The Art Monastery Project is located on the banks of the beautiful Connecticut River in the Upper Valley Watershed near Springfield, VT (a town of under 10,000 people). Our physical address is 2315 Connecticut River Road, Springfield, VT 05156. Located approximately 3 hours north-west of Boston, 4 hours north-east of NYC and 3 ½ hrs south of Montreal. During your visit we hope you’ll enjoy hiking and swimming in the river and evenings outside around the campfire as weather allows. Packing layers is helpful as the temperature varies.

By Train or Bus

Public Transportation is readily available from NYC, Boston, and Montreal. We pick up at train/bus to our local stations:

  • White River Junction, VT (best when arriving from Boston or NYC),
  • Claremont, NH (best when arriving from NYC or western MA),
  • Lebanon, NH or Hanover, NH, and
  • buses are also available arriving directly to Springfield Plaza in Springfield, VT.

Wanderu.com is a great resource for planning your travel. Please confirm your travel via email with your point of contact (varies by program) prior to booking your ticket to plan and confirm your pick-up.

By Plane

The nearest major airports for access are

  • Logan International in Boston, MA (BOS),
  • Burlington (BTV), Vermont,
  • LaGuardia International Airport (LGA) in New York City,
  • Kennedy International Airport (JFK) in New York City, and 
  • Newark International Airport (EWR) in Newark, NJ.

There are trains and/or buses from these airports that will get you to the stations where we can pick you up. Transportation from Boston and Burlington seems to be more convenient than from NYC. Please see the above section By Train or Bus.

By Car

Google Maps does a great job. Just put in our address: 2315 Connecticut River Road, Springfield, VT 05156. Below are the Google Maps directions from nearby major cities.

Parking
You are welcome to drive your own car and park it on site during the retreat at no additional charge.

Driving Directions from Boston

125 miles, 2 h 40 min

Follow I-93 N to I-89 N.

From 89 N take exit 9 for NH 103 toward Warner/Bradford (84.7 mi)

Continue on NH-103 W/Hwy 103 W. Take NH-11 W to US-5 S in Springfield, 1 h (40.1 mi)

Turn right onto Hwy 12 N/Main St, Continue to follow Hwy 12 N, Entering Vermont, (3.3 mi)

Use the middle lane to turn left onto US-5 S, (5.7 mi)

We’re the red barn & farmhouse on your left at the intersection with 143.

2315 Connecticut River Rd
Springfield, VT 05156

Driving Directions from New York City

240 miles, 4 h

Take 95 N to 91 N.

Take exit 7 for VT-11 E/US-5 N.

Turn left onto US-5 N.

We’re the red barn & farmhouse on your right at the intersection with 143.

2315 Connecticut River Rd
Springfield, VT 05156

 

Driving Directions from Montreal

332 km, 3 h 21 min

Take I-89 S to I-91 S toward Brattleboro.

Take exit 8 for VT-131 toward VT-12/US-5/Windsor/Ascutney, (270 m)

Drive to US-5 S in Springfield, 9 min (10.0 km)

Turn left onto VT-131 E, (800 m)

Turn right onto US-5 S, (9.2 km)

We’re the red barn & farmhouse on your left at the intersection with 143.

2315 Connecticut River Rd
Springfield, VT 05156