Guests from Chicago climb up Okemo

A wonderful couple visited with us this week from the Chicago area, traveling through New England.  We were blessed to enjoy their company for two nights…but during the day they were extremely active!  Ralph and Karen climbed Okemo in the morning, ate lunch in Woodstock, walked the Quechee gorge, and made it back to Inn … Read more


Penny and day old Anna Magdalena Hampson.  Born at 6:22PM on July 22.  She is 19 inches long and weighs 6.2 pounds…3 weeks early. So now you know who is doing the cooking at Inn Victoria in Chester Vermont….It certainly isn’t Penny!!…But, she is a very happy grandma!

Hike Okemo Mountain Trail

Rachel and I took the day off earlier this week to climb Okemo mountain…..WOW, what a fun time that was!  We’ve hiked many places in the world, but none can compare to the cleanliness of the trail and open spaces throughout the forest.  The trail winds its way through large hardwood trees of Ash, mostly … Read more

Six Months as InnKeepers…and we LOVE it!

In just a few days we will celebrate our sixth month as Inn Keepers of Inn Victoria, the Romantic Bed and Breakfast of Chester Vermont and the Okemo Valley!  For many years Penny and I talked about fulfilling a dream to develop our own business.  We finally did it after recognizing that working for someone … Read more

Fine Dining at Leslie’s Tavern

WOW….What a meal!…and the atmosphere was so relaxing and fun!  Penny, Rachel and I took the night off to celebrate 200 Excellent Tripadvisor reports!  So we took the advice of so many of our guests who know the area well; we went to Leslie’s Tavern just off I 91 North, ten miles from Inn Victoria … Read more

The Stone Villiage in Chester Vermont

Have you heard of the Stone Village in Chester Vermont?  Each day we go for a three mile walk around the old part of town and go directly through the Stone Village.  It is 1.2 miles from Inn Victoria Chester Vermont, down Church street toward Rt 103 which is North Street.  The Village is directly … Read more

Two Hundred Exceptional Ratings through Tripadvisor

Have you been to Tripadvisor lately?  WOW!……this calls for a celebration! Join us on the weekend of July 9,10,11 and we’ll pop many a cork of wine together.  Come and celebrate At Inn Victoria, Vermont’s Best Rated Romantic Vermont B&B by Yankee Magazine 2009.

Romantic B&B Vermont

On June 13, 2010 Governor Jim Douglas and Tourism/Marketing Commissioner Bruce Hyde kicked off a new program to give businesses and organizations the opportunity to serve as providers of information about Vermont to travelers. “This new program is a win-win for businesses and organizations, as well as travelers in Vermont looking for unbiased information about the … Read more

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