Middlebury and the surrounding towns, villages, and countryside offer a wide variety of interesting options for activities of all shapes and sizes!
Offering distinctive, collectible works by established and emerging artists.
1 Mill Street, just before the Otter Creek footbridge AND 6 Merchants Row.
Middlebury’s own movie theater on Main St, showing current releases on two screens and offering fresh southwestern food. Frequent special events also offered.
Middlebury College Mahaney Center for the Arts
Hub of arts activity at MiddleburyCollege, including the Middlebury College Museum of Arts, recital hall, dance theatre, and music library.
Town Hall Theater
Central Vermont’s premier venue for live performances of all kinds, just across the street from The Inn on the Green.
Vergennes Opera House
Offers music, dance, and special events at 120 Main Street in Vergennes.
Henry Sheldon Museum of Vermont History
Oldest chartered community history museum in the U.S. (since 1882), featuring artifacts from Henry Sheldon’s extensive collections, special exhibits, tours and events.
Corner of Main and Park Streets.
Lake Champlain Maritime Museum
Dedicated to preserving and sharing the history of Lake Champlain.
Located in Vergennes at BasinHarbor on Lake Champlain.
Middlebury College Art Museum
The permanent collection includes Asian and western art, with an additional 6-8 temporary exhibits per year. Also offers many special events, such as museum talks.
House and farm of four generations of the Robinson family, who were Quaker farmers, abolitionists, authors, and artists. National Historic Landmark.
Located on Rt. 7 in Ferrisburgh, about 15 miles north of Middlebury.
One of the country’s finest, most diverse museums of art and Americana. Fine art works, folk art, quilts, decorative arts, furniture and other objects are displayed in historic exhibition buildings amid lovely gardens.
Located on Rt. 7 in Shelburne, about 27 miles north of Middlebury.
Vermont Folk Life Center
Dedicated to preserving and presenting the folkarts and cultural traditions of Vermont and the surrounding region.
Located at 88 Main Street.
Chimney Point State Historic Site
Museum of Native American and French colonial settlement, located at 7305 VT Route 125 in Addison, VT.
Mt. Independence Historic Site
Revolutionary War fort site.
497 Mount Independence Road, Orwell, VT.
Hubbardton Battlefield State Historic Site
July 1777 Revolutionary War battle site.
5696 Monument Hill Road, E.Hubbardton, VT.
18th century fort, museum, restored gardens, costumed interpreters, located on Lake Champlain in NY state, just opposite Shoreham, VT.
1400-acre working farm, National Historic Landmark, and non-profit environmental education center.
Located at 1611 Harbor Road in Shelburne, about 27 miles north of Middlebury.
UVM Morgan Horse Farm
For over 50 years, dedicated to the preservation and improvement of the Morgan Horse through breeding and selection. National Historic Site.
Located in Weybridge, just outside Middlebury on Morgan Horse Farm Road.
Explore the historic waters of Southern Lake Champlain aboard the 60 ft. luxury vessel “Carillon”. Scheduled and chartered cruises available. Sails from Larrabee’s Point in Shoreham (next to the Fort Ticonderoga ferry landing), about 17 miles from Middlebury.
Caters to cyclists of all lifestyles, offering a wide range of bikes, repairs, and biking information.
74 Main Street.
Lake Champlain Bikeways
Heart of Vermont bikeways, 9 loops in Addison, Rutland, and Windsor counties.
Top-quality gear and apparel, including fly fishing equipment.
2 Park Street.
Stream and Brook Fly Fishing
Guided trips and fly fish schools
Basin Harbor Club
Championship golf on Lake Champlain in Vergennes, VT.
Ralph Myhre Golf Course
MiddleburyCollege gold course facility, open to the public.
Located on Route 30 South.
Green Mountain National Forest
Moosalamoo National Recreation Area
20,000 acre recreational region in the heart of the GreenMountainNational Forest, just south and east from Middlebury.
Trail Around Middlebury (TAM)
16-mile footpath around Middlebury, a project of the Middlebury Area Land Trust.
Middlebury Snow Bowl
Downhill ski facility located at 6886 Route 125, between Ripton and Hancock.
Rikert Ski Touring Center
Cross-country ski facility located at the Bread Loaf campus.
Other Area Attractions
Otter Creek Brewing
793 Exchange Street
Drop In Brewing Company
610 Soute 7 South