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Historic Downtown St. Albans

Welcoming, Fun, Revitalized

Downtown St. Albans is located in the center of a beautiful, down-to-earth and welcoming community that takes great pride in providing an unmatched sense of place for residents and visitors alike. Fine specialty shops and award-winning restaurants, including breweries, offer variety and lots to see and do.  

St. Albans’ close proximity to Lake Champlain offers quick access to boating, hiking and biking opportunities with spectacular views, especially during the fall foliage season. Historic buildings on Main and Church streets grace Taylor Park, one of Vermont’s largest downtown greens, where community events are held throughout the year. In the spring, visitors can experience decades of tradition and fun at the Vermont Maple Festival

Whether downtown St. Albans is your destination or just a stop along the way as you explore the farms and rural centers of Franklin County, you can be sure to find something worthwhile around every corner.

Exploring St. Albans? Take in the city’s best: 

St. Albans Museum 
Taylor Park 
Taylor Park Wine, Beer and Food Festival 
Hard'ack Recreation Area 
St. Albans Bay and Lake Champlain 
Missisquoi Valley Rail Trail 
14th Star Brewing Company 
Burton Island State Park

Downtown St Albans

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.

What to do in St Albans

WHAT TO DO

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.

Downtown St Albans

Shopping Downtown

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

St. Albans Amtrak

Amtrak Information

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

Head to St. Albans

St. Albans is home to delicious local food, quirky coffee shops, unique businesses to stop and explore, and a historic, walkable downtown rich with notable architecture and the spirit of togetherness.