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 and take part in all that the area has to offer. If you are one who
likes to find the “hidden gems” and see places that a car just can’t get to, hiking
is the way to go! All around Middlebury are places to get out, get active and
explore. Grab your calendar, find an open spot and start making plans to visit
us, and one these fantastic trails nearby.
are looking for a challenge to add to the books or a relaxing jaunt after
enjoying one of our gourmet breakfasts, you’ll find something to suit your
trail in America. It’s a pretty rugged area with varied terrain but its
273-mile footpath and 175 miles of side trails offers choices for hikers of all
levels. Even though it has a backcountry nature, it is well marked.
views of Champlain Valley and the Adirondack Mountains making every step
worthwhile. It is a moderate hike that generally takes around 2 hours to
complete the 3.6 miles round trip trail. There are some flat areas and some
winding spots that have you surrounded by beautiful forest. You may also come
across some white-tailed deer, cottontail rabbit, and turkey along the way.
outdoor enthusiasts of all ages. There are more than 70 miles of
offering different views and challenges. For an “educational” stop, check out
the Robert Frost Interpretive Trail or try the Falls of Lana and Silver Lake
Trails for a moderate hiking day with spectacular scenery.
over 16 miles long that encircles the village of Middlebury. There are several
trail sections to choose from and a great way to see our beautiful area.
and places to get out and enjoy nature around here. There is nothing more relaxing
than coming back “home” to a cozy place to wind down and rest your head after a
day of adventuring. Make plans to stay with us at Swift House Inn, a classic Vermont
country inn. Call us today at (866) 388-9925 for reservation information.