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Inn on the Common

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Inn on the Common

Craftsbury Common, Orleans County, Vermont

"The Inn on the Common, Craftsbury Common 05827.  Tel. 586-9619.  A luxurious country inn with complete ski rentals and expert instruction.  All levels of expertise welcomed.  47 miles of challenging groomed trails, unlimited skiing on back roads and trails.  Half and whole day tours through absolutely untouched countryside, for intermediate and experts.  Reasonable rates.  Ski Touring as it should be--lovely countryside and no crowds." -1979

Location: 1162 N Craftsbury Rd., Craftsbury Common, Vt. 05827

Directory listings: 1976-1981

Known operators: Michael and Penny Schmitt

Today: out of operation, some trails likely incorporated into Craftsbury Outdoor Center network



The Inn in the Common was purchased in 1973 by Michael and Penny Schmitt.  The Inn on the Common was listed in cross country directories form 1976-1981.  There was a major trail expansion in 1979 when they went from offering only 13 km the previous year to 47 miles of trails.  By a 1999 travel guide (but likely much soon) The Inn on the Common was linked up with Craftsbury Nordic Ski Center's 110 km trail network and the inn even guarenteed snow for skiing from January through mid-March or your money back. 

In 2003 the Schmitt's sold the Inn on the Common to Jim and Judi Lamberti.  Today, the Inn on the Common is no longer in operation.


See the full listing of directory entries for Inn on the Common here.