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Winter in Vermont can be quite magical. There are several winter sports areas and mountains surrounding The Lodge.

Ski, Snowboard & Snowshoeing

Come visit Mark and David at Newfane's local Antique shop, Fayetteville Corner. You might be greeted by Gracie their dog and enjoy fun conversation with Mark, sweets and treats made by Mark, and buy quality antique items. Tell them Oliver and David sent you! 

Fayetteville Corner

Rock River Preservation is a local and popular Vermont swimming hole. Being only 6.5 miles from the Lodge you can enjoy fun in the sun on the river! 

Rock River Preservation

The Retreat Farm offers unique weekly events where you can visit baby animals, walk the trails, and enjoy authentic farm experiences. Located next to the Retreat Farm is Grafton Village Cheese where you can buy handcrafted raw milk cheese. Come and visit these two great places! 

Retreat Farm & Grafton Village Cheese in Brattleboro

Only 3 miles away is the Townshend State Forest and Park, a beautiful place to hike and enjoy nature. Further down the road is the Townshend Lake where you can enjoy swimming and only 4.1 miles away from The Lodge

Townshend State Park and Lake

Local Restaurants and eateries are Rick's Tavern, The Fat Crow, Artisan at The Four Columns Inn, Harmonyville Country Store, Williamsville Eatery and The Riverbend Farm Market. 

Local Food and Eats

The largest Friesian Horse breeding farm in the US, located in Townshend VT on 650-acres. They offer retreats, riding lessons and even Sleigh Rides in the Winter! Check them out, they are by appointment only. Pictured below is their featured Mare "Ymkje", absolutely stunning! 

Friesians of Majesty

Vermont is home to some extensive interconnected snowmobile trails. Trails open December 16th and close in mid April. The Lodge is just minutes from trail access!  For information on what you need to snowmobile in Vermont visit the VAST website

VAST Snowmobile Trails