1 . Mountain Top Inn and Resort

Chittenden, Vermont

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Call it fate, but it seems our No. 1 pick was destined to top our list of Top 10 Vermont Inns and Bed and Breakfasts. In fact, we can’t think of many things capable of topping the experience you’ll enjoy at Vermont’s Mountain Top Inn and Resort!

Come winter, visions of sugarplums may dance in most children’s heads, but the only vision you’ll be seeing is a heavenly one at Mountain Top Inn. Outside, pristine white snow blankets the Vermont countryside, making for some of the finest cross-country ski conditions this side of the…well, anywhere! Trade your Sorrels for a pair of skis at the Nordic Ski Center, then glide out the door and onto the resort’s groomed ski track or the nearby Catamount Trail. But no ethereal scene would be complete without a snow angel, so make sure to plop down, flutter your “wings” and leave your own heaven-sent imprint on Mountain Top Inn’s winter landscape. You may have felt a bit hot under the collar in that bulky snowsuit, but that’s nothing compared to the warmth you’ll feel inside Mountain Top Inn’s cozy accommodations. Hand-crafted log furnishings, exposed beam ceilings and cozy faux-fur throws echo the traditional mountain experience inside these Killington, VT inn rooms and suites.

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Mountain Top Inn is equally enticing in warmer months. The resort’s summer activities include mountain biking, clay shooting, fly fishing and scenic pontoon boat rides.

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Don’t worry if cross-country skiing isn’t your thing. Mountain Top Inn also offers horse drawn sleigh rides, dog sled excursions and guided snowmobile tours.

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Mountain Top Inn and Resort also offers newly-renovated Vermont cabin rentals with an authentic mountain ambiance. Some are even pet friendly!

2 . The Woodstock Inn & Resort

Woodstock, Vermont

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New England pastoral elegance melds with the rustic romance of Vermont’s mountains at The Woodstock Inn & Resort. Make your homecoming to the valleys of Vermont, and the “prettiest little town in America”.

Skip the postcard and ditch the map. Picture yourself in the breathtaking backdrop of Woodstock, Vermont. Wander where crayon colored forests beam like beacons and only pop-ups map its proper points. Natural beauty blankets this idyllic mountain town with its covered bridges, hills, and historic homes. You won’t know what to try first on the full menu of options provided you by Woodstock Inn & Resort. Why not try them all? Sample Woodstock spa, ski areas, wedding menu, dining, golf, and more! The best alpine skiing in New England awaits at Suicide Six, the exciting onsite skiing area. Take a trip up north with Nordic ski trails on Mt. Tom in the Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park. Woodstock Golf Club is a must-see summer favorite, while 10,000 square feet of bliss beckons at the Woodstock Spa, with 10 treatment rooms, steam rooms, outdoor whirlpool and a cedar sauna. Combine romantic New England attributes with central Vermont attractions like alpine skiing, cross country ski touring, romantic sleigh rides, biking, hiking, horseback riding, canoeing, golf, and you’ve got a year-round destination: Woodstock Inn & Resort!

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Suicide Six Ski Area caters to the beginners and experts alike. Run the Show Off, a black-diamond bump run featuring a 250-yard stretch of moguls right under the lift, or take a fast paced trip on The Face, a groomed black-diamond as wide as an eight-lane highway, offering Vermont skiing thrills.

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Enjoy the many miles of hiking paths and carriage roads through the National Historic Park and the Town Forest. For those a bit more adventuresome, head to the nearby Appalachian Trail for a day hike.

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Majestic mountains frame your dream destination wedding amid the natural beauty of New England at The Woodstock Inn & Resort. Select the perfect venue from airy terrace rooms to outdoor gardens and discover your wedding’s destiny at The Woodstock Inn & Resort!

3 . Stowehof Inn and Resort

Stowe, Vermont

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Vermont is famous for its maple syrup and while you’d be crazy to miss out on this sugary delicacy while vacationing in Stowe, we found a can’t-miss taste of another kind at our No. 3 spot. Only Stowehof Inn and Resort treats you to a sampling of true Vermont hospitality!

We’ll get to the hospitality in a second, but first we wanted to give Stowehof Inn’s award-winning restaurant its dues. An intriguing blend of classic French cuisine and Vermont’s regional flavor makes up the majority of Emily’s main dishes, including delicacies like tender beef carpaccio, delicate mushroom ravioli and steamed Prince Edward Island mussels. But don’t take our word for it; lean over and ask one of the Stowe locals seated at a neighboring table. You didn’t really expect one of Vermont’s most coveted dining experiences to remain a secret for long, did you? We don’t know about you, but a satisfied stomach always makes us more than a little sleepy. Fortunately, you won’t have to wait long before sinking into a food-induced slumber. Make for Emily’s exit and stroll the short distance to your cozy room at Stowehoff Inn, where an elegant four poster bed and feather-light European duvet awaits you!

