Chester, Vermont is what one thinks of when it thinks of the “quintessential Vermont town;” quaint, charming, and brimming with life. Nestled between Bromley, Magic, Stratton, and Okemo Mountain, Chester, Vermont is the southern gateway to the Okemo Valley. Chester is chock full of architectural treasures, vibrant personality, unspoiled countryside and unrivaled hospitality.
One of the Prettiest Places in America!
Nominated as one of the prettiest “Painted Places” in America, Chester, Vermont’s exquisite village green welcomes you to explore the town’s many superb restaurants and taverns, shops and eclectic galleries.
Chester’s rich history and profound sense of purpose have preserved its timeless quality and peaceful character. Chester, Vermont has fostered towering maples, championed contemporary arts, and flourished with family farms. Home to The Stone Hearth Inn & Tavern named one of only ten “Green Restaurants in the Green Mountain State” by the Vermont Business Environmental Partnership, Chester abounds with delightful inns and award-winning B&Bs like the Inn Victoria, lively arts and culture, stunning scenery and peerless tranquility for anyone looking to ‘get away from it all,’ even if just for a little while.
Take a hike!
Chester boasts much in the way of artisans, antiques and a famous “Chester Craft Fair” but did you know there’s a few prized walks and hikes you can explore too? Check out the Lost Mine or GMUHS hikes to see the natural wonders of our area.
Don’t forget to join the masses during the summer months on Thursdays on the Academy Building lawn at 6:30pm. Click the schedule for details.
Located just west of the junction of Routes 11 and 103 along the Middle Brook of the Williams River, Chester, Vermont offers the best of Vermont’s celebrated pristine landscape and lively community with opportunities for bicyclists, boaters, shoppers, sightseers and anyone looking for a quiet respite or intrepid recreation, and all within easy distance of the Okemo Valley region’s top winter resorts.