March 21 – 22nd 2020 stay at Cornwall Orchards B&B for the splendor of Vermont Maple Open House Weekend. Maple sap begins to flow in early spring when the sun warms the frozen Vermont forest. The locals go into high … Continue reading
Love saunas? How about a maple steam sauna? This coming weekend, March 24 – 25, head to Vermont to loll in maple infused steam from boiling tree sap. No, really. Sugar houses up the road (and all over Vermont) open their doors to the public the last weekend in March. You will be amazed to see how the maple syrup–that you will drizzle on your oat flour banana pancakes at Cornwall Orchards B&B Saturday morning–is made.
It could be your new tradition. Visit the sugar houses near us (at least 4) and shoot the breeze with the young farmers and their neighbors. Learn about sugaring (without “learning about sugaring”) while you collectively breathe the delicious clouds rising from the bubbling maple sap. You’ll head back home looking ten years younger!
Come explore Vermont’s second biggest export. It’ll be a weekend about trees and pancakes. Frost and steam. Late winter and clear views of the waning gibbous moon. Book now.
Dig In Vermont is a great source of all things food, farms, and travel in Vermont. Check out their food and wine trail guides. We’re in there too!
Learn the art and lore of sugaring and buy your syrup around the corner at Bread Loaf View Farm.
Maple sugaring weekend is a great time to come to Cornwall, Vermont with your sweetie.
What could be better? Lawn chairs, a glass of crisp white wine crafted in Vermont, yummy eats (I don’t have to cook), the ease of a friendly crowd, and a band on the porch! Lincoln Peak Vineyards hosts this relaxed … Continue reading
In December, local affiliates of the Audubon Society count birds to determine the health and shifting ranges of the U.S. bird population. Today we innkeepers are citizen scientists watching (coffee in hand) the woodpeckers, chickadees, and juncos as they enjoy … Continue reading
Looking for autumn inspiration? Guests who stay with us can walk to charming Vermont experiences. Quaintly tucked in the woods on Cider Mill Road .7 miles from us, the Bread Loaf View Farm will be open Oct 29, 2017. They sell award-winning maple syrup … Continue reading
Middlebury College fields a number of formidable teams for the NESCAC, among them soccer, lacrosse, hockey and, of course, rowing (our specialty). Middlebury College was 2016 national champions in women’s lacrosse. Parents who live in the northeast make the treck to … Continue reading