Discover the Gems that Make This Region Special
Nestled in green hills and threaded with sparkling waters, the Upper Valley is a region of unique towns and urban centers, strong farming and food culture, thriving arts and educational institutions, innovative businesses, and, of course, outdoor opportunities virtually at your doorstep.
Want to know more? Take an Upper Valley Adventure! Choose any of the five Adventures to find a map leading you to lesser-known gems aligned with various themes – as if an Upper Valley local were showing you around! Get to know our scenic and verdant working lands, abundant natural resources and activities, and unique and thriving Main Streets and culture!
While you’re exploring the Upper Valley, check out Vital Communities’ Valley Quests – all-ages, self-guided tours of this region’s special places – and our Vital Guide to locally owned enterprises of all sorts!
Upper Valley Adventures is a project of the Hartford Area Chamber of Commerce, Upper Valley Business Alliance, Vital Communities, Green Mountain Economic Development Corporation, 4-Town Coalition, The Space on Main, Cohase Chamber of Commerce, the Woodstock Chamber of Commerce, and Town of Hartford‘s White River Junction Downtown Program.