
The Bennington Battle Monument is a 306-feet-tall obelisk that's made of blue-grey magnesian limestone. It was completed and dedicated in 1891. Today, there's a guided elevator tour that takes you to the top!
15 Monument Circle,
Old Bennington, VT 05201
Merck Forest & Farmland Center
The folks who run the Merck Forest and Farmland Center are dedicated to teaching and demonstrating the benefits of innovative, sustainable management of forest and farmland. On the property you’ll find a working farm, hiking and cross-country skiing trails, cabins and shelters for camping, a visitors’ center, and more! If you visit during “sugaring season” be sure to check out Merck’s famous pancake breakfast.
3270 Route 315,
Rupert, VT 05768
Robert Frost Stone House Museum
When he moved his family to Shaftsbury (4 miles north of Bennington, VT), poet Robert Frost was 46 years old and at the height of his career. This modest museum opens a window into the poet's life, with one entire room dedicated to his most famous work, "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening,” which he penned here in the 1920s.
Shaftsbury, VT 05262
Where to Stay in Southern Vermont
The Inn at Weston
It's conveniently located a few short blocks from The Vermont Country Store. Relax in a whirlpool tub or sauna before you tuck yourself into a king-sized featherbed. This award-winning bed & breakfast is an ideal choice when staying in the Weston-Ludlow area.
630 Main St,
Weston, VT 05161
The Grafton Inn
Nestled in the center of a quintessential Vermont village, The Grafton Inn merges Vermont's pastoral heritage with modern charms. Individually decorated rooms and award-winning dining assure a comfortable stay. Grafton is a great place to unplug and take in local color, farm fresh food, and Vermont’s natural beauty and distinctive architecture.
92 Main Street,
Grafton, VT 05146
For the past 250 years, The Equinox has endured as one of New England’s preeminent hotels. Seamlessly melding historic grandeur with modern comforts, this resort is an inviting retreat in Manchester Village. Plus, it’s just a short drive away from ski areas, including Stratton and Bromley, and minutes away from nearby Manchester Outlets.
3567 Main Street,
Manchester Village, VT 05254
Where to Eat in Southern Vermont
MILDRED'S GRILL (FORMERLY THE BRYANT HOUSE)
After almost 60 years in business, The Bryant House restaurant is changing with the times—with a brand-new name and a fresh approach to casual dining. Our eclectic-but-classic menu features outrageous burgers, Vermont-style grilled cheese sandwiches, gourmet salads, homemade soups, and more. Plus, we offer many locally brewed craft beers on draft.
Located next to The Vermont Country Store
657 Main St,
Weston, VT 05161
If you've visited our area before the name Seesaw's might sound familiar. What used to be Johnny Seesaw’s has been rebuilt and renovated into one of the area's finest dining and hotel destinations. The restaurant, lodge and cabins have been refurbished with the same logs, beams, murals, slate, fire pit and bar as the original Seesaw's and updated with modern amenities. The restaurant and bar serve up fresh, inventive comfort food with a focus on local ingredients. The apple strudel is worth the drive alone!
3574 Vt. Rte. 11,
Peru, VT 05152