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The Ultimate List of Things to Do in Warren, Vermont

While our small state is a breeze to explore on an extended vacation, if you’re only coming for a weekend getaway or three-day trip, you’ll want to stay close to home and explore the best things to do in Warren, Vermont, near our bed and breakfast. After all, planning a relaxing trip to the stunning Mad River Valley should be all about taking things slow and experiencing new adventures. 

Many of the best things to do in Warren, Vermont, are within a quick drive of our historic Inn. One of our must-visits is the Warren Store. Vermont is known for its charming collection of small towns peppered across the state, and each of these lovely hamlets often has a country shop. The Warren Store is one of the more well-known of these establishments for multiple reasons. The sandwiches on fresh-baked bread, the collection of local items, and the welcoming hospitality to everyone who enters. 

You’ll also receive a warm reception at our bed and breakfast in Vermont, where we’ll do our best to make you feel right at home from the moment you arrive. Our historic Inn and spacious nine-acre property set the tone for a quintessential Vermont experience—and we’re near all of the best things to do in Warren, Vermont. You’ll be nestled off a quiet back road surrounded by nature with cozy accommodations for relaxing and rejuvenating getaways. Each of our nine guest rooms is unique, offering comfortable and plush beds, pristine en suite bathrooms, and a long list of amenities included with your lodging. Book your room today!

Things to Do in Warren Vermont

Your Guide to the Best Things to Do in Warren, Vermont

As you begin to plan your next getaway, you’ll want to check out all of the best things to do in Warren, Vermont, first. These activities near our bed and breakfast offer guests a memorable and unique vacation. Whether you’re looking to explore the miles of hiking trails and waterfall sightings or seek the best farm-to-table cuisine or local cultural attractions, you’ll find this and more in the Mad River Valley in central Vermont.

Here are our top things to do in Warren, Vermont, during your stay: 

  1. Visit The Warren Store for shopping and lunch. Just a few minutes from our Inn, this is one of our favorite places for a midday stop. The sandwiches are all served on freshly baked bread with local ingredients, goodies are baked daily, and you’ll love perusing the collection of products, goods, apparel, and art. 
  2. Head to Sugarbush Resort in all four seasons. Of course, winter is all about ski season, offering two peaks for fantastic runs out in the fresh, powdery snow. During the warmer seasons, one of the best things to do in Warren, Vermont, is hit the golf course for a day on the links. You’ll also love taking a scenic lift ride to view the astounding fall foliage in the autumn. 
  3. A scenic drive under the Warren Covered Bridge. You can’t miss this historic bridge heading into the small town of Warren, and if you want to find more, there’s a beautiful scenic road trip where you can find more exemplary examples of these iconic structures across the state. 
  4. Hit the skies with Sugarbush Soaring. This is a truly memorable experience and, by far, one of the best things to do in Warren, Vermont, especially in the fall. You’ll soar above the fiery colors of autumn as the forests come to life in golden and crimson hues. 
  5. You’ll find plenty of excellent Warren and Waitsfield restaurants to explore during your stay. During the snow season, you’ll want to have dinner at Chez Henri, a classic French bistro at Sugarbush Village. Or make a reservation at the Pitcher Inn for a romantic dinner for two. 
  6. Mad River Taste Place is such a great location to try samples from the Mad River Distillers, taste a stunning collection of Vermont cheeses, and purchase local goods and products. 
  7. There are so many hiking opportunities in the Mad River Valley. The iconic Long Trail runs right along the ridge above West Hill House B&B. Casual hikers will enjoy the short hike south on the Long Trail from Lincoln Gap to Sunset Ledge. Be sure to ask your Innkeeper about the best nearby hikes during your stay.
  8. One of the most popular things to do in Warren, Vermont, for thrill seekers is hitting the mountain biking trails. Sugarbush Resort is known for its network of legendary mountain bike trails and there are many others throughout the Mad River Valley. 

For more personalized recommendations on the things to do in Warren, Vermont, or beyond during your stay, feel free to ask your innkeepers at the West Hill House B&B. 

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Book Our Bed and Breakfast in Vermont in the New Year

Our bed and breakfast in Vermont is truly a hidden gem in the Mad River Valley. You’ll feel completely secluded and away from it all with experienced innkeepers on hand to offer suggestions and guide you to the best things to do in Warren, Vermont, and beyond. A great place to start before you start filling up your itinerary is our extensive collection of blogs in our Vermont Journal—you’ll find insider tips from anything on hikes and bike routes to the best restaurants in the area, breweries, and day trips.

Inside our charming, historic Inn, you’ll find nine elegant guest rooms each thoughtfully designed with our guests’ utmost comfort in mind. Each room is unique, and we often welcome guests back year after year to spend time in their favorite room or to try each one out for size. The Allen Suite, pictured above, is always a favorite for romantic couples’ getaways with a big comfortable king bed, cozy seating area with gas “wood stove,” and a lovely en suite bathroom with a spacious jetted tub and shower. 

Along with ample room to relax in your private guest room, our bed and breakfast in Vermont offers an array of shared spaces that we call “the commons” to spend quality time together over a game of pool, board games, or sit by the roaring fireplace. You’ll find a long list of unique amenities on our property, including the option for a traditional Quaich single malt scotch bar and a library of books reaching more than 1,000 titles. You’ll also be thrilled to join us each morning for a homemade breakfast in our dining room—complimentary to your stay. Book your lodging at our bed and breakfast in Vermont today! 

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