Old Red Mill Inn
Cheap doesn’t mean chintzy at this authentic ski-lodge-style B&B, a former lumbermill and tavern.
18 North Main St. (jct. Routes 100N & 9), Wilmington. 802-464-3700; oldredmill.com
The Inn at Weston
In-room woodstoves, a cozy dining room serving a changing menu of the freshest ingredients, plus 375 delicate orchid varieties on display at the innkeepers’ private greenhouse.
630 Main St. (Route 100), Weston. 802-824-6789; innweston.com
Hawk Inn & Mountain Resort
All the amenities, and then some, on 1,200 acres: hiking, fly-fishing school, tennis, horseback riding, nature preserve, marina, spa, indoor and outdoor pools, and the River Tavern restaurant.
75 Billings Road (off Route 100), Plymouth. 802-672-3811; hawkresort.com
The Inn at the Round Barn Farm
This romantic former dairy farm, now a B&B, coddles couples with puffy down comforters and whirlpool tubs. But Vermont authenticity is maintained with on-site apple picking and cider pressing.
1661 East Warren Road, Waitsfield. 802-496-2276; theroundbarn.com
The Inn at Lareau Farm
A homey B&B located next to and owned by American Flatbread.
48 Lareau Road, Waitsfield. 802-496-4949; lareaufarminn.com
Trapp Family Lodge
This is where the family of The Sound of Music fame came to settle after fleeing the Nazis over the Alps. The Trapps are till involved in managing the inn, making it anything but a tourist trap.
700 Trapp Hill Road, Stowe. 802-253-8511; trappfamily.com
Stowe Mountain Resort
5781 Mountain Road, Stowe. 802-253-3000; stowe.com
Stoweflake Mountain Resort & Spa Fitness and comfort, golf and tennis, hiking trails, outdoor pool, luxurious rooms, pub and cafe, plus fine dining representing an array of local growers and producers.
1746 Mountain Road (Route 108), Stowe. 802-253-7355; stoweflake.com
Topnotch Resort & Spa
A luxe resort that doesn’t discriminate against families, with a four-star children’s activities menu and both inside and outside pools with views of Mount Mansfield.
4000 Mountain Road (Route 108), Stowe. 802-253-8585; topnotchresort.com