As a blanket of snow covers Vermont, the Woodstock Inn and Resort provides guests with a warm and cozy ambiance within a neighborhood that is filled with outdoor adventures. Socially distant winter experiences have been designed by the property to allow guests the opportunity to enjoy some fresh Vermont air while continuing to follow important safety protocols. The hotel has its own app and digital concierge that makes it super easy to organize your tours, book dining reservations and check in and out in a touch free way with timely virtual interaction.
Woodstock Inn & Resort: Endless Possibilities
Guests can enjoy a family snowshoe tour through the Billings Farm (well known for their beautiful sunflower garden trail in summer), take a nordic ski tour to the Mt. Tom Cabin for a private family or couples lunch, try a private ski or snowboard lesson at the nearby Suicide 6 Ski & Ride school nearby or go out on a fatbike tour of the Mt. Peg trails. The property has put together several packages, including the Family First Run package with a 2-night stay plus breakfast, day passes to the ski area, a family lesson and a s’mores kit for apres ski.
A half mile from the hotel, The Billings Farm & Museum offers seasonal guest experiences and admission is included for hotel guests. You can interact with their dairy cows and sample their own 100% raw milk cheddar cheese, explore the restored 1890 Farm House, see how the farm operated a century ago and take a horse drawn sleigh ride through snowy farm fields complete with some hot cider made with apples grown in their orchard.
Only available in the spring, summer and fall, the New England Falconry experience is a reason to return to Woodstock. Allow their experts to teach you about these magnificent birds as you try this ancient sport of kings which has been in existence for over 4,000 years. Learn about these unique birds of prey as they fly across the field and land back on your arm in this interactive hands-on encounter.
After a day of adventure, you can unwind at the property’s LEED-certified, Forbes 4-Star Rated Spa. Offering an intimate and relaxing experience unique therapies include the Aromatherapy Chakra Balancing Massage to awaken the body’s energy systems, a Citrus Espresso Detox including an espresso mud body scrub, and a Walk in the Woods with a peppermint foot massage and full body treatment completed by a spruce and cedar moisturizer.
You can book one-on-one training sessions on site at the Athletic Club, enjoy water aerobics, or even take a pilates or yoga class. Guests can play tennis on the indoor courts in the winter and during the summer on the indoor or outdoor courts, set up a tee time at the golf course and try some pickleball or croquet to enjoy the day.
Woodstock Inn & Resort: A Culinary Experience
Nearby to the property is a 3-acre garden known as the Kelly Way Gardens where produce is picked daily and delivered to the hotel’s culinary team. This farm to table program provides the hotel’s dining establishments with over 200 varieties of vegetables, 50 varieties of herbs and edible flowers, 75 varieties of berries and 200 types of cut flowers. The property is also home to the 19th century Red Barn which is used for events and culinary programming. In the summer months they offer guided tours, tasting events and gardening classes. Plan ahead now!
Farm-fresh cuisine, carefully harvested ingredients and regional recipes inspire the seasonal menus at the Woodstock Inn & Resort’s four distinct restaurants. The culinary team prepares savory dishes from scratch, always seasoned with exceptional, homegrown flavor. The chefs work closely with the Master Gardener at the resort’s Kelly Way Gardens to pick fresh ingredients for creative entrées and innovative cocktails, resulting in exceptional cuisine. One night you can enjoy the relaxed atmosphere of the Richardson’s Tavern and pair your plate with a local craft brew. Another evening you can sip a finely crafted cocktail like the No.14 Maple Old Fashioned at the Red Rooster while you dine on their duck two ways or rack of lamb. Make sure not to miss the Vermont Artisan Cheese Tasting for dessert.
Woodstock Inn & Resort: Keeping You Safe
With a legacy that’s rooted in the community, The Woodstock Inn & Resort is enjoyed for its location nestled in Vermont’s Green Mountains and appreciated for its personalized hospitality and attention to safety and detail. The 142 guestrooms and suites were renovated in 2018 and are spacious and comfortable with extra seating and work space for those looking to stay longer and “work from hotel.” Vermont has Covid 19 entry requirements for out of state guests so be sure to review and comply with these before visiting. The Woodstock Inn & Resort is a perfect winter getaway and truly is Vermont’s most beautiful address… if not now, then you can plan ahead for a future visit!