Brattleboro, originally Brattleborough, is a town in Windham County, Vermont
, United States. The town is located in the southeast corner of the state, along the state line with New Hampshire
and the Connecticut River, at the mouth of the West River. Accommodations and lodging here are charming, ranging from homely vacation rentals to comforting condo rentals.
Brattleboro is the oldest town in the state, and noted for its vibrant arts community
, as well as the renowned Brattleboro Retreat. Visitors to any of the accommodation, vacation rental or condo rental choices will find a home away from home.
The town might be small but it is serviced well by all sorts of transport.
Amtrak, the national passenger rail system, operates its Vermonter service daily through Brattleboro, between Washington, D.C.
and St. Albans, Vermont. The Brattleboro BeeLine operates throughout the town between 6:00 a.m. and 6:30 p.m., and is composed of the Red Line and Blue Line buses, which work in conjunction with each other to move residents throughout the T shaped street map of the town. Brattleboro is served by three highways and one Interstate route.
For all visitors wishing to stay in any of the accommodations or vacation rentals in town, will find the surrounding areas easy accessible.
On the first Friday of every month, an event known as the Gallery Walk is held
, in which galleries, artists, and arts organizations open their doors to the public to display new work or hold performances. Included in the organizations that participate are the Brattleboro Museum and Art Center.
There are numerous annual events that take place in Brattleboro
, these include the Winter Carnival and Harris Hill ski-jumping competition in February, the Women's Film Festival in March, Taste of the Town in May, Brattleboro Fest music festival in mid-June, Vermont Theatre Company's Shakespeare-in-the-Park in June and July and the Brattleboro Literary Festival in September, just to name a few.
For those looking to stock up their accommodation or vacation rental with fresh produce, make sure not to miss the Brattleboro Area Farmers' Market.
Running from May to October, it is Southern Vermont's foremost farmers' market featuring over 50 vendors with agricultural products, crafts, live music and animals and ethnic foods from around the world. Whether you are local or a tourist, you can stop by to get your weekly produce and grab a quick lunch, or come with your family and stay for the day.