warm weather in the valley is an unmatched experience
From swimming holes to farmers markets and views as far as the eye can see!
A common saying in the area is come for the winter, and stay because of the summer as warm days by the Mad River provide a unique tranquility you won’t get anywhere else!
ICONIC VERMONT SWIMMING HOLES
Warren Falls and Blueberry Lake will forever remain popular options to cool off on a hot day, but endless swimming holes can be found throughout the areaWhere Should I Swim?
Art in the MRV
Explore our center for the Arts with detailed listing from the Mad River Valley Chamber of CommerceChamber Website
Adventure with umiak
Take a guided or self-guided tour in Central Vermont. A great option whether you have two hours or all day!Explore outside
taste & See the best of vermont
Book a Savor Vermont tour to be guided through the greatest scenery and culinary experiences in the areaExperience VT's BEST
From beginning riders to the best of the best you’ll find a trail in the Valley to fall in love with. Several exciting initiatives are in the works locally to improve the mountain bike experience even furtherbike trails for all
Waitsfield Farmers Market
A must-see for a weekend in the Mad River Valley, the Waitsfield Farmers Market runs every Saturday on the Mad River Green
May 15th – October 16th from 9:00am until 1:00pm.More Information
hike, walk & run
HIKE MT. ABE, CAMELS HUMP, MAD RIVER GLEN, SUGARBUSH RESORT AND MORE…
We highly recommend the website and app “AllTrails” for a list of the best hikes in the area to fit what you are looking for!All Trails Website
Sunday Pie at Swanson Inn
You’ll never think of pie the same way again… This is what dreams are made ofThe Pie Lowdown
FARMS, MARKETS AND MORE
Explore the amazing products of Von Trapp Farmstead
Pick berries and shop handmade wool at Knoll Farm
Enjoy organic produce and farm tours at Hartshorns
Shop the best of vermont products
Spoil yourself or someone back home with a unique gift from the Green Mountain StateMRV SHOPPING GUIDE
indulge in local breweries
Take advantage of what Vermont does best: Local Beer, Wine and Spirits (to pair with our VT cheeses!)Find good beer
Iconic apple picking
Visit Shelburne Farms for some of the best PYO Apples and farm products in the state!See the farm
Cider, Donuts and More
Stop by Cold Hollow Cider in Waterbury for some of the best autumn treats in VermontFall snacks!
Rt 17 to the top of the Appalachian Gap
Rt 100 South through Granville, Rochester etc
Stop at the Rochester Cafe or Sandy’s Bookstore/Cafe!
Rt 100 North through Waterbury and Stowe
Take the iconic toll road up Mt Mansfield