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Activities

A Day at the Inn

While away the hours just relaxing at Deerhill Inn. Spring offers wildflowers throughout our grounds. Summer offers a dip in the pool or lounging in the sun. Winter and fall offer crackling fires in our living room and upstairs common room. Play games, drink wine, watch TV, read a book, get to know other guests. Enjoy yourself!



Day at the Inn
Alpine Skiing
Boating & Fishing
Cross Country Skiing
Golf
Horseback Riding
Historical & Museums
Mountain Biking
Places to Investigate
Snowmobile Rental & Tour
Summer Stock Theatres


Alpine Skiing

Deerhill is close to a number of fantastic ski resorts the closest being Mount Snow, just 2 miles up Route 100. Mount Snow offers a variety of downhill terrain including a two-mile-long novice trail from the summit, 100-yard-wide intermediate trails and the expert North Face that includes Ripcord, Mount Snow's steepest trail and one of the steepest in New England. Other nearby resorts include:  Stratton Mountain    Okemo   

Boating and Fishing

The Mount Snow Valley is an ideal fishing destination — especially from April to October during trout season. Popular fishing spots are the Deerfield River, its tributaries and the 300 foot-wide Flats where the river empties into the Harriman and Somerset Reservoirs. Contact these resources for tour and fishing license information.
 Battenkill Canoe Rentals
 High Country Tours Boat Rentals
 Taddingers fly fishing




Cross Country Ski Areas

Meander and explore the snow-covered forest on cross country skis. With trails that range from novice to pro, Timber Creek — Country Ski Center and Prospect Mountain (802-442-2575) offer a wonderful winter world experience in the Vermont mountains.

Golf

Our local golf courses offer both a golfing challengeand awesome mountain views. Enjoy walking through the beautiful tamaracks, oaks, birches and sugar maples that line the fairways while the mountains provide a majestic backdrop. Click here to read our stay and play golf packages.  Mt. Snow Golf Club

Horseback Riding

Flame Stables in nearby Wilmington offers Western-style horseback riding. Trail rides and pony rides year round. 802-464-8329.
 Flames Stables

Historical and Museums

Experience a bit of local history, culture, music and artistic expression at our area museums and monuments. The Memorial Hall Center for the Arts in Wilmington offers a summer/fall season that includes classical, blues, jazz, and folk concerts, at least one play from a local community theatre troupe, a visual art exhibition, and a film series.
 Living History Association — 802-464-5569
 Southern Vermont Natural History Museum — 802-464-0048

Mountain Biking

The Mountain Biking Capital of the East, nearby Mount Snow area offers terrific mountain biking with over 45 miles of mountain bike terrain consisting of single-track, old town roads and ski trails.
Mount Snow Bike School




Places to Investigate

Adam's Farm, offering sleigh rides for the whole family. Private and group rides available.
Olallie Daylily Gardens offers organically grown daylilies in more than 1000 varieties as well as potted perennials, shrubs and trees.
Weston Priory is a monastery of Benedictine monks in nearby Weston that welcomes visitors and information seekers. The monks wonderful music is on sale both onsite and on their website.

Snowmobile Rentals & Tours

Whiz through the sun-covered forest on a guided snowmobile tour from High Country Snowmobiles. High Country offers a variety of tour options (hourly, half day, full day, evening and private tours). Special request tours are available with advance notice and reservations are recommended.

Theatres and Music

Southern Vermont has a vibrant arts and music community offering terrific stage performances and concerts in the summer and early fall. Check out these theater and concert sites to see what's playing during your visit.
Memorial Hall Center for the Arts
Marlboro Music Festival
Dorset Theatre
Weston Theatre
Old Castle Theatre