Major metros in the northeast - Albany, Hartford, Boston, New York, Worcester - are all within reach of the campus by car, bus, air and train. International access is available through these hubs, particularly Boston’s Logan International Airport (BOS). Bus and taxi/uber services is available in Brattleboro, which is just 10 miles, less than a 20-minute drive, east of Marlboro. Brattleboro is 90 minutes from Bradley International Airport in Hartford, Connecticut, two hours from Logan International Airport in Boston and four hours from JFK Airport in New York City. Amtrak offers daily train service from New York City (Penn Station) to Brattleboro with stops in throughout Connecticut and central Massachusetts.
The Marlboro College Campus is located in the town of Marlboro, in southern Vermont. Tucked on its own Potash Hill, the college is an integral part of the town, a community of less than 1,000 where many staff, faculty, and students are active citizens. Some of the many benefits shared by both the college and the town include a volunteer fire company, a community newsletter called the Marlboro Mixer, cross-country ski trails, the Marlboro Historical Society, the Southern Vermont Natural History Museum, the Marlboro Community Fair, and the January Book Swap. Marlboro is also the site of the world-famous Marlboro Music Festival, which occupies the campus during the summer.
Marlboro offers many recreational opportunities, including hiking, biking, swimming, paddling, and cross-country skiing on an extensive network of trails that start right on campus. The town of Marlboro is only 30 minutes from the Appalachian Trail, 20 minutes from Mount Snow ski resort, and an hour from hiking trails up storied Mount Monadnock or the world-class whitewater of Zoar Gap.
Brattleboro, with a population just over 12,000, is a four-season destination featuring a thriving historic downtown with unique local shops, restaurants and cultural attractions. The southern Vermont region is easily accessible and Brattleboro, located just 20 minutes from campus, offers students and visitors a plethora of quality amenities, activities and lodging nearby.