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Vermont

Wildlife, Walking & Hiking in the Green Mountain State

Explore the picturesque woodlands of Vermont on expert-led walks and hikes, learn about fascinating local wildlife and history of the area.
Rating (4.43)
Program No. 22619RJ
Length
6 days
Starts at
929
Vermont

Wildlife, Walking & Hiking in the Green Mountain State

Explore the picturesque woodlands of Vermont on expert-led walks and hikes, learn about fascinating local wildlife and history of the area.
Length
6 days
Starts at
929
Length
6 days
Rating (4.43)
Starts at
929
Program No. 22619RJ

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itinerary
Please Note:
The itinerary for this program is different on certain dates.
Select your type of room
Price will update based on selection
Prices displayed below are based on per person,doubleoccupancy.
DATES & starting prices
PRICES
Jun 26 - Jul 1, 2022
Starting at
929
Itinerary Note

Day 4 morning hike will be at Jamaica State Park in place of Grout Pond.

Jul 10 - Jul 15, 2022
Starting at
929
Itinerary Note

Day 4 morning hike will be at Jamaica State Park in place of Grout Pond.

Sep 18 - Sep 23, 2022
Starting at
979
Oct 2 - Oct 7, 2022
Starting at
979
Oct 10 - Oct 15, 2022
Starting at
979
Jun 25 - Jun 30, 2023
Starting at
999
Jul 9 - Jul 14, 2023
Starting at
1,049
Sep 10 - Sep 15, 2023
Starting at
1,099
Sep 17 - Sep 22, 2023
Starting at
1,099
Oct 1 - Oct 6, 2023
Starting at
1,099
DATES & starting prices
PRICES
Jun 26 - Jul 1, 2022
Starting at
1,079
Itinerary Note

Day 4 morning hike will be at Jamaica State Park in place of Grout Pond.

Jul 10 - Jul 15, 2022
Starting at
1,079
Itinerary Note

Day 4 morning hike will be at Jamaica State Park in place of Grout Pond.

Sep 18 - Sep 23, 2022
Starting at
1,129
Oct 2 - Oct 7, 2022
Starting at
1,129
Oct 10 - Oct 15, 2022
Starting at
1,129
Jun 25 - Jun 30, 2023
Starting at
1,199
Jul 9 - Jul 14, 2023
Starting at
1,249
Sep 10 - Sep 15, 2023
Starting at
1,259
Sep 17 - Sep 22, 2023
Starting at
1,259
Oct 1 - Oct 6, 2023
Starting at
1,259

At a Glance

Peaceful, pastoral and picturesque — the Vermont countryside is New England wilderness at its finest and home to a bustling ecosystem of local wildlife. From your home base at a quaint bed and breakfast nestled in the Dover Town Forest, join experts on daily walks to immerse yourself in the Green Mountain State’s lush forests, verdant mountains and breathtaking lakeside vistas. Study the local wildlife you see along the way, from birds of prey and beavers to moose and wolves, and discuss topics like local ecosystems, conservation and more.
Activity Level
Outdoor: No Sweat
Nature walks and hikes 1.5-2 miles in length. Expect to encounter uneven terrain, roots, and rocks. Walking poles suggested.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 13 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you’ll…

