Fall in Vermont

Fall and Thanksgiving in Vermont cannot be outdone! If you want to see the fall foliage, there is nothing better than an autumn vacation in Vermont.

The early part of fall brings cooler days, a slower pace, students coming back to the college, and apple picking. Stop by a local orchard to taste the multiple varieties of apples (or pick your own), cider, and donuts – yes donuts! Happy Valley Orchard’s apple cider donuts are some of our favorite! October brings the colors and the visitors. Plan ahead for this time of year as our rooms fill fast. Take a drive during the day to appreciate the natural beauty Vermont has to offer and then stay in for the evening with a romantic candlelit dinner for two at Jessica’s  Restaurant. The culinary team in our kitchen switches over to the heartier fall delights and specials made with local ingredients. Finally, the cool days turn to cold nights, and we start the fireplaces.

Fly Fishing in Vermont
Mid-April – October 31, 2019

Enjoy two nights at the Swift House and a day of fly fishing for two. In the Spring, the trout are hungry and active after a long, cold winter. The local Middlebury rivers and streams are teaming with Rainbow and Brown trout. You will be accompanied by a local guide from Stream and Brook, providing local knowledge and everything from useful tips to teaching you how to fly fish. Everyone from those who have never fished to the most experienced will enjoy this package.

The Package includes 2 nights lodging, one dinner for two, and a day of guided fly fishing with lunch. Rates are for two people fishing; if only one is fishing the second person will enjoy a massage, manicure, and pedicure at a local spa. Package ranges from $996 to $1166 plus tax, depending on Main House or Carriage House room, and what time of year (Package is subject to availability of guide and spa; gratuities for guide and masseuse are NOT included).

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Thanksgiving in Vermont
November 27-29

Fall in Vermont can be quite spectacular, but when the leaves are gone that can only mean the holidays are just around the corner. Thanksgiving is a special time to celebrate the harvest of the year, and we would like to invite you to our celebration. We offer a 10% discount to our guests for a stay of at least two nights. Combine this with a traditional Thanksgiving dinner, served in our dining rooms, for around $40 plus tax and gratuities per person from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Dinner not included in package.)

Package Notes:

  • Excluded dates are Middlebury College Parents Weekend and Homecoming
  • Packages valid only during the period specified above.
  • All rates are subject to a 10% State of Vermont rooms & meals tax unless noted as included
  • We suggest that all dinner reservations be made prior to arrival

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Summer/Fall 2020 Special Packages:
-Packages are only valid on nights we serve dinner
-Dinner is now available inside, outside, and for curbside pick-up. Please let us know your preference when making your reservation.
-Breakfast is also available inside, outside, or packed to your room. We will ask your preferred time and method when you check-in.
-Effective July 1: Travel restrictions are based on the county you are traveling from and mode of transportation. Visit the State of Vermont cross state travel page for more information.

The Romantic Escape
June 3 – November 1

Relax and forget about the rest of the world with a candlelit dinner for two on our outdoor dining deck, a night in our Carriage House or Main House, chocolate-covered strawberries delivered to your room, and breakfast the next day for $352 per couple in the Carriage House, and $302 per couple in the Main House. Dinner Gratuity is included, taxes and other gratuities are not included.

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Foodie Package
June 3 – November 1

Enjoy two nights of lodging in one of our unique rooms, a scrumptious dinner one night in Jessica’s Restaurant out on the dining deck, a full complimentary breakfast each morning, and a cheese plate and half pound of granola in the room upon your arrival. For one of our large Carriage House rooms featuring a king bed and double jetted tub/shower the cost is $582.00 per couple which includes dinner gratuity but not taxes. Other gratuities are at your discretion. $482.00 for a Main House room and $382.00 for a Gate House room.

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