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Weston, Vermont

Recommended lodging in Weston: The Inn at Weston

Weston - Route 100 north from Londonderry to Weston you will find a picturesque drive. This former stagecoach route passing the Historic Landmark Farrar-Mansur museum built in 1797. Today Weston is home to a town green with old-fashioned bandstand, The Weston Playhouse and antique and craft shows.

Weston is a village virtually untouched by time, thanks to the vision of its forefathers who realized their village was special. Determined to preserve it and guided by Yankee spirit and common sense, they did just that and today the entire village is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

You can visit the Museums of Weston in the Millyard consisting of the 18th century Farrar-Mansur House, the Old Mill and the Crafts Building. Each is filled with authentic and rare examples of the everyday items used by 18th and 19th century Weston families. There are two magnificent churches, the Old Parish Church on Main Street, which serves the community year round, and the Church on the Hill with Sunday morning services and afternoon concerts during July and August.

The Weston Playhouse Theatre Company is Vermont's oldest professional theatre company, presenting a summer season of Broadway's favorite plays and musicals in a beautiful white-columned theatre on the village green.

Shopping in Weston is a step back in time when a premium was placed on quality and friendly service. Here you'll find the most famous country store in Vermont and shops featuring Christmas collectibles, home furnishings and pies and pastries There is a fine art gallery, a general store, cheese emporium and for those who never want to leave, a friendly realtor. All of the village businesses are within a short walk of each other and if you need a break, local restaurants are ready to serve you.
The Inns of Weston

For outdoor enthusiasts Weston and its surrounding countryside offer miles of scenic backroads for hiking and bicycling or just taking a leisurely walk. Right in the village there's fishing and swimming in the West River. And for the golfers, there are a number of excellent courses all within a half hour drive.

With a choice of inns, B&B's and motels providing friendly and comfortable lodging, Weston serves as the ideal base from which to explore other popular areas of Vermont.

Just three miles north of the village is the famous Weston Priory, a Benedictine monastery. The Brothers, well known for their beautiful music, welcome the public to daily prayer. For days and times, call (802) 824-5409.

When the snow flies Weston becomes magical under a blanket of white. There is back country snowshoeing, cross-country skiing and snowmobiling virtually "out the door." Midway between Stratton and Okemo, Weston is the perfect place for skiers and riders. Plus, there's ice skating, sledding and sleigh rides just minutes away. And of course, December visits make for good, old fashioned holiday shopping.

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