Thanks to Vermont’s beautiful scenery your journey will be as breathtaking as the destination!
See how to find your way to our quintessential village, historic hotel and restaurant in southern Vermont.
Map & Directions to The Grafton Inn
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 the end of the road. Left on Rt 5 North, 2 miles to the 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 Drive Times
Montreal – 4.5 Hours
New York, NY – 4.5 Hours
Boston, MA – 2.5 Hours
Burlington, VT – 2.5 Hours
Manchester, NH – 2-2.5 Hours
Albany, NY – 1.5-2 Hours
Hartford, CT – 2 Hours
We do not have pick up service at any airport, however car rentals are available, as are transportation services, including Thomas Transportation. Please be sure to call ahead to make arrangements with them directly.
Unfortunately there aren’t any taxi services available in the area, but check your favorite ride sharing apps. Luckily once you’re here, there are so many things to do at the Inn and within walking distance!
Address & Coordinates
The Grafton Inn
92 Main Street
Grafton, VT 05146