Below is an overview of what is available in the different towns along the trail.  This can help to inform your decision on where to stop for supplies, etc.

Williamstown/North Adams - Pre-Trail

Location:.5 miles West from AT (approach trail) to Williamstown
.5 miles East from AT (approach trail) to North Adams
Grocery Stores: Stop & Shop Supermarket .5 from AT (Williamstown)
Price Chopper Supermarket .5 from AT (North Adams)
Post Office:Williamstown (01267) M-F 8:30-4:30, Sat 9-12
Outfitters:Gear Den (Williamstown)
Lodging:Holiday Inn (North Adams)
Williamstown Motel (Williamstown)
Villager Motel (Williamstown)
Restaurants: Few options in North Adams near trail - Chinese Buffet & Friendly near Price Chopper.
Many dining options in Williamstown, as it is a college town. Options are further from trail than Shop & Stop.

 

Bennington (VT 9) - Mile 14.3

Location:4+ miles West from LT to Bennington
Grocery Stores: Henry's Market <4 miles from LT
Walmart 6+ miles from LT
Price Chopper 6+ miles from LT
Post Office:Bennington (05201) M-F 8-5, Sat 9-2
Outfitters:
Lodging:Autumn Inn Motel
Kirkside Motor Lodge
Knotty Pine Motel
Restaurants: Many restaurant options

 

Manchester Center (VT 11/30) - Mile 54.4

Location:4+ miles West from LT to Manchester Center
Grocery Stores: Price Chopper 4+ miles from LT
Shaw's Supermarket 5+ miles from LT
Post Office:Manchester Center (05255) M-F 8:30-4:30, Sat 9-12
Outfitters:Mountain Goat Outfitter 4+ miles from LT
Eastern Mountain Sports 4+ miles from LT
Lodging:Green Mountain House
Sutton's
Chalet Motel
Johnny's Seesaw Lodge
Bromlet View Inn
Restaurants: Many restaurant options

 

Danby (Mad River Tom Notch) - Mile 72

Location:3+ miles West from LT to Danby
Grocery Stores:
Post Office:Danby (05739) M-F 7:15-12, 1:15-4, Sat 7:30-10:30
Outfitters:
Lodging:Silas Griffith Inn
Restaurants: One cafe in town

 

Wallingford (VT 140) - Mile 80.5

Location:3+ miles West from LT to Wallingford
Grocery Stores: Family Dollar
Post Office:Wallingford (05773) M-F 8-4:30, Sat 9-12
Outfitters:
Lodging:
Restaurants: Several restaurants in town

 

Shrewsbury (VT 103) - Mile 86.8

Location:2+ miles East from LT to Shrewsbury, 3+ miles East from LT to Cuttingville, 7 miles West from LT to Rutland
Grocery Stores: Clarendon Market 1 mile from LT
Convenience Stores (Shrewsbury)
Post Office:Cuttingsville (05738) M-F 8-11, 12:30-4:30, Sat 8-10:30
Outfitters:
Lodging:
Restaurants: Whistle Stop Corner Restaurant .5 miles from LT

 

Inn at Long Trail / Rutland (US 4 ) - Mile 104.2

Location:<1 mile East from LT to Inn at Long Trail
9 miles West from LT to Rutland
Grocery Stores: Convenience store (Killington)
Hannafords (Rutland)
Walmart (Rutland)
Price Chopper (Rutland)
Post Office:Killington (05751) M-F 8:30-11, 12-4:30, Sat 8:30-12
Rutland (05701) M-F 8-5, Sat 8-12
Outfitters:Base Camp Outfitters (Killington)
Mountain Travelers (Rutland)
Lodging:Inn at Long Trail
Mountain Meadows Lodge (Killington)
Hikers Hostel (Rutland)
Rodeway Inn (Rutland)
Travel Inn (Rutland)
Economy Inn (Rutland)
Ramada Inn (Rutland)
Red Roof Inn (Rutland)
Restaurants: Bar menu at Inn at Long Trail for dinner, breakfast included if staying at the Inn.
Many restaurant options in Rutland

 

Rochester / Brandon (VT 73) - Mile 124.1

Location:10+ miles East from LT to Rochester, 7+ miles West from LT to Brandon
Grocery Stores: Mac's Market (Rochester)
Hannaford Supermarket (Brandon)
Post Office:Rochester (05767) M-F 8:30-4:30, Sat 8:30-11
Brandon (05733) M-F 8:30-4:30, Sat 9-12
Outfitters:
Lodging:The New Homestead B&B (Rochester)
Pumpkin Patch B&B (Rochester)
Brandon Inn (Brandon)
High Meadow B&B (Brandon)
Restaurants: A few restaurant/cafe options (Rochester)
A few restaurant/cafe options (Brandon)

 

Hancock (VT 125) - Mile 134

Location:6+ miles East from LT to Hancock, 5+ miles West from LT to Ripton, 13+ miles West from LT to Middlebury
Grocery Stores: Shaw's Supermarket (Middlebury)
Post Office:Hancock (05748) M-F 7:30-12, 1:30-4:30, Sat 7:30-10:15
Middlebury (05753) M-F 8-5, Sat 9-12
Outfitters:
Lodging:Old Hancock Hotel (Hancock)
The Gathering Inn (Hancock)
Chipman Inn B&B (Ripton)
Restaurants: Many restaurant options in Middlebury, as this is a college town.

