Explore Grafton Village

The perfect New England village destination: Grafton, Vermont

When you’re looking for a glimpse of New England the way it used to be, the town of Grafton, Vermont offers a hands-on experience like no other. Each year visitors flock to our historic Vermont village to enjoy the simple pleasures that Grafton has to offer. Located about 35 miles north of Brattleboro, the village of Grafton, Vermont is on the National Register of Historic Places and with good reason. Extensive measures have been taken to restore much of the town’s graceful, pre-Civil War ambiance while offering a variety of attractions, events and recreational activities. Just steps from scenic Main Street, visitors can learn how to make their own cheese, watch a veteran blacksmith mold and shape metal, and explore sophisticated art galleries, museums and shops. Travel the many miles of trails at Grafton Trails & Outdoor Center, or enjoy a pint at Phelps Barn Pub. Whatever your interest, Grafton makes an ideal hub for touring all that Vermont has to offer.

Stay at the Grafton Inn

The Grafton Inn offers distinctive accommodations in its Main Tavern, cottages and five guest homes. The Old Tavern Restaurant and Phelps Barn Pub feature fine and casual dining that spotlights locally-sourced cuisine.

The Inn is part of the nonprofit Windham Foundation, whose mission is to promote Vermont’s rural communities. A stay here supports the Foundation’s charitable endeavors.

Since 1801 the Grafton Inn has hosted several U.S. Presidents and literary legends such as Nathaniel Hawthorne, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry David Thoreau and Rudyard Kipling. Whether you come for our history or for a romantic Vermont vacation, the Grafton Inn has something for anyone seeking a quintessential New England getaway. Make your reservation at the Grafton Inn today!