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Historic Downtown Poultney

Welcoming, Beautiful, Charming

Poultney is a welcoming community set in a gorgeous slate valley landscape with a quintessential Vermont vibe and offers many unique ways to experience the area. 

It is an up-and-coming community with a wonderful diversity of recreational, cultural, historic, arts and natural tourism opportunities in a beautiful rural Vermont landscape. Outdoor enthusiasts, heritage tourists, and those seeking quiet getaways will find lots to love here. Poultney's Main Street scene is on the rise, with a number of new business owners and an engaged and creative citizenry purposefully building new opportunity for the community. The Slate Quarry Park downtown features slate walls and floors and an amphitheatre with a slate nautilus, honoring the area’s history as a slate quarrying town and providing a public venue for live music, plays, poetry readings, and other events.

Poultney is home to a thriving community. Explore the area’s top spots: 

Stone Valley Arts at Fox Hill
Slate Valley Trails
D&H Trail
Vermont Stone Trail
Poultney Historical Society

WElcome to Poultney sign

Get to Know Us

Find out what sets us apart. Learn more about attractions, get the inside scoop on must-do stops and plan your visit by getting to know the area's regional tourism association.

Shopping in downtown Vermont shops


Vermont's downtowns offer access to unique local businesses with one-of-a-kind gifts, treats and treasures. Learn more about shopping in Poultney.

Train tracks over a VT body of water


Much of Vermont is accessible by rail. Learn about what’s near the train station here, and plan your route.

Poultney VT


Vermont’s downtowns are home to unique places to stay, restaurants serving locally grown artisan food and drinks, and places to stop and shop. Plan your vacation with our directory.

ArborTrek Canopy Adventures

A Summer Weekend down South

Vermont's southern region is a stronghold of history and culture, as well as home to unique events, bustling downtowns and lots to explore all summer long.