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Attractions Surrounding Green Mountain National Forest: Visiting Manchester, Vermont

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September 7, 2023

Green Mountain National Forest is a beautiful park in the heart of Vermont. Its lush forestry and rustic camping environment are a selling point of course, but visitors will not be disappointed for wandering outside of the park. Here are three attractions worth checking out in Manchester, Vermont.


Northshire Bookstore

Called a ‘treasure’ by many, the Northshire Bookstore is one of the top attractions in the area. A large bookstore with educational and captivating events like book signings and forums is sure to have something for everyone.



The Lincoln Family Home, located in Manchester, Vermont, is a historical museum known simply as Hildene. You and your family can enjoy a humble farm, a beautiful garden, and opportunities to learn about history through events and programs, and enjoy the beautiful scenery around the home.

Green Mountain National Forest

Backroad Discovery Tours

Would you and your family care for a Civil War tour through Manchester, Vermont? How about a beautiful immersion into foliage in the fall? Such open-air bus tours are available through Backroad Discovery Tours. This tour will show you the real, natural beauty that Vermont has to offer.

The natural beauty of a camping trip to Vermont’s Green Mountain National Forest is enough to create lasting memories for your family, but there is no shame in venturing into the nearby city of Manchester, Vermont for a rural, small town attraction.

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