Southern Vermont

Sandglass Theater - Since opening its doors in 1996, Sandglass has been host to many guest artists and several special series of performances. Local musicians, national puppet theaters, and ensemble theater artists have graced the stage.

Hildene: The Lincoln Family Home - Robert Todd Lincoln's Hildene Home was the home of Robert Todd Lincoln, the eldest son of President Abraham & Mary Todd Lincoln and his family. Built in 1902, Hildene was Lincoln's summer home and would be the only house in America where all of Abraham Lincoln's descendants would eventually reside.

Bennington Battle Monument - Soaring more than 300 feet above the lovely streets of Old Bennington, a striking stone monument marks the site of a critical military supply depot. Today, visitors may ride an elevator to the top of the Bennington Monument for panoramic views of the valleys and rolling hills of Vermont, Massachusetts and New York.

The Nature Museum - Exhibits are carefully designed to promote curiosity and be engaging. They communicate an understanding about local and world wide environments - their fossils, birds, mammals, minerals, habitats, botany, and more.

Southern Vermont Natural History Museum - Among the exhibits featured at the Museum are mounted specimens of over 600 native New England birds and mammals in 100 small dioramas, one of the largest collections of its type in the Northeast. Perched on an overlook with views into Massachusetts and New Hampshire, on a clear day the horizon is 100 miles away.

Robert Frost Stone House Museum - Built c. 1769, the house was considered historic before the Frost period. It is a rare example of colonial architecture made of native stone and timber. It has changed little since Frost's time and remains in excellent condition.

Vermont Museum of Mining & Minerals - Learn about Vermont's rich mining and mineral industries through displays on talc, soapstone, and the world-famous Vermont marble, granite and slate. See a spectacular two-foot crystallized fossil shell of a giant ammonite (a prehistoric marine invertebrate).

Bromley Ski Resort - The only mountain in Vermont with Southern Exposure. With sun all day long, even the coldest days feel warm. Bromley has long been an ideal resort for family Vermont ski vacations, and was voted #1 in North America by Ski magazine for Family Programs.

Park-McCullough House - A thirty-five room Victorian Mansion, with furnishings and decor are nearly unchanged. At the front door you will find rooms with fourteen-foot ceilings opening onto a gracious central hall with a sweeping staircase. Also the gardens are just beautiful, rose gardens, horse drawn buggies, and more.

American Museum of Fly Fishing - The Museum is dedicated to the education and research of fly fishing and its related fields, social history and conservation. See exhibits which include the fly fishing tackle of many famous Americans.

Southern Vermont Arts Center - Campus includes Yester House with 10 galleries of art on view and for sale; the Wilson Museum, a stunning new facility (with gift shop) with exhibitions by nationally-recognized artists; the Boswell Botany Trail; the outdoor Sculpture Garden; the Arkell Performing Arts Pavilion; and a year round calendar of events and exhibitions.

Gallery North Star Museum - The gallery is situated in a restored 1877 village house and presents works by over 30 of New England's finest artists in a variety of mediums including oil, pastel and watercolor paintings along with sculpture.

Estey Organ Museum - A new museum is underway, dedicated to the history and contributions of the Estey Organ Company of Brattleboro. The company was world-known for manufacturing reed, pipe, and electronic organs and operated for nearly a century.

Adams Family Farm - Offers horse-drawn sleigh rides, horse drawn wagon rides, scenic tractor pulled wagon rides, sheep herding demonstration, Rainbow Trout fishing, maple products, and evening wagon ride and bonfire parties.

Bennington Museum - Features objects that illustrate the social, cultural, and historical development of New England, particularly of Vermont and the Bennington region.

Olallie Daylily Gardens - Offers six-acre fields, brim full with daylilies, and the farm also harbors other spectacular natural beauty. Wander along natural grass paths, which meander through the beautiful gardens. They also maintain over four hundred high bush blueberries and blackberries that are delicious!