Welcome to Vermont's Mad River Valley

Where many come for the mountains but stay for the authentic experience Vermont's Mad River Valley offers all year long, a unique combination of community and resort, that has to be visited—or moved to—to really appreciate. Discover the skiing, hiking, food and fun of this part of Vermont!

Explore our website to learn what there is to do and see in the Mad River Valley, the year round Calendar of special events, the welcoming Lodging options to stay at, our great local Food and Drink, and lots of neat artisan Shopping opportunities. Then Plan Your Trip using our guide to all the information you will need.

Get the Inside Scoop

We invite you to watch a short intro to “Almost There” to realize why those who live here are passionate about the valley, and why you should get here as soon as you can. See the full version and views of the Mad River Valley on our videos page.

Visitor Information Center

Mad River Valley Visitor Information CenterWhen you’re in the Mad River Valley, come visit us in our NEW Visitor Information Center! We’ve got maps, brochures, magazines, event info, videos, a cozy place to sit, and very friendly ambassadors to answer all your questions!

Our location:
4403 Main Street, at Bridge Street
Waitsfield, Vermont 05673

Hours: Look for the Open Flag!

Hours are generally M-F 9am-3pm/Sat 10am-2.  If we are not here it is because we are out with members or we don't have a volunteer covering. | 802-496-3409