Pond Mountain Inn

A Vermont Bed and Breakfast Complete with Neighboring Mountain Views


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The Romance of the Vermont Road Trip

Driving Woodstock’s Ottauquechee River… take a spontaneous trip to the Green Mountains of Vermont. Exactly like nothing else…. When it comes to travel, prominent landmarks aren’t always the impetus for a trip. For some, the destination is determined by the property – thankfully we have both!

See the Pond Mountain Inn Day Trip Itinerary Three • Woodstock / Quechee, Vermont

 

 

 

 

 


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A Vermont Road Trip Must Include Glassblowing at Simon Pearce!

Internationally recognized, Simon Pearce is best known for exquisite hand-crafted
glassware and hand-thrown pottery. Here, we watched glowing raw glass being
transformed into necessary luxuries using centuries-old traditions by skilled artisans…
watching for over an hour we were able to interact with several of the craftsmen and
women. The Hydro Power Plant harnesses the natural energy of the falling water to
produce the power that drives the glass furnaces – Fascinating!

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A Birdwatchers Paradise Minutes From Pond Mountain Inn

Pileated woodpeckers are the largest of the common woodpeckers found in most of North America. With a height of almost 20 inches and a 30 inch wingspan makes it easy to spot while hiking. A recent guest was looking for a nice hike that offered stunning views so we sent her to The Mount Equinox summit, only 35 minutes from Pond Mountain Inn!

 

 

 

 

 


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Travel the Vermont Cheese Trail for Tours and Tastings

The 25 Most Important Cheeses in America caught the attention of Bon Appétit, who included 6
local Vermont Farms & Creameries. Travel the Vermont Cheese Trail for Tours & Tastings – 7 within easy driving distance of Pond Mountain Inn.

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Discover Vermont Roadside Historic Site Markers

Unveiled in 1947 the Vermont Roadside Historic Site Marker program has proven an effective way to commemorate “things of significance” in Vermont. Over 250 cast-aluminum green markers, crested with the distinctive gold state seal, are placed throughout Vermont to commemorate diverse topics, including the birthplaces and homes of United States presidents and legislators, Red Sox players, and founders of world-famous organizations like Cadillac, Lincoln, Rotary International, and Alcoholics Anonymous, as well as homes of famous authors and artists the likes of Rudyard Kipling, Pearl S. Buck, Robert Frost, and Norman Rockwell.

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The Slate Valley Museum in Granville, New York is Well Worth Visiting!

It took almost five years to visit The Slate Valley Museum, but well worth visiting! A small, but
fascinating museum just ten minutes from the inn celebrates a remarkable history and culture of the quarrying community that was established along the New York-Vermont border in the 1800s. Many of the Slate Valley quarries are still in operation today!

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Philadelphia II, a 1776 Gunboat Docked on Lake Champlain

An hour from Burlington is Vergennes, Vermont, the state’s oldest city and home to
the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum. The Philadelphia II , a 1776 gunboat
replica (the original is in the Smithsonian) is docked on the Lake Champlain
waterfront was especially impressive after listening to a fascinating forty minute
lecture about life on board. We learned what made the area so pivotal to Benedict
Arnold’s fleet during the American Revolution. And, there’s so much more…
shipwrecks, maritime artifacts and interesting exhibits.

Our guests love the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum. See the full Vergennes / Shelburne / Burlington Day Trip Itinerary