Posts Tagged ‘holidays’

Wassail Weekend in Woodstock – Celebrate at The Jackson House Inn

November 29th, 2012 by Kathy Terwelp

Let The Jackson House Inn host your holiday visit to Wassail Weekend

Click to see video of Wassail Weekend

The Jackson House Inn is the perfect location to enjoy one of Vermont’s Top Ten Winter Events – Woodstock’s Wassail Weekend.  Concerts, a horse parade, a house tour and the food and drink of the season make this the ideal holiday memory – events span the weekend from Friday through Sunday.  Billings Farm & Museum showcases the traditions of the past while music and winter refreshments will add to the festivities.  Don’t forget your holiday shopping list as you visit the artisans and merchants who welcome you to browse their special collections in a picture-perfect Vermont village.

Our inn is decorated to welcome the happiest of holiday seasons, and we’ll provide you with a restful night’s sleep in our classic bedrooms or one-room suites (all suites offer a gas fireplace, some also include massage tubs).  In the morning, sit by our floor-to-ceiling wood-burning fireplace to enjoy a delicious fresh breakfast highlighting local, organic products to sustain you for each fun-filled day.    Click here to see an overview of the three days of holiday excitement.

Holiday traditions for The Jackson House Inn in Woodstock, Vermont

Holiday lights welcome you to The Jackson House Inn

So, what is wassail?  The term comes from Medieval England, the Norse phrase “ves heill” meaning to “drink to the health.”  The warm drink “wassail” began as an ale which is brewed with spiced apples and sugar (or other tasty combinations…).  The tradition grew from singers traveling from house-to-house during the Solstice and then became embraced by many as an early Christmas celebration.  Many versions of the festive drink will be sampled in the local restaurants, shops and homes!

A few rooms remain at The Jackson House Inn for you to experience a special beginning to the holiday season in Woodstock, Vermont.

 

 

The 3 R’s of The Jackson House Inn – relaxation, rejuvenation, romance

November 14th, 2012 by Kathy Terwelp

Winter at the Jackson House Inn, a bed and breakfast getaway in Woodstock, Vermont

Come to The Jackson House Inn for a cozy Woodstock, Vermont bed and breakfast getaway.  Enjoy two weekend nights in one of our suites or classic rooms and pay the weekday rate – a savings of up to 15%.  The leaves have dropped, so the views of white birches and evergreens frame rolling hillsides and landscapes.

Jackson House Inn relaxation and romance

Stroll the shops and galleries in Woodstock village and surrounding towns – a bit of early holiday shopping?  Visit Billings Farm & Museum for holiday traditions of days gone by or get in that first early run at one of the nearby ski hills – Killington and Okemo have trails for you!   Breathe in fresh air along the hiking paths of Mount Tom or the Appalachian Trail.  Then return to the inn to soak in one of our massage tubs or sit by our floor-to-ceiling fireplace, then sink into our soft featherbeds for a perfect night’s sleep.

Take advantage of our reduced rates to refresh in Woodstock, Vermont, during the weekends of November 30/December 1 or December 14/15 before the busy holidays arrive.  And, of course, we can always add a celebration package to put the final touch on a special weekend.

 

Come to Woodstock – Pre-Holiday Vermont Getaway Special

November 17th, 2011 by Kathy Terwelp

A peaceful retreat by the roaring fire at The Jackson House Inn

Fireside at The Jackson House

Come to The Jackson House Inn for a relaxing, cozy Vermont bed and breakfast getaway.  Enjoy two weekend nights in one of our suites or classic rooms and pay the weekday rate – a savings of up to 15%.

The leaves have dropped and the views are magnificent in the central region of the state!  White birches and evergreens frame rolling hillsides and landscapes.  Stroll the shops and galleries in Woodstock village and surrounding towns – maybe a bit of early holiday shopping?  Visit Billings Farm & Museum for Thanksgiving or holiday traditions or Woodstock’s Dana House to experience times gone by.

Soothing surroundings in The Jackson House Inn's suites

Soothing surroundings in The Jackson House Inn's suites

Breathe in fresh air along the hiking paths of Mount Tom or the Appalachian Trail.  Enjoy the early season skiing options at Killington or Okemo.  Then return to the inn to soak in one of our massage tubs or sit by our floor-to-ceiling fireplace.  Take advantage of our reduced rates to refresh in Woodstock, Vermont, before the busy holidays arrive!