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Romantic getaway inSouthern Vermont - best spot?

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Romantic getaway inSouthern Vermont - best spot?

Looking for suggestions for a town in Southern Vermont for a two night anniversary getaway in Novemeber. We were thinking of the Brattleboro area, any suggestions for a B & B or Inn would be great too! Thanks

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1. Re: Romantic getaway inSouthern Vermont - best spot?

Also - suggestions for day hikes, restaurants, etc would be much appreciated! We usually visit the Waitsfield/ MRV area and this will be our first time in southern Vermont!

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2. Re: Romantic getaway inSouthern Vermont - best spot?

Forty Putney Road B&B. It doesn't get any better.

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3. Re: Romantic getaway inSouthern Vermont - best spot?

Four Columns Inn in Newfane is really nice. Just to the NW of Bratt.

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4. Re: Romantic getaway inSouthern Vermont - best spot?

Dorset, Vt, is a postcard-perfect tiny town, outside of Manchester. There are a couple inns. Sorry I can't remember their names. But if you look up "Vermont" in the dictionary, you'll find a picture of the Dorset village green.

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Thanks, I will check these out - and if there's a hike in the general area (2 - 5 hours RT) that anyone reccomends I'd appreciate it!:)

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6. Re: Romantic getaway inSouthern Vermont - best spot?

If you head for Dorset the Inns in that area are the Dorset Inn [one of the oldest continually operated Inns in the country] , Dovetail Inn, Squire House B&B, and the Inn at West View Farm. They are all lovely.

In the Dorset area for hiking I always tell people to drive about 5 minutes to the Merck Forest and Farm Center in Rupert http://www.merckforest.org/ You will not believe the hiking and views. Also in the area are Lye Brook Falls, Prospect Rock and Bromely Mountain which are lovely hike and fit you needs. For directions to any of these stop by the Green Mountain National Forest Manchester Ranger Station at 2538 Depot Street, Manchester Center, VT 05255 1(802)362-2307.

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7. Re: Romantic getaway inSouthern Vermont - best spot?

We decided on the Windham Hill in Townsend, so any ideas for that area would be great. We will definitely check out those hikes you suggested vtmom. Thanks again for the input!

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8. Re: Romantic getaway inSouthern Vermont - best spot?

Please pay attention to hunting season in VT: make sure you ask about it at your inn, wear blaze colors, and stay on posted land.

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9. Re: Romantic getaway inSouthern Vermont - best spot?

Good point about hunting season! Yes...be sure to wear blaze orange if you are going to be out hiking!

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10. Re: Romantic getaway inSouthern Vermont - best spot?

Thanks for the tip! We hadn't thought about that!