Getting to Craftsbury

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Craftsbury Center is in the Northeastern region of Vermont, not far south of the Canadian border. One has several options for getting to Craftsbury:

Air | Rail | Bus | Taxi/Shuttle service from transit hubs | Driving Directions

However you choose to arrive, Craftsbury urges its clients to consider using a carbon offset to cover their carbon footprint from traveling to the Center. Many services are available, but they all represent efforts to preserve the natural world and clean air that active, outdoors-oriented lifestyles depend on. These are some of the most popular:

Another option that can save you money and help the continuing health of the planet would be ridesharing or carpools. We are recommending our clients use eRideShare.com for carpool information.

 


 

Air -

Burlington International Airport (BTV) is the closest airport, 90 minutes away. Craftsbury has arranged a shuttle service for Fridays and Sundays.
Montréal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport (YUL) is about 2.5 hours away. Travel in or to Canada requires a passport.
Manchester (NH) Regional Airport (MHT) is about 3 hours away.
Boston's Logan International (BOS) is about 4 hours away.
And for private pilots, Morrisville-Stowe State Airport (MVL) will be the closest option, 20 minutes away.

 


 

Rail -

The nearest Amtrak station is Waterbury - Stowe (WAB), a little under an hour from here. See below for taxi service from the station.

 


 

Bus Service -

The closest terminal would be in Montpelier (about an hour away), operated by Greyhound. Service is also available in Burlington. See below for taxi service from the station.

 


 

Taxi and Shuttle service from transit terminals -

The Center recommends Peg's Pickup Service of Stowe, VT. 800-370-9490 / 802-253-9490. In addition to standard taxi rates, they have arranged 2 shuttles to and from the airport on Friday and Sunday for roughly $70 per person each way. The shuttle times do vary somewhat week to week, so please contact Peg's at the number above to make all the arrangements and find the most current information. Guests should plan on leaving an extra hour on each end to ensure meeting the taxi and your flight for departures.

Another option that can save you money and help the continuing health of the planet would be ridesharing or carpools. We are recommending our clients use eRideShare.com for carpool information.

 


 

Driving Directions -

While Internet or GPS based mapping systems do a great job to direct one to the Craftsbury area, we recommend using our detail directions below for navigation within 5 miles of Craftsbury (from Hardwick North or Irasburg South). Northbound or Southbound.

An Adobe Acrobat version of all three maps below is also available.
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Regardless of whether you drive or are looking for a ride, one option that can save you money and help the continuing health of the planet would be ridesharing or carpools. We are recommending our clients use eRideShare.com for carpool information.

Northbound

From Route 14, take a right turn at the "Craftsbury Outdoor Center 6 miles" sign (South Craftsbury Road). Pass through Craftsbury Village, go up a hill, through the village of Craftsbury Common (a collection of white houses at the top of the hill). Sterling College is on your left in the common, the Post Office and Craftsbury Academy are on your right. Continue out of town approximately 3/4 mile past the Common, and look for a yellow curve sign. As the sign indicates, the pavement curves to the left, you want to bear right off the pavement and follow the "Craftsbury Outdoor Center" signs (staying on Mill Village Road). Continue winding on the dirt road for just under 1.25 miles and turn right onto Lost Nation Road. The Outdoor Center's office is located approximately 0.6 miles on the left. You will see a large Craftsbury Outdoor Center sign. The office is in the white farmhouse.

Northbound Highway 14
 

Right 14 0.0
Craftsbury Village approx 1.5
Craftsbury Common sign 2.9
Sterling College 3.1
Dustan Rd. 3.4
Right Onto Wylie Hill Rd. (dirt) 4.1
Dam Sluice 4.6
Right Onto Lost Nation Rd. 5.3
COC Office 5.8

 

Southbound

From Route 14, look for a "Craftsbury Outdoor Center" sign on the right followed by a green "Craftsbury" state sign on the left. (North Craftsbury Road). Turn left and follow the pavement to the top of the hill about 1.4 miles. Look for a "Craftsbury Outdoor Center" sign and turn left onto the dirt road, immediately followed by a right onto Mill Village Road. Continue on the dirt road about 1.25 miles to Lost Nation Road (watch for the Craftsbury Outdoor Center sign) and turn right. The Outdoor Center's office is located approximately 0.6 miles on the left. You will see a large Craftsbury Outdoor Center sign. The office is in the white farmhouse.

Southbound Highway 14
 

Right 14-N. Craftsbury Rd. Intersection 0.0
Left off pavement, Rt onto Mill Village Rd. 1.4
Dam Sluice 1.9
Right Onto Lost Nation Rd. 2.6
COC Office 3.2

 

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