Downtown White River Junction
Welcoming, Vibrant, Creative
White River Junction is a bustling downtown rich with history and culture. Located on the Vermont-New Hampshire border within easy access to I-91 and I-89 and less than an hour from Montpelier, White River Junction makes for a great weekend getaway or a day trip. The unusual and eclectic collections at the Main Street Museum share the 1893 Firehouse with Northstar Canoe and Kayak rentals for Connecticut River and White River explorations.
White River Junction offers something for everyone - world renowned science centers, theaters, restaurants, cartoon school, scenic and historic attractions, charming inns, camping, stunning hiking and biking trails along with beautiful lakes and rivers for swimming and canoeing, mixed with an engaging and off-beat creative economy.
Students from across the world are being trained at The Center for Cartoon Studies in graphic design for comics and graphic novels, a vaunted program that features accomplished visiting professors and exhibits by internationally famous cartoonists. The Inky Solomon Center in the 1940 Post Office building is home to the Schultz Library gifted by Charles Schultz’s family.
Annual events include the White River Indie Film Festival, the autumn Glory Days of the Railroad Festival, and the “Gory Daze” Halloween Parade and Ball.
Explore all White River Junction has to offer:
Briggs Opera House
Where Arts and Culture Thrive
White River Junction’s art scene is unparalleled. Take in galleries, shows and sales, and then treat yourself to eclectic fine dining. Downtown businesses prioritize sustainability and a commitment to community.