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Writers and Book Lovers Gather at the Brattleboro Literary Festival

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writers books stacked outdoorsFamous writers have called Brattleboro home since the 1800’s and a love of books is still strong in the community. The charming historic downtown has several independent bookstores along with its great restaurants and shops, making it the perfect location to host the Brattleboro Literary Festival. Since 2002 dozens of accomplished writers have come together for this celebration of the written word. And the Inn on Putney Road Bed and Breakfast, located close to all the activities, will be your quiet retreat at the end of the day. The elegant French Provincial manor has seven refined guest rooms with all the comforts. Wake up to a gourmet breakfast, and stroll the gardens before walking to the events downtown. Book your literary getaway with us today.

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Visit Madame Sherri’s Castle Ruins in Brattleboro, Vermont

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Foggy forest path to the castleExplore Madame Sherri’s Castle ruins and travel back in time to the roaring 1920’s. Just a 12 minute drive from the charming Inn on Putney Road find the mysterious remains of a lavish life. Within the Madame Sherri Forest, the Ann Stoke Loop Trail leads to the skeleton of a magnificent house. When approaching the ruins, hikers first notice a massive stone staircase curving up into the forest canopy. Further exploration reveals the castle’s remaining stone columns, fireplace and lower level with great archways. This was once the home of Madame Antoinette Sherri, an eccentric costume designer from New York. The grand lady threw “Great Gatsby” style parties here during the late 1920’s. After years of reckless spending, Madame Sherri abandoned the house and sadly it burned down in 1962. The site is a favorite of photographers, ghost hunters and local lore enthusiasts. After hiking into the past, return to our serene Bed and Breakfast located in downtown Brattleboro. We offer luxury guest rooms, beautiful gardens and a gourmet breakfast. Book your summer getaway in Brattleboro and discover our colorful past.

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The Southern Vermont Dance Festival Arrives in Brattleboro

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Southern Vermont Dance Festival BrattleboroDancing feet fill the streets of downtown Brattleboro this July. The Southern Vermont Dance Festival kicks off Thursday July 19th and the party continues all weekend until Sunday July 22nd. The festival celebrates it’s 6th anniversary bringing dance classes, lectures and performances to beautiful Brattleboro. This charming New England town, a mecca for artists, welcomes all the joyful dance, visual arts, and live music. Stay at the tranquil Inn on Putney Road Bed and Breakfast during this exuberant festival. Rest your feet in our lovely gardens or soak them in the hot tub, then relax in a luxury guest room for the night. Our delicious gourmet breakfast will have you ready for another day exploring the festival. Book your stay and enjoy an easy, walkable location to all the festival activities.

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Celebrate Farms at Fun Brattleboro Festivals

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heifers standing in a lush green farm pasture The farms of Vermont take over downtown Brattleboro and throw a big party every summer. The Strolling of the Heifers celebration includes great food, music, tours, and farm animals on parade. The Slow Living Summit, also part of the festival, has a professional farming and food summit, in addition to an entertaining expo. The fun event kicks off Thursday, May 31st and lasts the whole weekend. Make the Inn on Putney Road your home during this weekend bash. Our beautiful manor with lovely grounds will be a welcomed retreat after a day of festival activities. We are an easy walk to downtown Brattleboro, making enjoying the events stress-free and convenient. Our luxury guest rooms and gourmet breakfasts will have you rested and ready for another day. Reserve your room with us today and begin summer with a charming small-town celebration.

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Explore Walking Trails Near Brattleboro

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woman on forest walking trailBrattleboro invites walking with its charming downtown, artsy shops and exceptional restaurants. Warmer, sunnier days also beckon nature lovers to explore the local trails. Challenging hikes can be found in the nearby forests, hills and mountains. However, those looking for a more leisurely pace, should explore the many beautiful walking trails. The Inn and Fortney Road, walking distance to the heart of Brattleboro, will be your serene retreat. Strolling our tranquil grounds and mature gardens will get you ready for more lovely walks. After a restful night, enjoy a gourmet meal in the sunny breakfast room. Plan a restorative getaway at our elegant and relaxing inn.

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Excellent Dining in Downtown Brattleboro

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Romantic dining coating with red wineWhen dining in Brattleboro’s charming downtown expect a fun atmosphere, local ingredients and excellent cuisine. Foodies will be astonished by the wide range of culinary choices. The diversity and quality one expects in a large city can be enjoyed in our quaint town. Luckily Brattleboro’s beautiful surroundings, outdoor activities, and welcoming community have attracted many talented chefs. The Inn on Putney Road is a relaxing French Provincial retreat, only a short walk from downtown Brattleboro. Our guests enjoy the fantastic dining choices a
fter a day of hiking, biking or shopping at the artsy stores.  Plan your stay in one of our elegant guest rooms. You won’t want to leave the serene location and all the fabulous tastes of Brattleboro restaurants.

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What’s New at the Brattleboro Museum and Art Center

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Artist Watercolor PaintsArt lovers will find their paradise in picturesque Brattleboro Vermont. Our charming, walkable downtown has a lively art vibe from the fun, funky shops to the fantastic restaurants. Almost every establishment displays local artwork and hosts the First Friday Gallery Walk every month. However, art lovers must visit the Brattleboro Museum and Art Center (BMAC). Exhibits include a variety of mediums, styles and are rotated frequently. There is always something new to see at BMAC and something for everyone. Our Inn on Forty Road Bed and Breakfast can be your perfect retreat while exploring this lovely corner of Vermont. There a many great locations for plein air painting or nature photography, such as the Inn’s lovely grounds or nearby hiking trails. Book your arts getaway with us and enjoy the creative community in Brattleboro.

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The Best Romantic Getaway in Brattleboro, Vermont

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Romantic Getaway this Valentine's Day in Brattleboro VermontDo you find yourself dreaming of a relaxing and romantic getaway, to help pass the time during these cold winter months? Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, so we can think of no better time to plan some time away, just the two of you.  We have the perfect place in mind for you, too.  Our Bed and Breakfast, located in Downtown Brattleboro, is Vermont’s top choice for romantic lodging.  Let us do all the work for you, so you can spend your time relaxing and focusing on each other.  Romance is our business, and no one does it better.  Book a romantic getaway with us this winter, and enjoy a luxurious stay at Vermont’s top Bed and Breakfast.

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How Do You Enjoy Winter in Brattleboro?

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A Guide to Enjoying Winter in Brattleboro, VermontWinters are simply wonderful in Brattleboro, Vermont.  There’s so much to do, and the snow makes our already beautiful town simply magical.  There’s plenty of outdoor activities, like skiing, cross country skiing, snowshoeing, and ice skating to keep you busy and having fun.  But when you’re ready to come indoors, warm up a little, and enjoy a change of pace, Brattleboro has that, too.  We’ve put together a winter guide to the area, to help you make the most of your getaway.  Book your room at our romantic Bed and Breakfast this winter, and discover all of the fantastic things there are to do here each winter.  

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Your Holiday Guide to Brattleboro

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Holiday Guide to Brattleboro, VermontThough we’re still busy enjoying what has been another beautiful fall in Brattleboro, it is time to start planning ahead for the upcoming holiday season in Brattleboro.  There’s a lot going on at the Inn on Putney Road and the town of Brattleboro, and we’d like nothing more than for you to join us for a little holiday fun this season.  Whether you choose to join us for a little holiday shopping, or whether you’re in town to see the dazzling light displays and other holiday events, you’ll find nothing but joy and merriment in Brattleboro throughout the months of November and December. Come see what makes our town so special this winter.  Book a room at our Bed and Breakfast, and unwrap some new holiday memories and traditions with us this season.

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