Welcome to Vermont's Mad River Valley
"The Valley" exudes a unique sense of place. It isn't contrived, it came to be organically with an unusual combination of unparalleled beauty, a deep sense of community, year-round outdoor recreational opportunities, a vibrant arts locale and a culinary scene that is worth the trip in and of itself. You'll feel it the moment you get here. Everything you need to curate your own Mad River Valley adventure is right here.
Get the Inside Scoop
We invite you to watch a short intro to “Almost There” to learn why those who live here are passionate about the valley, and why our community encourages you to join us.. See the full version and views of the Mad River Valley on our videos page.
Visitor Information Center
Stop on by the Mad River Valley Welcome Center located at 9 VT Route 17 in Waitsfield.
Click here for a great local map.
Click here to see the MRV 4-Season Guide. It has the answers to most all your questions