What’s Happening in Brattleboro, Vermont This Weekend?

Ready for a New Hampshire getaway? One of the best things about staying at our romantic New Hampshire inn is that we are just across the river from Brattleboro, Vermont! Get away from it all this weekend, and enjoy what Brattleboro has to offer! I was curious to see what was planned for the weekend …

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Short Hike, Long View :: Mount Wantastiquet

One of the nicest things about Brattleboro is the way that the town center hugs the Connecticut River, nestled at the foot of Mount Wantastiquet. Mount Wantastiquet, being across the river, is in New Hampshire, and is a great place to hike without a long drive to get there. The trail head is just a …

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Chesterfield Inn as Home Base to See Great Art

This summer, I was very happy to discover  that the Clark Museum of Art in Williamstown , Massachusetts, is only an hour and 20 minutes drive from the Chesterfield Inn. It was close enough for me to jump in the car on a Sunday afternoon and drive there for a much needed art infusion. The …

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Mount Moosilauke

We had some friends visiting from Boston last weekend who we have been hiking with for 30 years, so we decided to make the drive to Mount Moosilauke and climb it. We chose Moosilauke because it was less than a 2 hour drive from the Chesterfield Inn, and is a “real” mountain. It is 4800 …

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Brattleboro Food Coop

One of the best things about Brattleboro, Vermont is the Brattleboro Food Coop. Phil and I became members of the Coop as soon as we moved to the area and have enjoyed shopping there ever since.  I have never been one to use the words enjoy and shopping in the same sentence, but I do …

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Is it Spring Yet?

After a week of sunny, warm weather, I woke up this morning to a steady downpour of rain, with temperatures in the chilly 30’s. Last week was just a preview of spring time in New Hampshire, but I couldn’t resist starting to prepare for the warmer days and delirious spring fever that all northern New …

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Sam’s – A Brattleboro Landmark

One of the best things about Brattleboro, Vermont, which is 2 miles from the Inn, is Sam’s Outdoor Outfitters.  Sam’s is a Brattleboro landmark, and has occupied its half block of Main Street since the 1930’s. It  was opened by the Borofsky  family and is still is owned by the third generation of the Borofsky’s. …

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