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Vermont Farmer’s Markets and Farm Tours

Vermont leads the nation in direct-to-consumer farm sales, with more farmers markets, CSA’s, farm stands and cheese-makers per capita than any other state in the nation. Summer is a great time to get yourself out to a local market and bring home a bounty of farm […]

theater blog

Let’s Play! Live Summer Theater

Netflix, Hulu, Youtube, 800 gazillion cable channels – these days we live in a world of digital entertainment choice overload. So when’s the last time you got out to see a real live theater production? Actors in the flesh, live musical accompaniment, lighting and stage design […]

kayak blog

Tubing, Canoeing and Kayaking on the Battenkill

Having the famous Battenkill River just steps from the Inn’s driveway, makes it pretty darn easy to make a beautiful day of tubing, canoeing or kayaking along these glorious waters. Known for it’s incredible trout fishing and abundance of wildlife, the Battenkill River is truly […]

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Love Always Wins at the Inn

Vermont  was the first state to introduce civil unions in July 2000, and the first state to introduce same-sex marriage by enacting a statute without being required to do so by a court decision. Same-sex marriage has been legally recognized in Vermont since September 1, […]


Farm Tables, Close Friends and Small Weddings

Here at the Inn we do lots of big, elegant wedding celebrations – white tents, barn receptions, expansive cocktail parties…the whole nine yards. But sometimes couples are looking for something that feels a little more close and cozy. Sitting at one long farm table doesn’t […]


Transforming the Barn with Chandeliers & Tulle

Every couple who celebrates their wedding reception in our historic Vermont barn brings their own creative vision to the space. The barn is a beautiful rustic palate and Rachel & Ed – along with our wedding coordinator Terry and their floral designer Nancy Bishop – […]


30 Years with the Gubbiotti’s

Our long time guests Nancy & Alex Gubbiotti have been married for 32 years and in the time they’ve been together they estimate they’ve visited the Inn over 25 times. They’ve stayed in pretty much every room and as you can see, after all these […]


Watercress on the Inn Trail

Taking a walk on the West Mountain Inn trails in spring is not only relaxing, but you might even find your lunch! After the snow melts, you’ll notice new life in the many little brooks and springs that wind through the woods. Watercress loves to […]

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Vegetable Spring Rolls with Tamari Dipping Sauce

One thing you should know about our chef Jeff Scott is that when it comes to a culinary challenge, he’s always game. When one of our 2014 wedding couples wanted a completely vegan menu for their wedding weekend (breakfast, lunch and dinner), Jeff worked with […]