Attractions Near Our Hotel

White River Junction has long been a hidden gem, offering a unique destination for savvy travelers and curious locals alike. One of the local area favorites is going antiquing, and our historic downtown makes it easy to do so. However, you’ll find plenty of fun and exciting area attractions to enjoy as well when you’re in between deals on your newly found treasure.

Enjoy live entertainment offered directly next door to your hotel room at the Briggs Opera House. Our local community arts center features wonderfully talented performers from our area with live concerts, theater productions, and more. Located about eight miles away, you’ll find the historic Dartmouth College. This beautiful campus offers a prestigious institution, being one of only a few schools established before the American Revolution. Vermont is known around the world for having idyllic scenery, and many guests come to visit just to walk amongst it. Less than 6.5 miles away, you can enjoy Quechee State Park, a state treasure that has been delighting guests since 1962.

Featured Attractions

Briggs Opera House

Local art is closer than ever with the historic Briggs Opera House. Conveniently located directly next door to the Hotel Coolidge, this local community arts center features talented live offerings of music, theater shows, and more. Enjoy local dance groups and ballet, productions of such shows as the Drowsy Chaperone, Songs from an Unmade Bed, and much more. Whether your favorite show is being held or you’re just looking for the best in local performances, this live entertainment venue is a favorite of many residents and visitors.

Dartmouth College

Since 1769, the historic Dartmouth College has been offering prestigious Ivy League education to some of the best and brightest students around. Conveniently located about eight miles away, you’ll find the Hotel Coolidge is the perfect hotel stay for visiting a student or during your campus tour. This sprawling campus sits on almost 270 acres and is surrounded by lush New Hampshire scenery. In addition to their top educational offerings, you can enjoy 34 competing varsity teams in many different leagues and games.

Quechee State Park

A trip to Vermont isn’t complete without enjoying some time outdoors. Whether you’re here for the mild summers, the lovely fall colors, or the fresh winter snow, one of the best places to reconnect with nature is at Quechee State Park. Reopened as a public park in the 1960s, this beautiful nature area offers many different outdoor activities including walking and hiking, biking, paddle boat rentals, camping, and more. This destination has also become a popular local wedding venue, offering even more reasons to enjoy it.

All Attractions


  • River Nutrition
  • C & S Pizza 0.05 mi
  • Elixir Restaurant & Lounge 0.1 mi
  • Big Fatty's BBQ 0.1 mi
  • Tucker Box Café 0.2 mi
  • Thyme 0.2 mi
  • 4 Aces Diner 0.6 mi
  • Yama Restaurant 0.7 mi
  • Shyrl's Diner 1.0 mi
  • Taj-E India 1.3 mi


  • Long River Gallery on-site
  • Scavenger Gallery on-site
  • Junction Frame Shop on-site
  • Lampscapes on-site
  • Upper Valley Food Co-op 0.4 mi
  • Revolution 0.07 mi
  • American Classics -
    Arts & Antiques
    0.2 mi
  • T.J. Maxx 2.1 mi