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See & Do

Playing, Touring, & Shopping in Waterbury

Waterbury’s playground is the peaks, valleys, and rivers of the Green Mountains. Our culture and people are naturally active and you can join in the fun. Pack your backpack and summit some of the high peaks of Vermont or mountain bike down them. Cool off with a dip in the waters of Waterbury or try your hand at canoeing, kayaking, stand-up paddleboarding, and fishing.

Waterbury’s shops, restaurants, attractions, and cultural events offer enough variety for everyone to enjoy. Take a break to watch ice cream and cider materialize before your eyes, or sample and shop Vermont-made products. Browse boutiques or discover an eclectic weekend flea market, and end the day on the town with complimentary open-air performances. Don't forget to use Waterbury Bucks as you suppport our local businesses!

For something more low key, take a scenic driving tour on the Green Mountain Byway and admire the granite-edged mountains, valleys dappled with farms, rushing streams, covered bridges, and historic villages. 

When the snow starts to fall, ski or ride hundreds of miles of powder-packed terrain at four renowned resorts, all within fifteen miles of Waterbury. Backcountry trails, Nordic skiing, snowshoeing, snowmobiling, dog sledding, ice skating and even sleigh rides round out the winter activities roster.

Whether you join us for an afternoon or for a week, you’re bound to find fun!

 

Check Out These Waterbury Experiences

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. Read More

Biker's Delight

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. Read More

Feel-Good Fun

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! Read More

Shopportunities Abound

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. Read More

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. Read More

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! Read More

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. Read More

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. Read More
    • Aubuchon Hardware

    • 16 Mason Drive
    • Waterbury, VT 05676
    • (802) 244-7800
    • Axel's Gallery & Frame Shop


    • 5 Stowe Street
    • Waterbury, VT 05676
    • (802) 244-7801
    • Bargain Boutique


    • 32 South Main Street
    • Waterbury, VT 05676
    • (802) 244-8429
    • Ben & Jerry's Factory Tour


    • 1281 Waterbury-Stowe Road
    • Waterbury , VT 05676
    • (866) 258-6877
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    • Best Western Plus Waterbury Stowe


    • 45 Blush Hill Road
    • Waterbury, VT 05676
    • (802) 244-7822
    • BHAV Spa


    • 11 South Main Street
    • Waterbury, VT 05676
    • (802) 595-9277
    • Bicycle Express

    • 23 Commercial Drive
    • Waterbury , VT 05676
    • (802) 485-5424
    • Birdfolk Collective

    • 2657 Waterbury-Stowe Road
    • Waterbury, VT 05676
    • (802) 882-8543
    • Bolton Valley

    • 4302 Bolton Valley Access Road
    • Bolton, VT 05477
    • (802) 434-3444
    • Bridgeside Books


    • 29 Stowe Street
    • Waterbury, VT 05676
    • (802) 244-1441
    • Cabot Farmers' Store

    • 2657 Waterbury-Stowe Road
    • Waterbury Center, VT 05677
    • (802) 244-6334
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    • Center Chains Disc Golf

    • 92 Maple Street
    • Waterbury Center, VT 05677
    • (802) 316-1292
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    • Classic Ski Tours

    • PO Box 357
    • Waterbury Center, VT 05677
    • (802) 578-6000
    • Cold Hollow Cider Mill & Applecore Luncheonette


    • 3600 Waterbury-Stowe Road
    • Waterbury Center, VT 05677
    • (800) 327-7537
    • Country Club of Vermont

    • 2800 Country Club Road
    • Waterbury Center, VT 05677
    • (802) 244-1800
    • Craft Beer Cellar


    • 3 Elm Street
    • Waterbury, VT 05676
    • (802) 882-8034
    • Crossroads Beverage

    • 52 North Main Street
    • Waterbury, VT 05676
    • (802) 244-5062
    • Danforth Pewter

    • 2653 Waterbury Stowe Road, Suite 4
    • Waterbury Center, VT 05677
    • (802) 560-4100
    • Dave's Community Fitness

    • 35 Commerical Drive
    • Waterbury, VT 05676
    • (802) 522-9201
    • Early Vermont Antiques

    • 1320 Waterbury-Stowe Road
    • Waterbury, VT 05676
    • (802) 244-5373
    • Eleva Chamber Players

    • 607 Crossett Hill
    • Waterbury Center, VT 05677
    • (802) 244-8354
    • Evergreen Gardens of Vermont


    • 15 Cabin Lane
    • Waterbury Center, VT 05677
    • (802) 244-8523
    • Forge Gym

    • 1930 Waterbury-Stowe Road
    • Waterbury Center, VT 05677
    • (414) 312-1444
    • Grange Hall Cultural Center

    • 317 Howard Avenue
    • Waterbury Center, VT 05677
    • (802) 244-4168
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    • Green Mountain Club

    • 4711 Waterbury Stowe Road
    • Waterbury Center, VT 05677
    • (802) 244-7037
    • Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Visitor Center and Cafe

    • 1 Rotarian Place
    • Waterbury, VT 05676
    • (877) 879-2326
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    • Green Mountain Coins & Estate Jewelry

    • 9 South Main Street
    • Waterbury, VT 05676
    • (802) 777-5550
    • Green Mountain Coral

