The county town of Addison County in western Vermont, Middlebury is most famous for Middlebury College, founded in 1800 and one of the oldest liberal colleges in the States. Today, the college is well-known for its summer, foreign-language courses, and also for the Bread Loaf School of English in the hills above the town founded by the revered poet, Robert Frost - he owned a farm close to the town. The best places to stay in Middlebury if you're here on college business are undoubtedly in the centre of town,
The falls of Otter Creek, hiking trails in the Green Mountains and the beautiful white-marble buildings (from the local marble quarry) of Middlebury are some of the area’s other attractions.
Our pick of the best places to stay in Middlebury would be ideal if you want to learn a foreign language at the College or simply want to explore this charming area of western Vermont.
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Antique furnishings, original high ceilings and elegant interiors make up this former 1827 coaching inn. Rooms are a blend of contemporary and classic with modern bathrooms. Morgan's Tavern serves fresh and local farm produce. Drinks at the bar or a day at the spa, make this a great base for hiking.