The beautiful New England town of Arlington is nestled in a valley between the Green Mountains and the Taconic Mountains. Also known as the “heart of the shires”, Arlington lies halfway between Bennington and Manchester. Famous residents from the 20th century include Dorothy Canfield Fisher, Carl Ruggles, and Norman Rockwell.
Things to Do in Arlington VT
With five prominent peaks in Arlington, including Big Spruce Mountain, The Ball, Grass Mountain, Red Mountain, and Spruce Peak, there is plenty of outdoor fun throughout the year. Residents enjoy hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, and skiing. Trout fishing, tubing, and canoeing are popular along the Battenkill River, which runs through the center of town. The Arlington Recreation Park offers a nature trail, golf, swimming, tennis, baseball, soccer, and other activities. Lake Shaftsbury State Park is in the area and has camping facilities, picnic tables, play areas, trails, and boat rentals.
Arlington has a historical byway and several cultural attractions including antique centers and art galleries. It’s easy to explore a variety of restaurants and shopping opportunities in the larger towns nearby.
If you want to live close to the Stratton and Bromley ski resorts, Arlington is a great choice! U.S. News & World Report named Arlington Memorial High School a Best High School. Contact RE/MAX Four Seasons with questions or to learn more about the area.