Hiking the Great Trails Around Middlebury, VT

With the Adirondacks to the west and the Green Mountains to the east, Middlebury, VT is surrounded by incredible beauty. There is great fun to be had no matter what season of the year you are here but summer is an especially fun time to visit Swift House Inn… Read More

Vermont Cheese Makers Festival in Shelburne, VT

It all started hundreds of years ago when many farmers in Vermont had their own cows and made their own butter and cheese. Factories eventually came on the scene to commercially distribute products, which was originally only cheddar cheese. Many Vermont cheese makers highly honor the… Read More

Shelburne Farms: A Local Treasure With a Mission

We are blessed by having amazing people, places and businesses all around Swift House Inn in Middlebury, VT that care about our community and the beauty that surrounds us. Shelburne Farms in Shelburne, VT is one special place in particular that is worth highlighting whether you live here or… Read More

Update on Dan and Jeff’s Adventure

Michele received a surprise message from Dan on Thursday-they are TWO days ahead of schedule! This means that she and Susie will drive to Fort Kent, Maine on Sunday to meet Dan and Jeff. It will be a wonderful celebration of their accomplishment. Read More

Dan called on Sunday night from Jackman, Maine. This is the last motel in which they will stay and the last cell phone coverage they will have for the duration of their trip. On Saturday they completed the most difficult portion of the trip: an upstream paddle/carry/walk the canoe through… Read More

Swift House Inn Innkeepers It’s spring, well kind of here in VT but it is time for another adventure! I have departed on Thursday, May 8 on a 740 mile canoe trip. Jeff Loustaunau, a College mate and lifetime friend will be going with me. We will be paddling the… Read More