The spa provides an affordable all inclusive stay. The accommodations, spa cuisine, fitness classes and experienced guides will maximize this unparalleled Vermont vacation. Their programs offer day hikes and excursions to the most scenic Vermont villages in small group settings. Guests are usually young adults to seniors seeking health and fitness at different levels of ability and fitness.
Post hike, guests unwind with a late afternoon yoga class and/or a massage if desired. During busy times, a water aerobics course is offered. But the fun doesn't stop there, after dinner they have cooking demonstrations while discussing nutritional facts and myths. They also have personal trainers, registered dieticians, tennis professionals, canoeing, kayaking, horseback riding, rock climbing, caving, fly fishing, cycling and mountain biking available for sessions à la carte.
Unlike most spas, ATA's owner John Keough is engaged daily with the guests hiking and encourages guests not to spend a good deal of their time on the spa property but to explore Vermont. The Grey Bonnet Inn offers all the cozy, traditional pleasures of a superb Vermont country inn. Including air conditioned rooms and a spa for those guests who wish to get relaxed and indulge their senses.
Appalachian Trail Adventures has collaborated with two Registered Dieticians, that have a Master of Science in Clinical Nutrition. They have created the delicious spa menu and work daily with the spa chefs. Vegetarian options are also offered at every meal and special diets are also catered for.