Walk to Downtown Brattleboro
From Forty Putney Road B & B, stroll a few blocks past the park to downtown Brattleboro and its many fine restaurants, theaters, art museum & galleries, bookstores, numerous sporting goods stores, and unique shops.
Brattleboro is home to many musical events, as well as numerous festivals, parades, etc... There is just so much to see and do here, you can't help but fall in love with the place! You may even end up moving here like we did!
The Brattleboro Area
Shopping and Dining in Brattleboro Vermont
You can shop till you drop in Brattleboro! Check out some of the unique stores on and off of Main Street. There are dozens of shops walkable from the inn.
And if you get hungry from all of the walking - check out one of Brattleboro's 30+ restaurants and pubs!
Hiking in Brattleboro Vermont
There are abundant hiking options near the inn. Some even start right in our own backyard.
For just a stroll, explore the Retreat Trails. For something more challenging try Mount Wantastiquet. For the truly adventurous, we are a short drive from Mt. Monadnock, the most climbed mountain in the world.
Art and Theater in Brattleboro Vermont
Brattleboro is home to many fine shops and galleries. The First Friday of every month is Gallery Walk - an awesome night of open houses and art.
There are a host of theaters in town as well. From live theater, like NEYT and the Hooker Dunham, to a restored Art Deco Movie theater at the Latchis.
Brattleboro Farmers Market
Brattleboro is home to an incredible Farmers Market held every Saturday in the warmer months and monthly in the winter.
It's a great spot to pick up some fresh food or eat lunch.
Biking in Brattleboro Vermont
Good bike routes for all levels offer a variety of settings and challenges. We have printed turn by turn directions at the inn for several bike rides. One even takes you on a trip through three states!
Kayaking, Canoeing and Tubing
Being that we are on the water, we are in a great spot for kayak, canoe and fishing trips. We can even take you tubing. Just down the street is a rental shop, which can provide a tube, kayak or canoe for a few hours or the whole day.
Schools and Colleges
Forty Putney Road Bed and Breakfast is conveniently located near Marlboro College, Landmark College and the School for International Training. There is no reason you shouldn't be comfortable while you are visiting your son or daughter!
Brattleboro Area Map
Some Guides to Southern Vermont
There is so much to see and do in the Brattleboro area. Here are some of our suggestions! The following are guides that we have put together for some of the great activities around Brattleboro VT:
Southern Vermont Information Guide
Our Summer Weather Outdoor Guide
Our Winter Weather Outdoor Guide
Our Skiiing Guide
Our Restaurant and Dining Guide
Our Guide to Shopping
Ongoing Local Events
Brattleboro Museum and Art Center events and shows are listed on their web site
With ongoing performances, Yellow Barn welcomes over 100 musicians from all over the world to Vermont. See website for details.
Canoe / Kayak Rentals are available around the corner at
The Brattleboro Area Farmer’s Market is open Saturdays from April – October and open monthly through the winter as posted.
The Vermont Jazz Center hosts many events as listed on their web site
The Hooker-Dunham Theater is a great local venue for concerts, comedy, readings, etc... A schedule of events is located on their web site
Upcoming Local Events
Get in Touch
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Address: 192 Putney Road, Brattleboro VT 05301
Toll Free: 800-941-2413