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Please find listed below a few excerpts and links to full stories published about Twin Farms.

Press Highlights

Top 100 Hotels & Resorts in the World: Readers' Choice Awards 2014
"This late-1700s stone, pine, maple, and brick farmhouse and lodge, the former home of Nobel Prize–winning writer Sinclair Lewis, is now a "top-notch lodge"; between a ski lift and Copper Pond 75 miles southeast of Burlington."
Fall 2014

Travel + Leisure: Vermont Inside Out
"At the all-inclusive hideaway on the hilly former estate of write Sinclair Lewis guests play hard by day, then recover in luxurious "cottages" where no request made to the crack staff is too small."
Winter 2014

Top 25 Hotels in the United States: Readers' Choice Awards 2014
"The "spacious and not overly ornate" rooms and cottages are individually decorated—modern to Moroccan—and display contemporary and folk art."
Fall 2014

Andrew Harper 2014 Readers’ Choice Awards
"Top 20 United States Hideaways”
September 8, 2014

Town & Country Travel
"Twin Farms in Vermont: mountain biking, canoeing, and tasting the elusive number one beer in the world, the locally produced Heady Topper."
Fall/Winter 2014

Travel + Leisure: Most Romantic Fall Getaways
"Get your hearts racing with a round of tennis, a canoe outing on Copper Pond, or a bike ride along area trails. You can even play croquet or try your hand at fly-fishing at the resort’s fully stocked pond. "
October 2014

GOOP: Last Minute Labor Day Getaways
"Woodsy, outdoor activities including cycling, canoeing, and picnicking (skiing in the winter) are all an offer."
August 21, 2014

Forbes - The Classics: 12 Fantastic Hotels That Have Only Gotten Better With Time
"In its 21 years of operation, this little sanctuary of playful luxury and romance has drawn a following that’s so devoted they don’t just want to stay in each of the 20 rooms, cottages and suites; they want to stay in each one during all four seasons."
May 6, 2014

Travel + Leisure: Coolest All-Inclusive Resorts
"The farm’s spacious suites are elegant and cozy, but the 10 cottages, scattered across the grounds, are the real showstoppers."
July 2014

Glamping: The best of both worlds
"This resort inspires guests to celebrate the seasons, with distinctive outdoor offerings all year long."
August 21, 2014

Forbes: 10 Great Luxury Boutique Hotels & Resorts
"If you want to explore the private ski area at Vermont’s Forbes 5-Star Twin Farms, there’s never a lift line because there is no lift."
February 17, 2014

Robb Report
The World's Top 100 Resorts
May 2014

Martha Stewart Weddings
"Twin Farms, a bucolic hideout that sits on 300 pristine acres..."
January 2014

Forbes - Vermont's Twin Farms Hands Culinary Reins To Executive Chef Nathan Rich
"Rich, who won Relais & Châteaux’s 2013 Rising Chef Trophy and previously directed the culinary program at Lake Placid Lodge in New York, describes his style as clean and crisp with an emphasis on uncomplicated dishes that let the ingredients speak for themselves."
December 23, 2013

Condé Nast Traveler - The World's Most Charming Hotels
"This late-1700s stone, pine, maple, and brick farmhouse and lodge, the former home of Nobel Prize–winning writer Sinclair Lewis, is now a "top-notch lodge" 75 miles southeast of Burlington."
December 22, 2013

Condé Nast Traveler - Gold List 2014
"The "spacious and not overly ornate" rooms and cottages are individually decorated—modern to Moroccan—and display contemporary and folk art."
December 17, 2013

Robb Vices - Celebrating the Art of Perfect Pairings
"A visit to Twin Farms offers a relaxing retreat to a boutique Relais & Châteaux resort in pastoral Vermont, but it also promises decadent meals with delectable wine pairings."
December 5, 2013

Men's Book Atlanta - Doctor's Order
"There isn't anything more relaxing and exquisite than Twin Farms."
Winter 2013

Conde Nast Traveler - 2013 Readers' Choice Awards
Best In the World - Top 100
November 2013

Conde Nast Traveler - Bucket List
"Where We Want to Go This Winter"
November 2013

UrbanDaddy - Five Unnecessarily Glorious Hot Chocolates
"Piping-hot cocoa served with cinnamon sticks, ground cardamom and shaved vanilla bean."
November 16, 2013

Robb Report - Food for Thought
"During the autumn and winter months, many fine-dining restaurants offer wild game for its rich flavors, but according to executive chef Ted Ask, most overlook quail."
October 2013

Forbes.com - America's Best Small Luxury Resort is Now Dog Friendly
"win Farms, the longtime Forbes 5-Star luxury resort – and the only 5-Star resort in Vermont – is going to the dogs, and that is great news for the many loyal fans and repeat visitors who have previously had to leave beloved family members at home."
September 25, 2013

