Everybody needs a little time away from their day to day life now and again, and what better place to escape it all than in Vermont? Whether you live in the Green Mountain State or are looking for a nice getaway, here are some Vermont bed and breakfast destinations that are guaranteed to please. Life is short… Don’t you deserve a treat?
We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:
1. Forty Putney Road Bed & Breakfast - 192 Putney Rd.,
Rhonda, your hostess at Forty Putney, will make you feel welcome and relaxed every moment of your stay. The rooms are inviting and you'll enjoy the hot tub, pool table and cozy pub at this well appointed and impeccably kept B&B. A true 5 star experience!
2. Snow Goose Inn - 259 Vermont 100, West Dover
The Vermont country breakfasts here are out of this world. After fresh baked blueberry muffins, seasonal fresh fruit and a selection of teas & coffee, choose from a variety of cooked entrees including Snow Goose Bacon seasoned in-house, Pannini French Toast, blueberry buttermilk pancakes or their signature, healthy Snow Goose Benedict.
3. The Inn at Ormsby Hill - 1842 Main St., Manchester Center
A historic and well appointed house on immaculate grounds. You will feel right at home from the moment you arrive. Beautiful rooms everywhere, comfortable beds, great views especially from the patio... there is so much to look at and enjoy. On top of all that, breakfast is truly a special experience!
4. The Woodstocker Inn - 61 River St., Woodstock
Dora and David, the charming and easy going innkeepers, run a spotless, warm and relaxing B&B in the beautiful Woodstock downtown area. Their inn is decorated in a whimsical and eclectic style that is intriguing and will delight your curiosity. Be sure to take a good look around the library, and enjoy their out-of-this-world breakfasts!
5. Applewood Manor Bed & Breakfast - 319 North Rd.,
Your hosts Ralph & Nancy make it feel like you're coming home each time you walk through the door. The rooms, bathrooms and beds are beyond comfortable and some of the cleanest you'll ever find. From Ralph's breakfasts to Nancy's graciousness, your experience here will be beyond compare.
6. The Pitcher Inn - 275 Main St., Warren
From the moment you arrive at the Pitcher Inn, their wonderful staff will completely "wow" you. Ask and you will receive - they will never say they can't. The rooms are exceptional and the restaurants are fantastic. The pub below serves a fantastic burger, maybe the best you'll ever have. Pictured is the amazing Lodge Room.
7. Sinclair Inn Bed & Breakfast - 389 Vermont 15,
If you're looking for something in a quiet mountain town, yet still close to urban activity, this is your place! Tom and Dan are perfect hosts - friendly, helpful and knowledgeable. The breakfasts are over-the-top delicious and artfully displayed. This is a great find!
8. Rabbit Hill Inn - 48 Lower Waterford Rd., Lower Waterford
The rooms are beautiful, the food is fabulous and the hospitality is fantastic. The owners, Brian and Leslie, do everything they can to make sure your stay is comfortable and fun. If you're looking for a relaxing getaway, you'll definitely enjoy every minute of your stay here.
9. The Inn At Mountain View Farm - Darling Hill Rd., East Burke
If you're a fan of mountain biking, then you probably know that some of the best trails are in the NEK. This is a wonderful place with easy access to trails, as well as the lovely, quiet towns that make you feel away from all the hustle and bustle on this 440-acre estate. Townhouses are available year-round and the inn operates as a bed & breakfast from May through October.
10. Derby Line Village Inn - 440 Main St., Derby
An absolute must in the NEK. The inn rooms upstairs are something to behold. They are immaculate, expertly decorated and have charm to spare. The chef, Fritz, will whip up some of the most amazing Austrian cuisine with a Vermont twist such as goulash, schnitzels, and strudels with a wonderful wine list.
11. Phineas Swann Bed & Breakfast - 195 Main St., Montgomery Center
Phineas Swann has your traditional bed and breakfast feel, with the modern touches that you would expect in a nicer hotel. And the cherry on the top is how great they are at accommodating dogs; they have even been known to take them out for a walk while guests are exploring the area. This is a win if you want to take your four legged friend along!
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