Two hours from Boston, 1.5 from Hartford, this boutique property located where Massachusetts meets Vermont and New Hampshire along the Connecticut River, features comfortable guest rooms, legendary breakfasts at individual tables, and large common spaces. Lush gardens, gazebo and views. Seasonal specials. Northfield offers miles of mountain trails for hiking, fishing, boating, canoeing and kayaking on the Connecticut River. Yankee Candle, Historic Deerfield, Kringle Candle, Northampton, Amherst, Greenfield, Brattleboro and Keene are all nearby. Knowledgeable and genial hosts. Book direct at thecentennialhouse.com.