Fall Foliage leaf-peeping Frog Meadow New England's Best All Male Gay Resort in Southern Vermont

The views from Frog Meadow’s Hot Tub are a delicious feast for the eyes!

Come Join Us For Vermont’s Fall Foliage!

From apple picking & cider making, craft shows and plain old ”leaf-peeping” and more, there is so much going on in the fall in southern Vermont, all among the glorious backdrop of our uniquely gorgeous fall foliage season!

We’ll gladly set you up with a travel route by car, bicycle or by foot so that you can experience this truly unique and special time of year in Vermont.


Fall Foliage forecaster leaf-peeping Frog Meadow New England's Best All Male Gay Resort in Southern Vermont

Please come join us for Vermont’s brilliant fall foliage season…there’s plenty to see, do, eat, drink and enjoy in our little corner of picturesque fall paradise! Click the image above to access the interactive foliage tracker.

Fall foliage time is from late September through late October when the leaves are starting their show of changing colors to bright yellows, crimsons, brilliant oranges and electric greens. There’s plenty to see, do, eat, drink and enjoy in our little corner of picturesque fall paradise!

Click the image to the right to access the interactive foliage tracker 









Come to Frog Meadow in early October for our Fall Harvest Ritual!

Fall Foliage apple cider making Frog Meadow New England's Best All Male Gay Resort in Southern Vermont

Making cider with guest Kelly from NYC

Help us pick apples from our own orchard and then join us as we take our bounty down the hill to the village of Williamsvile to participate in a community cider pressing party! Learn about how cider is made and meet some of the local residents as we grind the apples into mash and then press the mash into cider! Hear about different methods for making hard cider.

Then, as if that wasn’t enough, join us (or watch) as we collect the gift our four hives of bees have given us; sweet light golden honey made from the flowers you see all around Frog Meadow!

Many Thanks to Guest Kelly Hawk for the two videos below!

Many Thanks to Guest David Cox for the video tour below!


Newfane Heritage Festival October 7 & 8

Fall Foliage Newfane Heritage Festival Frog Meadow New England's Best All Male Gay Resort in Southern VermontHeld on the town common just down the hill From Frog Meadow The Philadelphia Inquirer named the Newfane Heritage Festival one of its “10 for the Road” events from the mid-Atlantic to New England. Click here for more details


Dummerston Apple Pie Festival October 8th

Dummerston Apple Pie Fall Festival Frog Meadow New England's Best All Male Gay Resort in Southern VermontChoose from 1,500 pies made in the nearby historic Dummerston Congregational Church, homemade ice cream, fresh donuts, hot cider, Green Mountain Coffee, and Grafton cheese. Or maybe have some of each! Pies available whole or by the slice. Worship at 9 am surrounded by pies. Fire Department Breakfast, Grange Lunch.

Expect a turnout of 20-25 Drag Queens from the local Faerie Camp, always a highlight of the day!

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Fall Foliage VT Open Studio Tour Frog Meadow New England's Best All Male Gay Resort in Southern VermontBrattleboro West Arts Open Studio Tour Sept. 30-Oct. 1

This self-guided journey leads visitors through the scenic Whetstone watershed to over a dozen Artists Studios. Each stop includes a diverse sampling of the breadth of innovative art and craft that make up this creative community. Brattleboro-West Arts was founded in 2009 by neighbors who recognized the vibrant creative community that exists in the watershed of the Whetstone Brook west of downtown Brattleboro. Since then, membership has grown to include about three dozen professional artists and craftspeople, many of whom gather socially each month to share a meal and explore ways to enrich the artistic life of southern Vermont.10am-5pm www.brattleboro-west-arts.com

Townshend Pumpkin Festival October 14

Townshend Pumpkin Festival Fall Foliage Frog Meadow New England's Best All Male Gay Resort in Southern VermontThe 32nd annual Townshend Pumpkin Festival is on Saturday, Oct. 14 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the Townshend Common, just  north  of Newfane on Rte. 30. For the past 35 years the Townshend Business Association has sponsored the Pumpkin Festival with many activities and a very successful craft fair. This year over 60 vendors will be showcasing and offering for sale the many different arts and crafts they have produced. In addition to crafters, there will be artists displaying their watercolors, oil paintings and other media, as well as many food vendors. Click here for more details.

Farmer’s Markets

The Brattleboro Area Farmers’ Market features over 50 vendors with agricultural products, crafts, live music and animals and ethnic foods from around the world. Whether you are local or a tourist, you can stop by to get your weekly produce and grab a quick lunch, or come with your family and stay for the day! https://www.brattleborofarmersmarket.com/

Summer Hours & Locations: May – October

  • Saturday 9AM-2PM: Route 9 near the Covered Bridge
  • Wednesday 10AM-2PM: Gibson-Aiken Center, 207 Main St.

