Activities, Attractions & Restaurants

We have a swimming pool, tennis court and miles
and miles of hiking trails on our 125 acres.

You can take a hike up to Shrewsbury Peak right from
the inn or have a catered picnic at our rustic cabin,
Solitude (above). See more photos of Solitude.
Things to see and do

The Catamount, Long and Appalachian Trails run through our property. The Long Trail follows the main ridge of the Green Mountains from the Massachusetts-Vermont line to the Canadian border and traverses Vermont's highest peaks, 270+ miles of adventure!

Billings Farm and Museum in Woodstock offers a variety of daily programs and activities for the general public.

Calvin Coolidge's Birthplace
The Plymouth Notch homestead remains exactly as it was the night Coolidge took office.

Flyfishing in Vermont

Fly Fish the Cold River: There are several local fly fishing guides and outfitters in the area. Ask us!

Killington Music Festival: For 29 years, internationally acclaimed musicians have been coming to perform in the serenity of central Vermont. Performances on Saturdays in July and August at Killington Resort

Long Trail Brewery: Bridgewater Corners.
Popular Microbrewery

Magic Hat Brewery: South Burlington
802-658-2739   Beer, Tours, Events

Maple Sugar Tapping

New England Maple Museum
Rte 7, Pittsford
Take a trip through over 200 years of maple sugaring history starting with the Native American discovery.

Paramount Theatre: Rutland
Live Entertainment—Music, Drama, Comedy and more

Quechee Gorge Village: Quechee
One of the premier shopping attractions in Vermont, featuring antiques, collectibles, and craft dealers, winery and dining

Shelburne Museum: Shelburne, 802-985-3346
Open mid-May through October

Southern VT Arts Center: Manchester
Visual and performing arts

Pierce's Store: North Shrewsbury
A country store restored just as it was in the "old days" with local Vermont goods and specialties, home baked items, soups, etc. Take-out meals.

Catamount Trail

The Catamount Trail runs through our property, miles and miles of cross country skiing and hiking.

Chaffee Center for the Visual Arts:
16 South Main Street, Rutland   802-775-0356
Gallery Hours: Wednesday - Saturday: 10:00 - 5:00 p.m. | Sunday: 12:00 noon - 4:00 p.m. | Closed Mon & Tues

Country Inns Along the Trail offers customized individual, family, and group Vermont vacations, both self-guided and guided.

Crowley Cheese: Award-winning Crowley Cheese has been made in the Green Mountains of Vermont from the same recipe, in the same manner, since 1824.

Long Trail: Built by the Green Mountain Club between 1910 and 1930, the Long Trail is the oldest long-distance trail in the United States

Killington: Killington - Winter Sports and Gondola

Okemo Mountain: Ludlow - Family Ski & Snowboard Resort

Vermont Marble Museum: Proctor
Your connection to the history, science and art of Vermont Marble!

Vermont State Fair: Rutland
166 year old family tradition. September

Vermont Institute of Natural Science in Quechee VT

True North Kayak Tours: Lake Champlain
Programs and tours for individuals and groups

VINS Raptor Center, Quechee
Motivating individuals and communities to care for the environment through education, research and avian wildlife rehabilitation.

Area Restaurants

Applebee's Grill & Bar
225 Woodstock Ave, Rutland

Back Home Again
A Common Ground Cafe & Juice Bar
23 Center Street, Rutland

Ben & Jerry's
221½ Woodstock Ave, Rutland

Birdseye Diner
Main Street, Castleton

Bryant House Restaurant
at the The Vermont Country Store
Route 100, Weston

Cafe Provence
Gourmet cuisine with a casual touch.
11 Center St, Brandon

Costantino's Deli
10 Terrill St, Rutland

Countryman's Pleasure
Authentic Austrian and German cuisine
3 Townline Road, Mendon
(802) 773-7141

Harry's Cafe
Serving dinner, casual atmosphere, full bar.
3621 Route 103, Mt Holly

Little Harry's American/Thai Cuisine
121 West Street, Rutland

201 Woodstock Ave, Rutland

Ninety Nine Restaurant & Pub
315 South Main Street, Rutland

The Palms
Traditional Italian-American cuisine
36 Strongs Avenue, Rutland
(802) 773-2367

162 North Main St, Rutland

51 Wales St, Rutland

Rutland Country Club

Sabby's Pasta House and Sports Lounge
31 Center Street, Rutland
(802) 773-4342

Saltwater Cowboy
209 N. Main St, Rutland

Seward's Family Restaurant
224 N. Main St, Rutland

South Station Restaurant
170 South Main St, Rutland

Sugar & Spice
Family restaurant and working sugar house 43 Rte 4 East, Mendon

Table 24
24 Wales St, Rutland

Ted's Pizza Shop
91 State S., Rutland

Three Tomatoes
Authentic preparations, fresh ingredients, bold flavors, full bar
88 Merchants Row, Rutland

Victorian Inn
Swiss chef, french cuisine, 3 dining rooms
55 North Main St, Wallingford
(802) 446-2099

The Village Porch
13 School St, Rochester

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