Traveling through Robert Frost’s Vermont via Country Inns

Frost’s Stone House is located in South Shaftsbury, Vermont, on Historic Route 7A, a short distance from his gravesite in Bennington.  The grounds of the Stone House are complete with many images that evoke Frost’s poetry (“He will not see me stopping here to watch his woods fill up with snow.”) including stone walls, birch trees, fields and woods and even some of Frost’s original apple trees.

The country inns of Vermont are full of American history and reflect the magnificent, picturesque countryside, which provides the perfect location to explore and enjoy.  Beginning in the southern tier traveling north, travelers can find the 10 top most romantic Inns in Vermont.


winecellarBuilt in 1792, The Inn at Weathersfield is situated on 21 glorious wooded acres and has hosted travelers for over 200 years. This 12-room Inn is perfect for a quiet secluded getaway. Relax by the pond or explore the local trails. Horseback riding, biking and skiing are minutes away. This “inn experience” is not complete without the Weatherfield’s famous real Vermont breakfast!


Parlor_02A unique and special place, The Arlington Inn, is nestled in a quiet New England town. This beautiful Victorian inn is decorated with lovely antiques and filled with style and elegance. Built in 1848, this Greek revival mansion, the Carriage House, and the Old Parsonage offer 18 well-appointed, fabulous rooms and suites for the discriminating guest. This restored estate is near a plethora of historic sites as well as skiing, shopping and golf. Quiet, elegant and romantic! The perfect place for a secluded rendezvous.


whitehouse_autmn12With twenty-three breathtaking rooms featuring fireplaces, balconies with mountain views and whirlpool tubs, The White House of Wilmington is a classic, romantic country inn with fine dining available. Built in 1915, this elegant Victorian mansion sits on a hill and is surrounded by towering hardwoods and formal flower gardens. There are three intimate dining rooms that provide exquisite dining amid a Victorian theme. Award-winning dining. Superior accommodations. Perfect location. It’s no wonder, The White House was selected as “one of the ten most romantic places in the world” by the Boston Herald and New York Times!


pic_dining_2“If romance requires a stage set, the Four Columns Inn, is the theater of choice in southern Vermont” – Country Home. Four Columns Inn is tucked away on the tranquil and historic village green of Newfane. The picturesque country inn is nestled at the foot of a 150-acre private mountain with a rushing stream.  Graced with 15 luxurious rooms, Four Columns Inn surrounds it’s guests with simple, elegant comfort providing a truly romantic location for a special getaway.


Windham Hill InnThe Windham Hill Inn is situated on 160 acres overlooking the Green Mountains, the Vermont Frost wrote about in his poetry. This inn boasts 21 luxurious guest rooms and suites that feature breathtaking views, balconies, fireplaces and Jacuzzis, along with in-room massages and a heated swimming pool.  Activities abound in the heart of Southern Vermont.


Mountaintopinn&resortSNOWA four-season resort on 350 acres only eleven miles from KillingtonMountain Top Inn and Resort provides a unique and special location for couples and families to enjoy the breathtaking views from 31 lodge rooms and suites. This inn also has five pet-friendly cabins so your “other” family member can enjoy the great outdoors on your vacation. Most rooms have lake views. “Enjoy a little piece of heaven.”


picinc(2)At White Rocks Inn, guests will experience the warmth and charm of old Vermont on a historic dairy farm. An elegant Greek revival farmhouse and Gothic barn beckons guests to experience Vermont at this best. The house is surrounded by ancient trees and spectacular views making this a romantic getaway.  Each of the 5 bedchambers is a private retreat, beautifully decorated and filled with family heirlooms reflecting life in the 1800s. Award-winning fine dining provides guests with a complete inn experience.


1Located in the tiny hamlet of WaterfordRabbit Hill Inn is a magical romantic hideaway with 19 uniquely decorated guest rooms with fireplaces and double whirlpool tubs, everything for the comfort of their guests. Built in 1795, this all-seasons inn is steeped in elegance and tradition of the period.  No wonder it was awarded one of the most romantic inns in Vermont.


RainbowOverBarnTwo hundred forty-five unspoiled acres of majestic mountains, meadows and ponds in the Mad River Valley surround The Inn at the Round Barn Farm. This 19th century farmhouse was built in 1910 and has 12 of the most deliciously decorated, comfortable rooms. Each luxurious room includes fireplaces, steam showers, oversized whirlpool tubs and breathtaking views. This historic farm and round barn is the perfect location for weddings, honeymoons, or just a romantic getaway.


laurelNestled in the Green Mountains, Beaver Pond Farm Bed and Breakfast is a charming and intimate bed and breakfast. Built in 1840, this historic farmhouse is located on five rolling acres is just minutes from some of the best skiing in Vermont.  Four well-appointed guest rooms are furnished with period antiques and fine linens, with all the up-to-date amenities including high-speed DSL Internet access. Quiet, intimate, romantic. A must stay!

Still undecided? Browse through the 19,000 B&Bs and country inns that specialize in other events that may interest you. Many of the properties listed above are also in the best-selling bed and breakfast guidebook Bed & Breakfasts and Country Inns with a Buy-One-Night-Get-One-Night-Free Certificate. ILoveInns also offers Bed and Breakfast Gift Certificates, a perfect solution to help celebrate any occasion.

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