Field of wheat at sunset by Erik-Jan Leusink on UnSplash

2016 Harvest Festival at Shelburne Farms, VT

The first day of fall is less than a month away—where has the time gone? We have had such an amazing summer here in Vermont and our guests, both old and new, have raved about the memories made and how they can’t wait to come back. We of course… Read More

Man with backpack on bicycle in the woods

Lake Champlain Bikeways: History and Stunning Scenery

Being located at the foot of the Green Mountains in the pristine Champlain Valley means that we are surrounded by some of the most breathtaking scenery Mother Nature can offer and that our friends, family, and guests have never ending opportunities to get outdoors and have fun. We have… Read More

Amusement Park ride at fair

2016 Champlain Valley Fair – Essex Junction, VT

“Summertime and the livin’ is easy,” are famous words from the song, “Summertime” by the great musical composer and pianist George Gershwin. Here in our Vermont paradise, summertime is a fantastic time of year and the living is not just easy but also enjoyable! Whatever outdoor activity would be… Read More

Grey stone marker with engraved lettering (Commander George Washington and other generals) marking Mount Independence Historic site.

Mt. Independence Historic Site A Great Summer Stop

Mount Independence is a National Historic Landmark in Orwell, VT, about 30 minutes away from our inn. It is a nice scenic drive there as well so worth the trip! This interesting historic site, according to their website, is “one of the largest and most well preserved Revolutionary War archeological… Read More

Rear view of mountain bike with wide tires on metal rack, golden trees in the distance.

2016 Vermont Mountain Bike Festival

This summer we will be sharing several great places to enjoy biking right here around our inn in Middlebury, VT and nearby—owner Dan Brown is an avid cyclist and we have many guests who are often itching to get out… Read More