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

3-Tier white wedding cake with white streamers, ivory flowers on top, bouquet of pink flowers in background.

Hitchfest Wedding Show in Addison, VT

With summer around the corner, many brides-to-be are in full planning mode creating the summer wedding day they have always dreamed about. Whether you are in the throws of planning or are with a special someone and know that day… Read More