Robert Todd Lincoln , who served as president of the Pullman Company in the late 19th century . Tours of the flawlessly-maintained historic property are open to the public , and the grounds surrounding the main mansion feature beautiful gardens and a fully-restored 1903 Pullman Car , complete with accompanying exhibits .
Tucked away behind Manchester ’ s downtown village on a heavenly hillside on West Road , the Southern Vermont Arts Center ( SVAC ) houses world-class galleries with artworks by famed Vermont-based artists such as Reginald Marsh and Ogden Pleissner . The SVAC grounds also feature a well-manicured trail network and a sweeping outdoor campus with open fields dotted with captivating sculptures . For inspired epicurean cuisine in a cultured setting , stop in at SVAC ’ s on-site curATE Café for a taste of culinary creativity .
If you ’ re an outdoor enthusiast , visit the American Museum of Fly Fishing . The museum houses photographic , artistic , and historical exhibitions that shed light on the origin and evolution of fly fishing in all of its forms , as well as an extensive collection of antique rods and reels . From April to October , the nearby world-famous Orvis Fly Fishing School teaches approachable and engaging fishing classes for anglers of all skill levels . Be sure to stop at the Orvis Flagship Store and Orvis Outlet for some iconic apparel from Vermont ’ s original outdoor lifestyle brand .
In the warmer months , golfers looking to hit the links should book a tee time at the Golf Club At Equinox . The original Equinox golf course was built in 1926 by three-time U . S . Amateur Golf Champion Walter Travis and later renovated by award-winning golf course architect Rees Jones . By bringing the course up to contemporary standards and taking full advantage of Manchester ’ s hilly terrain , Jones was able to create a challenging and rewarding play experience for visiting golfers . To further enhance your Equinox experience , reserve a room at the Equinox Hotel and spend the night in an oasis of historic grandeur , or book a pampering treatment at their on-site spa .
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