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THE LAKESIDE BLOG

The Lakeside Blog is happily written by Michelle Bousquet at the Interlaken Inn, Lakeville, CT. She writes about what there is to do at Interlaken and why you should come stay with us, fun local events, great places to visit and cool things to do – in and around Lakeville & Salisbury Connecticut.

Comments? Email me: Michelle-at-InterlakenInn.com


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Oct
3
2013

"An apple a day keeps the Doctor away"

It doesn't get more local than this.

Apple Picking Lakeville CT interlaken Inn

This apple tree is located right at our Countryside Building, the Tudor-style house that is adjacent to the Main Building.  As you can see, it is full of ripe apples ready for picking!  Need a snack?  Feel free to pick some.

Looking for more than just one big tree?  Visit Ellsworth Hill Orchard and Berry Farm on Route 4 in Sharon, CT, barely 20 minutes from the Interlaken.  Not only do they offer about a dozen apple varieties (my favorite is Gala) for picking, there is just so much more there than that.  Corn mazes and hay rides for the entire family, as well as a retail shop where you can decorate your home festively wiith gourds and pumpkins, and also taste the season with fresh apple cider and yummy cider donuts.  Let this farm envelope you in all the wonderful fall goodness available right now!  Hurry - soon enough we'll be talking Thanksgiving and the Holiday season! 

One more reminder: We are offering our Fall Foliage Package this coming weekend... the perfect way to fall in love with the season and the Northwest Hills of Connecticut - an area that is well noted for its breathtaking beauty this time of year!


Sept
28
2013

P R E T T Y

What a perfect day for a Fall wedding. 

I saw Joann Scasso from Country Gardeners buzzing about and had to head over to see what beauty she created today in our wedding pavillion. 

Joann knows alot both about flowers as well as weddings here at Interlaken, having held her own here many years ago.  If you've had the pleasure of working with Joann you know her attention to detail and perfectionist nature in everything she touches.  Once again she's made our space look amazing! 

Fall weddings at Interlaken Inn Lakeville CT

Fall wedding at Interlaken Inn lakeville ct

Fall weddings at Interlaken Inn Lakeville CT

Interlaken Inn CT Fall Weddings

Interlaken Inn Lakeville CT Fall weddings

Fall weddings at Interlaken Inn Lakeville CT

Fall weddings at Interlaken Inn Lakeville CT

Fall weddings at Interlaken Inn Lakeville CT

Fall weddings at Interlaken Inn Lakeville CT

 

fall weddings  Lakeville CT interlaken Inn


Sept
27
2013

Fall Foliage Package

Peak Fall Foliage Season in this region is October 3rd to October 15th, so the introduction of our new Fall Foliage Weekend Package couldn't have had better timing.  Available the weekend of October 4th to October 6th, the package includes:

  • Overnight accommodations for two nights,
  • Chocolate covered strawberries and champagne delivered to your guestroom
  • Three-course dinner for two at Morgan’s Restaurant on the night of your choosing
  • Picnic lunch with fern picnic hamper (yours to keep),
  • Full Breakfast for two on one morning

 

Fall Foliage Package at Interlaken Inn Lakeville CT

It will be the perfect time to witness the amazing beauty that this area is noted for.  Even travel writer Stan Wawer at Travelscope Magazine mentions Interlaken as a recommended overnight accommodation in its Fall 2013 edition. (see page 6). 

Taste all of the flavors of fall at our restaurant Morgan's.  Go apple picking at Ellsworth Farm in Sharon, CT.  Admire the colorful valley at Millbrook Vineyards while tasting their wine.  Visit breathtaking waterfalls including Kent Falls in Kent, CT or Bash Bish Falls in Copake Falls, NY.  Ride through the colorful trees on the Harlem Valley Rail Trail in Millerton, NY.  Visit Salisbury Garden Center in Salisbury, CT for unique gourds and Freund's Farm for homemade apple pies in East Canaan, CT.  Just drive.  Take your picnic lunch that is included in the package on the road with you and head to Route 7, Route 41, Route 44, Route 4, or Route 22 (NY).  Any direction will lead you to beauty.  Availability is limited to make your reservation today!

 

Fall foliage New England Lakeville CT Interlaken Inn


Sept
26
2013

Hiking at Beaver Pond Trail

It was such a pleasure to start my day today taking a 35 minute hike at Beaver Pond Trail.  Thank you for your company Pauline!

Hiking Trails near Interlaken Inn Lakeville CT

The most recommended trail to our Guests, I am realizing it's not just because of its location, which is walking distance from the Interlaken.  It's so beautiful and scenic and private - I loved every step I took.

hiking trails at Interlaken Inn Lakeville CT

A combination of wide and narrow paths (particularly along the water), the trail was perfect for leisurely walking as well as a bit of a heart rate elevator.  My new friend Bocce joined us and led the way!

hiking Beaver Pond Trail at Interlaken Inn CT

The trails are marked as white. blue, and red, and we walked on the white trail until we took decided to take a right towards Lake Wononpakook (affectionately known as the "back lake") where the trail shifts to red.  As you can see the views of this pretty lake were breathtaking. 

Beaver Pond Trail Interlaken Inn Lakeville CT

Bocce took a dip!

Interlaken Inn Hiking Trails Beaver Pond Trail Lakeville CT

This is the same lake that our private cabin sits on - such a peaceful accommodation.

Hiking trails near Interlaken Inn Lakeville CT

Hiking Trail Beaver Pond Trail Interlaken Inn  Lakeville CT

The narrow path follows alongside the lake for quite some distance - all the way to this pretty waterfall.

Waterfall on Beaver Pond Trail interlaken Inn CT

One last look at that picturesque lake. 

Interlaken Inn Hiking Trails Beaver Pond Trail Lakeville CT

If you want to breathe in nature this is the trail to take and, again, walking distance from the Interlaken property. 

Stop at the front office to get a map and be on your way!


Sept
25
2013

Put that phone down!

and look at me.

Lakefront Fall Foliage at Interlaken Inn CT


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