Direction to the Grafton Inn
The Grafton Inn
92 Main Street
Grafton, VT 05146
Latitude: 43.172573 Longitude: -72.609078
From Points North
Interstate 91 South to Exit 7 (Springfield). Follow Rt 11 West through Springfield approximately 11 miles to Chester. In Chester, turn right and follow Rt 11 about .5 mile to Rt 35. Left on Rt 35 South to Grafton, about 7 miles. At the end of Chester Rd. (Rte. 35 S), turn right which will lead you into the center of Grafton. The Grafton Inn will be on the corner of Main St. and Townshend Road. Our parking lot is in the back of the inn.
From Points East
Grafton is best accessed through Keene, New Hampshire – Then take Rt 12 North turning left at the first traffic light to get to Bellows Falls – Then take Rt 121 West to Grafton – or pick up I-91 through Greenfield and follow directions from the South.
Best Route from Boston
Take Route 2 West out of Boston to Exit # 24 ( Route 140 North) Follow Route 140 North to Route 12 North, Follow Route 12 North through Keene N.H., turning right at the Intersections of Route 12 & 9 in Keene. Stay on 12 North To North Walpole and turn left at the first traffic light In North Walpole N.H. Take the Arch Bridge over the Conn. River into Bellows Falls, Vt. – Then take Route 121 West out of Bellows Falls to Grafton. Travel 12.9 Miles on 121 to the front door of The Grafton Inn.
From Points South
Interstate 91 North to Exit 5 (Bellows Falls). Bear right off exit to T at end of road. Left on Rt 5 North, 2 miles to first traffic light. Turn left at lights on Rt 121 West. Stay on Rt 121 for 12 miles to Grafton. This will take you to the center of Grafton. The Grafton Inn will be on the corner of Main St. and Townshend Road, right in the center of town. Our parking lot is in the back of the inn.
From Points West*
Follow Rt 7 East to Bennington, then Rt 7 North to exit 4 (Manchester). Take a right on Route 30. When Rt 30 and Rt 11 split (just before Bromley Mountain), stay straight on Rt 11. Follow Rt 11 to Chester where in the center of town, take Rt 35 south into Grafton. At the end of Chester Rd. (Rte. 35 S), turn right which will lead you into the center of Grafton. The Grafton Inn will be on the corner of Main St. and Townshend Road. Our parking lot is in the back of the inn.
*Please note from Points West: If you are tempted by the sign that reads “Grafton via Route 121”, be aware that most of the nine miles is dirt road and can be quite an adventure in wintery weather.
Approximate Driving Times
Montreal – 4.5 hrs
New York, NY – 4.5 hrs
Boston, MA – 2.5 hrs
Burlington, VT – 2.5 hrs
Manchester, NH – 2-2.5 hrs
Albany, NY – 1.5-2 hrs
Hartford, CT – 2 hrs
Transportation to Grafton, Vermont
Small private planes: Crown Point Aviation, Inc. at the Hartness State Airport in Springfield, VT. Catering to general aviation. Only 25 minutes from Grafton. Call 802-886-8594 for more information.
Hartford, CT is our closest major airport, located 1.5 hours from Grafton via car. Burlington, VT is 2.5 hours north of Grafton. There are two smaller airports nearby: Manchester, NH and Lebanon, NH.
We do not have pick up service at any airport, however car rentals are available, as are transportation services, including Thomas Transportation, (800) 526-8143- Please be sure to call ahead to make these arrangements with Thomas Transportation directly. Unfortunately there aren’t any local taxi services available in the area.