Robb Report - Twin Farms Celebrates 20th Anniversary with Fresh New Amenities
"Twin Farms, Vermont’s only luxury, five-star experience, set amidst 300 acres of meadows and woodlands in Barnard, marks its 20th anniversary with special rates, fresh programming and innovative partnerships."
September 10, 2013

International Traveller - 100 Best Hotels and Resorts
"For heavy hitters and hi-fliers who don't have their own luxury bolthole int he bucolic Vermont country..."
September 2013

CNN.com — Six Hot Resorts, For Adults Only
"Instead, you can hobnob with boldface names from the art world; expect to see works by modern masters such as Roy Lichtenstein and Jasper Johns hanging on the walls."
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Forbes.com — Hotel of the Day: Twin Farms
Why Forbes has honored Twin Farms with the coveted 5-star award for 18 consecutive years.
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Smart Meetings — Down on the Farm
"Style: Evoking a bucolic art gallery, the lodge-style property is adorned with the works of Roy Lichtenstein, Jasper Johns, Frank Stella and other artistic greats. Convene: All-inclusive group packages encompass local and sustainable meals, recreational activities, wine and spirits, complimentary wireless Internet and such elegant meeting facilities as a cabana beside graceful Copper Pond."
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Forbes.com — 10 Most Romantic Hotels in the U.S.
"Cottages are more like homes, large, comfortable and typically equipped with things like porches, hot tubs, giant soaking baths, fireplaces, and so on. There is a freestanding pub with billiards, a library, even a traditional Japanese bathhouse. Want champagne and hot chocolate chip cookies at 2AM? Just pick up the phone, it is included. This place is simply magical, with staff completely at the disposal of a small number of guests, and that is why it has won the Forbes 5-Star award for 17 straight years."
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Forbes.com — America's Best Small Hotel: Twin Farms
"It’s such a treat to find a hotel that isn’t constantly striving to reinvent itself and stay relevant, yet doesn’t feel the least bit dated. Twin Farms, that nearly-20-year-old cocoon of sophisticated luxury and playful romance in central Vermont, is one of those hotels."
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Departures — Design-Forward Ski Resorts
"Originally home to author Sinclair Lewis, Twin Farms is now a luxury hideaway in snowy Vermont that offers private ski trails and 20 distinctly decorated cottages and suites scattered throughout 300 acres of secluded woodlands. The late Jed Johnson designed the resort’s 15 original accommodations in 1993; Peter Bohlin and interior designer Thad Hayes completed the rest in 2005."
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Startle.com — Best Literary Hotels in the World
"Harry Sinclair Lewis, the first American recipient of the Nobel Prize for literature, and his wife, journalist Dorothy Thompson, once owned Twin Farms. The all-inclusive Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star hideaway set amid 300 Vermont acres is certainly an ideal place to hole up with a good book."
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New York Post — If You Have to Ask...
"...you start to see inklings of what makes this place unique. Among the artfully placed antiques, still-lifes of fruit and vintage pottery … isn’t that a Jasper Johns on that wall? A Milton Avery over the desk? A Cy Twombly scribble above the stone fireplace, next to a Nam June Paik television sculpture in the Pub? Yes, and you can thank the resort’s owner, Thurston Twigg-Smith, who served on the board of the Whitney Museum of American Art, for sharing his outstanding collection, which includes pieces by Jim Dine, Roy Lichtenstein, David Hockney and Frank Stella, to name a few."
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Forbes.com: & Yahoo —Ten Coolest All-inclusive Resorts
"Twin Farms, a boutique resort in Vermont that is consistently among the highest rated on earth. Twin Farms is not just a great small resort, it is arguably the best small resort in the United States, and was named just that by readers of the influential Zagat Survey (Number One Small Hotel US)."
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Forbes.com — Best Fine Dining for Picky Eaters
"You must be a guest at the Five-Star Twin Farms country inn to dine here, and you can expect dinner to be a highly personalized affair."
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Huffington Post & Fox News — North America’s Best Ultra-Inclusive Resorts
"What guests of Twin Farms find is a complete resort, albeit one with just twenty rooms, suites and cottages, every one a winner."
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Departures.com — Top Room Service
"The delivery is as memorable as the food at Twin Farms in Vermont, where servers light candles, uncork wine and dim the lights for a private romantic dinner."
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CNTraveler: Destination Wedding Guide – New England
"Twin Farms, hosts the kind of small (up to 60 guests), sophisticated weddings that people talk about for years."
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Travel & Leisure — America's Best All-Inclusive Resorts
"Surrounded by woodlands and wildflower meadows, the 300-acre resort has 10 suites—most of which include American folk art and wood-burning fireplaces—and 10 private, freestanding cottages."
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Archives

Wilmington Magazine: Fall Getaways
"Twin Farms is an intimate, all-inclusive country hideaway set amidst 300 acres of meadows and woodlands in an unspoiled valley 15 minutes north of Woodstock."
September 11, 2014

