Brattleboro is a lovely old New England town that's lively with restaurants, bars, unique shops and galleries. Stroll down main street and visit some of the places recommended in the Things to Do section.
Elevation gain is 157 ft The half-mile hike up Putney Mountain is easy for almost everyone, and it yields the best view for the least effort in all of New England. Sneakers are fine! There is usually a hawk watch going on at the summit. Great photo ops and an incredible, 360 degree view of the surrounding, mountainous landscape.
Elevation gain is 1,053 ft to the summit The Wantastiquet Mountain Trail offers Brattleboro visitors everything needed for a perfect day hike. This short round trip hike, just under 4 miles, packs a lot into it. Located within 520 acres of beautiful woods, the path features a waterfall, unobstructed panoramic views at the summit and opportunities to connect with several other trails. https://www.alltrails.com/parks/us/new-hampshire/wantastiquet-mountain-natural-area https://vermontbandbinn.com/blog/hiking-wantastiquet-mountain-natural-area/
The Farm is open for you to enjoy seven days a week from dawn to dusk. The entire Farm comprises a vast and free, outdoor museum that utilizes interpretive signage and installations to reveal the rich cultural and natural history of this place and convey lessons for living well with the land and environment today and in the future. The Goat Playground is home to our herd of playful and curious goats. The Piggery is the home to Carlos the Ox, Pip, and Sassy the donkey. Explore the expansive 10-mile trail network. Located on Abenaki lands, the trails are free and open to the public. Access the trail network from five different trailheads to explore the Nature Trail, Ice Pond, Woodlands Interpretive Trail, and Stone Tower. Challenge yourself by climbing the stairs to the top of the Harris Hill Ski Jump, or casually wander through the woods along the winding trails. https://www.retreatfarm.org/farm-forest https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/vermont/farm-pet-animals-vt/
The very best in shopping! Retail showcase for fine art, furniture, jewelry, housewares, Judaica & more by Vermont artisans. https://www.marlboromusic.org/visit/vermont-artisan-designs/
The Brattleboro Museum is a small but mighty art museum with thought-provoking and moving exhibits. It's small enough so you can spend just 30-45 minutes viewing the art. It's an easy walk from Brattleboro's other attractions and well worth the admission price.
Yalla serves delicious, casual middle-eastern food served in a small space. If you go for lunch, go early or be prepared to wait in line...but it's worth it! Amazing babka, pita, and challah. One of our favorite eating spots in Brattleboro.
The best cuppa joe in Brattleboro and right around the corner from the Latchis Hotel.
The natural, healthy qualities of raw milk infuse Grafton Village Cheese products with a creamy, smooth flavor not found in mass-produced cheeses. The award-winning, naturally aged and naturally flavored cheeses are still handmade, true to the Grafton Village tradition. As a part of the Windham Foundation, they work to promote Vermont’s rural communities; you directly support that mission when you purchase Grafton Village Cheese.
hot glass + cool clay open artist studios + art gallery The glass and clay studios are open to the public and welcome visitors any time the gallery is open. Even when the artists are not at work, the studios hums with the heat of the furnace and kilns, and the a tools of the ancient arts of glass and clay are on display.
Nestled in the heart of downtown Brattleboro, VT, on the banks of the Connecticut River, Whetstone Station Restaurant and Brewery has been serving up delicious food and beers since 2012. It's super pretty here, with a great view of the river from the roof deck! Riverside eatery featuring craft drafts, creative pub grub & year-round deck seating.
https://marina.restaurant Marina Restaurant, a fresh food restaurant with an extensive menu of American cuisine vegetarian & seafood. Enjoy waterfront dining and outdoor seating with an amazing sunset view and a casual dining atmosphere in Brattleboro, Vermont.