Top things to do in Bennington

Top Choice International in Bennington

Pangaea

Whether you opt for the casual lounge, the riverside terrace or the more upscale dining room, you can expect exceptional food at this cozy North Bennington favorite. The varied menu ranges from burgers, salads, crab…
Museum in Bennington

Bennington Museum

Bennington's standout attraction, this museum features the world’s largest public collections of Grandma Moses paintings and Bennington pottery, along with a rich array of Vermont paintings, decorative arts and folk…
Diner in Bennington

Blue Benn Diner

This classic 1950s-era diner serves breakfast all day and a healthy mix of American, Asian and Mexican fare, including vegetarian options. Enhancing the retro experience are little tabletop jukeboxes where you can y…
Pizza in Bennington

Marigold Kitchen

This homegrown neighborhood pizzeria in North Bennington makes the best pizzas in town, with your choice of stone-ground wheat-flour or gluten-free crusts and organic toppings sourced from a dozen local farms.
Historic Site in Bennington

Bennington Battlefield Historic Site

Just west of the Vermont/New York border, this was the site of a crucial American Revolutionary War battle in 1777. Had Colonel Seth Warner and Vermont's 'Green Mountain Boys' not helped weaken British defenses here…
Historic Site in Bennington

Old First Church

Gracing the center of Old Bennington, this historic church was built in 1805 in Palladian style. Its churchyard holds the remains of five Vermont governors, numerous American Revolution soldiers and poet Robert Fros…
Historic Site in Bennington

Bennington Battle Monument

Commemorating the Battle of Bennington, a crucial American Revolutionary War battle fought near here in 1777, Vermont's loftiest structure offers an unbeatable 360-degree view of the countryside with peeks at covere…
Museum in Bennington

Park-McCullough House Museum

Just off VT 67A in North Bennington, this magnificent 35-room mansion, built in 1865, is filled with period furnishings and a fine collection of antique dolls, toys and carriages. Stroll the grounds during daylight …
Cafe in Bennington

South Street Café

Sink into a velvet sofa and sip a cup of locally roasted joe in this inviting, high-ceilinged cafe with boldly colored walls and vintage patterned tinwork. Located smack in Bennington's center at the corner of VT 9 …
Arts & Crafts in Bennington

Bennington Potters

The artisans at this factory store are maintaining Bennington's strong tradition of handmade stoneware manufacturing, which dates to the 1700s. Take a self-guided tour through the manufacturing area, which reveals h…