Benson, VT The Benson Village Store Hungry? Or maybe you need to mail a letter, fill up the gas tank, and report your big game kill, all at the same time? Then you need to stop at the Benson Village Store in the quaint town of Benson, Vermont. It's much more than a store — it's where the locals gather around the well-worn farm table to share news and old stories. The store is owned by a former Philadelphia-area native, so be sure to try the cheese steaks.