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 the picking of apples. Our county is famous for the apples. Stop by a local orchard stand to taste the multiple varieties of apples, and don’t forget the apple cider and cider donuts – yes donuts! You can also pick your own apples! October brings the colors and the visitors. Plan ahead for this time of year as our rooms fill fast! The culinary team in our kitchen switches over to the heartier fall delights. Finally, the cool days turn to cold nights, and we start the fireplaces. Our fall packages offer persuasive reasons to come and stay at the Swift House Inn.

Fly Fishing in Vermont
Mid-April – October 31

Enjoy two nights at the Swift House and a day of fly fishing for two. In the Spring time the trout are hungry and active after a long, cold winter. The local Middlebury rivers and streams are teaming with Rainbow and Brown trout waiting for you. 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 $990 to $1160 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 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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