Madame

December 2014

USA Today: Soak up winter: Hot tubs around the USA
"The Aviary Cottage at Twin Farms in Vermont, about 15 minutes north of Woodstock, features a fireside hot tub – double the warmth with incredibly stunning views of the unspoiled valley beyond."
November 2014

The Nashua Telegraph: Picture Perfect
"Skiing your own mountain at Twin Farms in Vt."
November 30, 2014

Vogue Paris: Winter Spas
"The private setting offers alpine ski, cross-country ski, hiking, snow shoeing, as well as ice skating and sledging to both solo visitors and families. And to unwind at the end of an action-packed day, the Twin Farms Massage by the Bridge House Spa with eco-friendly products by Tata Harper is a must.."
December 5, 2014

Travel + Leisure: Best Hotel Hot Tubs
"This 1700s-era farmhouse, set on 300 pastoral acres, is everything you'd dream when imagining holing up in Vermont."
December 2014

The Week Magazine: The Hotel of the Week
"Twin Farms is the private, wooded escape of your (caviar) dreams," said Chris Clayton in Outside.
November 14, 2014

Luxury Living: Elegant Inns Worthy of a Visit
"We use produce grown on property, in both the kitchen and in the spa, which is especially robust during the autumn harvest, says Twin Farms Managing Partner John Graham.
Fall 2014

Curators of Style
"He kept the original farmhouse as the heart of the property, and built individual cottages, each with its own personality expressed through architecture, interior design, and art from his private collection — Roy Lichtenstein, David Hockney, Frank Stella, Jim Dine, Deborah Butterfield, Milton Avery and Jasper Johns to name a few."
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Columbia Living Magazine: Fall Getaways
"Rooms are filled with original artwork and each night's dinner is curated from what's in season."
September 14, 2014

Fox News: All-inclusive properties in the US for every traveler
For food fanatics: There are no menus, and each guest is asked to fill out a questionnaire to specify his or her likes and dislikes.
October 3, 2014

Worldguide
"Twin Farms offers a range of winter sports and leisure activities for guests, including carriage rides, snowshoes and five small ski runs on property."
Fall 2014

Peter Greenberg: What to Expect at New All-Inclusive Resorts
"Twin Farms in Vermont has a similar program, where all your food and activities are included in the price—even the tips!"
October 9, 2014

Huffington Post: Most Romantic Fall Getaways
"For perhaps the most quintessential fall landscape, head to the rolling hills of Vermont, specifically, the Log Cabin at Twin Farms."
October 13, 2014

New York Post: Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards: What they got right (and wrong)
"Twin Farms is one of the most unusual and idyllic travel experiences the world has ever seen."
October 20, 2014

Outside: The Best East Coast Resort You'll Ever Visit
"And Twin Farms, set on an idyllic 300-acre plot in the rolling Green Mountains, is pretty damn dreamy."
October 22, 2014

Luxury Accommodations
"One of the most exquisite resorts in Vermont, if not the entire country, Twin Farms pampers its guests with luxurious spa treatments, the finest foods and wines, and outdoor activities galore."
November 3, 2014

Conde Nast Traveler: For Food Fanatics
"There are no menus, and each guest is asked to fill out a questionnaire to specify his or her likes and dislikes."
September 18, 2014

About Travel: Resorts with Must-See Art Collections
"While this rustic Green Mountain State resort has suites designed by architect Peter Bohlin (who also designed homes for Bill Gates and Steve Jobs), the art is the true eye catcher."
September 10, 2014

Yahoo Travel: 10 Crazy Amenities Just for Pets
"If you have a dog as outdoorsy as you are, then Vermont is the perfect locale to hike and run."
September 12, 2014

Indagare
"Intimate, much-lauded, all-inclusive"
September 2014

The Daily Meal: The World's Best All-Inclusive Resort Food
"Indulge in stress-free luxury with these all-inclusive resorts."
September 01, 2014

Architectural Digest: Nine Country Inns to Visit This Fall
The restaurant's seasonal dishes are inspired by the herbs and vegetables grown on property, along with other produce
September 10, 2014

Merrimack Valley Magazine
"Elegantly decorated with paintings, sculptures and fine furniture, each of the resort's accommodations and common areas has its own unique personality and feel."
August 22, 2014

Westchester: Sensational Weekend Getaways
"Roaring fires are seen everywhere throughout the Twin Farms property; even the guestrooms have firewood and kindling neatly stacked for guests to light and enjoy."
September 2014

Jezebel Magazine: A New Leaf
"Fun fall picnics, barbecues and campfires..."
Fall 2014

Boston Common Magazine: Inn Living Color
"Leaf-peep in style..."
Fall 2014

Try A Digital Detox
" I relaxed and started to see all the beauty in the world. Everything became less important except enjoying each moment of the day."
August 9, 2014

