Correction: An earlier version of these travel tips incorrectly said that United Airlines flies nonstop from Reagan National Airport to Hartford, Conn. The flight makes one stop. This version has been corrected.

if you go
GETTING THERE

United and US Airways offer flights from Reagan National to Hartford, Conn., with late August fares currently starting at $250. The Windham Hill Inn in West Townshend, Vt., is 100 miles from the airport.

WHERE TO STAY

Windham Hill Inn

311 Lawrence Dr., West Townshend

800-944-4080

www.windhamhill.com

A 21-room property in the Green Mountains. Pool, tennis, WiFi and hot breakfast included. Rooms from $255.

WHERE TO EAT

Windham Hill Inn

Seasonal menu by executive chef Graham Gill features locally sourced products. Four-course prix fixe menu $68; six course $88.

Harpoon Brewery

336 Ruth Carney Dr., Windsor

802-674-5491

www.harpoonbrewery.com

Starters, salads, wraps, grilled panini, burgers and bratwurst $4.75 to $10.

Jamaica Coffee House

3863 Vermont Rte. 30, Jamaica

802-874-4643

Baked goods, bagels, soups, sandwiches, wraps, coffee and tea $1.50 to $7.50.

WHAT TO DO

Harpoon Brewery Facility Tour

Friday at 5, 6 and 7 p.m., Saturday on the hour from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday on the hour from noon to 4 p.m. One-hour tour includes sample glass and tasting. $5 (with ID).

Taylor Farm and Cheese Shop

825 Rte. 11, Londonderry

802-824-5690

www.taylorfarmvermont.com

Open daily 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Grafton Village Specialty Cheese & Wine Shop

400 Linden St., Brattleboro

800-472-3866

graftonvillagecheese.com

Open daily 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Retreat Petting Farm & Retreat Trails

350 Linden St., Rte. 30

Brattleboro

802-257-2240

www.theretreatfarm.com

Open Memorial Day through Columbus Day. Wednesday-Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sunday noon to 4 p.m. $6, children 2 to 11 $5. Free hiking trails open year-round.

D. Lasser Ceramics

6405 Vermont Rte. 100, Londonderry

802-824-5383

www.lasserceramics.com

Daily 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Waterwheel House Quilt Shop

6795 Vermont Rte. 100, Londonderry

802-824-5700

www.waterwheelhouse.com

Tuesday-Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday noon to 5 p.m.

Green Mountain Spinnery

7 Brickyard Lane, Putney

802-387-4528

www.spinnery.com

Monday-Friday 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Sunday noon to 4 p.m.

INFORMATION

www.vermontvacation.com

N.R.