North Bennington is one of those places that will impress you with its quaint charm and various attractions. BBOnline recommends the following as must-see attractions in and around this region.
1. Kimberly Farms
1214 Cross Hill Road
North Bennington, VT 05247
Visit the Kimberly Farms for an unforgettable North Bennington vacation. This Horse farm plays hosts to thousands of tourists each year. The Kimberly Farms organizes various activities that can be enjoyed by the entire family. The horses of this farm vary in size and breed. Horse riding is a fun experience here. The youngest to the oldest member in the family can pick the horse of their choice and go on a ride that will be truly remarkable. The petting area is organized for kids where they can interact with ponies. You can also tour the stable and understand what goes into the care of these horses. So saddle up and enjoy a day away from your North Bennington Inn at the Kimberly Farms.
2. Bennington Battle Monument
15 Monument Circle
Bennington, VT 05247
While you tour North Bennington pay a visit to the famous Bennington Battle Monument. This is a structure that is reminiscent of the Revolutionary War of 1777. The monument is 306 feet long and visitors make it a point to come here and pay their respects. The monument is truly awe inspiring. Ask for directions at your North Bennington Bed and Breakfast. This is indeed one monument that should not be missed.
3. Robert Frost Stone House Museum
121 VT Route 7A
Shaftsbury, VT 05262-9546
The world renowned poet and America's favorite son Robert Frost lived in this Shaftsbury house during the 1900s. Today this house is preserved and is open to the public. The architecture of the house reflects a rare colonial style and is made out of timber and stone. This estate comprises the famous apple trees and timbered barn, referred to by Frost in several poems. Guided tours are available that will give you an in-depth understanding of his work and the importance of this home.
4. Bennington Museum
75 Main Street
Bennington, VT 05201-2885
The Bennington Museum was founded in the year 1852 and the mission was to preserve and pass on the colonial past of the region. The museum also plays an important role in promoting the rich heritage of Bennington and Vermont in general. The artifacts and exhibits narrate a story of an era gone by. The pottery, glass work and fine art are examples of the land filled with talent and culture. The museum also houses several antiques from the North Bennington area.
5. Bennington Potters
324 County Street
Bennington, VT 05201
Spend some quality time browsing through the various exhibits of pottery. Enter the studio and observe the art of pottery at Bennington Potters. You can also get into the act by trying your hand at making pots and other items. The representatives will help you understand and learn the process in detail. Shop for those items that hold your interest at this fun attraction.