Many of our guests ask us to help plan an itinerary of activities for them. The Lilac Inn is centrally located to Lake Champlain, Lake Dunmore, Robert Frost Walking Trail, Moosamaloo National Recreation Area, Pico Killington, 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 Discovery Bike Tours 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!
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 Champlain Valley.
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.
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, 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 views make it difficult to concentrate on your game, but you'd better, because it truly offers golfers of all skill levels an exciting challenge.
Peaceable Hill Game Farm Peaceable Hill Pheasant Hunting Preserve is a "Regulated Shooting Ground" located in the beautiful Champlain Valley of Vermont.
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.
Be sure to check our Romantic Vermont Getaway Packages.