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Windham Hill Inn

!image placeholderWelcome to a romantic Relais & Chateaux property, where the summer nights offer up a magical spectacle and autumn reveals all the glorious colors of nature.

At the end of a country road, in the heart of 160 acres of unspoiled nature, this elegant inn offers you exceptional views of the Green Mountains, a heated swimming pool, outdoor tennis court and extensive hiking trails. A haven of peace in the 21 elegant rooms and suites and a cuisine showcasing seasonal produce from the garden that is sure to delight the most discerning of gourmets.

Dinner served nightly. The restaurant is a recipient of Wine Spectacular’s “Best of Award of Excellence.”

The Windham Hill wine series is featured throughout the year.

Innkeeper – Katja Matthews. 802-874-4080,


Townshend Dam Diner


Eat in or Take out! Breakfast served all day, lunch and dinner.

Open daily from 5am to 8pm (closed Tuesdays)

Breakfast specials include homemade french toast, eggs benedict, eggs soprano and stuffed omelettes.

Lunch and dinner features house roasted turkey, pork and beef, homemade soups, chili and daily specials.

Also accomodating today's healthier lifestyle. We fry in 0 trans fat canola oil and feature many main dish salads with fresh local ingredients. We bake fresh breads, pies, cookies, biscuits, and other specialties.Visit us for fast and friendly service, and quality homecooked food.

Located 2 miles north of the Townshend Dam on Vt.Route 30. Stephanie Schryba, owner/chef/baker. Call for take out (802) 874-4107, email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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River Bend Lodge

!image placeholderLocated along the West River, amidst spectacular views. We offer newly remodeled accomodations at terrific prices. 802-365-7952.

West River Camperama

!image placeholderQuiet family camping on the West River. All sites have water and electric. Some with sewer and cable TV.

Just off Rte. 30 (in Harmonyville) on Depot Road.

For reservations call 802-365-4315.




Taft Hill Collection and Art Gallery


Fine gifts, accessories, antiques and furnishings for the home, featuring Crest Studios hand-painted glassware and china, and hand-blown glass scupltures and accessories created on site in our solar-powered glass studio. On Route 30. 802-365-4200.

New! Glassblowing demonstrations weekly. Glassblowing workshops and instruction available by appointment.