Northfield is a traditional New England village located just north of the center of Vermont in Washington County. It lies in a valley within the Green Mountains, and has been the home of Norwich University, the nation's oldest private military college, since 1866.
Very near the geographic center of the state, the town is a wonderful combination of college town and traditional New England village. Northfield has many places of interest such as several historic churches, The Old Red Mill and five scenic covered bridges
. Your accommodation is only 3 hours from Boston
, Hartford or Albany and 5 minutes off the interstate, yet it is worlds away from the hustle and bustle of city life.
A short drive to many of Central Vermont's best attractions, ski areas, recreational activities and dining establishments, your secluded chalet rental vacation home rental will be just seconds from the VAST (Vermont Association of Snow Traveler) snowmobile trail system.
Nestled in the Green Mountains your vacation rental is home to a quiet, affordable woodland getaway. Your accommodation is perfect for a weekend or a place to gather friends, family or associates for an event, retreat, wedding, conference or reunion.
With accommodations ranging from private cottages, condo rentals and chalet rentals with all the comforts of home, to vacation home rentals tucked into the landscape, Northfield lodging has something for everyone.
Known for the state's largest Labor Day Celebration
, Northfield was once the headquarters of the Central Vermont Railway.
Montpelier, the state capitol, is just 15 miles up the road, and offers many choices for shopping and dining, from coffee shops and bakeries to ethnic and gourmet restaurants. The Green Mountain National Forest
, just 20 miles to the west is home to the Appalachian and Long Trails, and several downhill ski areas, such as Sugarbush's Lincoln Peak and Mount Ellen, and Mad River Glen
. Brookfield to the south, offers sightseers, nature lovers and sportsmen many options, such as the Floating Bridge, Allis State Park and Baker's Pond, with dining choices as well. Drive 10 minutes into Barre to the east, and you can explore and learn about the Granite Quarries, or catch the latest production at the Opera House. Rent holiday vacation rentals directly from owners
of vacation rentals such as chalets, cabins, and condo rental accommodations at Northfield, VT, USA