Crossroad of Vermont Byway
Tour the Byway
The Crossroad of Vermont Byway follows the east-west roadway of US Route 4 that literally crosses the state’s Green Mountains from Rutland to Hartford. Travelers get a unique glimpse into the qualities that define Vermont as one of the most beautiful states in the country, finding the charm that one expects and the scenic and natural qualities that enhance that experience.
The Crossroad of Vermont Byway includes quaint New England towns and villages where early architectural styles abound. Still evident is influence of Vermont's industrial history in marble, milling, the railroad and agriculture on how these towns grew and prospered. Today new commerce blends in with the old, and vibrant communities celebrating their arts, culture and history welcome visitors year round.
Recreational resources abound all along the Byway, for both the most active or more passive traveler. Killington and Mendon provide four-season mountain activities , and there are hundreds of scenic views along the Ottauquechee River and the spine of the Green Mountains.
Enjoy a concert under a gazebo, picnic next to a mountain stream or, hike the Appalachian Trail, ski, bike ride or golf. Visit galleries and museums. Taste the local fresh foods and enjoy the local brews. Something can be found for everyone throughout the year. With so much of Vermont captured on the Crossroad of Vermont Byway, this unique 50-mile roadway provides the traveler the ease to experience that which truly represent a microcosm of Vermont.
For more information please visit one of the Chambers of Commerce along the byway:
Hartford Area Chamber of Commerce: www.hartfordvtchamber.com
Woodstock Area Chamber of Commerce: www.woodstockvt.com
Discover Killington www.discoverkillington.com
Rutland Region Chamber of Commerce: www.rutlandvermont.com