Attractions November 08, 2016
The Little Town In Vermont That Might Just Be The Most Unique Town In The World
Any one of these things would make a town unique, but to have all? Well, that just may make for the most unique town in the world! In Manchester, Vermont, there is a little bit of everything all in one place that is small enough to maintain that small town charm, while the shopping, cultural activities, outdoor exploration and dining that could rival a city. Let’s take a closer look at all this unique town in VT has to offer.
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From the Equinox Preservation Trust to Prospect Rock, you'll find well maintained trails complete with maps.
Southern Vermont Arts Center
The Southern Vermont Arts Center promotes fine art as well as performances, making art an integral part of the Manchester community.
Zoey's Deli & Bakery
When a parking lot is always full, you know that you're going to get something good inside. Zoey’s Deli makes it all from scratch and produces fantastic soups and sandwiches. But whatever you get, be sure to pair it with the homemade chips! Trust me.
Manchester Designer Outlets
Set amidst the natural beauty of this picture-perfect town is the Manchester Designer Outlets. The 30+ outlets are some of the best brands in the world including Kate Spade, Giorgio Armani, Polo Ralph Lauren, J. Crew, Eileen Fisher, Coach, Eddie Bauer, Vineyards Vines, TSE Cashmere, Michael Kors, Ann Taylor, and Brooks Brothers, to name a few.
Located at 4869 Main Street, this is more than just a book store with a great selection. There is a cafe which means you can take your time and browse through the three floors of books.
Manchester Hot Glass
This is more than just a blown glass studio! People young and old can create their own hand blown glass creation with Andrew who is both a master craftsman as well as a hilariously funny guy.
Manchester Hot Glass is located at 79 Elm Street, Manchester.
One of the most intimate dining experiences is also one of the best restaurants in Vermont. The chef/owner creates fantastic meals in the open kitchen and his wife meets and greets the guests, creating a personal and friendly experience.
If you like fishing, or are looking for a gift for a fishing enthusiast, look no further than this flagship store! Here you'll find quality fly-fishing gear and men's and women's clothing.
You'll find exceptional craftsmanship on these wood products, and the prices here are remarkably less than you'll find at other stores in Vermont.
Mrs. Murphy's Donuts
Vermont is famous for its cider donuts, but if you want to try something a little different, these round delights are out of this world! Simply fresh and delicious.
Ye Olde Tavern
Elegant dining with old world charm,
Ye Olde Tavern
is Vermont's oldest restaurant and will serve up a meal to remember.
Lye Brook Falls
Who doesn't love the magic of a waterfall? Lye Brook Falls is absolutely stunning.
Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home
Robert Lincoln, the only child of Abraham and Mary Todd Lincoln to survive to adulthood, built this ancestral home in 1905. Hildene’s 412 acres include the historic home, a restored Pullman car, a working farm and 12 miles of walking trails. The Rowland Agricultural Center houses a cheese-making facility and is home to a herd of Nubian goats, whose milk is used to produce delicious goat cheese.
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