Tucked among the green mountains of Vermont’s Precision Valley, Springfield is a vibrant small
town where nature is the backdrop for a thriving rural lifestyle. Stress melts away amidst the beauty of the four seasons. Hike the trails in springtime, explore local rivers and swimming holes in summer, admire foliage along the bike trail in the fall, and enjoy snowshoeing to your heart’s content at the country club during winter months.
Named one of PC Magazine’s Best Work-From-Home Cities, Springfield offers high-speed connection with lightning-fast fiber optic internet in a low-key community where it’s also easy to unplug and unwind. Tackle your tasks from the comfort of home, get cozy at the coffee shop with free WiFi, or collaborate at the friendly local coworking space. Housed in a majestic historic school building, record your podcast in the studio or pursue your entrepreneurial dreams with the support of the Black River Innovation Campus. Imagine coding while overlooking babbling brooks, brainstorming under starlit skies, and video conferencing with mountain views. Rural innovation and work-life balance are mainstays of the southern Vermont lifestyle.
Springfield also offers countless opportunities for young minds with an award-winning tech center, robotics clubs, STEAM camps, after-school programs, and one of the most gorgeous libraries in the state. A safe and supportive place to learn and grow. Friendly neighbors wave hello, shopkeepers remember your name, and local community events like the Vermont Apple Festival offer fun environments for kids and families to connect and make memories.
Just a few hours drive from Boston, NYC, and Montreal, Springfield’s proximity to major cities means you get the best of both worlds! You’re always close to the perks and thrills of city life when the urge for an urban adventure strikes. Springfield's magic spills over its borders. Explore nearby lakes, charming villages, farm-fresh restaurants, area craft breweries and distilleries, world-class ski resorts - you’ll find a unique experience no matter which way you turn! Soak up simple pleasures: orchards, farmers markets, craft fairs, music fests, and winter carnivals - slow your roll, breathe in the fresh air, and discover the joys of rural living.
Imagine a place rich with history and bubbling with innovative potential, where nature and technology meld to create a happy, healthy existence - modern amenities in an idyllic remote setting. Come for a visit, or come stay for good - a magical place to live, work, and play! Help create the next chapter in Springfield's story!
Written by: Caitlin Christina – Black River Innovation Campus – Director of Community & Culture