Originally built in 1809 as a farmhouse, the West Mountain Inn in Arlington sits nestled on a hillside with the famous Battenkill River flowing at the base of their drive. A family run business for over 30 years, owner Amie Emmons is a second generation innkeeper of this secluded 20 room bed and breakfast getaway. With romantic, antique filled guest rooms, fantastic mountain views, local farm fresh dining, 150 acres of woodland hiking and snowshoeing trails, extensive gardens and friendly alpacas, the West Mountain Inn is a true Vermont country experience.
Guests can relax and explore the Inn’s beautiful grounds, trails and gardens or take just a few steps down the drive and go tubing, canoeing or fly fishing on the Battenkill. For cycling enthusiasts River Road offers a quiet, scenic ride past a horse farm and thru a historic covered bridge. Just 10 minutes from Manchester and an hour to Williamstown, MA or Saratoga Springs, NY; shopping, golf, summer theater and music events are all within a short day trip.
The Inn was chosen by The Knot in 2012 as a “Best of Weddings Pick” for Vermont venues. Their historic barn provides a rustic, elegant setting for receptions and the beauty of their grounds is the perfect backdrop for a classic Vermont country wedding.
Chef Jeff Scott partners with local farms and artisan food producers to bring guests the best in Vermont’s farm fresh, organic cuisine. The cozy tavern and dining room with fireside tables offers breakfast and dinner to Inn guest and is also open to the general public.
Each year the Inn hosts a many special groups and events. From musical house concerts to business conferences, holiday celebrations, yoga retreats or fly fishing seminars; they customize activities, menus and spaces around the needs and requests of each group.
West Mountain Inn is a place where you can slow down, be pampered and take in all the beauty and authentic hospitality that Vermont has to offer.