THETFORD: Lake House Inn (802-333-4025) is the only lodging on Lake Fairlee. Four miles from the Thetford Hill green on Rte. 244, it is a bed-and-breakfast place with an English tilt. Rates are $45 to $55 double.
NORTH THETFORD: The Stonehouse Inn (802-333-9124) is part of the Connecticut River lodging network for canoeists. Four miles from the Thetford Hill green, it has six rooms at $35 double, including breakfast.
NEWFANE: The Old Newfane Inn (802-365-4427) is right on the green. Built in 1787, it has 10 quaint rooms ranging from $65 to $75 double.
Also on the green is the Four Columns Inn (802-365-7713) with 12 rooms, $60 to $85 double, including continental breakfast.
MIDDLEBURY: Overlooking the green, the Middlebury Inn (800-842-4666) has 55 rooms and a variety of dining choices. The newly redecorated accommodations range from $40 to $84 double.
EAST MIDDLEBURY: Built as a stagecoach stop in 1810, the Waybury Inn (802-388-4015) on Rte. 125 has 12 rooms, $55 to $79 double, including breakfast.
WOODSTOCK: The Woodstock Inn (802-457-1100) on the green is large, with 120 rooms and all the facilities of a resort. Rates are $78 to $114 double, plus $28 per person for breakfast and dinner.
On what was once a 40-acre estate on the Ottauquechee River, the Village Inn of Woodstock (802-457-1255) has many hearths, oak wainscoting, tin ceilings and heavy beveled glass. Some of the nine guest rooms have marble washstands; rates range from $40 to $50 double.
Four miles south of Woodstock on Rte. 106 is the Kedron Valley Inn (802 457-1473). It consists of three buildings, two with country-inn-type rooms and one a motel, plus a riding stable with more than 30 horses. Rates range from $32 to $68 double, plus $20 per person for breakfast and dinner..
CRAFTSBURY COMMON: The Inn on the Common (802-856-9619) has 17 antique-filled rooms, ranging from $110 to $150 double, including breakfast and dinner (or $15 less per person with just breakfast). Meals are limited to inn guests.
One mile south of the green is the 1850 Craftsbury Inn (802-586-2848), with 10 quilted and wickered rooms. Bed and breakfast for two ranges from $45 to $65.