Close to Middlebury College.
Enjoy skiing? Killington is 30 miles, snow bowl 14 miles. If you're into hiking, there are a vast amount of trails nearby. Take a few tours while in Vermont. The Vermont Teddy Bear factory is an easy 25 mile drive, The Ben and Jerrys factory is 32 miles and The Fort in Ticonderoga NY is great for anyone into history and only 19 miles.