Historic Downtown

White River Junction

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White River Junction, Vermont 

Nestled on the banks of the Connecticut and White rivers in Vermont’s Upper Valley, White River Junction is a bustling historic downtown accessible on two interstates. There, discover a deep history of cartoon art and a museum and trails for the whole family.

Explore Downtown

Get to know White River Junction, home to the Center for Cartoon Studies, world-class food and Northern Stage, among Vermont’s finest theatre centers.

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Montshire Museum of Science 

Fun and hands-on exhibits make scientific subjects like conservation, ecology, climate change, electricity, and physics accessible and fun for the whole family. Miles of nature trails, including water exhibits, beckon as part of the museum’s outdoor science-scape.

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Quechee Balloon Festival

This colorful festival has been an Upper Valley tradition for more than 40 years. Take a balloon ride, watch the skies fill with bright, beautiful hot air balloons, and get to know pilots and learn about their craft. Families will enjoy kids’ activities and food vendors.

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Transportation Options

For White River Junction

Amtrak Station

102 Railroad Row 
White River Junction, VT 05001-7042

Local Transportation

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Trip planning resources with White River Junction’s local downtown organization.

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