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Great Fall Hiking Trails Near Brattleboro, Vermont

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Sign pointing to great fall hiking trails in the autumn woodsEvery autumn Brattleboro prepares for a flood of visitors in search of great fall hiking. It’s no wonder since the glowing foliage transforms the landscape and enhances the natural beauty of the area. Mountain summits, riversides and wooded hikes become magical treks through the vibrant seasonal colors. When looking for a fall hiking vacation, Vermont has everything for an ideal getaway. Not only do visitors have endless choices of great fall hiking trails, but also quaint towns with history, culture and wonderful restaurants. Brattleboro offers the very best expected in a charming New England town and even more. The historic downtown, overflows with artsy shops, cozy cafes and excellent restaurants. After exploring the great fall hiking, treat yourself to a romantic dinner and a movie at the elegant Latchis Theatre.

At the center of miles and miles of scenic hikes and walking distance to lively Brattleboro, find the Inn on Putney Road Bed and Breakfast. This French Provincial manor, nestled in explansive, mature gardens that have direct access to the Hogle Wildlife Sanctuary trail. This picturesque, one mile trail leads to a 3.5 acre bird sanctuary. This lovely walk ends at the Retreat Trails with 9 miles of forested trails with views of a historic farm. Our guests also enjoy our large, comfortable rooms with private baths and classic decor. Wake to wonderful garden views and a delicious, gourmet breakfast. Book your great fall hiking getaway at the luxurious Inn on Putney Road Bed and Breakfast. 

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Walk Brattleboro’s Retreat Trails

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Brattleboro Retreat TrailsIt’s hard to believe that another summer is coming to a close in the beautiful city of Brattleboro, Vermont.  Schools around the country are gearing up for another exciting year, and cities around New England are anxiously awaiting the busy fall foliage season yet to come.  Now is a great time to take advantage of our incredible summer weather, and escape to the restful accommodations of the Inn on Putney Road.  A refreshing walk along Brattleboro’s Retreat Trails, which can be reached from our very own backyard, is the perfect way to spend an afternoon.  To round out your perfect getaway, spend a few days browsing a wonderful array of coffee shops, independent bookstores, boutiques, delicious restaurants, and art galleries around Brattleboro.  The independent spirit of our community will captivate you.  Book your stay at the beautiful Inn on Putney Road, Brattleboro’s top Bed and Breakfast.  

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Mystery at the Inn on Putney Road??!!??

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Shortly after purchasing and arriving to take over operations of this Inn, we discovered the most curious of things . . . a plaque?  A grave stone?  A monument?  Most certainly we discovered a Mystery at the Inn on Putney Road!  A plaque is defined as “an ornamental tablet, typically of metal, porcelain, or wood, that is fixed to a wall or other surface in commemoration of a person or event.”  Most assuredly, what we discovered was a plaque.  But the only writing on the plaque are the words “Daniel  –  1918  –  Frederic” and relief profile portraits of two boys that look to be about 6 and 8 years old.  Who were Daniel and Frederic?  Did they die from the Influenza Pandemic of 1917-1918?  Did they die in WW1?  Is this plaque even a marker of their death?

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Fall Foliage Season Begins in Brattleboro, Vermont

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As we wind down the final few days of summer, it’s time to start looking towards another spectacular fall in Brattleboro, Vermont.  Fall foliage season is already showing hints of its colorful hues.  Soon, we’ll be surrounded by the vibrant reds, oranges, and yellows that have made Vermont famous. Whether you want to enjoy the beauty of fall foliage by hiking or driving, you won’t have to go far to see the finest fall foliage Vermont has to offer.  Book your room at our Vermont Bed and Breakfast today.  For maximum enjoyment, you may want to consider a midweek stay to avoid the inevitable fall crowds.  

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