PALMER HOUSE NEWS:
WE are now a "GREEN HOTEL"!
We have installed 17 hot water solar panels & 24 electric generated solar panels, along with many other "green" products.
New personalized services provided by the Palmer House:
Introducing Jenny Sprague, certified massage therapist. Her services include Swedish, Deep Tissue or an Integrative massage combining Swedish & Deep Tissue. She can come to your guest room or visit her nearby in her office. Please inquire with Innkeeper for more details.
Introducing certified instructor and Director of Green Mountain Tai Chi, Rich Marantz, the Chinese martial art of Tai Chi and Qigong taught here at the Palmer House. For an appointment, please call Rich at (802) 645-1960.
Follow these directions to find 5 Covered Bridges on one drive through Bennington, Vermont.
From Palmer House take a right onto Route 7A South to 67A North Bennington. Watch for a left turn onto Silk Road, where you'll discover Silk Bridge.
If you choose to have lunch in Bennington, we recommend Madison Brewey Company located at 428 Main Street in Bennington.
Return to Route 67A West, then, just about .2 miles down the road, turn left onto Murphy Road. Drive through Paper Mill Village Bridge and Henry Bridge on Murphy Road, then make an immediate right onto River Road, which returns you to Route 67A.
Turn left and follow Route 67A to Route 67 East. Turn left on Route 7A, then right on East Arlington Road in the town of Arlington. Here, you'll find Chiselville Bridge.
To reach the final covered bridge on your tour, return to Route 7A and continue north to a left on Route 313 West. You'll find the West Arlington Bridge about 4.5 miles down the road.
Spring and Summer Activities:
Close by we have Museums and Galleries such as the Southern Vermont Arts Center and Hildene -Robert Todd Lincoln's Summer Estate.
Gardens, Nature Preserves and Parks such as Merck Forest & Farmland Center.
Music, Theater and Cinema such as Dorset Playhouse.