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
Terry Tyler – A Man About Town
By Liz Schafer If you pull up a stool next to Terry Tyler in one of the area’s local eateries, you’ll notice a neatly dressed man with a quiet, gentlemanly demeanor. If you strike up a conversation, you’ll most certainly enjoy his humility and wit as he shares some personal anecdotes. What may not be […]Read More
The Gilbert Clan – From Here and Back Again
By Liz Schafer The Gilbert family has a very large presence in the story of Dorset. It began when they migrated from Cavendish in the 1850s, most likely enduring the 42-mile journey by oxcart or horse over rough roads through what must have been rather treacherous terrain. When they arrived to this beautiful valley, they […]Read More
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...
Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning Presents: “The GMALL Debate 2021”
Aug 10 2021 - Aug 10 2021 • Time 5:30-7:00pm
Tuesday, August 10 from 5:30 - 7:00pm at Burr & Burton Academy's Riley Center for the Arts Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning (GMALL) is excited to once...