Local Area Attractions
This corner of Vermont, with easy access to northern Massachusetts and southwestern New Hampshire, offers attractions for all ages and lifestyles. Choose from places that create thrills, inspiration, relaxation, fulfillment, joy, and memories.
Gaines Farm Corn Maze
The maze is a fun, family adventure sure to challenge all ages. It is an intricate design of pathways in which you navigate through to find the end. Come out to the beautiful farm and marvel at the amazing agricultural feat as you make your way through 7 acres of living walls of corn stalks over 10 feet high!
Admission to the maze includes the corn maze, baby animal barn, pumpkin bowling, corn toss, hay jump and a ton of family fun!
Haunted Version Weekend Nights in October- Vengeance in the Valley in 2012
Connecticut River Cruise
Just 20 miles from the Brattleboro KOA is Northfield Mountain, MA. There you can board the Quinnetukut II, Northfield Mountain’s 44-seat riverboat. The "QII" makes 12-mile round trips through the enchanting French King Gorge, and on to historic Barton Cove — home to nesting bald eagles and the site of a former dinosaur track quarry. An on-board interpreter narrates each cruise, offering information on the culture, habitats, and natural history of this spectacular stretch of river.
Shelburne and Turners Falls, MA
A great and inexpensive day can be spent in Shelburne and Turners Falls, MA. (About 45 minutes from the campground)
The Bridge of Flowers: www.bridgeofflowersmass.org
Trolley Museum: www.sftm.org
Great Falls Discovery Center: www.greatfallsma.org
Okemo Mountain Resort's Adventure Zone
A scenic hour's drive away from the Brattleboro North KOA you'll find Okemo Mountain Resort's Adventure Zone. This southern Vermont attraction excites kids and adults alike with its many Ziplines, Aerial Thrills, Disc and Mini Golf, Segway Trails, and the Timber Ripper Mountain Coaster- Yankee Magazine's pick for Best Downhill Ride in New England. When planning your visit don't forget to check for festivals, fairs, live music, or any of the many other events held at Okemo Mountain throughout the summer.
Local Area Activities
Southern Vermont, western New Hampshire, and northern Massachusetts are within an easy grasp from our KOA. All of your five senses (six if you include happiness) will be used to their fullest as you experience what the area has to share.
Vermont Outdoor Fun
Choose from hiking, river tubing, swimming, boating, fishing, kayaking, mountain biking, and horseback riding. We even have directions to 'off the beaten path' spots for exploration and swimming. Vermont-style workouts are available for all fitness levels.
Covered Bridge Discovery
The two southern most counties in Vermont, Windham and Bennington, have 15 covered bridges. Within five miles of the campground, is the West Dummerston Covered Bridge, the longest continuously operating bridge (not for RV's!) in Vermont. There is a place to park and steps to access the river where one can relax or cool off in the clear West River.
Vermont has something for every type of rider: low traffic counts on roads with an unending mix of relaxed, country sweepers; technical twisties with challenge; remote dirt roads through forests; and rides that easily combine them all. Our people are open, friendly and helpful.
Performing and Visual Arts
Brattleboro has been voted among the 25 best arts destinations in the cities under 100,000 category by American Style Magazine for numerous years and is listed in John Villani's book, "The 100 Best Art Towns in America." Brattleboro Museum & Art Center, Vermont Theatre Company, New England Youth Theater, Brattleboro Music Center, Yellow Barn Music Festival, Friends of Music at Guilford, Vermont Jazz Center, Marlboro Music Festival, many art galleries.
Dining - the Localvore Experience
Brattleboro and Putney are famous for its abundance of great and unusual restaurants. There you'll find everything from fine dining to a classic 50's diner to barbeque on outdoor tables by the riverside. You'll also find cuisine from the four corners of the globe and 'localvore' dishes prepared totally from ingredients grown or raised nearby.