 

Lincoln Gap - Lincoln / Warren / Bristol - Mile 151.3

Location:4+ miles East from LT to Warren, 5 miles West from LT to Lincoln, 10 miles West from LT to Bristol
Grocery Stores: Warren Store (Warren)
General Store (Lincoln)
Supermarket (Bristol)
Post Office:Bristol (05443) M-F 8:30-4:30, Sat 8:30-11:30
Outfitters:
Lodging:The Old Hotel (Lincoln)
Crystal Palace B&B (Bristol)
Restaurants: Warren Store (Warren)
Several cafe/restaurant options (Bristol)

 

Appalachian Gap - Waitsfield (VT 17) - Mile 162.9

Location:7 miles East from LT to Waitsfield
Grocery Stores: Shaw's Supermarket
Post Office:Waitsfield (05673) M-F 9-5, Sat 9-12
Outfitters:Clearwater Sports
Lodging:Waitsfield Inn
Hyde Away Inn
Millbrook Inn
Tucker Hill Inn
Restaurants: Multiple restaurant options
Restaurant at Hide Away Inn

 

Waterbury / Waterbury Center (Duxbury Road) - Mile 181.6

Location:7 miles East from LT to Waterbury, 9+ miles East to Waterbury Center
Grocery Stores: Village Market (Waterbury)
Post Office:Waterbury (05676) M-F 8:30-5, Sat 9-12
Outfitters:
Lodging:Old Stagecoach Inn (Waterbury)
Restaurants: Multiple restaurant options (Waterbury)

 

Jonesville / Richmond / Burlington (US 2) - Mile 184.8

Location:A 2013 RE-ROUTE OF THIS AREA MAY CHANGE THE DISTANCE FROM TRAIL TO TOWN. <1 mile from LT to Jonesville. 3 miles West from LT to Richmond, 15 miles West from LT to Burlington
Grocery Stores: Market (Richmond)
Multiple Grocery Stores (Burlington)
Post Office:Jonesville (05466) M-F 8:12:30, 1:30-4:30, Sat 8-10:30 - Currently on the LT, but won't be after the re-route.
Outfitters:Multiple outfitters (Burlington)
Lodging:Richmond Victorian Inn B&B (Richmond)
Multiple options (Burlington)
Restaurants: Several restaurants (Richmond)
Multiple options (Burlington)

 

Smuggler's Notch / Jefferson / Stowe (VT 108) - Mile 208.2

Location:8 miles West from LT to Jeffersonvile, 8+ miles East from LT to Stowe
Grocery Stores: Mac's Market (Stowe)
Shaw's Supermarket (Stowe)
Post Office:Stowe (05672) M-F 8-5, Sat 9-12
Outfitters:Umiak Outdoor Outfitters (Stowe)
Lodging:Smugglers' Notch Ski Resort (Jefferesonville)
Green Mountain Inn (Stowe)
Stowe Mountain Lodge (Stowe)
Arbor Inn (Stowe)
Restaurants: Multiple restaurant options (Stowe)

 

Johnson / Jefferson / Morrisville (VT 15) - 221.7

Location:3 miles East from LT to Johnson, 5+ miles West from LT to Jeffersonville, 9 miles East from LT to Morrisville
Grocery Stores: Grocery store to open in 8/2013 (Johnson)
Supermarket (Morrisville)
Post Office:Johnson (05656) M-F 8:30-4:30, Sat 8:30-11:30
Jeffersonville (05464) M-F 8-12, 1-4:30, Sat 8:30-11:30
Morrisville (05661) M-F 8-4:30, Sat 9-12
Outfitters:
Lodging:Awesome View Hikers Hostel (Johnson)
Deer Run Motor Inn (Johnson)
Smugglers Notch Inn and Tavern (Johnson)
Nye's Green Valley Farm B&B (Jeffersonville)
Sunseet Motor Inn (Morrisville)
Restaurants: Several restaurant options (Johnson)
Several restaurant options (Morrisville)

 

Montgomery Center (VT 242) - Mile 260.8

Location:6+ miles West from LT to Montgomery Center, 5+ miles East from LT to Jay
Grocery Stores: Sylvester's Market (Montgomery Center)
Jay Country Store (Jay)
Post Office:Montgomery Center (05471) M-F 8-12, 1-4:30, Sat 8-11:30
Outfitters:
Lodging:Phineas Swann B&B (Montgomery Center)
Grampa Grunts Lodge (Montgomery Center)
English Rose Inn (Montgomery Center)
Restaurants: Few restaurant options (Montgomery Center)

 

North Troy (US/Canadian Border) - Post Trail

Location:4+ miles East from Journey's End Trail to North Troy
Grocery Stores: Main Street Groceries
Post Office:North Troy (05895) M-F 8:30-12, 1-4:30, Sat 9-11:30
Outfitters:
Lodging:North Troy Inn B&B
Restaurants: