Welcome to Dorset
Rustic yet Elegant Charm in Vermont’s Green Mountains
Full of New England character and energy, Dorset, Vermont is a four-season destination and home to a vibrant arts scene, a never-ending list of outdoor activities, and world-class restaurants and lodging. Dorset’s unparalleled beauty is matched only by our rich history, our residents and the diverse businesses you will find here. Nestled in the heart of the Vermont Valley in southwestern Vermont – where the Taconic Mountains meet the Greens – you’ll find there’s always more to discover in Dorset.
Our Home, Our Stories
The Heart and Soul of Dorset
When you first pull up to Dorset Union Store, you almost feel like you’re stepping back in time. Save for the green and white stripped awnings and the smoothly paved road, the store’s idyllic exterior looks nearly the same as it did when it first opened in 1816. When you think of an old Vermont […]Read More
The Howe Farm – An Old Home with a New Life
By Liz Schafer Some older homes are dynamic archives to generations of one family. Others have more mysterious stories to tell; they’ve seen inhabitants come and go. One East Dorset couple on Mad Tom Road has encountered a few clues about the history of their circa 1800 homestead. But while they may not be able […]Read More
Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning Presents: “Forged From Fire: The History and Future of Glass”
Aug 3 2021 - Aug 3 2021 • Time 5:30-7:00pm
Forged from Fire: The History and Future of Glass Tuesday, August 3 from 5:30 - 7:00pm via Zoom Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning (GMALL) welcomes Anne Corso,...
The Dorset Theatre Festival Presents: “Queen of the Night”
Aug 10 2021 - Sep 4 2021 • Time 8:00pm
Running August 10-September 4, 2021 at 8:00pm Queen of the Night by travis tate Recently divorced Stephen and his millennial son, Ty, set out on a camping trip...