The living during high summer at Vermont’s The Quechee Club, located mid-state near the New Hampshire border, is sublime.
August, September and then the fall foliage month of October are ideal times to visit the Club, which features two world-class golf courses that appeal to accomplished and recreational players to fine and casual dining and a plethora of recreational pursuits, the Club is a destination and home to those who enjoy a well-rounded lifestyle set amid the stunning beauty of this special area of northern New England. The days are mild, and nights cool at Quechee, affording visitors a respite from the dog days of summer.
The courses, Lakeland and Highland, the overall design, condition and playability of Quechee are some of the best you can play at any course in the Northeast. From tee to green, the facility is one of the finest maintained golf resorts you will find anywhere, and the views will astound you as well. The layouts of both courses are spectacular and designed for every level of play with options for 7 tee boxes offering 4,800 yards to over 6,800 yards. The courses were designed in 1970 by the master of New England golf course architects, Geoffrey Cornish and restored in 2012 following Tropical storm Irene by well-known designer Brian Silva. In short, The Quechee Club’s two golf courses give players a lot of variety. Whether you are a seasoned pro looking to perfect your game or a beginner still on the practice tee, our Golf professionals are at the ready to help you advance your game.
The Club boasts a full-service tennis center and has staff on hand to meet the needs of every player, whether it is equipment or lessons. Quechee also has a platform tennis area for its members, and there is an indoor squash court. Additionally, the outdoor and indoor swimming pools, a health and fitness center that offers a variety of classes for all fitness levels with trainers on hand, and massage services where all the kinks after a round of golf or a day on the racquet courts can be worked out.
Dining include Davidson’s, the flagship restaurant of the Club, and the cozy and charming Dewey’s Deck, where you can dine and enjoy local musicians performing, and The Base Lodge for a quick burger or sandwich and the most extensive craft beer selection in the Upper Valley.
The town of Quechee is a few miles away with its shopping venues. A must visit is the stunning Quechee Gorge on the Ottauguechee River, and a covered bridge at the site of the old Quechee mill, which now houses the Simon Pearce glass blowing facility and restaurant. The bridge was severely damaged by flooding caused by Tropical Storm Irene but has since been rebuilt.