A Vermont Retreat

Brookfield, Vermont 

This part of the site is under construction. In the future it will contain traveler’s “themes,” among them will be….


Vermont Fresh—a Pond Village Tour of Farmers’ Markets for Serious Chefs

All Things Bright and Beautiful—the Songs of Rachel Bissex and Elisabeth Von Trapp

Imagination and its Discontents—the Oregon Coast and the Sylvia Beach Hotel

The Best Paragraph in the English Language (M. Furey would agree)

Wicker Wonders—Six Vistas for Champagne in Assisi and Rome

The Proper Way to Eat a Fig in Public (R. Birkin)

The Utter Joy of Singing Folk Songs by Firelight

Pond Village Tours of Covered Bridges at Sunset

Vermont’s Best Donut, Best Wildflower Seed Company, Best Accordion Player (J. McLane)

Be Nice to Your Wife—Hiking around Robert Frost’s Cabin and Nearby Fields of Wild Blueberries

We will also provide information and links to all of the area’s bars, restaurants, galleries, book stores, and weekly events. Also listed will be golf courses, tennis courts, hiking, running,and cross-country ski trails, as well as links to the best of Hanover/Dartmouth, Woodstock, Montpelier, Stowe, Waitsfield/Warren, and Burlington (all within 1 hour of our central location). For those longer-term guests who need a city fix Montreal is about two hours way and we will have precise directions on how to get to the “Paris of the North.”

Right now you can always get updates on nightlife and daylife in the area by reviewing both “Calander” and “Music” at  www.7dvt.com

Random Quotes

I believe in courtesy, the ritual by which we avoid hurting other people's feelings by satisfying our own egos....

-from the Credo, 'Civilisation' by Sir Kenneth Clark