10 Most Romantic Hotels In The United States
"The Twin Farms offers you the best all-inclusive experience of them all.."
August 2, 2014

MatchesFashion.com
"Tucked away in a pocket of rural Vermont is the idyllic Twin Farms."
July 2014

5 Splurge-y Treehouse Hotels for a Once-in-a-Lifetime Trip
"Vermont’s only five-star resort, Twin Farms, boasts a 1,000 square foot cabin known as the Treehouse."
June 12, 2014

Thrillist: 10 Hotels With Surprisingly Famous Art
"While this rustic Green Mountain State resort has suites designed by architect Peter Bohlin (who also designed homes for Bill Gates and Steve Jobs), the art is the true eye catcher."
June 9, 2014

ID Boston Magazine
"When you step onto the property of Twin Farms, Vermont's only luxury, five-star experience, you step back in time to 1795 when the original farmhouse was built, with surrounding countryside and mountains virtually unchanged."
Spring 2014

American Spa: Taste of Vermont
"Spa-goers who wants to reap the benefits of Vermont's natural ingredients will want to indulge in Honey Bliss..."
June 2014

New Beauty
Mix + Match Beauty Formulas
Spring 2014

ID Boston
"Breathtaking grounds, an A-list art collection, top notch cuisine and singular accommodations make Twin Farms in Vermont a world-class destination."
Spring 2014

Luxury Travel Magazine: Top Spa Destinations For Moms To Relax & Unwind This Mother's Day
"The adults-only Relais & Chateaux property is the only five-star experience in Vermont, offering a child-free, tranquil spa retreat for moms."
April 18, 2014

Bride & Groom: Historic Honeymoons
If you're looking for a getaway that is both rustic and opulent, take a good look at Barnard, Vermont's Twin Farms.
April 2014

Art New England
New England-wide, collections are becoming our destinations.
Summer 2014

Brides: Introducing the Manymoon
"Taking a pre-wedding trip can help you reconnect as a couple as it's easy to forget your relationship isn't all about logistics and negotiation."
May 9, 2014

Harvard Magazine: More than Skin Deep
Regional spas offer “a place to ease burdens.”
March - April 2014

Reign Magazine: Heaven on Earth
"A quiet respite nestled in Vemont's storied countryside welcomes guests in the grandest of fashions."
Spring 2014

MetaLuxe Magazine: Art + History at Twin Farms
"Most of the interiors were decorated by the late Jed Johnson, whose clients included Andy Warhol and Barbara Streisand."
Spring 2014

Weekend Getaways: 3 Stunning Romantic Weekend Getaways in Vermont
"Twin Farms is one of the best luxury resorts in North America, offering guests stunning accommodations, great food and five star service."
March 30, 2014

Outside Online - Which Hotels Offer the Nicest Bikes for Guests?
"Take a road ride on Twin Farms’s fleet of Trek cruisers—or get dirty on a Gary Fisher mountain bike."
February 14, 2014

Yahoo Shine - 5 Wellness Weekends to Get Your Health Back on Track
Twin Farms, Vermont If you've been saving all your pennies and you're looking for a splurge, we love the wellness weekend at Twin Farms, an all-inclusive luxury resort in central Vermont.
March 3, 2014

Elizabeth Street.com - 5 Wellness Weekends To Get You Back On A Healthy Track
"f you've been saving all your pennies and you're looking for a splurge, we love the wellness weekend at Twin Farms, an all-inclusive luxury resort in central Vermont."
February 20, 2014

New England Living
"Your stay can be as adventurous and social, or serene and private as you wish."
February 2014

Organic Spa Living - Delicious DIY Facial
"While there is nothing like a relaxing spa day, your skin can get similar benefits without leaving home. Sehnal gives us scoop on how to re-create Twin Farms’ Personalized Facial."
February 18, 2014

Greenwich Post - My snowy Shangri-La
For the longest time I’d heard about a place up in Vermont where all things are possible. They call this snowy Shangri-La “Twin Farms”
February 12, 2014

Galavante - Down On The Farm
"Twin Farms’ luxurious simplicity will no doubt inspire you to park your passport for awhile."
February 5, 2014

Lucky Magazine - All-Natural Miracle Serum
"The spa at Vermont's luxe Twin Farms has incorporated the serum into its resurfacing facials..."
March 2014

Travel Pulse - 6 Health and Wellness Getaways You Should Take Right Now
"Vermont's only 5-star luxury experience—offers a "real Vermont" wellness weekend..."
February 7, 2014

Examiner.com - Four end of winter wellness weekend getaways
"Those in need of a post-winter glow can head to Twin Farms, Vermont's only 5-star luxury experience, for a "real Vermont" wellness weekend March 14-16."
February 12, 2014

CNTraveler.com - How to Vacation With Another Couple
"Twin Farms, Vermont's swankiest hotel..."
February 2014

