Historic Downtown


A street is lined by old brick buildings on both sides on a warm sunny day.
Water cascades down a waterfall, surrounded by green vegetation on a warm sunny day.

Brandon, Vermont

Dubbed the “Art & Soul” of Vermont, Brandon offers a vibrant, walkable center of art galleries, studios, shops, lodging, and restaurants and close access to four-season outdoor recreation. Brandon is a study in early American architecture and Vermont history, with its entire downtown core of 243 buildings listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Two people ride bikes down a street lined with historic brick buildings.
A historic brick church under a sunny blue sky

Brandon’s Downtown is Historic

Brandon’s entire downtown core of 243 buildings is on the National Register of Historic Places, meaning the town is a cradle of Vermont and American historic architecture and stories. A self-guided walking tour takes visitors past churches, war monuments, and other historic downtown features.

A crowd of people sit outside on a green lawn on a warm sunny day.

Summer Concert Series

Wednesdays in July and August

Enjoy an eclectic selection of live music on the grounds behind the Brandon Inn on the banks of the Neshobe River in this free summer concert series.

Eat, Shop, and Stay in Brandon







Transportation Options

For Brandon

Local Transportation  

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Discover More

Trip planning resources with Brandon’s local downtown organization.

Downtown Brandon Alliance about Discover More