Historic Downtown


A downtown intersection lined with historic buildings.
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Rutland, Vermont

Nestled in the valleys of Killington and Pico mountains, discover downtown Rutland’s beautiful historic architecture, ornamented with detailed murals on brick buildings. Its proximity to a variety of state parks, including the largest lake entirely within Vermont’s borders and two large swaths of protected natural area, sets Rutland apart. 

Downtown Rutland

Explore Rutland, Vermont, a beautiful downtown with an artsy vibe and a strong, welcoming community.

A painted mural of batman and a griffin on the side of a brick building.
A brick wall with a painted mural. The mural is painted to look like the bricks are peeling away to unearth a tunnel.

Downtown Art Walking Tour

Downtown Rutland is known as the city of murals. On a walking tour, discover two dozen paintings adorning historic buildings and ten marble sculptures of notable locals paying homage to Rutland’s history. These incredible works of art were created from local, national, and international artists taking you on a journey through this marble city’s history.

A crowd of people walk around a street lined tents. Mountains can be seen between brick buildings in the background.
Seen from behind, a band plays on a stage to a crowd of people.

Friday Night Live

A free outdoor concert series downtown featuring local food and art vendors alongside live music. Enjoy performances in July, August, and September and watch downtown Rutland transform into an amphitheater-like space.  

Eat, Shop, and Stay in Rutland







Transportation Options

For Rutland

Local Transportation  

Amtrak Station

25 Evelyn Street
Rutland, VT 05701 

Rutland Airport – Direct service to Boston 

1002 Airport Rd
North Clarendon, VT 05759

Local Transportation   

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Discover More

Trip planning resources with Rutland’s local downtown organization. 

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