Come to the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont and explore the Kingdom Trails and the Clyde River.
3 HOUR SELF-GUIDED 5.5 MILE RIVER TRIP Interesting and safe for people of all skill levels. As you can see from this video it's what you make it. Some people paddle back in about 1 3/4 hours, but most take about 2.5 hours. There is no time limit but if you are out for 3.5 hours, then we charge the day rate for the boat. Often people will be out longer if they are fishing, birding or just plan to be out for the day
River conditions for this section You paddle with the current down the lazy Clyde River in Vermont as it twists and turns about 4.5 miles, then enter Pensioners Pond. You paddle about 1 mile across the pond to where the Clyde continues out and down to us. This section stays navigable all summer long. It flows faster in early spring. If water levels overflow the river banks, it spreads to the vast flood plains along the way. The pond gets to be a challenge if it is very windy. Always watch the weather and dress accordingly for a fun adventure.
So convenient, 95% of our customers choose this trip
PEDAL THE WORLD FAMOUS AND AWARD WINNING KINGDOM TRAILS
The Wildflower is situated right in the center of the Kingdom Trails. You'll be able to hop right on the trails from your room. If you need a bike, you can add a rental to your reservation and our own-site bike shop will have it tuned up and waiting for you. You can even sign up for a lesson or hire a guide!
Pedal and Paddle Package includes:
2 or more nights lodging
Full Country Breakfast Each Morning
Picnic Lunch on the day of your excursion
Half day canoe or kayak rentals on the Clyde River with drop in and take-out transportation from Clyde River Recreation
Kingdom Trail Pass for each adult
A $25 dinner voucher per adult to Juniper's Restaurant
All the things you love about going home for Christmas are wrapped up with a bow in our Home for the Holidays Package, right here in wintery Vermont...
We'll have a small fresh Christmas tree waiting for you, and supply you with a basket of ornaments; you'll wake up to bountiful country breakfasts and end the days with delectable dinners; there'll be time for skating, sledding and skiing, or just cozying up to the wood stove with fellow guests, or perhaps a good book! There will be all the tastes, and scents of the season, together with family and friends, twinkling lights and overstuffed stockings. Come join us for our favorite season of the year!
- Home for the Holidays Christmas Package pricing starts at $865 for two people, for 3 nights, plus tax and gratuity.
- Additional Adult add $165.00, Child 4-11 add $100.00, Kids ages 3 and under add $30.
Home for the Holidays Package includes:
Accommodations for 3 nights at our Vermont country inn on 240 acres. (No Christmas Day arrivals. You're welcome to extend your stay by calling us to make your reservation)
Full breakfast each morning, afternoon refreshments
A small Christmas Tree you can decorate in your room
A Family Christmas Stocking filled with Christmas goodies
Christmas Eve dinner** at the inn
A bountiful Christmas Day dinner at the inn!
**Voucher valid for up to $25 per adult; up to $10 voucher per child age 4-11; no voucher for children 3 and under.
ACTIVITIES TO ENJOY during Christmastime
Relax by the wood stove with Hot Mulled Cider, VT Cabot Cheese, and Homemade Cookies at snack time. The inn has an outdoor ice skating and a great sledding that's lighted up at night. Enjoy X-country skiing, snowshoeing, or Fat Tire Biking on the Kingdom Trails, and snowmobiling on VAST — the Wildflower Inn offers direct access to both trail networks. Nearby, you will enjoy skiing and snowboarding at Burke Mountain (4 miles away).
Fun and exciting half day camps (Monday through Fridays from 9:00-1:30) for children, ages 5 and up on Kingdom Trails. We have again teamed up with the great instructors at Kingdom Experiences to offer this skills building camp right here at the Wildflower Inn on Kingdom Trails. Each day consists of a focused skill building session, organized riding on the trails, a helthy and refreshing snack, and lunch.
Instruction includes: basic bike mechanics, trail safety, braking for better riding, cornering, clearing obstacles and body position, among others.
Campers: ages 5-14, must be able to ride a bike confidently, though mountain bike experience is not necessary. These camps will be run by Kingdom Experiences' certified mountain bike instructors.
Bikes. If you are bringing your own bike, the bike must have knobby tires, be the appropriate size for the camper, not have a kickstand and be in safe, working order.
Rentals. We have bicycles available for rent at $45 per day (Monday-Friday); however, availability is limited, and on a first come, first served basis.
Sessions -this is a day to day camp. You can sign up for as many days as you'd like and they do not have to be consecutive.
Day Camp registration includes 3 hours of instruction and trail riding, Kingdom Trail pass, snack and lunch.
5 nights and 4 1/2 days. An opportunity to spend time with friends (new and old), painting, networking, sharing, bonding, and laughing. This will be a no stress, no pressure, painter's escape as there will be no workshops, no competition, no expectations, just fun painting. Your backdrop will be the expansive and beautiful Northeast Kingdom views from the Wildflower Inn on one of the most beautiful hills in New England. One price includes lodging and all meals.
Rates: Single Occupancy $1249
Double Occupancy $873/person
5 nights lodging (arrive Sunday June 25 and departure Friday June 30)
Meet and great reception on Sunday evening
Breakfast each morning
Boxed lunch Monday - Thursday
Dinner in our onsite restaurant, Juniper's, Monday-Thursday
Mountain bike Vermont's Kingdom Trail's famous Sidewinder Trail (Best Flowing Trail in America according to Bike Magazine readers)! This “Bare-Bones” package includes day passes to Kingdom Trails AND a 15% off voucher for your return trips to the Wildflower Inn this season! Just think about how much that will save you over the next few months! 2 night minimum stay is required on the weekends.
• Don't have a bike? You can rent one right on our property. Village Sport Shop Trailside has their Bike 'n Brew shop in one of our barns. How convenient is that? Rentals, repairs, sales, accessories, morning coffee and afternoon craft beers!
Kingdom Trails Bare-Bones Bike Package Includes:
Lodging at our Country Inn
Full Country Breakfast and afternoon refreshments
One Trail Pass each day per adult for Kingdom Trails
15% OFF lodging voucher for all your future stays in the summer and fall of 2016!