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.
Wilderness Camp, for rising 4, 5, and 6 graders
Jul 13 2020 - Jul 17 2020 • Time 9am - 3pm.
After careful consideration and planning, Merck Forest and Farmland Center will offer three summer camp experiences for area kids in 2020. These camps will all reinforce MFFC’s mission...
Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning Presents “SuperDuo Beaded Wrap Bracelet”
Jul 15 2020 - Jul 15 2020 • Time 6:30-8:00pm
Wednesday, July 15 6:30 - 8:00 pm via Zoom Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning (GMALL) welcomes arts educator Stacy Gates to lead this bead wrap bracelet workshop....
Green Mountain Academy of Lifelong Learning Presents “An Evening in Provence”
Jul 17 2020 - Jul 17 2020 • Time 6:30pm
An Evening in Provence Friday, July 17, 2020 via Zoom Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning presents "An Evening in Provence." $100 per person, benefits Green Mountain Academy for...
Our Home, Our Stories
The Wilson House
On the corner of Village Street and Mad Tom Road in East Dorset sits one of the largest buildings in the village, a red and white inn with a deep porch that is home to several rocking chairs just waiting to be sat in. Many who pass the modest sign near the front entrance of […]Read More
The Pinnacle – A Spinster’s Folly
Dorset’s Pinnacle Tower and a few ancient trees are all that is left to tell the story of Miss Cecelia deNottbeck, great-grand daughter of John Jacob Astor and a descendent of Finnish nobility. Cecelia’s life was touched by tragedy, beginning in 1891 with the loss of her father. General John deNottbeck, New York Consul representing […]Read More
“When we moved to Dorset 23 years ago, we found a town that values its heritage, cares about its future, is committed to maintaining a standard of quality, and offers multiple opportunities to be engaged in community life. Dorset is like a well-kept secret, known only to a few. Those who find out about it are lucky people, like us.”