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Northern VT opens its doors to gay and lesbian vacationers

Vermont as a whole offers a gay friendly approach to its visitors, and that is equally true at its lodgings. The hotels, inns, and lodgings of Northern VT, which includes the towns of Burlington and Stowe, include gay friendly lodgings that are warm and welcoming to gay and lesbian guests. Guests enjoy beautiful furnishings, high quality service, and close proximity to dining, shopping, and cultural attractions.

511 Mountain Road Stowe, VT, 05672 Phone: 802-253-4811 Toll-Free: 866-970-0786

Memorable times await in Vermont's hills

When you vacation in chic Stowe, Vermont, the place to stay is Golden Eagle Resort. With its comfortable rooms and many amenities, the Golden Eagle is the ideal four-season destination. You'll find two heated pools, one indoor, one outdoor, a hot tub for soaking, and a cedar sauna for total relaxation. Enjoy a massage or a workout in our fitness center. Kick off your shoes and relax in one of our rooms, which feature plush beds, crisp linens, and spectacular views of forests and mountains. Room amenities include coffee makers, clock radios, hair dryers, and irons and ironing boards. Some rooms come with fireplaces, jetted tubs, kitchenettes, and private balconies or patios. In winter, a shuttle bus will take you to the slopes.

703 US Route 5 South St. Johnsbury, VT, 05819 Phone: 802-748-1500 Toll-Free: 866-489-7902

Vermont welcomes gay and LGBT guests

As one of the earliest states to support gay marriage, Vermont is glad to welcome LGBT guests and their families. Like others attracted to Vermont’s charms, LGBT travelers are looking for a variety of activities for all ages, in all seasons. Comfort Inn & Suites Near Burke Mountain offers hospitality for guests coming for winter skiing and snowboarding at Jay Peak, Burke Mountain, Cannon Mountain, or Bretton Woods. A big summer sport in the magnificent Northeast Kingdom is mountain biking, and that is easily accessible. Fall visitors love the foliage, and people come year-round for antique shopping, St. Johnsbury Athenaeum and other museums, and theme parks for youngsters.

4800 Basin Harbor Road Vergennes, VT, 05491 Phone: 802-475-2311 Toll-Free: 800-622-4000

Leave your smartphone at home, and head to Vermont

Stay at Basin Harbor Club, and in a few days you'll be thinking schedules and deadlines are just something out of old movies. That's why we describe our 700 acres alongside Lake Champlain as a place for "active tranquility." Our 18-hole championship golf course, designed by renowned architect Geoffrey Cornish, features rolling terrain, well-placed bunkers, contoured fairways, and service to match. Explore the lake (one of America's largest) by sailboat, kayak, or narrated cruise. Need to unwind? Our Blue Chair Spa offers a full menu of massage therapies. And when it's time for a culinary experience, head to our Red Mill Restaurant, our Main Dining Room, or another of our dining areas, where the focus is on foods produced right here in Vermont. Our farm to table is truly from our farm!

401 Western Avenue St. Johnsbury, VT, 05819 Phone: 802-748-5666 Toll-Free: 866-359-8204

Vermont hospitality always extends to all guests

Gay and lesbian couples and families are no different from all couples and families when it comes to the hospitality and service they can expect at the Fairbanks Inn in St. Johnsbury. LGBT people recognize Vermont as an early adopter of LGBT civil rights, and the warmth that greets them confirms this. In all seasons, adults and kids can enjoy snow sports or green-weather activities at nearby Burke and Jay Peak ski areas, as well as the mountain biking trails for which the Northeast Kingdom is known. Also: nearby museums, planetariums, unique shopping and dining are enjoyed by all. The Inn offers rooms with microwave ovens and refrigerators or suites with kitchenettes, an outdoor heating pool, and a beautiful and restful courtyard. Stay close or roam afar: it’s all good!