Swift House Inn
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Vermont was a great break from work for the long weekend. We drove up from NJ on Friday and stayed at the Swift House Inn for 3 nights. I would definitely NOT recommend the Inn, we only met one of the owners during breakfast, I have no idea where her husband was. But the entire place is run more like a business than a B&B. We didn't get a very …
Left Boston Monday morning after picking up our Chrysler SUV, a nice car but too many bells and whistles so can make a difficult job of driving on the right hand side of the road a little more challenging. We started the journey on an interstate highway which makes the F3 look like a goat track but had no alternative until we got about halfway to Hartford. Left the interstate and followed the minor roads to Sturbridge ...
... the steepest of all with a grade of 15%, unheard of on modern roads. It was a strenuous start, but from there the grade decreased and we began passing historic hill towns, many of which date back to the 18th century. The final climb to the top was rough as well, but we all made it and had lunch at the summit. The descent was excellent, but the road was not in the same shape as the western slope, so out brakes were burning. The views were still wonderful though, and the ...
... the most beautiful state I have had the privilege to explore. Riding was slow again today as I received my cell phone tonight in Middlebury. While I am certainly looking forward to the increased ease of my trip and being connected to the world, it has been wonderful to be off the grid. It has given me the chance to read more and look at paper maps, a novelty! I also would not have picked anywhere else to take some slow days as the scenery ...
The fourth of July was sunny and warm. The parade was great, we wached it from the library. Kathryn was up so we had traditional salmon and peas. The next few days were sunny and humid. I left today and it waw overcast with showers.
I stopped at my cousin Lauren's but I must have gotten my message crossed.
I left a bottle of wine and a messare,
Later I got an e-mail and I will be going back ...
How has this inn rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility