Category: Holidays

A Cozy Thanksgiving at Swift House Inn

As November unfolds, the first frost of the year has graced the grounds in Middlebury, Vermont. The brisk air carries the gentle rustle of fallen leaves, marking the final remnants of autumn foliage, making way for the anticipation and excitement of the holiday season.  You can’t beat New England during… Read More

Box containing a variety of different chocolate candies.

Valentine’s Day Wine and Chocolate Tour – VT

Valentine’s Day, Sweetheart Day, Heart Day, Spoil Your Loved One Day…whatever you call it, it is a time to express your love and gratitude to those special people in your life and we think some time spent on a little Vermont getaway is the perfect way to do that!… Read More

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Chocolate Walk in Downtown Bristol, VT

The cherished musical, Sound of Music, brought us the song “My Favorite Things.” Did you sing that when you were young? “Raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens. Bright copper kettles and warm woolen mittens. Brown paper packages tied up with strings. These are a few of my… Read More

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Very Merry Middlebury: Holiday Magic is Back!

While most of us have turkey and all of the Thanksgiving fixings on our minds as that holiday is just a few days away, we would be missing the boat if we didn’t give you a heads up on what is coming to Middlebury for Christmas! Our gorgeous area of… Read More

Hanging multi-colored Christmas bulbs on black sign with white lettering A Very Merry Middlebury!

2015 Very Merry Middlebury Christmas Event

What are your favorite holiday traditions? If we took a poll we can imagine we would hear similar stories of singing certain songs, baking a favorite cookie recipe that has been handed down a few generations, putting certain ornaments on… Read More

Black and White sign with triangle sketch of buildings (Vergennes Partnership)

2015 Holiday Stroll in Vergennes, VT

It is getting close to having to drag out those warm winter sweaters and colorful hats, scarves, and gloves. The cooler weather is creeping in but at least we have the holiday season as a bright spot in the… Read More