Life in Vermont

Located in southeastern Windham County, Townshend was chartered in 1753 as one of the New Hampshire Land Grants. This quintessential New England town includes a state park with hiking trails and a lake.

Southeastern Vermont offers a wide variety of cultural and recreational activities for people of all ages. Here are just a few of the many things to do in the area:

Cultural Activities

Brattleboro Museum & Art Center is located in historic Union Station at the foot of Main Street in downtown Brattleboro.

Marlboro Music Festival presents five weekends of renowned chamber music.

Weston Playhouse is an award-winning regional theater nationally known for its multi-stage summer festival.

Yellow Barn, in Putney, VT, is an international center for chamber music.


Bromley Mountain on Route 11 in Peru, VT

Grafton Ponds Outdoor Center

Jamaica State Park

Stratton Mountain Ski Resort in Stratton, VT

Mount Snow in Dover, VT

Townshend State Park