Directions and Lodging

We are happy to welcome visitors to the Mountain School on most days that we are in session.  If you are interested in visiting campus, please give us a call at 802.685.4520.

Driving directions:

**Please use the directions below. Google Maps and GPS units are not reliable in navigating to the Mountain School.**
We are about 6 hours from NYC and 3 hours from Boston.

Traveling from the South and East:
Find your way to I-91 and take this north to exit 14, Thetford. Turn left at the bottom of exit 14 onto route 113. Take 113 for about 15 miles to the town of Vershire. Less than a mile past the Vershire post office you will see a sign for The Mountain School pointing you to take a left onto Vershire Center Road. Climb the hill to a T-intersection and turn left. The Mountain School is on the left about one mile down the road.

From the North:
Find your way to I-91 heading south. Take exit 14, Thetford, and turn right onto route 113. Take 113 for about 15 miles to the town of Vershire. Less than a mile past the Vershire post office you will see a sign for The Mountain School pointing you to take a left onto Vershire Center Road. Climb the hill to a T-intersection and turn left. The Mountain School is on the left about one mile down the road.

From the West:
From Chelsea, VT, take Route 113 east and climb the hill toward Vershire. At the top of the hill, Ward’s Garage is on your right. Continue 1.7 more miles on Route 113, then turn right onto Brown Road. Go straight at the stop sign, and the Mountain School is on the left in less than a mile.

Airports:

Lebanon, NH (Cape Air to Boston and NYC) - Phone 603.298.8878 - 40 minutes from campus
Burlington, VT - Phone 802.863.1889 - 1 hour 20 minutes from campus
Manchester, NH - Phone 603.624.6539 - 1 hour 50 minutes from campus
Boston, MA - Phone 800.235.6426 - 2 hours 30 minutes from campus

Train & Bus Stations:  

Hanover, NH and White River Junction, VT


Places to Stay Nearby

Closest - Within 15 Minutes

The Stagecoach Stop, PO Box 112, Vershire, VT 05079.  802-333-3690
Inexpensive hostel-style accommodations. The hostel is run by VerShare, a community organization.

The Devil’s Den B&B, 396 VT Route 110, Chelsea, VT 05038.  Contact Rhoda and Bill Ackerman, 802-685-4582
Homey B&B located less than one mile from the center of Chelsea. Wireless internet available.

Windswept Acres Homestay, 16 Windswept Ln, Chelsea, VT 05038. Contact David and Sarah Gordon,  802-685-3842
Wireless internet available, beautiful views.

The Richardson Place Vacation Rental, Rt 113, Vershire, VT 05079. Contact Diane Ward 802-685-2238.
House rental nearby; right off of Route 113.

 

Closer - 30-40 Minutes

Silver Maple Lodge, 520 US Route 5 South, Fairlee, VT 05045. 802-333-4326 or 800.666.1946
Set in a restored 18th-century farmhouse, this cozy B&B with exposed hand-hewn beams and antique furnishings is on US Route 5 by Connecticut River.

Lyme Inn, 1 Market Street, Lyme, NH 03768. 603-795-4824
1800s inn offering classy rooms & suites with marble bathrooms, plus a farm-to-table restaurant

Breakfast on the Connecticut, 651 River Rd, Lyme, NH 03768. 603-353-4444
New England Bed & Breakfast near the Connecticut River

Norwich Inn, 325 Main Street Norwich, VT 05055. 802-649-1143
Historic and cozy Vermont inn, just across the river from Dartmouth College

The Hanover Inn, Main Street, Hanover, NH 03755.  603-643-4300
Located right on the Dartmouth green in Hanover, NH, across the street from Dartmouth College

Six South Street Hotel, 6 South Street, Hanover, NH 03755. 603-643-0600
Located in downtown Hanover, NH close to shops and restaurants

 

Close - 45 Minutes+
The White River Junction (Vermont) and Lebanon/West Lebanon (New Hampshire) area has lots of places to stay and is convenient for people driving from Boston or New York who want to stop about 45 minutes short of the school. Some possibilities are:

Fireside Inn 25 Airport Rd, West Lebanon, NH 03784 Phone: 603-298-5906

Marriott Courtyard 10 Morgan Drive, Lebanon, NH 03766 Phone: 603-643-5600

Marriott Residence Inn 32 Centerra Parkway, Lebanon, NH 03766 603-643-4511

Comfort Inn 56 Ralph Lehman Dr., White River Junction, VT Phone: 802-295-3051

Econo Lodge 91 Ballardvale Dr, White River Junction, VT 05001 Phone: 802-295-3015

Hampton Inn 104 Ballardvale Dr, White River Junction, VT 05001 Phone: 802-296-2800

Hotel Coolidge 39 South Main Street, White River Junction, VT 05001 Phone: 802-295-3118