Historic Downtown

St. Johnsbury

Painted portraits hang on a wall.
Two people walk down a street with large brown brick buildings on a warm sunny day.

St. Johnsbury, Vermont

Described as “where rivers and people meet,” St. Johnsbury’s mill and scale manufacturing history informs the town’s architecture and cultural attractions. Discover a collection of Victorian curiosities, the state’s only public planetarium, a dog chapel with acres of public land for people and pets, shopping, and more in St. Johnsbury.

Explore Downtown

In St. Johnsbury, a bustling downtown is home to Vermont’s only public planetarium, fun-to-explore shopping, and the historic St. Johnsbury Athenaeum.

A white picket fence is decorated with rainbow flags with a white chapel in the background. It’s a sunny summer day.
Paper notes surround a stained-glass window depicting a dog with light shining through.

Dog Mountain

150 acres of mountaintop views and trails welcome people and their dogs to artist Stephen Huneck’s home and gallery. Dogs are free to roam off-leash, and the Dog Chapel stewards stories about people and their pets.

Seen from above, crowds gather on the street of a historic downtown. Tents house food vendors and live musicians.

St. J Final Fridays

Monthly in the Summer 

A street fair and nightlife feel on the final Friday evenings of the summer months. This free event culminates with a LevittAMP St. Johnsbury concert produced by Catamount Arts that turns the street into a concert venue for world-class music.

Eat, Shop, and Stay in St. Johnsbury







Transportation Options

For St. Johnsbury

2107 Pudding Hill Rd.
Lyndonville, VT 05851

Local Transportation  

  • Car Rental services:  Elite Car Company 
  • Taxi Service and/or Rideshare: Town Taxi, Dave’s Taxi, Uber 
  • Bus services: Rural Community Transportation 


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Discover More

Trip planning resources with St. Johnsbury’s local downtown organization.

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