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Come fall, Vermont’s leaves may be turning, but we found something even better inside Stowehof Inn. Emily’s dining room serves up creamy fondue dishes all season long!

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Holidays are a great time to gather your family and friends at Stowehof Inn. The staff even decorates the inn for just such an occasion!

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Stowehof Inn features all the amenities of a full-service Vermont resort, including an outdoor and indoor hot tub, two pools, a sauna and a workout room.

4 . The Green Mountain Inn

Stowe, Vermont

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The Green Mountain Inn may have earned our No. 4 spot, but this particular Vermont inn was making history long before our time. It’s also earned a mention or two on what we’ll begrudgingly admit to be more distinguished lists, including the No. 13 and 14 picks for the prestigious National Register of Historic Places!

Like our No. 2 spot, the Green Mountain Inn hails from Stowe. If you’re looking for a similar experience inside this historic New England inn’s halls, you’ll be sorely disappointed. If, however, an intriguing glimpse into Stowe’s early days is what you’re after, we’re happy to report you’ll be well pleased! Built in 1833 as the private residence of one Mr. Peter C. Lovejoy, the inn has fulfilled many roles through the years – including a hotel and stagecoach depot – but you’ll find its early charms have all been lovingly preserved. The Green Mountain Inn not only offers the widest range of Stowe, VT accommodations, it also offers some of the most historically accurate! The inn’s wallpaper, stenciling and draperies are all authentic early American reproductions, while the 18th-century furniture that graces its common spaces was created specifically for the Green Mountain Inn.

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Despite this New England inn’s historic appearance, modern-day updates include full baths, air conditioning, cable TV and wireless Internet.

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The Green Mountain Inn also specializes in hosting in Stowe, VT corporate retreats, meetings, weddings, receptions and events in every season.

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The Green Mountain Inn has hosted many famous visitors over the years, including President Gerald Ford, who stayed at the inn as a student on a modeling assignment for Look Magazine.

5 . Echo Lake Inn

Ludlow, Vermont

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Located in Vermont's breathtaking Central Lakes region, this historic haven is the ideal vacation for couples getaways, family reunions, and travelers looking to be pampered. Showcasing a wealth of wilderness activities, exciting in-town attractions, and enough amenities to make you feel at home, this bed and breakfast is your ideal New England stay.

Echo Lake Inn exudes elegance! This 23-room paradise is surrounded by sparkling lakes and the majestic Green Mountains and features a bevy of luxurious amenities. Choose from rooms or condos, some of which feature private Jacuzzis and fireplaces. Swing away on the tennis court or make a splash in the swimming pool. Tempt your taste buds at the outstanding onsite restaurant or make your dream wedding a reality with the help of the expert staff. If it's adventures you seek, all you have to do is step outside your door. Set off on a canoe trip on Echo Lake, swing away on the many surrounding golf courses, or explore the scenic landscape on your choice of transportation: hiking, biking, or horseback riding. Just 10 minutes from village activities, head into town for spectacular shopping, divine dining, and an array of attractions. Come enjoy luxury and leisure!

Address

Tyson, on Route 100, Ludlow, VT 05149

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Come enjoy a traditional wedding at Echo Lake Inn, where the charm of yesteryear is displayed in the lush country setting and a white-steepled church.

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Enjoy an ever-changing menu of gourmet cuisine at the onsite restaurant. Christmas, New Years, and Thanksgiving all offer different and unique options.

6 . The Red Clover Inn Restaurant & Tavern

Mendon, Vermont

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Dressed up in European flair is a New England tradition at this historic Vermont farmstead inn, gourmet restaurant, and wedding destination. A true feast for all five senses, The Red Clover Inn Restaurant & Tavern is an impressive triple-threat.

Become a true localvore with fireside dining at Boston Globe-touted Killington Red Clover Inn Restaurant. Linger, eat, and relax après-ski outside the golf, skiing, hiking, and other outdoor fun of Killington, Vermont. And indulge in spa and breakfast accessories of your cozy upscale accommodations!

Address

P.O. Box 276 US Route 4 Killington, VT 05751-0276

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There's a reason The Red Clover Inn is a fantastic wedding venue! It's suite-style lodging, decadent dining, and beautiful grounds and event spaces are always ready to impress. So celebrate a new union, reunion, or just getaway to greatness at The Red Clover Inn!

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Enjoy this apres-ski and inn lodging near Killington Ski Resort and Pico Ski & summer Resort.

7 . The Inn at Montpelier

Montpelier, Vermont

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Old World Charm and modern amenities combine in Vermont's capital city! The Inn at Montpelier showcases the state's rich history with a host of nearby attractions. Soak in some American history and enjoy the classic charm of this historic inn.

