As if taken from a postcard, Manchester’s beauty is a draw to many visitors.  Nestled in the southern region of the Green Mountain State, Palmer House Resort is located near many things to do in Manchester year-round, offering a wide range of summer activities and winter activities to keep you busy no matter what time of year you visit.  Explore unparalleled shopping, historical sites, local museums, ski resorts and more within minutes from our resort.  Manchester is the one place in Vermont where you can experience all of Vermont, no matter what the season.

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SHOPPING

·       Manchester Designer Outlets

.       Shaws 

.        Natures Market 

·       Manchester Woodcraft

.        Manchester Hot Glass 

·       Vermont Country Store 25 minutes away 

·       Orvis Flagship Retail Store

·       Northshire Bookstore

·       Orvis Flagship Retail Store

·       Famers Market Thursday's 

·       Antique Shops

MUSEUMS

·       American Museum of Fly Fishing

·       Bennington Museum

·       Billing Farm & Museum

·       Hildene (Lincoln Family Home)

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VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS

·       Bennington Potters

·       Dorset Theatre Festival

·       Southern Vermont Arts Center

·       Weston Playhouse

SPORTS/RECREATION

·       Bromley Mountain

.       Stratton Adventures (ATV, Paintball and Snowmobile) 

.        Dorset Quarry (cliff diving)

·       Stratton Mountain

·       Magic Mountain

·       Mount Equinox

·       Emerald Lake State Park

·       Battenkill River

·       Orvis Fly-Fishing School

·       Merck Forest and Farmland Center

SITE-SEEING

·       Fall foliage

·       Covered bridges

·       Lye Brook Falls

DINING

·       Ye Olde Tavern

·       Silver Fox

·       Clinatro Taco

·       Ponce Bistro

·       Zoey’s Double Hex

.       Union Underground 

·       Up For Breakfast 

.       Gringo Jacks Southwestern Bar and Grill 

.        Mystic Cafe & Wine Bar 

.        Zoeys Deli 

.        Thai Basil