Thanksgiving still weekend open Christmas still available Debating between the comfort of a upscale hotel & the thrill of more authentic "Vermont" accommodations? You'll get the BEST of BOTH here! Welcome to River Stone Lodge, our Mountain view Lodge in Ripton, VT! It's like staying in your very Own mini resort! This spacious lodge has 5 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms, and room for up to 17, Or try something a little different. Surprise your significant other with a private, Ultra indulgent getaway for just the 2 of you. Whether you bring one person or 17, they'll love the 7-person hot tub, campfire ring stocked with firewood, hammock, full game room (more on that in a minute) your pick of ultra plush beds, a jetted tub, Jacuzzi tub in on sky-lit bathroom, a light filled spacious Great Room, the Tree Tops" Loft space at the top of the lodge...and a lot, lot more. A STUNNING NATURAL BEAUTY The River Stone Lodge is idyllic across all seasons: from long, mild summer days (you don't need A/C here, but we have it just in case!) to crisp, technicolor autumn. And you don't need tire chains to get to us in the winter...we're located just off the road with plenty of parking. Nature surrounds you on all sides of our 7-acre property. On a summer night, throw open the lodge windows and listen to nature's surround sound: Vermont peepers and the frogs in our small cattail pond. (For a different soundtrack, we have REAL surround sound, too!) Wonderful Pergola with fun backyard to enjoy! Bring your kayak or canoe to enjoy some sport in the the lakes: Or perhaps take a dip in the swimming holes, or read a good book while you sun yourself using one the camp chairs provided put right in the water! while listening to burbling sounds of the river! Nature always surprises us here: from newborn fawns right outside, to lunar moths lighting on the window, to the occasional bear and moose sighting! Big windows keep the wooded and mountain views close, On a chilly winter day cozy up on the soft leather couches in the Great Room. Enjoy a fire in the fireplace, find your favorite show on Netflix (we have a smart TV in this room, plus 2 more) You'll want to come back 4 times a year just to see how our setting shifts with the seasons! THE GAME ROOM Think of your favorite local bar, shrink it a little, and imagine having it all to yourself! Our downstairs game room has a bar and a pub table, a pool table, a popcorn machine, a poker table and Foosball table. You can spend hours down here- trust us. SLEEPING SPACES Claim the master suite, with it's cathedral ceilings and four-poster king-sized bed wrapped in luxurious linens. Roll out of bed and into the perfect "good morning": the double headed shower in the en-suite bath, with spa tub. Or head for the very top of the lodge to the lofts-a place we call the "Tree Tops" because you're literally right among them. There's a daybed up here, as well as a full bed under the sky light for star gazing, and a "secret Room" with giant sized foof bag for escaping with a good book. In fact, the lodge is full of hidden nooks and crannies. Other beds across 5 bedrooms include 4 queens, 1 full, 2 twins and a toddler bed . and sleeping cots for extra single guests which are comfortable. (in fact, we have a small toddler/playroom!) , as well as a portable crib for our littlest guests. When at full capacity great for extended families. KITCHEN, DINNING AND LIVING The kitchen is fully equipped for making memorable meals, and serving them at 2 dining tables. Aside from the GREAT ROOM, there are several other seating areas for watching nature, reading or spending time together. ABOUT MIDDLEBURY/RIPTON , VT An outdoor haven with a long history a bit of college town quirkiness, Middlebury /Ripton is famous among outdoor enthusiasts, artists, and fans of all things. local-including food, wine, beer and crafts. At River Stone Lodge, we're just 5 miles from middlebury. with it's farm-to-table restaurants, wineries, breweries and hike/bike trails. Then, right off scenic RT 125 in the mountains, two miles into the Green Mountain National Forest, you'll find the River Stone Lodge...and the breathtaking natural beauty that surrounds it. Welcome! Please reserve your vacation using the yellow " book in now"button on the right! We look forward to having you. _Kris Enjoy all 4 seasons of the year in this beautiful place we call heaven sent, Our fun, warm quirky lodge is full of fun and laughter for all. for those wanting to enjoy everything nature has to offer, you'll find it close to this home! your not 'out in nowhere' And it is easy to find and get to as this is a VERY popular scenic drive for people from all over. Swimming! Skiing! Lake! Rivers! Waterfalls! Hiking! Biking! Walking! Wildlife! Kayaking! Canoeing!