The West River converges with the Connecticut River, right in Downtown Brattleboro, offering plenty of opportunities for: Swimming, Fishing, Canoeing, Kayaking, and Tubing.
With Mt. Wantastiquet bordering one edge, there are state parks, local parks, and bike trails for your: Hiking, Biking, and Picnicking pleasures!
Check out the local bike trails at The Retreat Farm and West River Trail. If you’re a bike enthusiast, be sure to check out two of the best bike and sporting goods shops around, right in downtown Brattleboro. Burrows Specialized Sports and Brattleboro Bicycle Shop are your folks if you need repairs or maintenance. Forget your bike? No problem. They also do rentals. They also happen to know the best trails and paths around- well worth a stop to tap into their vast experience!
Of course, this is Vermont, so we’ve got you covered for winter activities: Skiing, Snowshoeing, and other winter sports will keep you moving.
VISUAL & PERFORMING ARTS
Circus, Dance, Theater, Oh my!
Brattleboro is home to many art galleries, dance studios and it is also the home of the New England Center for Circus Arts (NECCA), a circus arts school, the Latchis Theater, and the New England Youth Theater.