Luxury Travel Magazine - Top Romantic Valentine's Day Spa Treatments for Two
"The 20 room Relais & Chateaux property is the only five-star experience in Vermont and offers a romantic Valentine's Day escape unique unto itself."
February 3, 2014

The Street - 7 Winter Spa Treatments That Will Warm You Up
Gingersnap Cure, Out of the Woods Spa at Twin Farms, Barnard, VT
January 31, 2014

ilovefc.com - Winter Together Time
"Once home to Nobel prize-winning author Sinclair Lewis and his wife, Dorothy Thompson, spectacular, 300-acre Twin Farms provides a sophisticated escape for couples, and is Vermont’s only five-star destination."
January 2014

DuJour - The Most Spectacular Hotel Views
"Where to check in (and we mean down to the suite number) to check out some of the world's most beautiful, breathtaking views.."
January 2014

The Boston Globe: A 2014 travel bucket list
"The all-inclusive rate covered everything we could imagine..."
January 4, 2014

Edible: Louisville & The Bluegrass Region
"Pure Relaxation-There is no better way to describe Twin Farms in Vermont."
January 2014

New Beauty Spa
"Find balance and bliss by doing yoga outside..."
January 2014

Hotel Scoop - Literary Luxury at Twin Farms in Barnard, Vermont
"I’d venture to call it the nicest bathroom ever–double sinks; plush bathrobes; steam shower; bidet, a rack of shampoos, oils, and creams; and underneath the windows, a gorgeous black granite Jacuzzi tub."
December 26, 2013

Hotel Interactive - Twin Farms Announces New Executive Chef Nathan Rich
"Twin Farms welcomes Nathan Rich as the executive chef, heightening the distinguished culinary program of the intimate Relais & Châteaux property."
December 6, 2013

Snow Magazine - Killington: Vermont's Behemoth Beats Its Image as Beast of the East
"Twin Farms is a luxurious country sanctuary that may be hard to leave..."
Winter 2013/2014

Wine Enthusiast - Ten Fireside Bars
"The property’s 24/7 onsite bar offers a grand piano, dart board and pool table, but it’s main draw is an oversized stone fireplace.."
November 21, 2013

Fodors.com - 8 Ski Resorts for All Types of Travelers
"Sometimes you just want to hit the slopes without wee ones whizzing by."
8 Ski Resorts for All Types of Travelers

The Daily Meal - The World's 12 Best Spas for Food
"At Twin Farms, menus don’t exist; rather, guests are treated to dishes that reflect the changing seasons with locally grown herbs and vegetables available each day."
November 11, 2013

CNNMexico.com - 10 Hotels That Offer Complimentary Bikes for Guests
"Esta pintoresca pero lujosa propiedad en una casa de campo centenaria que fuera hogar del escritor ganador del Premio Nobel, Sinclair Lewis..."
November 10, 2013

The Boston Globe - Three all-inclusive N.E. resorts
"When you’re searching for understated elegance in a secluded woodland setting, Twin Farms is an ideal choice."
November 9, 2013

Huffington Post - You Won't Believe These Hotels' Histories
"This hotel used to be the farmhouse of Nobel Prize-winning writer Sinclair Lewis, and was built in the 1700s."
October 29, 2013

Huffington Post - Fall Foliage: The Top Five Places on the East Coast
"The grounds of this 5-star luxury resort, the former residence of Sinclair Lewis, pretty much provides you with the requisite checklist for a romantic weekend."
October 28, 2013

MR PORTER - ON THE ROAD: FALL BOLT HOLES
"If you love the great outdoors but prefer your walls a little more robust, Twin Farms in Vermont will serve you well."
October 22, 2013

CNN - Forget room service -- order a bike
"This quaint but luxurious property in a centuries-old farmhouse that was once the home of Nobel Prize-winning writer Sinclair Lewis, equips interested guests with either a high-end mountain bike or more casual cruiser..."
October 17, 2013

Forbes - Most Fabulous Hotel Bathrooms
Meadow Cottage
October 14, 2013

Spafinder - Fall in Love with These Fall-Themed Spa Treatments
"Not only does this skin-care treatment use Tata Harper products, handmade in Vermont, but it uses organic ingredients from the property’s own gardens."
October 3, 2013

Executive Travel Magazine - Coolest All-Inclusive Resorts
"When the snow starts to fall, you can channel your winter Olympian on one of the onsite slopes; in the summer, guests can swim and fly-fish."
October 2013

Marie Claire - Health News
"The foraging program at Twin Farms in Barnard, Vermont, helps you identify edible and toxic foods."
September 2013

Peter Greenberg - The Best Hotel Bathroom Amenities for Fall in New England
"Although all the cottages have noteworthy bathrooms, we focused on The Chalet for its sheer beauty and authentic wooden detail."
September 20, 2013

Independent Traveller - New England in the fall
"Holiday In New England offers a wide range of options.At the top end is Twin Farms..."
September 14, 2013

