- TripBuzz found 40 things to do with kids in or near Brandon, Vermont, including 36 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Killington, Rutland, Middlebury and Proctor.
- From Maple View Farm Alpacas to Mount Horrid Observation Site, the Brandon area offers 83 different types of family activities, including: Hiking Trails, Farms & Ranches, Historic Sites and Observation Decks.
- An eclectic town in Vermont, Brandon features both cultural and art related events throughout the year. This includes outdoor musical concerts and an array of fine artists and galleries where jewelry, glass and paintings can be seen. Home to the Moosalamoo National Recreation Area, tourists also visit the area to experience the hiking trails, enjoy fishing or go camping in the mountains.
Built in the middle of the 19th century, Wilson Castle stands as an architectural masterpiece and a well-preserved historic site. There are general tours of the site and the grounds held throughout the year along with special events like the Haunted Castle Tours that take place in October.
Local bands, competitions, dancers, musicians as well as performances and live streams from around the world are some of the events offered at the Paramount Theater. There is also a bar service provided and each month there is free admission for select films for all.
Lakes Region Youth Orchestra nurtures young musicians by operating an orchestral program for the youth of the region who show suitable talent and interest to benefit from educational, musical and social participation in a symphonic orchestral environment.
Plaza Skate Park features a 4,000 sq ft indoor year-round concrete park with marble and granite ledges, stairs and a bowl. Their skate shop carries equipment and apparel including boards, decks and shoes from many top brands.
A 32-lane bowling facility, Rutland Bowlerama offers open and league bowling with automatic scoring and bumpers. The center provides video games, a pool table, a pro shop, dart boards and a lounge with food, drinks and adult beverages.