The City of Bennington, VT
Bennington is a small town in the state of Vermont. The largest nearby city to Bennington is Pittsfield, approximately 29 miles from the city center.There are several family restaurants in or near Bennington, including Happy Cook, Top Notch Diner, Talk of the Town Restaurant, Ryan's Cafe and Peppermills. For a larger selection of Bennington restaurants select our Restaurants tab above. Visitors and residents can enjoy nearby Bennington Golf Courses, Museums and/or Ski Resorts, including the Sitzmark Lodge, Park-McCullough Historic House, Mt Anthony Country Club, Mt Anthony Golf & Tennis Club and Stamford Valley Golf Course. For a more complete list of attractions in or around the city of Bennington please click on the Attractions tab above.
Bennington, Vermont Climate and WeatherIn the month of May, Bennington experiences an average high temperature of 66 degrees Fahrenheit. Low temperaturs in May are usually about 42 degrees with an average rainfall of 4.87 inches. The seasonal climate varies in Bennington with daytime temperatures averaging 75 degrees in the summer, and 32 degrees in the winter months. Visitors can also expect Bennington to receive an average of 3.86 inches of rainfall per/month during winter months and 4.3 inches of rainfall per/month in the summer months. The temperature has been known to get as high as 98 degrees in the summer and as low as -25 degrees in the winter so visitors planning a vacation to Bennington should check the weather forecast to determine proper attire prior to departure. Spring and Fall bring average daytime temperatures of 56 degrees, and nighttime lows of 35.
Bennington, Vermont Attractions
1Arrowhead (Herman Melville) - Pittsfield,
Arrowhead, which is also referred to as Herman Melville House, was the home of American author Herman Melville during his most productive years from 1850-1863. In this house in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, Melville wrote some of his major work: the novels Moby-Dick, Pierre, The Confidence-Man, and Israel Potter; a collection of short stories entitled The Piazza Tales and including "I and My Chimney," "Benito Cereno," "Bartleby the Scrivener," and "The Paradise of Bachelors and the Tartarus of Maids"; all his magazine stories; and some of his poetry.
2Bas-Ridge Golf Course - , Hinsdale,
The Bas-Ridge Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in Berkshire County Massachusetts. Built in 1982, this Hinsdale course designed by Rowland Armacost is open apr 1 to nov 1. Tee times are accepted up to 1 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 413-655-2605. The golf course dress code is as follows: Shirt and shoes required.
Address: Plunkett St, Hinsdale, MA 1235
3Beaver Brook Golf Club - , Haydenville,
The Beaver Brook Golf Club is a 9 hole public golf course in Hampshire County Massachusetts. Built in 1960, this Haydenville course is open apr 15 to nov 30. Tee times are accepted up to 7 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 413-268-7229. The golf course dress code is as follows: Shirt and shoes required.
Address: 101 Main St, Haydenville, MA 1039
4Berkshire East Ski Resort - , Charlemont,
Berkshire East Ski Resort is a medium sized alpine ski area located on Mount Institute in Charlemont and Hawley, Massachusetts.
5Berkshire Museum - Pittsfield,
The Berkshire Museum is a museum of natural history, art and ancient civilization that is located in Pittsfield, Berkshire County, Massachusetts.
6Bisbee Mill - , Chesterfield,
Bisbee Mill is a historic mill at 66 East Street in Chesterfield, Massachusetts.
7Bousquet Ski Area - Pittsfield,
Bousquet Ski Area is a 200-acre ski area located in on a northern summit of Yokun Ridge in Pittsfield, Massachusetts within the Berkshires cultural region. The resort features a vertical drop of 750 feet, a lift-top elevation of 1,818 feet, twenty-four trails, five lifts, one terrain park, and 75% snowmaking capacity.
8Bromley Mountain - Manchester Center,
Bromley Mountain is a mountain in the Green Mountains of southern Vermont. It is located in Bennington County, seven miles to the east of Manchester, Vermont and just west of Peru, Vermont. It is a popular destination for such sports as skiing and snowboarding.
9Clark Art Institute - Williamstown,
The Sterling & Francine Clark Art Institute, usually referred to simply as "The Clark," is an art museum with a large and varied collection located in Williamstown, Massachusetts. Along with the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art and the Williams College Museum of Art, it forms a trio of significant art museums and resources in the north of The Berkshires. In June 2008 it expanded with the addition of the Stone Hill Center, a 32,000-square-foot building designed by Tadao Ando on a nearby wooded hillside that contains exhibition space and a conservation studio.
10Cranwell Resort & Golf Club - , Lenox,
The Cranwell Resort & Golf Club is an 18 hole resort golf course in Berkshire County Massachusetts. Built in 1926, this Lenox course designed by Wayne Stiles & John Van Kleek is open apr 15 to oct 31. Tee times are accepted up to 5 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 413-637-1364. The golf course dress code is as follows: No denim, collared shirt and bermuda shorts required.
Address: 55 Lee Rd, Lenox, MA 1240
Bennington, Vermont Hotels
Bennington, Vermont Restaurants
This is a list of Bennington Family Restaurants with addresses and phone numbers. Happy Dining!
Be the first to contribute an article about this city
If you have been to Bennington and visited nearby attractions, restaurants, or hotels we would love to hear about it! Families everywhere will benifit greatly from your experiences!