Within a short drive, the Manchester, Vermont area has much to offer.
Shopping - We are very fortunate to have four important Vermont-owned shops for our guests to enjoy. Visit Orvis's flagship store complete with fly-fishing school and trout-filled ponds. This is also the home of the Vermont Country Store. Also visit Northshire Bookstore, a well-known family-run bookstore and Epoch 18, a gallery of Vermont artisans.
Outdoor Activities - From golf - Glen Eagles at Equinox, Stratton and TaterHill, to skiing - Stratton Mountain and Bromley Mountain - to Merck Forest and Farmland Center - there are endless outdoor activities. The famous BattenKill River in which to fly fish or canoe is very close. Two local outfitters are: Fly Fishing Guide Service & Outfitter and Vermont Guided Fishing Vacations. Get off the beaten track with Backroad Discovery Tours. Our valley is also perfect for bicycling.
Antiquing - Vermont is known for its antiquing. (Antique Quilts).
Restaurants - Within a short drive you will find everything from white tablecloth dining to more casual dining. Some of our guests' favorites are: Chantecleer Restaurant, Mistral's at Toll Gate, The Silver Fork, Brasserie L'oustau, Ye Olde Tavern and Perfect Wife.