Southern Vermont comprises an area almost evenly divided by Bennington County on the west and Windham County on the east. Its western border is New York State and its eastern border is the Connecticut River and New Hampshire. To the south is the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Its principal municipalities include Bennington and Manchester on the west side, Wilmington and Dover in the central Windham area and Brattleboro on the eastern border. The Green Mountains range north/ south through the central core of the two counties.
On the western shore of the Connecticut River with downtown at the intersection of routes 9 and 5 – or reachable by Exits 1, 2 and 3 off of Interstate 91.
Not only is there no other town named Brattleboro anywhere in the world, but there’s really no other place on earth quite like it! Visit, explore and discover for yourself why Brattleboro was named by Smithsonian magazine as #11 on its 20 Best Small Towns in America list. There’s fun for all — outdoors and in! On terra firma for hiking, cross-country skiing and snowmobiling – and the traditional Harris Hill Ski Jump Competition every February. On the ice — skating, too. Indoors for excellence in music, theater and many other top-notch cultural presentations. If shopping delights you discover our unique, warm, welcoming and edgy downtown. And there’s not a cuisine that can’t be found and savored!
There’s an old show tune that goes, “You’ve gotta have heart!” Well, Greater Brattleboro’s got it. So come enjoy us… all year through! www.brattleborochamber.org