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Welcome to Nutmeg Country Inn in Wilmington, VT
Geo Hizny and Doug Williams, previous owners of The Rambouillet Hotel in New Hope PA, decided to return to Vermont, and chose the fantastic Mt Snow valley town of Wilmington VT. Why? Well, because it is more Vermont here than anywhere. And there is no place like Vermont, life like it was, when life was simple and carefree.
You'll be stunned by the transformation! We have uncovered some wonderful old wood beams in the carriage house lounge, and will be having FREE wine tastings by the fire place daily at 5-6pm. We also uncovered some beautiful random width hardwood floors in the front desk area and old house parlor
All the fireplaces are working and there is central A/C for that rare warm evening here in the mountains. We will be serving continental breakfasts to our guests with hot coffee available at 7 AM for early birds that want to get out and play.
The Nutmeg Country Inn is centrally located in the four season mountain Village of Wilmington in The Mount Snow Valley and adjacent to the Green Mountain National Forest of Southern Vermont.
Travelers are always looking for memorable and relaxing experiences. Let’s discover more through the words of our innkeepers. Many thanks to Geo Hizny & Doug Williams for sharing their own secrets with BBOnline.com! Why do most travelers stay at your inn?
Romantic getaways, outdoor activities and family events.
What are you best known for?
Our friendly service and staff.
What makes your inn unique?
We offer a complimentary full country breakfast and glass of wine.
What do you love most about your inn?
Our guests, we have met some of the most amazing people over the years.
If someone has never been to your city, what is the #1 reason to come visit?
The wide range of outdoor activities.
What’s the best compliment you have ever received about the inn?
The best compliment we have ever received and continue to receive is how friendly and helpful our staff is. From the moment you arrive to the Inn our team is striving to make this one of the best B and B experiences you will ever have.
What’s the best kept secret about the area?
The people. Everyone here contributes something amazing to these communities.
If a traveler is staying at your inn for 4 nights, what should he/she do in the area?
Visit the museums, local shops and gallery's, hike our many state parks. Visit the Harriman Reservoir and enjoy one of its beaches or rent kayaks, canoes, even a jet ski. A short ride south and you can enjoy white water rafting, zip lining or rock climbing. In the winter months enjoy downhill skiing at the Mount Snow ski area is only 15 minutes away. You don't downhill ski-there is tubing, cross country skiing and snow shoeing. EAT, we have so many great restaurants with creative chefs to choose from.
Is there anything within walking distance of your inn?
Yes, the town of Wilmington, with many wonderful shops and restaurants.
What is your favorite restaurant/food in the area?
You can't have just one, Anchor Seafood is one with great food and great service, The Old Red Mill with Jerry's deck for outdoor summer dining with food right off the grill.
Any good area guides/websites that travelers could reference?
Our local Chamber web site is full of area information including trial maps for hiking. Visitvermont.com
How many rooms does your inn have?
We have 14 comfortable, tastefully decorated rooms. Most have real wood burning fireplaces and our suites include wood burning fireplaces and two person whirlpool tubs. Don't forget about breakfast!
Do you accept pets?
We do except well behave dogs and have a few rooms that can accommodate you and your best friend. The rest of the rooms are pet free, for those guests who do have certain allergy's.
What's To Come
We will offer group packages. A party of 8 people needing 4 guest rooms, can rent the entire old house and get a private parlor and their own outside entrance.
Snow mobile enthusiasts, who stay at the inn will be happy to know we are clearing the lower meadow by the creek, for winter trailer parking. We are on the VAST trail and have easy access.
Things To Do
For the summer we have 2.2 acres of green meadows, a beautiful brook stocked with trout for your enjoyment and miles of hiking trails out the back door. The nearby Harriman Reservoir, pictured above, offers fishing, boating & picnic area, horseback riding or try the many beautiful golf courses offered throughout the valley.
And to our south is Zoar Outdoor in Charlemont Ma. Zoar Outdoor offers the best in New England white water rafting trips, kayaking clinics, zip line canopy tours, canoeing instruction, rock climbing classes and bike rentals for adventurers of all abilities, from beginners to experts. Zoar Outdoor offers river trips, zip line canopy tours and instructional clinics.
In the Winter we offer snow shoes for our guests and have access to cross country skiing and snowmobile trails, along with miles of snow hiking. The near-by lake and river offer ice fishing and snowmobile racing. We are 10 minutes away from the Mount Snow ski area.
Things to do in Vermont
Cross Country Skiing and Snowshoeing
Timber Creek - www.timbercreek-vt.com/activities/cross-country-skiing
Prospect Mountain Nordic Ski Center - (802)442-2575 - www.prospectmountain.com
Hiking - www.visitvermont.com/hiking-a-biking
Beyond Imagination - unique women’s boutique located in the beautiful southern Vermont town of Wilmington.
Your southern Vermont wedding or group function will be something to remember at this beautiful Vermont bed and breakfast.
Partnered with Sharon Myers Fine Catering we are a full service Venue. Sharon will assist you with your menu, flowers, cakes and pastries as well as coordinate with your rental firms.
Visit Sharon’s web site, www.sharonmyers.com.