Winter Activities

Manchester Vermont is a Winter Wonderland

Winter in Manchester brings smiles to the faces of those who love the outdoors. The closest ski and snowboard slopes are just 15 minutes from the center of town, and our region is graced with four world-class ski resorts. You can also cross-country ski, snowshoe, sled, skate, snowmobile or just walk around town and enjoy the beautiful snowy scenery. Manchester Vermont is truly a winter wonderland.
Merck Forest & Farmland Center

Teaching and Demonstrating the benefits of innovative, sustainable management of forest and farmland.

Mulligans Restaurant and Pub

With one of the most easy-going atmospheres and friendliest waitstaffs you’ll find anywhere, Mulligans is an uncommonly fine family eating and drinking establishment set in a converted 19th Century Victorian in charming Manchester Village, Vermont.

Southern Vermont Arts Center

The Southern Vermont Arts Center is a not-for-profit organization primarily dedicated to providing arts, in all aspects, and arts education to the community.

Riley Rink

Spend an afternoon with the family ice skating on Manchester's own Olympic sized skating rink!

Thai Basil

A traditional Thai cuisine deconstructed

Garlic John's

Garlic John's, a local favorite, is a strong, established chef-owned regional Italian restaurant located in the Southern Green Mountains just minutes away from ski resorts and shopping

The Northshire Bookstore

Grab a cappuccino at the Spiral Press Cafe and spend the afternoon getting lost in the bookshelves of the Northshire Bookstore in Manchester!

Up For Breakfast

A longtime favorite for casual breakfast and brunch in historic Manchester.

Gourmet Deli & Cafe

For delicious gourmet breakfast or lunch, the Gourmet Deli & Cafe is your number one stop!

Land Rover Experience Driving School

Whether this is your first time off-road or you have advanced experience, lessen courses provide elements and terrain that will increase your knowledge and ability off-road

Taconic Hotel

Located in the picturesque year-round vacation destination of Manchester, Vermont.

Lodge at Bromley

Complimentary homemade breakfasts are an everyday luxury at southern Vermont’s slopeside family-friendly hotel. Looking to stay, shop, and ski? Enjoy Bromley’s special offer for shoppers!

Hampton Inn

Reminiscent of a historic New England farmhouse, this uniquely designed hotel embodies tradition with modern sensibilities. Covered patios, outdoor seating areas with a fire pit, and lush landscaping welcome you and make you feel right at home.

Manchester, Vermont Visitors Center

Discover All Things Manchester!

American Museum Of Fly Fishing

A one-of-a-kind institution housing the largest collection of fly-fishing artifacts in the world, including the tackle of many famous Americans.

Backroad Discovery Tours

Our local service is an editors' choice for "Yankee Travel Magazine." Get off the beaten path & discover the Shires of Vermont in an 8-passenger tour vehicle.

Bromley Mountain Ski Resort

Bromley Mountain has 43 classic New England trails and glades with a variety of terrain that is seldom seen elsewhere. It is perfect for skiers & riders of all ability levels.

Equinox Snow Tours

Let our trained guides who have 5 to 20 years of riding experience show you the beauty of snowmobiling in the Green Mountain National Forest.


This historic home of Robert Todd Lincoln is set on 412 preserved acres of gardens, trails, woods and farm, as is open for visitors year-round for a variety of events and activities.

Horses for Hire

Horses for Hire offers mountain trail and sleigh rides, and is in close proximity to Manchester and the surrounding mountains, Stratton, Bromley & Magic Mountain Ski areas.

Manchester Hot Glass Studio & Gallery

Manchester Hot Glass is a glass blowing studio & gallery open daily to the public. Visitors are welcome to watch as our artists create remarkable colored works in glass.

Elf Express

All aboard the most whimsical holiday event of the season, the Elf Express!

Equinox Preserve

Enjoy magnificent scenery while hiking, biking, skiing or snowshoeing .

Stratton Mountain Ski Area

Ski and snowboard at New England's premier resort.

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