Arts & Culture
Why We HeART Waterbury!
Waterbury’s arts and music scene is vibrant and energized, and that’s just how we like it. Waterbury embraces the arts with a variety of galleries, shops, and performance spaces to suit all art lovers. Explore some more with a self-guided tour of the public art around town.
Get in Gear for Adventure
With accessible trailheads, dynamic terrain, and interconnected riding networks, Waterbury boasts some of the best mountain biking in the state. Whether you are a first timer, weekend warrior, or have a growing bucket list of trails, you’ll find rides for every ability ranging from peaceful to adrenaline-pumping.
A Craft Beverage Mecca
North, South, Yeast, and West - Waterbury is at the center of it all. Vermont’s beers have garnered national and global accolades and you can find many of these craft brews on tap, by the bottle, or in stores around the area. Looking for other craft beverages? Waterbury also has cideries, distilleries, and wine shops to satisfy the beverage craving of your choice.
The Localvore Connoisseur
In a state that focuses on community and the rural economy, “Buy Local” has become the anthem of Vermont. With so much abundance within the Waterbury region alone, “Feast Local” is our manifesto.
Relax. Reinvigorate. Recharge. Rejuvenate.
Vacation is all about feeling good! Maybe that means treating yourself to a massage or spa day, maybe you want to keep up your workout routine while traveling. Whatever helps you feel your best, Waterbury has you covered!
Shop the Real Vermont in Waterbury
Small businesses are the backbone of a community and Waterbury has plenty of vertebrae! Whether you consider shopping to be relaxation or recreation, Waterbury’s retail “shopportunities” are eclectic, artistic, and uniquely ours.
Take A Hike!
Hike, Walk, Climb, Ramble, Stroll
Uncover the secrets hidden within Vermont’s lush forests, hidden lakes, and wooded streams. We’re hot on the trail to help you get to know Vermont from a different perspective with this diverse selection of the most stunning hikes in the Waterbury area.
The Windshield Tour
Take the Long Way Home
Vermont is undeniably a beautiful state, but add in the fall colors and it becomes a jaw-dropping, list-topping, must-visit destination. One of the best ways to explore the area is by winding along the waters and through the trees on a scenic drive. Stop and stretch your legs along the way, or just stick to the windshield tour. You can’t go wrong no matter how you decide to explore these vistas!
Tour Historic Waterbury
Step Back in Time
Take a step back in time and stroll through Waterbury’s history. We invite you to explore our back roads and side streets for beautiful vistas and interesting buildings, old and new.
Waterbury, Defined by Water
Putting the Water in Waterbury
Take the plunge and discover Waterbury’s state parks, reservoir, swimming holes, and the Winooski River. Swim, jump, dive, paddle, and fish; come up for air and take in our natural wonders. Water: it’s in our name.
Winter Wonderland of Fun
Snow Sports Galore!
When the snow flies, Waterbury becomes a winter wonderland of fun with skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, biking, ice climbing, dog sledding, snowmobiling, and more! Whether you are seeking an adrenaline rush from some of the biggest mountains in New England, or a more relaxing day enjoying the great outdoors, you can access it all from Waterbury.