Sometimes, you need a vacation. Whether you’re stressed, tired, or overworked, it’s important to take the time to rest and recharge. There’s no better way to do that than by embarking on a scenic getaway from Philadelphia. Arlington, VT has everything you need for a relaxing, romantic weekend trip. You’ll see majestic mountains and gorgeous rivers, no matter what time of year you decide to visit. It’s only a one-hour flight or five-hour drive away from Philadelphia, so what are you waiting for? Access our free Vacation Guide to find out the best places to visit in Southern Vermont, then start planning your vacation today!
3 Reasons Why Arlington, VT is the Best Getaway From Philadelphia
1. Beautiful Scenery
Arlington’s rolling landscapes are a lovely backdrop for a romantic getaway. You’ll find no shortage of jaw-dropping views in Southern Vermont, from mountain peaks to emerald lakes. Don’t forget to pack your camera!
Want to know the perfect way to escape the city and breathe in Vermont’s fresh, open air? Take a scenic drive or road trip through the countryside! Why see just a small part of the state when you could hop in the car and see it all? Head up to the crystal waters of Lake Champlain, or catch a glimpse of the magnificent fall foliage on the Molly Stark Byway.
2. Exciting Activities
There are so many things to do in Southern Vermont! Spend a day on the Battenkill River trout fishing, or indulge in pure Vermont maple syrup at the Sugar Shack. Other unique attractions include touring the Shires of Vermont covered bridges or visiting a local farmers market.
If you’re looking for an active way to spend your vacation, we recommend playing a round of golf at the Equinox Resort Golf Course. This challenging course features 6,423 yards of greens, bunkers, and water features. Vermont is also one of the most popular hiking destinations in New England. Strap on your hiking boots and prepare for your next adventure!
3. Rich History
Southern Vermont is a hub of American history. Hildene, the Lincoln family house, is just down the road from the Arlington Inn. History buffs love visiting Robert Todd Lincoln’s former summer home and touring the estate’s Georgian revival mansion and 14 historic buildings. The surrounding farm and trail system are other great ways to explore the property.
Southern Vermont is also home to a little piece of Revolutionary War history. The 306-foot-tall Bennington Battle Monument commemorates 1777’s Battle of Bennington, the turning point in the Revolutionary War. Don’t miss your chance to see Vermont’s most popular historic site!
Plan Your Getaway to The Arlington Inn
Complete your getaway from Philadelphia with a stay at The Arlington Inn. Our charming bed and breakfast sits on four acres of landscaped English gardens which feature a gazebo and picnic area. You are welcome to join us for dinner in the Dining Room, our on-site restaurant offering delicious culinary creations. When you reserve a stay in one of our accommodations, you’ll already have a dinner reservation for the night of your arrival. The Dining Room features a wood burning fireplace in the winter and lovely outdoor patio in the summer, so there’s something for every season! We can’t wait to host you soon.