The Shires of Vermont

Detail from Shires painting by Will Moses


The Shires of Vermont is a consortium of chambers of commerce, local agencies and governments, business leaders, and cultural attractions who are interested in promoting this unique and beautiful area. If you would like to sign up to receive emails from us with information on upcoming events in our region, please use our email sign up!

Bennington Area Chamber of Commerce
Please call or visit our Bennington Area Visitor's Center located at the Bennington Area Chamber of Commerce on Route 7 one mile north of downtown. Our number is 802.447.3311. We are open year-round, weekdays 9:00am-5pm and on weekends Mid-May through Mid-October from 10am-4pm.

Better Bennington Corporation
Downtown Welcome Center
215 South Street
Hours: 10AM–4PM Mon~Fri

Manchester Business Association
Manchester Information
P.O. Box 2413, Manchester Center, VT. 05255


Regional Towns & Villages websites

Village of Arlington -
Town of Bennington -
Village of Dorset -
Town of Manchester -
Village of Pownal -
Village of Shaftsbury -

E-mail for more help planning your trip to The Shires!