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.
History of Ice Harvesting Lunchtime Lecture
Feb 20 2020 • Time 12 PM
The February Third Thursday Lunchtime Lecture at the Dorset Historical Society will feature Judy Harwood and Terry Tyler talking about the history of ice harvesting! Back in the...
Cucina Italiana at The Dorset Inn
Feb 20 2020 • Time 6 PM
Make your reservations for the first-ever Italian Night at the Dorset Inn! The special five-course paired menu event will take place on Thursday, February 20th beginning at 6...
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
Take a Plunge
While it’s always cooler in Vermont’s mountains, summer days in the valley can sizzle. On these hot days, which often begin in late-May, you can join the dozens of families and groups of friends of all ages at the one of the best swimming holes in the state – the Dorset Quarry. What was once […]Read More
“I moved my business here over 20 years ago and it was the best decision I have ever made, other than to marry my wife, Sanfra. The community is wonderful, the outdoors spectacular – year round. Could not envision living anywhere else.”