Things To Do in the Northfield, Montpelier, Mad River Valley Area

Our Bed & Breakfast is located in the exact center of the Green mountain state, making exploring Vermont's unique attractions not more than a day trip away! For instance discover...

  • Northfield's 4 covered bridges
  • Local swimming holes
  • Farmer's markets (yummy, fresh produce and handmade crafts)
  • Cross country and alpine & tele skiing, plus snowboarding

Favorite tourist attractions include:

Norwich University The nation's oldest private military college. Home to the Colby Military Writer's Symposium and Kreitzberg Arena (ice hockey). 5 - 15 minutes
Windridge Tennis Camp Tennis, soccer and horseback riding taught at this camp, also known as "Teelawooket." 5 - 15 minutes
Northfield Golf Club 18 beautiful holes of golf. 5 - 15 minutes
Roxbury Fish Hatchery Vermont's oldest fish hatchery, circa 1891. Raising Atlantic salmon and Brook trout. 5 - 15 minutes
Covered Bridges 4 covered bridges in Northfield, maps available upon request. 5 - 15 minutes
Trijang Buddhist Institute The North American seat of his holiness Kyabje Trijang Chocktrul Rinpoche. Teachings of Tibetan Buddhism are taught by monks. 5 - 15 minutes
Morse Farm Sugarworks Open daily, visit the Woodshed Theatre and the Outdoor Farm Life Museum 20 -30 minutes
Ben & Jerry's Factory tours and free samples of "Vermont's Finest" ice cream. 20 -30 minutes
Rock of Ages A working granite quarry offering tours. 20 -30 minutes
Montpelier America's smallest capital city and great place to dine. 20 -30 minutes
Barre Opera House 100 year old performing arts facility. 20 -30 minutes
Chandler Music Hall World renown artists, home to New World Festival. 20 -30 minutes
Mad River Glen Ski Area "Ski it if you can." Challenging terrain, a tele skier's dream, no snow boards, home of the famous single chair. 20 -30 minutes
Sugarbush Ski Area Alpine skiing and snowboarding for the entire family. 20 -30 minutes
Ole's XC Ski Center XC ski center with rentals available. 20 -30 minutes
Blueberry Lake Ski Center XC ski center with rentals available, dogs welcome. 20 -30 minutes
Sugarbush Soaring Glider (sailplanes) rides. 20 -30 minutes
The Long Trail Great hikes, cared for by the Green Mountain Club. 30 -40 minutes
Billings Farm Museum Gateway to Vermont's Rural Heritage, Woodstock. 45 - 60 minutes
Shelburne Museum Museum of American folk art and colonial exhibits. 45 - 60 minutes
Burlington Vermont's largest city and often amongst the cities voted "best" to live in. 45 - 60 minutes

Snowshoeing, bicycling, hiking, canoeing, fly fishing, disc golf, and golf are all easily accessible from Johnnycake Flats.