Andrew Harper - 2013 Hideaway Report Reader Survey Winner
Here are some recent favorite images of the property shared by guests on Instagram.
September 11, 2013

CNN - 8 decadent hotel breakfasts
"Surrounded by 300 acres of meadows in Vermont, Twin Farms makes an impression with its breakfast as well as its location."
September 6, 2013

Greenwich Post - End of summer treat
"People say it’s so much more than a place to stay; it’s an experience"
August 23, 2013

LifestyleMirror.com - Seven Perfect Couples Vacations
"Couples can cozy up next to a wood-burning fireplace in one of the farm’s uniquely designed lodgings..."
August 22, 2013

Boston.com - Get away for National Relaxation Day
"After a morning of walking, hiking, bicycling, or canoeing, pamper yourself in the salon or in one of two treatment rooms in Twin Farms’ Out of the Woods spa..."
August 13, 2013

Wine Enthusiast - Watermelon Beyond the Slice
"At this luxurious resort nestled in 300 scenic acres, guests love the rum-based watermelon and wild angelica punch."
August 12, 2013

Luxury Travel Magazine — Luxury Hotels Offer Fall Inspired Spa Treatments
"This fall, pamper your skin with the Pumpkin Honey Facial for a beautiful glow at the spa at the intimate all-inclusive Relais & Chateaux property situated on 300 acres of meadowlands..."
August 6, 2013

Boston.com - Vermont's Twin Farms resort going Hawaiian
"The resort will host Hawaiian chef, Alan Wong, to celebrate its 20th anniversary..."
July 31, 2013

Hospitalitynet.org - Staff Movement
John Graham has been appointed Managing Partner at Twin Farms, a Relais & Chateaux Resort in Barnard - VT, USA
July 25, 2013

Startle.com - Fill Your Carry-On With These Hotels' Fabulous Freebies
"Travelers looking to unwind at this palatial Five-Star Southern Vermont getaway will be treated to a fun mini Stave jigsaw puzzle..."
June 21, 2013

Forbes - Ten Super-Romantic Small Hotels
"A sophisticated take on Norman Rockwell Americana, Twin Farms deserves its place as one of the country’s most esteemed hotels."
February 7, 2013

