: Bradley Int'l Airport (Hartford, CT)
: Bellows Falls
: Interstate 91
Barrett House is located in the heart of Grafton, Vermont, at the junction of routes 121 and 35. Conveniently located in southern Vermont, just 12 miles from I-91, and 2 hours from Hartford, 2.5 hours from Boston and 4.5 hours from New York City. Enjoy the privacy of a home with the amenities of The Old Tavern at Grafton inn.
An array of local attractions at our recreation center: Grafton Ponds Outdoor Center include swimming, fly-fishing, hiking and mountain biking provide the perfect opportunity to relax and invigorate. Things to enjoy - Restaurant, art galleries, tennis, fitness center, outdoor swim pond, skiing, cycling. Nearby: Golf, variety of restaurants, horseback riding, freshwater fishing, downhill skiing/snowboarding, outlet shopping. Attractions: In addition to historical Grafton, the local towns of Chester, Brattleboro, Weston, Woodstock, Bellows Falls, Ludlow, and Manchester.
Other Activities: snowshoeing, art shopping, hiking
Ski: Grafton Ponds Recreation Center offers year-round activities, which are free to Barrett House renters.
In the summer, Grafton Ponds offers more than 2,000 acres of mountain biking and hiking as well as summer kids camps.
In the winter, it offers 30 kilometers of Nordic skiing (with snowmaking on select trails), snowshoeing, ice skating and a 600-foot snow tubing hill. Grafton Ponds is one of just two Nordic centers in Vermont that makes snow. The base lodge offers full rentals, clinics/lessons, retail products and refreshments.
Grafton Ponds organizes a variety of special events during its seasons, as well. Call to inquire about its offerings and events.