    • 3595 Waterbury-Stowe Road
    • Waterbury Center, VT 05677
    • (802) 917-4508
    • Green Mountain Performing Arts

    • 37 Commercial Drive
    • Waterbury, VT 05676
    • (802) 244-8600
    • The Ice Center

    • 546 River Road
    • Waterbury, VT 05676
    • (802) 244-4040
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    • Jazzercise Waterbury

    • 35 Commercial Drive
    • Waterbury , VT 05676
    • (802) 279-6912
    • Jeremy Ayers Pottery


    • 18 Elm Street
    • Waterbury, VT 05676
    • (802) 363-3592
    • Kinney Drugs

    • 80 South Main Street
    • Waterbury, VT 05676
    • (802) 244-8458
    • Lake Champlain Chocolates

    • 2653 Waterbury-Stowe Road
    • Waterbury Center, VT 05677
    • (802) 241-4150
    • Lasting Image Salon


    • 21 Stowe Street
    • Waterbury, VT 05676
    • (802) 793-5320
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    • Lots-O-Balls Mini Golf

    • 294 Ryan Road
    • Duxbury, VT
    • (802) 241-1388
    • MakerSphere

    • PO Box 114
    • Waterbury, VT 05676
    • (802) 272-6557
    • Pack & Send Plus


    • 38 North Main Street
    • Waterbury, VT 05676
    • (802) 560-4111
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    • Parro's Gun Shop & Police Supplies, Inc.

    • 95 US Route 2
    • Waterbury, VT 05676
    • (802) 244-8401
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    • Proud Flower


    • 80 South Main Street, Suite 5
    • Waterbury, VT 05676
    • (802) 244-6853
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    • Shaw's Supermarket

    • 820 Waterbury-Stowe Road
    • Waterbury, VT 05676
    • (802) 241-4113
    • Sir Richards Antiques and Self Storage

    • 3487 Waterbury-Stowe Road
    • Waterbury Cener, VT 05677
    • (802) 244-8879
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    • Smugglers' Notch Distillery - Barrel House Tasting Room


    • 2657 Waterbury-Stowe Roa
    • Waterbury Center, VT 05677
    • (860) 539-4876
    • Stash 'N Stowe

    • 1024 Waterbury-Stowe Road
    • Waterbury, VT 05676
    • (802) 244-6456
    • Stowe Street Cafe

    • 29 Stowe Street
    • Waterbury, VT 05676
    • (802) 882-8229
    • Stowe Street Emporium


    • 23 Stowe Street
    • Waterbury, VT 05676
    • (802) 244-5321
    • Sunflower Natural Foods


    • 2934 Waterbury-Stowe Road
    • Waterbury Center, VT 05677
    • (802) 244-5353
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    • Sunflower Salon & Boutique

    • 2 North Main Street
    • Waterbury, VT 05676
    • (802) 560-4105
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    • Tabbatha Henry Designs

    • 10 Stowe Street
    • Waterbury, VT 05676
    • (802) 244-6800
    • The Tiny Acorn


    • 70 South Main Street, Suite 1
    • Waterbury, VT 05676
    • (802) 244-6663
    • Torrey Carroll Smith Studio

    • 30 Foundry Street
    • Waterbury, VT 05676
    • (802) 598-4008
    • Vermont Artisan Coffee & Tea Co.

    • 11 Cabin Lane
    • Waterbury Center, VT 05677
    • (802) 244-8338
    • Vermont Trailwear

    • 2653 Waterbury Stowe Road
    • Waterbury Center, VT 05677
    • (802) 241-1049
    • Village Market

    • 80 South Main Street
    • Waterbury, VT 05676
    • (802) 244-1804
    • Waterbury Area Trails Alliance

    • Waterbury, VT 05676
    • Waterbury Farmers Market (seasonal)

    • Rusty Parker Memorial Park
    • Waterbury, VT 05676
    • Waterbury Functional Fitness

    • 53 North Main Street
    • Waterbury, VT 05676
    • (802) 882-8031
    • Waterbury Public Library

    • 28 North Main Street Suite 2
    • Waterbury, VT 05676
    • (802) 244-7036
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    • Waterbury Sports


    • 46 South Main Street
    • Waterbury, VT 05676
    • (802) 882-8595
    • Waterbury True Value


    • 838 Waterbury-Stowe Road
    • Waterbury, VT 05676
    • (802) 244-8905
    • Waterbury Veterinary Hospital


    • 2597 Waterbury-Stowe Road
    • Waterbury Center, VT 05677
    • (802) 244-5452
    • The Wine Vault


    • 1 Elm Street
    • Waterbury, VT 05676
    • (802) 244-1111
    • Woodstock Farmers' Market

    • 2802 Waterbury-Stowe Road
    • Waterbury Center, VT 05677
    • (802) 241-2400
    • Yarn


    • 80 South Main Street
    • Waterbury, VT 05676
    • (802) 241-2244
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    • 179 Guptil Road
    • Waterbury Center, VT 05677
    • (802) 244-8134
    • Ziemke Glassblowing Studio

    • 3033 Waterbury-Stowe Road
    • Waterbury Center, VT 05677
    • (802) 244-6126