Many of our guests ask us to help plan an itinerary of activities for them.
The Lilac Inn is centrally located to
Robert Frost Walking Trail,
Moosamaloo National Recreation Area,
Middlebury Snow Bowl, and
Sugarbush. There is a wide variety of
year around recreation
including fishing, canoeing, road biking, hiking, skiing, snow shoeing and horseback riding. We are glad to help with bicycle rentals and box lunches.
As a Bike Vermont recent guest observed:
The air outside is crisp & the leaves are falling. The colors are vibrant and the scenery is beautiful. Staying at
The Lilac Inn has been a treat. A wonderful way to stop & enjoy Vermont The room was warm & cozy so we slept well for two nights. Now we are ready & energized to continue our bike tour of New England."
Brandon is known for its hospitality, friendly natives, and a fun atmosphere. Visit the
Brandon Chamber's Website for the latest special events in Brandon. Discover Why Yankee Magazine called Brandon, Vermont a "Hidden Jewel". Revitalized downtown Brandon is the "talk of New England" and Yankee Magazine recently chose Brandon as Vermont's "Hidden Jewel." It is also know for his many artists and Vermont's Governor has declared has been Brandon "The Art and Soul of Vermont."
We have created Romantic
Vermont Getaway Packages and offerings with you, the traveler, in mind. Learn more about Brandon by talking a
walking tour and find out why our village is often referred to as Unhurried, Unspoiled, Unforgettable!
On a Bike Vermont bicycle tour
, you ride at your own pace from inn to inn and enjoy fine food and great lodging, such as,
The Lilac Inn.
You are pampered by engaging leaders and supported by a van that moves your luggage and serves as your traveling snack bar and bike repair shop. This is our 35
th year of leading bicycle tours in Vermont and we take great pride in showing you the most beautiful and least traveled corners of our special world.
Blueberry Hill Nordic Ski Area
, with over
40 years of cross country ski experience with 70 km of trails within the 22,000 acres of protected lands of the
Moosalamoo National Recreation Area
, of the Green Mountain National Forest.
, Bredeson Outdoor Adventures
specializes in active, outdoor cultural adventures, both
guided and self-guided. Vermont is our special
expertise and passion. Join us hiking, snowshoeing and
bicycling on the road less traveled in Moosalamoo and the
Country Inns Along the Trail
has been designing guided and self-guided hiking, biking, and skiing vacations for over thirty years. Spend your days on Green Mountain trails or Champlain Valley backroads, and then spend your evenings dining and relaxing in Vermont's finest inns, such as,
The Lilac Inn.
The Green Mountain Club
and its 9500 plus members from across the country share a love for hiking and a commitment to preserving and protecting the Long Trail System for future generations. There are many ways to help the GMC in its mission to maintain, manage, and protect the Long Trail. The most basic way to help is to become a GMC member.
Another important way to help is to volunteer.
Spread out over six mountains, Killington Resort
offers 141 trails and 70 miles of diverse and spacious terrain. You'll spend less time waiting in line thanks to our extensive lift network, which features two high speed gondolas and five express quad chairs that provide access to everything from groomed cruisers and classic New England tree runs to parks, pipes, bumps and steeps. In fact, Killington ensures that skiers and riders are faced with only one problem - how to fit it all in.
Moosalamoo National Recreation Area
- Conserving the Land, Preserving the Spirit- One of Vermont's best-kept secrets is a designated
National Recreation Area
for all to enjoy the out of doors. Over 21,000 acres of forest, cliffs, vistas, lakes and streams, stretching from the western ridge of the Green Mountains to Lake Dunmore, and from Middlebury Gap to Brandon Gap. Miles and miles of well-maintained trails and quiet country roads offering easy access all through the year.
Neshobe Golf Club
- Neshobe Golf Club is quickly becoming one of the most popular courses in Vermont. Our much heralded layout, designed by Steve Durkee, fits naturally into a landscape of woods, farmland and rolling hills. Since 12 new holes were completed in 1996, golfers have been raving about the immaculate playing conditions, the large undulating greens, elevated tee shots, and our friendly atmosphere. The beautiful Vermont
make it difficult to concentrate on your game, but you'd better, because it truly offers golfers of all skill levels an exciting challenge. Exhibit is easy to reach from all major vacation travel routes.
Peaceable Hill Game Farm
- Peaceable Hill Pheasant Hunting Preserve is a "Regulated Shooting Ground" located in the beautiful Champlain Valley of Vermont.
At Peaceable Hill they have hundreds of acres of outstanding
pheasant and upland bird habitat that consists of open
cropland with corn, milo and grain fields bordered by swale
grass ditches and cool season grasses with thicket edges.
Robert Frost Trail
National Recreation Trail
that commemorates Robert Frost's poetry; several of his poems are mounted along the trail in the woods and fields. Blueberries and huckleberries grow in an old field at the far end of the trail The Lilac Inn has a Robert Frost Room
. Doug's grandfather Arthur Sawyer was a friend of Robert Frost when he lived in Franconia, New Hampshire.
Stream and Brook Fly Fishing
- Stream and Brook Fly Fishing take great pride in the services they offer: Fly Casting Schools, Learn to fly fish schools, full and half day guided trips, float tube trips, big game trips and casting lessons.
Vermont Lakes Region Fishing Service
- Fishing in VT is like fishing in Paradise. The Lake region of Vermont offers many choices of lakes to fish! Whether you want to be on a large body of water, or the secluded lake or pond in the Green Mountains, VTLRFS can make it happen.
Vermont Outdoor Guide Association
: Vermont's most complete directory of outdoor services and adventure travel resources. You will find listings of guide services for all activities along with support services, lodging, retail and rental equipment, travel information, adventure vacation packages, outdoor education and skill development programs, trails and waterways, youth programs, publications and maps, women's outdoor challenges, and Vermont's natural resources..
Be sure to check our Romantic Vermont Getaway Packages.