Marie Claire
Cold Weather Fantasy
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Boston Common —Comforts and Joys
“…and Vermont’s Twin Farms resort, with its private deluxe cottages, unbelievable wine cellar and Japanese furo, where you can soak and steam and still see the stars.”
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Desire to Inspire — Twin Farms
Inspirational design photos focused on rustically elegant Twin Farms.
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London Jewelers Accent Magazine — Getaways
"With so many year-round activities and spectacular beauty in both sunshine and snow, the toughest decision will be when to visit."
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Out Traveler.com—Value Watch: Twin Farms, Vermont
“The property is also available to rent for weddings, civil unions, and vow-renewal ceremonies.”
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Improper Bostonian — Oh, the Places You’ll Go
“There’s an emphasis on Americana and plush seating, on graciousness leavened by the warmth of a smiling host uncorking a bottle of something rare.”
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Antiques & Fine Art — Historic Hotel
"The public rooms in the Main House are equally enlivened by great art, including 'Corpse & Mirror,' by Jasper Johns, playfully hung opposite 'Light Bulb,' also by Johns. Dorothy's Room has photographs by Berenice Abbott. Red's Room, in homage to Sinclair 'Red' Lewis, includes the Ed Ruscha lithograph, 'Main Street,' the title of one of the Nobel Price Winner's novels."
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Affluent Magazine — Into The Woods For A Luxurious Out Of The Woods New England Experience
“Much of the beauty of this property and experience is its natural amenities: endless forest trails for walking and biking, ponds for fishing, tennis, swimming and croquet.”
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Boston Magazine — Escape Plan
Cedar, spearmint, and rose pedicure, anyone?
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Spa Magazine—Into the Woods
“A relaxing bonus: Twin Farms’ modest Out of the Woods spa features treatments with all-natural, hand-mixed salts, oils and lotions, and its Furo (Japanese-style bathhouse) invites leisurely soaks.”
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A Rare World—Twin Farms — Remote, Relaxing and Refined
“The kitchen is under the direction of Ted Ask, and there wasn’t one meal that we ate that wasn’t customized just for us and served the way we wanted it. Menus are decided day of and everything depends on what is available and being delivered that morning.”
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Well & Good NYC — Weekend Wellness Escape
"There are healthy getaways that use austere surroundings and calorie-regulated meals to foster renewal. Twin Farms isn’t one of them. A visit here is more like a rejuvenation trip of a lifetime—rates start at $1,700 per night during the week, $1,900 on weekends in a suite in the main house. But those suites are about 1,000 square feet, and the rates are all-inclusive."
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Conde Naste Traveler UK—Where To Stay: Trailblazing
“Leaf-peeping, they call it, when the New England countryside bursts into crimson, gold and orange in late September, triggering a rush of visitors eager to experience this fabulous annual trick of the trees.”
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Luxury Travel Magazine — Twin Farms Celebrates 20th Anniversary
"Steeped in romance and folklore, Twin Farms is Vermont’s only luxury, five-star experience, and this year the idyllic Relais & Chateaux resort honors two decades with a series of memorable weekend experiences and special guest events. The resort is also thrilled that New York interior designer and decorator Katie Ridder will refurbish two of the resort’s luxury suites, Hillside and Grotto, this year. In addition, Forbes Travel Guide (formerly Mobil) recently bestowed its highest five-star rating to Twin Farms — for the 18th year in a row."
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Robb Report —The Chalet at Twin Farms
“Twin Farms’ ostensibly endless list of activities (skiing, tobogganing, ice skating, snowshoeing, swimming, fishing, canoeing, hiking) has prompted many a guest to describe the 300-acre Vermont resort as camp for grown-ups.”
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Cigar Aficionado—The World’s Best Hotels and Resorts
“…Twin Farms has consistently been one of the most decorated hotels on the planet, despite having less than two dozen units.”
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Wall Street Journal—Master of the House
“I also love Twin Farms in Vermont. It’s special in that cuddly way.”
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Cottages-Gardens.com — All-inclusive Indulgence
"Surrounded by 300 acres of rolling hills with trails for cross-country skiing and snowshoeing, plus private slopes for downhill turns and a pond for skating, Twin Farms is a bastion of activity, yet delivers the option of basking in idleness or pampering in the spa or Japanese bath house."
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Vanity Fair—Twin Farms, an Idyllic Country Retreat
“Idyllic is probably the most appropriate word to describe this exclusive inn, situated discreetly in beautiful, sleepy central Vermont.”
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NJ Life—Escapes: An Affair to Remember
“The 300-acre wooded estate was publisher and art collector Thurston Twigg-Smith’s rural family getaway until he transformed it into the kind of inn he’d like to visit.”
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Robb Report.com —Ten Top Summer Getaways: Twin Farms
“No matter how spring chooses to make its entrance, Twin Farms, a 15-year-old resort in central Vermont, is the ideal place to welcome it….The resort is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts, offering hiking, skiing, and countless other activities in the surrounding wilderness.”
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Delta Sky —Around the World in 40 Stays
“Imagine a collection of gorgeously decorated cottages nestled in the mountains of Vermont (complete with a private ski resort) paired with top-tier cooking, endless activities (hiking, tennis, reading) and an anything-goes, relaxed attitude (Cocktails and canapés at 2 a.m.? No problem!), and you will have conjured up the almost-mythical Twin Farms resort.”
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Travel & Leisure — Renovating Vermont’s Twin Farms
"If there was anything that marked his designs," critic Paul Goldberger writes of designer Jed Johnson, "it was a forthright determination to make space resonate, to make it glow with that peculiar form of perfection that comes when objects of great quality are well placed in carefully wrought surroundings."
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Quest Magazine -- All-American Getaway
"Much of the warmth and whimsy of the place is the work of the interior designer Jed Johnson, whose clients also included Andy Warhol, Pierre Berge, the art dealer Angela Westwater, and Brooke and Daniel Neidich."
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Yankee Magazine—The Most Expensive Night in New England
“Even the inn’s history has glamour.”
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Details.com — Finest Spas for Foodies
“Dinner choices at this central Vermont resort depend on local producers but will likely include vegetables from Fable Farm cooperative, herbs and mushrooms from expert foragers Les Hook and Nova Kim, cheese from the Vermont Butter & Cheese Creamery, and handmade kimchi from a neighbor. (The 26,000-bottle wine list is the only constant.)”
