October Country Inn

362 Upper Road, Bridgewater Corners, Vermont 05035
Innkeeper(s): Chuck & Edie Janisse
  • Introduction

    October Country Inn, patio area Welcome to October Country Inn!

    October Country Inn is a place that you will be glad you discovered. We are loved for our relaxed atmosphere, genuine hospitality, farmhouse charm, and hearty country breakfast.

    We are located in Bridgewater Corners, Vermont,  halfway between Killington and Woodstock.  Our  accommodations include ten guest rooms, all with private baths, and air-conditioning during the summer, two dining rooms, and a large cozy living room adorned with overstuffed sofas and chairs and anchored by a large wood burning fireplace.

    October Country Inn is unique and beautiful, featuring antique quilts, lace curtains, fresh flowers, and a wonderful potbellied stove. 

    October Counry Inn is central to many area attractions such as Killington Resort - including skiing/snowboarding in winter; and golf, hiking and biking in the summer, the village of Woodstock with nearby Billings Farm and Museum, and Marsh Billings Rockefeller National Park, as well as countless opportunities to explore local history, hike, bike, sightsee, hunt for that special craft item or antique, and on and on.  

    October Country Inn, pool

  • Insider's Info

    Travelers are always looking for memorable and relaxing experiences. Let’s discover more through the words of our innkeepers. Many thanks to Chuck & Edie Janisse for sharing their own secrets with BBOnline.com!
    Why do most travelers stay at your inn?

    Nobody stays here just once. We have a lot of repeat business in addition to word-of-mouth referals, and travel site recommendations.

    What are you best known for?

    The most common comment we hear is how clean and comfortable the place is, and how hospitably treated our guests feel.

    What makes your inn unique?

    Our unique story, and the eclectic style and natural beauty of the surroundings.

    What do you love most about your inn?

    It invites you to be relaxed and comfortable.

    If someone has never been to your city, what is the #1 reason to come visit?

    The calming natural beauty of Vermont and the diversity of local attractions and activities.

    What’s the best compliment you have ever received about the inn?

    Staying at the October Country Inn is like staying with relatives you wish you had.

    What’s the best kept secret about the area?

    It's place in the history of the country.

    If a traveler is staying at your inn for 4 nights, what should he/she do in the area?

    Depending on the season, hiking, biking, snowshoeing, skiing, snowmobiling, swimming, fishing, hunting, canoeing or kayaking, sightseeing, farms, baking, cheese sampling, maple syrup, organic meats or produce, museums, art, history, beer, spirits, crafts, antiques, etc.

    Is there anything within walking distance of your inn?

    The Green Mountains, the Outaquechee River, the Longtrail Brewery, and the Bridgewater Corners' Country Store.

    What is your favorite restaurant/food in the area?

    The Prince and the Pauper restaurant / the Woodstock Farmer's Market.

    Any good area guides/websites that travelers could reference?

    Check out our Attractions and Activities sections on our website:  www.octobercountryinn.com

    How many rooms does your inn have?

    We have ten rooms.

    Do you accept pets?

    We love our pets but they are not allowed in the inn. There are several local pet boarding facilities in the Woodstock area.


  • Breakfast

    October Country Inn, breakfastStart your morning with a hearty country breakfast. Wake up to freshly brewed coffee or tea.Ea

    Help yourself to:

    • Homemade granola
    • Yogurt
    • Your choice of cereals
    • Fruit
    • Juice
    • Freshly baked muffins

    Sit down to a hot country breakfast:

    Each day, we make one of the hot entrees described below to order.  Each serving also includes bacon or sausage, and a fruit garnish:

    • Locally made cinnamon raisin French toast with Vermont maple syrup,
    • Sour cream pancakes,
    • Scrambled eggs with Vermont cheddar cheese.
  • Guest Comments

    October Country Inn, hammock outside"Thank you for your kindness, warmth, yummy food, wonderful music, and thoughtful "extras"...We know October Country Inn is in good hands...your love for this special place is obvious. We look forward to our next visit..."

    "Had a great time. Great food. Nice people stay here. We'll be back."

    "Thanks for a relaxing weekend, great food, and lovely surroundings. A wonderful way to spend our first anniversary."

    "You thought of everything and we'll never forget it. Hope to be back soon."

    "We couldn't have asked for a better place to relax and escape the city. Your inn is lovely--very cozy and romantic. The food was great."