Relive history when you stay in one of two charming buildings. The inn was built in the early 1800s, echoing Montpelier's rich history. Within walking distance of virtually every downtown attraction, you can easily enjoy the many historical sites and fine dining at the home of the New England Culinary Institute. Once the leaves begin to change, find yourself immersed in a vibrant sea of fall foliage. There truly is no wrong time to visit this intoxicating city. After exploring the historic attractions, return to the Federal-style inn, which features an elegant Greek Revival front porch. Be transported back in time, as its two buildings are adorned with antiques evoking that old New England charm. You'll love the formal dining room and array of amenities. Enjoy modern world comforts like cable television and Wi-Fi access. Luxury and leisure unite here!

Address

147 Main St., Montpelier, VT 05602

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Frequenters of the fairway can tee it up on The Montpelier Elks Country Club, a nine-hole course built in 1903 that exudes the region's rich history.

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Enjoy New World amenities on this historic stay. All 19 guest rooms have private baths, cable television, telephones, and Wi-Fi!

8 . Inn at The Mountain & Condominiums at Stowe Mountain Resort

Stowe, Vermont

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Our #8 destination takes you to the base of the beautiful Mount Mansfield for a truly charming country inn vacation experience.

Inn at the Mountain & Condominiums at Stowe Mountain Resort will delight you from the moment you arrive. Their warm and inviting atmosphere lets you relax right away, while their 32 classic rooms feature all the comforts you expect of a cozy Vermont inn. When you're here, you'll be able to enjoy a getaway all on your terms. An onsite game room with pool table and arcade games is perfect for the kids, and a sitting room with fireplace and large screen TV lets you enjoy a fun movie at the end of the day. But when you're looking to explore the area, you'll love Inn at the Mountain's convenient location! This ideal Stowe destination puts you just minutes away from year-round activities so no matter when you choose to visit you'll be sure to have an unforgettable time. The winter offers some of Vermont's best skiing at Stowe Mountain Resort and many other nearby ski resorts. And, if you're here in the warmer months, then you'll love the Inn's outdoor pool, clay tennis courts, and golf course Stowe Mountain Golf Club.

Address

Inn at The Mountain & Condominiums at Stowe Mountain Resort 5781 Mountain Road Stowe, Vermont 05672

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When you stay at Inn at The Mountain & Condominiums at Stowe Mountain Resort you have complete access to the spa and wellness center at Stowe Mountain Lodge!

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Inn at the Mountain & Condominiums features a cozy tavern and adjoining banquet room that's perfect for group getaways! Inquire today!

9 . Ye Olde England Inne

Stowe, Vermont

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For our #9 pick, come discover a stunning Tudor-style getaway in the heart of the Green Mountains!

From the moment you arrive at Ye Old England Inne, you'll fall in love with the cozy scent of home from the woodburning stove, the charm of the Vermont-style farmhouse, and the breathtaking scenery that goes on for miles. Here, you can unwind amongst a stunning pastoral setting with the majestic peaks of the Green Mountains as your backdrop, and truly enjoy a place that lets you get away. Delight in truly exceptional cuisine prepared by Chef Jeremy, featuring a menu of dishes from certified Angus Beef and Japanese Kobe Beef steaks to vegetarian pasta dishes. For some fun and entertainment, Stowe, Vermont offers the best of outdoor recreation all year round. Spend the winter months enjoy spectacular skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing and much more! Or, delight in the lush green landscapes in the summer as you head to one of the nearby golf courses, or explore the mountainous hills on an invigorating hike. No matter how you choose to spend your time, a vacation at Ye Old England Inne is sure to be unforgettable.

Address

433 Mountain Road, Stowe, VT 05672

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Bring the company team together for a fun-filled event or meeting at Ye Olde England Inne! Choose from a few beautiful indoor and outdoor venues for your getaway and inspire thought, creativity, and teamwork in your group!

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Ye Olde England Inne offers a variety of specials to make your Vermont getaway even easier! Check out their holiday packages!

10 . The Arbor Inn

Stowe, Vermont

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Enjoy comfort and charm in Stowe with The Arbor Inn!

The Arbor Inn offers you a quiet retreat in view of stunning Mount Mansfield. The rooms are all uniquely decorated and offer spacious accommodations with plush beds and simple furnishings. Each room also offers a beautiful view of the Vermont countryside. Just outside your door, you will find a wide variety of activities. Whether viewing the blazing autumnal leaves, skiing through winter snow, or biking through the town of Stowe, you're sure to find a wonderful way to spend the day near The Arbor Inn.

Address

3214 Mountain Rd. Stowe, VT 05672

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Spend a day on the slopes! There are plenty of opportunities for skiing in Stowe, and Arbor Inn offers packages that make it easy to create your dream ski getaway.

Fun facts

The Arbor Inn was originally known as the Buccaneer Country Lodge and was built in 1957 by the parents of "Billy" Kidd as a way to support the family.

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