  • Soak in panoramic views on daily hikes and nature walks, and dive deep into topics like the effects of human activity on the wildlife species of Vermont.
  • Get to know wildlife with a live animal presentation by the Southern Vermont Natural History Museum.
  • Travel along the Crosstown Trail in Dover to visit one or two beaver ponds, and learn about these true environmental engineers.
Meals
14 Meals
5 Breakfasts
4 Lunches
5 Dinners
The following choices may be available when requested in advance: Vegetarian, Gluten Free
Lodging
Lodgings may differ by date. Select a date to see the lodgings specific to that date.
Display
Oct 10, 2022 - Oct 15, 2022
  • Jun 26, 2022 - Jul 01, 2022
  • Jul 10, 2022 - Jul 15, 2022
  • Sep 18, 2022 - Sep 23, 2022
  • Oct 02, 2022 - Oct 07, 2022
  • Oct 10, 2022 - Oct 15, 2022
  • Jun 25, 2023 - Jun 30, 2023
  • Jul 09, 2023 - Jul 14, 2023
  • Sep 10, 2023 - Sep 15, 2023
  • Sep 17, 2023 - Sep 22, 2023
  • Oct 01, 2023 - Oct 06, 2023
5 nights
West Dover
The Gray Ghost Inn is a quaint, family owned and operated bed and breakfast in Southern Vermont with a focus on individual service and personal attention. Besides a fun, welcoming environment, we offer a full Vermont breakfast cooked to order along with lunch and dinner. For many of the meals we incorporate farm fresh produce. The Gray Ghost Inn is owned and operated by Carina Hellström and her black Labradors Onyx, Odin, Enzo and Freya. She has owned the Inn for over 20 years. The Inn is charming and rustic, offers a warm feeling of being at home. Carina is not only your host and group leader but your confidant as well to make your stay enjoyable. Melissa and Ruth are your housekeepers.
5 nights
West Dover
The Gray Ghost Inn is a quaint, family owned and operated bed and breakfast in Southern Vermont with a focus on individual service and personal attention. Besides a fun, welcoming environment, we offer a full Vermont breakfast cooked to order along with lunch and dinner. For many of the meals we incorporate farm fresh produce. The Gray Ghost Inn is owned and operated by Carina Hellström and her black Labradors Onyx, Odin, Enzo and Freya. She has owned the Inn for over 20 years. The Inn is charming and rustic, offers a warm feeling of being at home. Carina is not only your host and group leader but your confidant as well to make your stay enjoyable. Melissa and Ruth are your housekeepers.
5 nights
West Dover
The Gray Ghost Inn is a quaint, family owned and operated bed and breakfast in Southern Vermont with a focus on individual service and personal attention. Besides a fun, welcoming environment, we offer a full Vermont breakfast cooked to order along with lunch and dinner. For many of the meals we incorporate farm fresh produce. The Gray Ghost Inn is owned and operated by Carina Hellström and her black Labradors Onyx, Odin, Enzo and Freya. She has owned the Inn for over 20 years. The Inn is charming and rustic, offers a warm feeling of being at home. Carina is not only your host and group leader but your confidant as well to make your stay enjoyable. Melissa and Ruth are your housekeepers.
5 nights
West Dover
The Gray Ghost Inn is a quaint, family owned and operated bed and breakfast in Southern Vermont with a focus on individual service and personal attention. Besides a fun, welcoming environment, we offer a full Vermont breakfast cooked to order along with lunch and dinner. For many of the meals we incorporate farm fresh produce. The Gray Ghost Inn is owned and operated by Carina Hellström and her black Labradors Onyx, Odin, Enzo and Freya. She has owned the Inn for over 20 years. The Inn is charming and rustic, offers a warm feeling of being at home. Carina is not only your host and group leader but your confidant as well to make your stay enjoyable. Melissa and Ruth are your housekeepers.
5 nights
West Dover
The Gray Ghost Inn is a quaint, family owned and operated bed and breakfast in Southern Vermont with a focus on individual service and personal attention. Besides a fun, welcoming environment, we offer a full Vermont breakfast cooked to order along with lunch and dinner. For many of the meals we incorporate farm fresh produce. The Gray Ghost Inn is owned and operated by Carina Hellström and her black Labradors Onyx, Odin, Enzo and Freya. She has owned the Inn for over 20 years. The Inn is charming and rustic, offers a warm feeling of being at home. Carina is not only your host and group leader but your confidant as well to make your stay enjoyable. Melissa and Ruth are your housekeepers.
5 nights
West Dover
The Gray Ghost Inn is a quaint, family owned and operated bed and breakfast in Southern Vermont with a focus on individual service and personal attention. Besides a fun, welcoming environment, we offer a full Vermont breakfast cooked to order along with lunch and dinner. For many of the meals we incorporate farm fresh produce. The Gray Ghost Inn is owned and operated by Carina Hellström and her black Labradors Onyx, Odin, Enzo and Freya. She has owned the Inn for over 20 years. The Inn is charming and rustic, offers a warm feeling of being at home. Carina is not only your host and group leader but your confidant as well to make your stay enjoyable. Melissa and Ruth are your housekeepers.
5 nights
West Dover
The Gray Ghost Inn is a quaint, family owned and operated bed and breakfast in Southern Vermont with a focus on individual service and personal attention. Besides a fun, welcoming environment, we offer a full Vermont breakfast cooked to order along with lunch and dinner. For many of the meals we incorporate farm fresh produce. The Gray Ghost Inn is owned and operated by Carina Hellström and her black Labradors Onyx, Odin, Enzo and Freya. She has owned the Inn for over 20 years. The Inn is charming and rustic, offers a warm feeling of being at home. Carina is not only your host and group leader but your confidant as well to make your stay enjoyable. Melissa and Ruth are your housekeepers.
5 nights
West Dover
The Gray Ghost Inn is a quaint, family owned and operated bed and breakfast in Southern Vermont with a focus on individual service and personal attention. Besides a fun, welcoming environment, we offer a full Vermont breakfast cooked to order along with lunch and dinner. For many of the meals we incorporate farm fresh produce. The Gray Ghost Inn is owned and operated by Carina Hellström and her black Labradors Onyx, Odin, Enzo and Freya. She has owned the Inn for over 20 years. The Inn is charming and rustic, offers a warm feeling of being at home. Carina is not only your host and group leader but your confidant as well to make your stay enjoyable. Melissa and Ruth are your housekeepers.
5 nights
West Dover
The Gray Ghost Inn is a quaint, family owned and operated bed and breakfast in Southern Vermont with a focus on individual service and personal attention. Besides a fun, welcoming environment, we offer a full Vermont breakfast cooked to order along with lunch and dinner. For many of the meals we incorporate farm fresh produce. The Gray Ghost Inn is owned and operated by Carina Hellström and her black Labradors Onyx, Odin, Enzo and Freya. She has owned the Inn for over 20 years. The Inn is charming and rustic, offers a warm feeling of being at home. Carina is not only your host and group leader but your confidant as well to make your stay enjoyable. Melissa and Ruth are your housekeepers.
5 nights
West Dover
The Gray Ghost Inn is a quaint, family owned and operated bed and breakfast in Southern Vermont with a focus on individual service and personal attention. Besides a fun, welcoming environment, we offer a full Vermont breakfast cooked to order along with lunch and dinner. For many of the meals we incorporate farm fresh produce. The Gray Ghost Inn is owned and operated by Carina Hellström and her black Labradors Onyx, Odin, Enzo and Freya. She has owned the Inn for over 20 years. The Inn is charming and rustic, offers a warm feeling of being at home. Carina is not only your host and group leader but your confidant as well to make your stay enjoyable. Melissa and Ruth are your housekeepers.





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