Bennington, Vermont - Directions
From the North
From Western Vermont and Northeaster New York
US Route 7, which travels from the Canadian border to the Massachusetts border through western Vermont, meets I-89 in Burlington and US Route 4 in Rutland, Vermont.
Travelers from the Lake George/Glens Falls area of New York, will want to reach US Route 22 South to Cambridge, NY. Just south of Cambridge in the town of Hoosick Falls, Route 67A will bring you into Bennington via North Bennington. Stay on 67A until it reaches 7A (Northside drive). 7A crosses US Route 7, Bennington's major North/South road. Route 7 crosses VT Route 9
in Downtown Bennington, Bennington's major East/West route.
From the South
Southern New England (MA, CT, RI)
US route 7, which crosses I-90 (the Mass Pike) in Lee, Massachusetts, continues north into Vermont and crosses VT Route 9 at the main intersection of Downtown Bennington.
From the East
Eastern Vermont and Northern New England (ME, NH)
VT Route 9, the major East/West route of Bennington, intersects I-91 in Brattleboro, VT Exit 2. Considered by many to be a beatiful scenic route in 4 seasons, Route 9 climbs and travels through the lower portion of the Green Mountains.
Large trucks, tractor trailers, buses and campers should perform a thorough inspection of their vehicle's braking system and the security of all loads before travelling this route. Many steep grades and winding roads can make this route hazardous to unfamiliar drivers.
From the West
Remainder of the United States
Bennington is approximately 50 minutes east of Albany, New York (the intersection of I-87 and I-90).
From I-87 North (New York State Thruway - from NYC), take the exit for I-787 north and exit I-787 at Route 7 (Troy/Bennington).
From I-90 East (New York State Thruway - from Buffalo), take exit for I-87 north and exit I-87 at Route 7 east.
From I-87 South (The "Northway" from Saratoga, Glens Falls, Lake Placid, Plattsburg) - take exit for I-87 north and exit I-87 at Route 7 east.
Route 7 East becomes VT Route 9 at the New York/Vermont (Bennington) border. Route 9 will take you into Downtown Bennington.
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