Leave the traffic and noisy, crowded streets and enjoy a pedestrian-friendly city that is easy to get around. Mix in historic architecture and you have the Capital City of Vermont, Montpelier. Home to a number of antique shops, specialty boutiques and restaurants, we've retained our small town charm while catering to the shopper that is looking for that ‘special something'. Whatever your passion, you'll find it in Montpelier. Montpelier's downtown shopping district is just steps from the State House.