Discover Gay Vermont!

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Our region is well known for it’s open, progressive values, welcoming attitude and longstanding embrace of diversity! It’s such a gay-friendly region…and it has an amazing collection of interesting and fun things to do!

Come discover great restaurants, fresh food sources that include farmer’s markets and a food coop, 3 microbreweries & a distillery, a cultural & arts community that includes monthly gallery walks, museums, music, theatrefrequent artist’s open studio toursliterary & film festivals (including an annual LGBT film festival) and frequent men’s gatherings, workshops & retreats.

Click here to discover & explore the many recreational & cultural activities, events, attractions and culinary delights that Brattleboro and gay-friendly Southeast Vermont have to offer!

Getting Here/Travel FAQs

How Do I Reach Frog Meadow by Car?

  • We’re approximately 2.5 hours from Boston, 3.5 hours from New York City and 2 hours from Hartford, CT.
  • After making your reservation you will receive a confirmation email with detailed instructions on how to get to Frog Meadow.

Our directions are simple and easy to follow. You’ll want to use our directions – NOT GPS – once you’re off the interstate!

What is the Closest Airport to Frog Meadow?

  • Bradley International Airport (BDL) near Hartford, CT is super-convenient, about an hour and a half of easy mostly Interstate Highway (I-91) driving to Brattleboro Directions to Newfane from Bradley International Airport.
  • Albany International Airport New York (ALB) is about 2 hours from Frog Meadow but the roads are almost entirely secondary two lane country highways and can be difficult to travel, especially in the winter. Directions to Newfane From Albany International Airport
  • Logan International Airport Boston (BOS) is about 3 hours From Frog Meadow. The roads are a mix of four lane and two lane highways and during rush hour traffic in the Boston area can be challenging. However depending on where you are coming from the connections to Logan from your originating airport may be much better than to Bradley or Albany, especially if you are coming from the west coast or Europe. Directions to Newfane from Logan International Airport.

Can I Use Public Transportation to get to Frog Meadow?

All Aboard! Daily Train Service from NY City to nearby Brattleboro VT

All Aboard! Daily Train Service from NY City to nearby Brattleboro VT

Yes. There are several options:

  • Train: The Vermonter offers daily Amtrak train service that originates in Washington, DC. The Vermonter services Philadelphia, New Jersey, New York City (Penn Station), Connecticut, and Western Massachusetts before arriving in Brattleboro, Vermont which is 12 miles south of Frog Meadow. More information on the Vermonter
  • Train and Rental Car Combo: If you are traveling from New York City, you may want to consider taking Metro North from Grand Central Station to New Haven, CT and renting a car there. The rental rates are much lower than in Manhattan and the train will get you past the most difficult traffic coming out of the city. Avis Rent-a-Car is located in the New Haven train station. The New Haven Train Station is at the southern terminus of I-91 with easy access to I-91 to Brattleboro, Vermont, which is 12 miles south of Frog Meadow. Drive time from New Haven to Brattleboro is approximately 2 hours.
  • Bus: There are also buses that will get you to Brattleboro from Boston and other points not serviced by train. More information on buses to Brattleboro
  • Rental Car: If you are arriving in Brattleboro by bus or train Enterprise Rent-a-Car will pick you up at the train or bus station and take you to their location to complete the paperwork and get you on your way to Frog Meadow. Avis Rent-a-Car is open 7 days a week in Brattleboro and will pick you up too.


New England's Best All Male ResortAbout Us

Frog Meadow Farm Bed & Breakfast and Massage Oasis for Men is a welcoming, non-judgmental place for men of all colors and backgrounds to unwind and shed the trappings of busy modern life.

Frog Meadow frequently hosts men’s gatherings, workshops and retreats. Hosts Dave & Scott are committed to providing a welcoming environment to re-connect with nature and yourself.

The South RoomFrog Meadow is only 4 miles from the popular Rock River swimming hole, 10 miles from Brattleboro, VT and 30 minutes Mount Snow & Stratton Mountain ski resorts.

Relax in our spring-fed swimming pond, soak in our wood-fired hot tub, or enjoy our 4-season recreation trails and extensive perennial gardens and orchard!

Be sure to check out our special events calendarphoto galleriesrooms/lodging pages & lodging specials and discover all that gay-friendly Southern Vermont has to offer!

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Click here to learn why Edge Boston calls Frog Meadow “Vermont’s Gay Oasis”



Guest Reviews


From the moment you arrive at Frog Meadow, you are transcended into a semi-rustic, sensual paradise. The wood fueled hot tub, is so unique, the owners are warm & friendly. Dave’s hearty breakfasts are absolutely delicious!

If you want to shed your stress and feel totally spoiled and nurtured…then I would say that Frog Meadow is the perfect place for you…it was for me!

Richie, Brewster, Massachusetts
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