Fireside seating at Mayflower Inn's Living Room
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Celebrate the holidays with comfort and joy

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December Holidays at Mayflower Inn and Spa

Experience the countryside covered in a white blanket of fresh snow while enjoying warm tipples by the fire. Embrace relaxation in THE WELL at Mayflower Inn with winter-inspired treatments before heading into the local community for a behind-the-scenes antiquing experience with the interior designers of George Home. Head to the Parlour for a private tarot reading with a local expert or explore Marie-Claude Marquis’s immersive art experience, “Too Tired to Sleep” located in The Library.

Preparing for the Holidays with Cheer

Christmas Tree at Mayflower Inn

Thursday, December 2, 2021 | Lighting of the Tree

Join us as we light our stunning 18-foot Christmas tree in the Lobby, decorated with one-of-a-kind ornaments sewn from Schumacher fabric and designed by of Friends of Mayflower, including interior designer Celerie Kemble, potter Charlie Dumais and multi-disciplinary artist Marie-Claude Marquis. Embrace the holiday spirit with a live caroling performance from local performers Connecticut Yuletide Carolers.
  • 5:30-6:30 PM
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Saturday, December 4, 2021 | oHHo CBD x Flying Coffee Pop-Up

Throughout the day, venture to the front of the Main Inn for a unique shopping experience. Shop hand-cultivated, sustainable CBD productions from oHHo, a botanical wellness company based in Bedford, NY. While shopping, sip warm delicious coffee from Flying Coffee as you relax in the countryside.
  • 12-5 PM
Holiday candles and garlands

Saturday, December 11 & 18, 2021 | Carols by Candlelight

Listen to the beautiful sounds of local carolers gracing the halls of our historic inn. A quartet of locals from Connecticut Yuletide Carolers will sing out to raise the holiday spirits.
  • 4:30-5:30PM

Holiday Itinerary

Embracing Joy and Spirit

Smoked whiskey at Mayflower Inn

Thursday, December 23, 2021

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  • 4-6 PM | From Grain to Glass: Mine Hill TastingJoin Mine Hill owner Elliott Davis as he gets behind the Tap Room bar with our beverage team for an intimate tasting of his whiskeys and gin. Cap off your tasting with a specialty winter cocktail made using his spirits, whipped up by our expert team.

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Christmas Eve | Friday, December 24, 2021

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  • 10-11:30 AM | Jingle Bell Hike – As winter arrives and the pace of the season quickens, slow down and reconnect with nature’s greenery in rural Connecticut. Explore the rolling hills of Litchfield County on this guided hike. At the peak of the mountain, warm up with hot cider and hang biodegradable ornaments on an Evergreen tree.

  • 2-4 PM | Mulled Wine and Cranberry Pie Hour – Journey to The Parlour for a winter treat created by our bartenders and expert Pastry Chef.

  • 4-4:30 PM | Folk Tales by Firelight – Christmas and the Winter Solstice align as a time to celebrate the turning away from long, dark nights. Local storyteller Tom Lee will share a favorite folktale from Iceland, where they know a thing or two about long nights, and the trolls who delight in them.

  • 5-9 PM | Prelude Feast on Christmas Eve – Journey to the whimsical Garden Room for a four-course menu to celebrate the holiday cheer. Enjoy sweet treats by our skilled pastry chefs and bespoke tipples crafted by our expert beverage team.

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Holiday feast at Mayflower Inn

Christmas Day | Saturday, December 25, 2021

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  • 5-9 PM | Christmas in the Country – Delight in delicious offerings in the Garden Room at the helm of our expert culinary team with a four-course menu inspired by the fresh local ingredients of the countryside. Enjoy sweet treats by our skilled pastry chefs and revel in the holiday spirit.

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Family snowshoeing in Connecticut

Sunday, December 26, 2021

  • 9:30-10:30 AM | Snowshoe Trek – Strap on a pair of snowshoes for a peaceful, fun and athletic way to admire the winter wonderland of New England. Dress in layers and snow boots as you head into the forest, weather permitting. End your hike with a hot herbal tea as you sip fireside in The Parlour or Library.


Give the Gift of Wellness

Dedicate time to your Body and Mind

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Mindful Movement Classes

A selection of daily fitness classes allows the body to warm up as the mind slows down. Join certified experts who blend traditional and innovative approaches to mindful movement. From varying degrees of yoga to Pool Ai-Chi or Barre Fusion, give your body the gift of exertion.
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Revel in the Beauty

Sit amongst the wonder of THE WELL at Mayflower Inn as you embrace the warmth of the Garden Library, designed to evoke a sense of nature and self no matter the season. Look out onto the Mayflower Forest and Pond beyond as you relax while awaiting an invigorating treatment.
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Revitalizing Treatments

Our body of knowledge, your body and mind. Enjoy THE WELL at Mayflower Inn with unique treatments pulling from an East-meets-West knowledge of healing. Relax with a Deep Tissue Massage or Garden Scrub. Soak in the healing waters of our biophilic whirlpool. Speak with our expert healers to select the perfect treatment for your wellness journey.
Mayflower Tap Room with elegant furnishings
Mayflower Tap Room with elegant furnishings

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