Where Vermonting Begins - SVDV Chamber of Commerce

Where Vermonting Begins

Nestled amidst the breathtaking scenery of the Green Mountains, the Southern Vermont Deerfield Valley stands as a quintessential Vermont getaway. Here, visitors are greeted with genuine New England charm, a laid-back atmosphere, and a plethora of outdoor escapades, beckoning them to unwind, savor, and immerse themselves in all that this region has to offer. From its pristine natural landscapes to its deep-rooted commitment to land and community, every corner of Vermont’s allure awaits your exploration.

Less Journey, More Destination

Located in Southern Vermont, the Deerfield Valley is just a short drive from most Northeast metro-areas making it the perfect destination to escape the bustle of city life. We have beautiful views, endless outdoor exploration opportunities, great food, fun events and more to fill up an unforgettable trip to Vermont.

  • Springfield, MA = 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Albany, NY = 1 hour 20 minutes
  • Hartford, CT = 1 hour 40 minutes
  • Worcester, MA = 2 hours
  • New Haven, CT = 2 hours 15 minutes
  • Providence, RI = 2 hours 40 minutes
  • Boston, MA = 2 hours 45 minutes
  • Newark, NJ = 3 hours 45 minutes
  • New York City = 4 hours
  • Philadelphia = 5 hours

Explore the Green Mountains

The Deerfield Valley is a year-round playground, offering every kind of outdoor recreation you can think of for your Vermont visit. Summer really puts the green in Green Mountains, and visitors take advantage of the fishing, hiking, boating, jet-skiing, mountain biking, walking, golf, scenic chairlift rides, kayaking, canoeing, paddle-boarding, camping, cycling, and back-packing opportunities that the area offers. Fall brings the brilliant colors of autumn and some of the best leaf peeping in the world can be done right here in the Deerfield Valley. Winter offers visitors the opportunity to ski, snowboard, snowmobile, snowshoe, nordic ski and ice-fishing.

Our valley is a warm, vibrant community and home to an emerging art community and unique shops and retailers.  Boutiques, galleries, country stores, farmers markets, sporting goods stores, gift shops and more await visitors.

Visitors are sure to enjoy the diverse dining and entertainment options that the Deerfield Valley offers. Dining options include everything from farm-to-table and specialty to family dining and arcades. Be sure to check out the numerous wineries, distilleries, and craft breweries throughout the area, each one uniquely entertaining and pleasurable. 

With lots of lodging options to choose from, the Deerfield Valley offers authentic hospitality that range from laid back to luxurious. Visitors can choose from slope-side lodges and condos, charming bed & breakfast accommodations, and rustic historic inns. After a day of exploring and adventuring, relax and unwind at your choice of one of our warm lodging properties. 

The Deerfield Valley is host to spectacular events including the Deerfield Valley Blueberry Festival, Independence Day Fireworks, Quest For The Chamber Chalice Golf Tournament, Deerfield Valley Farmers Day Fair, Village Stroll, Dover Summer Concert Series, Wilmington Antique & Flea Market, Mount Snow’s Brewers Fest, Oktoberfest, the Vermont Wine & Harvest Festival and many more!

SVDV Chamber of Commerce