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Robb Report—Patriot Games
“Far from bound by its heritage, however, Twin Farms tweaks the staid New England stereotype with subtle details throughout the property. The covered bridge that links the house to the pub, gym, and spa seems more like a creation of Frank Lloyd Wright than of Currier & Ives.”
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Town & Country Travel — The Charm of Twin Farms
“The first fall [Sinclair Lewis and Dorothy Thompson] owned the property, they insisted that their friends drop everything and set out immediately for Twin Farms so as not to miss the crimson brilliance of the dying leaves.”
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New Beauty
"'Organic is obviously huge in the spa world right now because of consumers' desire for fresh, but for properties that offer a true hyperlocal experience, it's really a philosophy that the entire spa revolves around,' says the spa director at Twin Farms in Barnard, VT."
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Boston Magazine — Destination Dining
“With no set menu and a bounty of local food artisans just past his back door, chef Ted Ask churns out mind-blowing cuisine (like hen croquettes over barley-walnut salad; or apple, onion, and cheddar gratins) to just 10 or 20 diners a night.”
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Departures—New at Twin Farms
“The aviary is unlike any other building at Twin Farms: instead of a woodsy cottage, it is a sexy geometric affair with a wall of glass and an exposed chimney clad in copper.”
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Food Arts — Where the Wild Things Are
“Guests are cosseted from dawn to dark. Imaginitive breakfasts can include anything from heuvos rancheros to soufflé pancakes.”
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Travel & Leisure —Double Pleasure
“Twin Farms promises its guests the ultimate in discreet and elegant country relaxation. I had hallucinatory visions of a Thoreau-like reverie accompanied by facials and the perfect Pinot Noir.”
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Boston Magazine — Best of New England: Vermont
“As lavish a resort as you’ll find anywhere, Twin Farms wows the senses with pastoral views and painstakingly outfitted rooms (four-poster beds, fireplaces, Jacuzzis, museum-quality art). But the flawless service is what really seals the deal.”
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Architectural Digest—Twin Farms
“An elegantly rustic, subtly extravagant, impeccably but discreetly administered hotel, it is a clever marriage of high and low at nearly every turn.”
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Architectural Digest—Fantasy at Twin Farms
“…Twin Farms has set out to become one of the most exclusive, if unassuming, hotels in America, and the architecture and design go a good way toward meeting that goal.”
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Parenture.com—This Week's Wanderlust- Barnard, VT
"I remember the first time I heard about Twin Farms, more than five years ago. It sounded dreamy. Luxurious. Cozy. Gorgeous. We were at a friend’s engagement party and another couple was raving about the time they’d spent at Twin Farms, saying it was the most romantic and relaxing getaway they’d ever had.So much to do on the 300-acre country estate, fresh air, super luxe accommodations, and out-of-this-world food and wine."
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Business Week — Cold Comfort: A Taste of Vermont
“It's not surprising that the adults-only Twin Farms, with an environment that's both luxurious and laid-back, attracts an exclusive clientele looking for a respite from their frenetic lives.”
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Project Wedding.com blog — Ten Most Romantic Hotels
"Tastefully appointed everything, smack in the middle of nowhere. Super private, homey, and, even when full, feels like you have the place to yourself."
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Washingtonian Magazine — Vermont’s Twin Farms
“For two days, we dined on lobster, jumbo shrimp, lamb. Waiters poured drinks and wine—Twin Farms is a Wine Spectator Grand Award winner for its wine list—at no charge.”
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Wine Spectator — Great Getaways
“…while Twin Farms is a gentler, more bucolic setting.”
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Forbes.com — Hotels I Love: Twin Farms, VT
“You can be pampered at every turn or self-sufficient, with the resort’s ample amenities at your disposal, and it always feels like you are the only one here, because there are so few rooms (20) for so much space (300+ acres).”
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Forbes.com — How to Vacation Like an Eccentric Billionaire
“[Twin Farms owner Thurston Twigg-Smith] is a noted philanthropist and art collector, and every building at Twin Farms, including the 20 luxury homes, each architecturally unique and thematic, that pass for ‘rooms,’ is adorned with collectible art.”
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Montreal Gazette — Relais & Chateaux Inns
"Twin Farms in Barnard, Vt., the latest hotel within weekend distance of Montreal to join Relais & Châteaux, elevates the all-inclusive formula to a superlative stratum."
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Poshbrood.com— Twin Farms
“Generally an adult (16 and up) getaway, twice a year they offer family week, and we're smitten.”
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Travelingmom.com— Luxury Summer Camp at Twin Farms
“You will never eat this well in your life. I licked my plate clean at every meal, devoured every dessert, and lost weight.”
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Greenwich Magazine — Paradise Found
"The unassuming entrance to the paradise that is Twin Farms could trick you into thinking it's just another Vermont resort, lots of woods and abundant fresh air. It's the type of luxury that doesn't declare itself with a flashy label but rather catches you off guard with quiet elegance."
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Huffingtonpost.com — What’s Worth It: Twin Farms-Vermont
“City life often just gets too much. Twin Farms is an escape to the countryside for in-the-know Bostonians and New Yorkers.”
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Urbanette.com — Twin Farms Resort in Vermont
"If privacy is your thing, Twin Farms has some 20 differently themed and sized cottages spread a good distance from each other so you always felt like you’re the only ones there."
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Pastoral 12 — Twin Farms
“To stay at Twin Farms is an opportunity to let go, absorb its many treasures, be inspired, and respond to the unique pleasures that one can only find in Vermont and in the way that only Twin Farms offers it.”
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Southern New England Weddings —Natural Beauty and Unending Charm
"Twin Farms is a sanctuary of 300 acres of wildflowers, rolling hills, and trails."
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Sienna Charles -- Twin Farms
"The touches at the hotel are second to none...they do your laundry and deliver it same day wrapped beautifully. Every time you depart, the hotel packs the most incredible lunch for your drive home. I cannot wait to return."
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