We're the only private ski club on the East Coast. Enjoy zero lift lines, nearly 100 percent snowmaking coverage and prime snow conditions all day.


Our par 72 golf course was designed by the ``Picasso of golf course architecture`` Desmond Muirhead. The course meanders over a gently rolling landscape with awesome views of Haystack peak and the surrounding Green Mountains.


Enjoy Harriman Reservoir aboard two luxury watercraft owned by the Club.


From half day ski lessons to a season-long Alpine racing program, our expert instructors can take you or your kids' skiing and riding skills to the next level.


Enjoy your own snowmobile. Or take a group tour of the Hermitage trails with one of our experienced guides.

Snow Tubing

The 500 vertical-foot tubing hill behind the Inn is a favorite for families, adults and children. Parents can let the kids go play while watching from the Main House patio or join in the fun.


Choose from a range of massages, body treatments, spray tans and facials.

Ice Skating

Throughout the winter, weather permitting, Hermitage Inn guests and Club members can enjoy skating on our very Your own private rink. Impromptu broom hockey games are frequent, skates are available for rent and fires are stoked to keep you warm in between laps or goals.

Lake Activities

Kayak, paddleboard and swim in the temperate waters of Mirror Lake. Or, hang out in the lakeside Adirondack chairs and sandy beach area. It's all located next to the gatehouse on Handle Road.


Enjoy access to 9 miles of trails in the snow covered and peaceful woods Snowshoers of all abilities and ages can explore the trails at their own pace.

Cross Country Skiing

During the winter months, our fully marked and maintained 9-mile trail offers experienced and novice cross country skiers the opportunity to explore Vermont’s beautiful Deerfield Valley.

Fitness Center

Swim in the lap pool, work out with our high end gym equipment and then relax in the hot tub after.

Sleigh Rides

Weather permitting, each winter we team up our prized Percherons, Wil and Bill, for romantic sleigh rides around the property.


Hermitage Club members have complimentary access to the heated pool at the Brook Bound Inn. Note that there is no lifeguard on duty but towels and lounge chairs are available.


Hiking on Haystack Mountain offers some of the most scenic and awe inspiring views in Southern Vermont. The Valley Trail, which meanders through the valley and connects Dover and Wilmington, is also accessible directly from the Hermitage Inn.

Movie Watching

Enjoy family-friendly movies in our 45-seat cinema.


Hermitage Club members can enjoy fishing in our carriage house pond below the Inn. The pond is fully stocked with trout. Coldbrook, which flows under our covered bridge is also a local favorite for native brook trout. Poles and select lures are available at the Hermitage Inn upon request.

Family Center Gaming

The Family Center delights kids, tweens and teens (and sometimes their parents) with an arcade, arts and crafts, engaging games, ping-pong tournaments and mini-bowling competitions.

Mountain Biking

Pedal on local roads or mountain bike trail system, including the 9-mile Crosstown Trail. Complimentary bikes and adult helmets are available for members and their guests at the Hermitage inn.


Hermitage Club members and guests have complimentary access to two tennis courts: one at Brook Bound and the other at the Inn at Sawmill Farm.

Game Room

Our game room in the bottom of the Wine Wing of the Hermitage Inn is replete with rainy day activities including a pool table and lots of board games available anytime.