Unforgettable Vermont Team Building & Group Experiences

Looking to create unforgettable memories with your team? Our event coordinators at our Vermont event venue in Grafton are here to help you craft the perfect experience tailored to your group’s interests. From cheese tasting and outdoor adventures to historical tours and shopping excursions, we offer a range of activities designed to bring your team together. The team building possibilities are endless for your meetings, retreats, and events!

Platter of cheese with someone reaching for a slice

Experience Grafton Village Cheese

Our event coordinators can assist with setting up a cheese tasting experience tailored to your group.

Group playing corn hole in Grafton, VT

Get Active & Explore the Outdoors

Discover the great outdoors and stay active with a wide range of activities available throughout the year. Whether your group enjoys hiking, biking, skiing, or just exploring the beautiful Vermont landscape, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.

Spring/Summer/Fall Activities: Enjoy hiking, mountain biking, disc golf, and swimming.

Winter Activities: Experience cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, snow tubing, and fat biking, with horse-drawn sleigh rides for a magical winter experience.

Around Town Activities:

  • Cornhole tournaments
  • Pickleball or tennis matches
  • Game room fun
  • Private yoga classes available in both indoor and outdoor spaces.

The Inn can assist with setting up a golf outing at the nearby courses:

Historic photo of Grafton house

History Tour with the Grafton Historical Society

Delve into the fascinating history of Grafton with a variety of engaging activities that highlight the town’s unique heritage. Our event coordinators can help set up tours and visits that will enrich your group’s understanding and appreciation of Grafton’s storied past.

  • Visit the museum located on Main Street to explore exhibits that showcase the town’s history. The Inn can arrange a walking tour of Grafton, providing insights into both the town and the Inn’s own history.
  • Discover the remarkable Daisy Turner story by visiting the Turner Homestead.
    • An important piece of Grafton’s rich history, the Turner family’s legacy began with Alexander “Alec” Turner, an escaped slave who fought for the Union Army and settled here as a hill farmer in 1872. His daughter Daisy remained in Grafton until her death in 1988 at the age of 103. The epic history of the Turner family, preserved by the Vermont Folklife Center and stewarded by the Windham Foundation, is celebrated at the first site on Vermont’s African American Heritage Trail.
  • Explore the Grafton Nature Museum, which features hands-on exhibits and dioramas focusing on the region’s plants, animals, and geology.
    • With ample notice, the Inn can coordinate an event with the Nature Museum, which often hosts interesting speakers and nature walking tours.
Antique store window

Antiquing and Shopping Adventures

For those who love to shop, Grafton and its surrounding areas offer a delightful array of antique stores and unique local shops. Our event coordinators can guide you to the best spots for finding hidden treasures and local goods.

  • Windham Antiques: Located in Bellows Falls, VT, this store offers a diverse collection of antiques, from furniture to vintage collectibles, perfect for finding a unique piece of history to take home.
  • Stone House Antique Center: Situated in Chester, VT, this center features multiple dealers under one roof, offering a wide variety of antiques and collectibles. It’s a treasure hunter’s paradise with something for everyone.

No visit to Vermont is complete without stopping by the Vermont Country Store. This iconic store is a must-visit for shopping and offers a nostalgic experience with a wide selection of local goods, vintage items, and unique gifts. Don’t forget to take a photo at their picturesque covered bridge, affectionately known as “The Kissing Bridge.”

Exterior of Grafton Inn, VT

Plan Your Next Meeting or Retreat at Grafton Inn

Book your next meeting or retreat at our Vermont event venue and take advantage of our exceptional group experiences and team-building activities. Our dedicated event coordinators are here to assist you in creating unforgettable memories tailored to your group’s interests.

Grafton Inn offers a variety of meeting spaces suitable for groups ranging from 12 to 150 participants. Our meeting packages are designed to simplify event planning, ensuring a seamless and successful experience for all attendees. Enjoy our on-site dining, complimentary breakfast, and access to all the activities and attractions Grafton has to offer. Whether your group prefers private rooms, spacious suites, or entire house rentals, we have the perfect accommodations to meet your needs.

Contact us now to start planning your perfect team-building itinerary and make your next event truly memorable.