The Trailside Inn
Travel Blogs from Killington
Took our time this morning and had a great breakfast as usual, Rick served up a treat. 2 cheeses and apples with fig chutney. The main was corn pancakes with balsamic and maple syrup with root vegetables and pear. It was delicious. We decided to go to Billings Farm which was great as we got to hear the history of Marsh/Billings and Rockefeller. These 3 men pioneered ...
... and a apple cider sauce on the plate. It was a huge portion but I finished it, as we wouldn't be having lunch, so needed this good carb to sustain us. Decided to visit Shelburne Farm, which was a good 2 hrs 19 mins away. We took the scenic route and it rained for most of the way, but it was so lovely, the scenery, so didn't mind the rain. Arrived and the gift shop again, was amazing. Bought a ...
Woke up and had breakfast. There was only one other couple so sat next and chatted,and chatted and it was nice. Ordered ham, bacon omelette but it was too much and the bacon was overcooked. But we had a good breakfast chatting anyway from a couple from near Manchester, NH. It was a gift from their friends for their anniversary. Left a bit late because of breakfast, 10.30 left and decided to visit the Canterbury Shaker village. This was ...
... browsing. So we took the shuttle to the next stop, which was the 1888-built Pullman Sunbeam train. Robert Todd Lincoln held a number of positions in his life, and one of them was chairman of the Pullman company. The train features luxury sleeper cars.
The final stop (before the gift shop of course) was the farm. It is a functioning dairy farm where they make cheese and other products. There are even goats outside that we visited for a bit.
... but created a sort of curiosity about the story that made them part of the landscape.Silver Lake is a peaceful spot and the Forest Service maintains facilities and campsites at the end of a 1.6 mile hike up from the road. There was a way to drive in to the lake in its hotel days but alas the Forest Service closed that access-thank goodness, and saved the peaceful character of the area. Nothing like a road in to wreck an area.
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Kids activities or Babysitting