Attractions

Middlebury and the surrounding towns, villages, and countryside offer a wide variety of interesting options for activities of all shapes and sizes!

Arts

Edgewater Gallery
Offering distinctive, collectible works by established and emerging artists.
1 Mill Street, just before the Otter Creek footbridge AND 6 Merchants Row.
802-458-0098
www.edgewatergallery-vt.com

Marquis Theatre
Middlebury’s own movie theater on Main St, showing current releases on two screens and offering fresh southwestern food. Frequent special events also offered.
802-388-4841
www.middleburymarquis.com

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.
802-443-3168
www.middlebury.edu/arts

Town Hall Theater
Central Vermont’s premier venue for live performances of all kinds, just across the street from The Inn on the Green.
802-388-1436
www.townhalltheater.org

Vergennes Opera House
Offers music, dance, and special events at 120 Main Street in Vergennes.
802-877-6737
www.vergennesoperahouse.org/home

Museums

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.
802-388-2117
www.henrysheldonmuseum.org

Lake Champlain Maritime Museum
Dedicated to preserving and sharing the history of Lake Champlain.
Located in Vergennes at BasinHarbor on Lake Champlain.
802-475-2022
www.lcmm.org

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.
802-443-3168
museum.middlebury.edu

Rokeby Museum
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.
802-877-3406
www.rokeby.org/

Shelburne Museum
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.
802-985-3346
www.shelburnemuseum.org/

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.
802-388-4964
www.vermontfolklifecenter.org/

Historic Sites

Chimney Point State Historic Site
Museum of Native American and French colonial settlement, located at 7305 VT Route 125 in Addison, VT.
518-585-2821
http://historicsites.vermont.gov/chimneypoint/

Mt. Independence Historic Site
Revolutionary War fort site.
497 Mount Independence Road, Orwell, VT.
802-948-2000
http://historicsites.vermont.gov/MountIndependence/

Hubbardton Battlefield State Historic Site
July 1777 Revolutionary War battle site.
5696 Monument Hill Road, E.Hubbardton, VT.
802-273-2282
http://historicsites.vermont.gov/hubbardton/

Fort Ticonderoga
18th century fort, museum, restored gardens, costumed interpreters, located on Lake Champlain in NY state, just opposite Shoreham, VT.
518-585-2821
www.fort-ticonderoga.org

Farms

Shelburne Farms
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.
802-985-8686
www.shelburnefarms.org

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.
802-388-2011
www.uvm.edu/morgan

Lake Cruises

Carillon Cruises
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.
802-897-5331
www.fortticonderoga.org/visit/boat-cruises

Active Pursuits

Bicycling

The BikeCenter
Caters to cyclists of all lifestyles, offering a wide range of bikes, repairs, and biking information.
74 Main Street.
802-388-6666
www.bikecentermid.com/

Lake Champlain Bikeways
Heart of Vermont bikeways, 9 loops in Addison, Rutland, and Windsor counties.
802-652-2453
www.champlainbikeways.org

Fly Fishing

Middlebury Mountaineer
Top-quality gear and apparel, including fly fishing equipment.
2 Park Street.
802-388-7245
www.mmvt.com

Stream and Brook Fly Fishing
Guided trips and fly fish schools
802-989-0398
www.streamandbrook.com

Golf

Basin Harbor Club
Championship golf on Lake Champlain in Vergennes, VT.
802-475-2309
www.basinharborgc.com/golf/proto/basinharborgc/

Ralph Myhre Golf Course
MiddleburyCollege gold course facility, open to the public.
Located on Route 30 South.
802-443-5125
www.middlebury.edu/campuslife/facilities/golfcourse/

Hiking

Green Mountain National Forest
802-747-6700
www.fs.fed.us/r9/forests/greenmountain/htm/greenmountain/g_home.htm

Moosalamoo National Recreation Area
20,000 acre recreational region in the heart of the GreenMountainNational Forest, just south and east from Middlebury.
802-747-7900
www.moosalamoo.org/

Trail Around Middlebury (TAM)
16-mile footpath around Middlebury, a project of the Middlebury Area Land Trust.
802-388-1007
www.maltvt.org

Skiing

Middlebury Snow Bowl
Downhill ski facility located at 6886 Route 125, between Ripton and Hancock.
802-388-4356
www.middleburysnowbowl.com

Rikert Ski Touring Center
Cross-country ski facility located at the Bread Loaf campus.
802-443-2744
www.middlebury.edu/campuslife/facilities/rstc/

Other Area Attractions

Otter Creek Brewing
793 Exchange Street
802-388-0727
www.ottercreekbrewing.com

Drop In Brewing Company
610 Soute 7 South
802- 989-7414
www.facebook.com/dropinbrewing