Brattleboro Consignment Shops: Twice Upon A Time

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Brattleboro Consignment Shops: Twice Upon A Time

Shopping in Brattleboro is always an adventure with all the unique, locally owned stores downtown. Each store depicts its own distinct character and a Vermont-esque vibe, especially Twice Upon a Time, an eclectic consignment shop in downtown Brattleboro. Twice Upon a Time sits on the southern end of downtown amongst other antique furniture shops and […]

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Downtown Brattleboro Book Stores

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Downtown Brattleboro Book Stores

Brattleboro, Vermont has more book stores per capita than any other city in the US. OK, maybe not really, but we Brattleboro innkeepers think it’s close since there are there are five dedicated book stores just in the downtown. Our guests come from all over to experience the Brattleboro culture and our book stores profoundly […]

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Sam’s Outdoor Store in Downtown Brattleboro

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Sam’s Outdoor Store in Downtown Brattleboro

There’s lots of shopping in Brattleboro for the ladies and while we’re perusing the racks of Altiplano and the shelves of , the guys can enjoy the isles and isles of gear at Sam’s Outdoor Store in southern Vermont just a few blocks from our inn. Sam’s has three locations with the original here in […]

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Hiking Mount Monadnock

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Hiking Mount Monadnock

Mount Monadnock, in New Hampshire, offers some great half day hikes to an amazing bare rock summit with 100 mile views to points in all six New England States.  Mount Monadnock, located in the Monadnock State Park, is said to be the second most frequently climbed mountain in the world, after Japan’s Mt. Fuji. While […]

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100 Reasons to Stay, Play and Live in Brattleboro, Vermont

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Owning a Bed and Breakfast in Brattleboro, Vermont is so much fun.  One of the questions we are often asked by our guests is “why did you choose Brattleboro?”   So here is a quick list (in no particular order) of reasons why Brattleboro, Vermont is an awesome place to stay, play and live. Great […]

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Retreat Tower

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Retreat Tower

One of the unique stops along the is the Retreat Tower.  This tower was built by the patients of the Vermont Asylum (now the Brattleboro Retreat) in 1887.  At the time, doctors believed that hard, meaningful labor could help mental patients regain their stability.  So a group of patients was put to work building this […]

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Guide to Local Live Music: October 6 – October 11, 2009

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Our guests often ask where they can go to go see some live music during their stay.  Luckily a local musician, writer and artist keeps a weekly list of offerings and with his permission we are going to start re-posting that here for our guests.  Look forward to each weeks live music listing on Tuesdays.  […]

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Yankee Candle Village in Deerfield

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Yankee Candle Village in Deerfield

Yankee Candle is headquartered in western Massachusetts. Now, while you cannot tour the actual factory (which is something I would have loved to do) they have built what is best described as a “Hallmark Theme Park” …

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Dutton Berry Farm Newfane, VT

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Dutton Berry Farm Newfane, VT

Dutton Berry Farm has three locations in Southern Vermont.  They sell a wide variety of wonderful fresh fruits, vegetables, homemade fudge and jams.  Some even have a full bakery with homemade soups.  Last year we even get our Inns Christmas Tree there. Of course, Dutton Berry Farm still has plenty of berry’s – which of […]

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Newfane Country Store – Newfane, Vermont

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Newfane Country Store – Newfane, Vermont

Downtown Newfane is picturesque, the quintessential New England town. The stately and beautiful white buildings take you back in time. This small village offers wonderful photo opportunities…

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