Meet: Manchester, Vermont

October 23, 2017

Where to Stay and Activities to Enhance Your Manchester, Vermont Meeting

There are so many places in Vermont to consider for your next meeting or event, The Vermont Convention Bureau will be highlighting different regions of the state, so you can find the perfect location. Manchester, in the Southern part of the state is a picturesque town filled with gorgeous scenery offering views of the Green and Taconic Mountain ranges, plenty of water with crystal clear lakes and streams, perfect for canoeing, kayaking or fishing. Those mountains we mentioned, winter beckons your group to consider a ski outing, dog sled tour, snowmobiling or a quiet relaxing snow shoe excursion.

The Vermont Convention Bureau is your partner in discovering what options are right for your group. Whether your group opts for an upscale resort, a small inn or a boutique or branded hotel you are sure to be enticed with all that is available in the state. The Vermont Convention Bureau team will take the time to truly understand your needs and help you to plan every aspect of your program. Some Manchester highlights include: 

Equinox Resort & Spa - Nestled in one of New England's most cherished destinations, The Equinox is the perfect setting for an exquisite Vermont meeting or event from 10 to 300 guests. Following a day of productivity, enjoy a spirited round of golf, a visit to the Land Rover Experience Driving School, Orvis fly-fishing or an afternoon at our award-winning spa and pool. Or, browse through Manchester for quaint boutiques and designer outlet shops.

Hampton Inn & Suites - Located in downtown Manchester, walking distance to local shops, and restaurants. A popular destination for corporate events. Manchester is close to Boston, and New York, making it a year-round destination. We offer traditional rooms and studio suites, with microwaves and small refrigerators, and coffee makers in every room.

Inn at Manchester - The Inn at Manchester offers an in-town location with 21 total guest rooms rooms. Close to famed Manchester Designer Outlets and Hildene, the Lincoln Family Home. Perfect for corporate retreats, weddings and family reunions with space in our event barn.

Kimpton Taconic - iVermont's newest upscale boutique hotel where rustic meets elegant; combining luxury accommodations, intimate ambiance, gracious service, generous amenities and local hospitality. Taconic features more than 9,600 square feet of flexible indoor/outdoor event space and regionally inspired, ingredient driven cuisine. Congratulations to Kimpton Taconic on being named to the Conde Naste Traveler Top Hotels in New England: Readers' Choice Awards 2017.

Reluctant Panther Inn and Restaurant - provides 20 luxurious rooms and suites and is the ideal location for intimate weddings, culinary events, family reunions and your corporate retreat. Our multi-purpose board room, two event spaces, award winning culinary experience and dedicated staff make this the perfect choice for your group needs.

Northshire Civic Center - Northshire Civic Center, Riley Rink at Hunter park is southern Vermont's premier ice and special events facility. Located on 35 acres, this venue is perfect for outdoor and indoor special events. Industrial kitchen for catering. Indoor space available during summer months. Outdoors perfect for weddings, concerts.

Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home - Set on a promontory in the scenic village of Manchester, views of surrounding mountains and sweeping valley below are breathtaking. Stunning venue for special events, off site receptions or to simply to visit the attraction. 

Land Rover Driving Experience - Get behind the wheel of our latest Land Rover / Range Rover vehicles at the Vermont Land Rover Experience Center in Manchester, Vermont. Head off-road with an expert instructor who will coach you in skills to tackle the most challenging terrain - from steep inclines and descents to slippery slopes and water crossings. Enjoy views of Mount Equinox and the Taconic Mountains, while building confidence, refining techniques and having fun along the way. 

Southern Vermont Arts Center - Situated amid over one-hundred acres of pristine forest in the heart of the Green Mountains, the Southern Vermont Art Center offers a first class experience in a traditional New England setting. Twenty-eight room historical Yester House has been joined by a state-of-the-art museum complex, studio facilities, 400-seat auditorium, and the largest sculpture garden in Vermont.


Stratton Mountain Resort - Less than 3 hours from Boston and 4 hours from New York, Stratton Mountain Resort is Vermont's premier golf, ski and conference center in the southern Green Mountains with over 425 sleeping rooms and 40,000 square feet of meeting space in 27 unique venues. Stratton's multi-purpose facility offers creative flexibility and great venues for memorable events, meetings and weddings in any season. Stratton Mountain Resort allows your group to meet in a beautiful and unique place.



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