Spend the afternoon relaxing by the lake

Enjoy our beautiful scenic gardens


The Lakeside Blog is happily written by Michelle Bousquet at the Interlaken Inn, Lakeville, CT. She writes about what there is to do at Interlaken and why you should come stay with us, fun local events, great places to visit and cool things to do – in and around Lakeville & Salisbury Connecticut.

Comments? Email me: Michelle-at-InterlakenInn.com

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World Water Day!

Vanessa is at it again, celebrating "World Water Day" with the Potter Quilt Retreat Ladies!

World Water Day at Interlaken Inn 2014

Every day is a celebration of something, and apparently we are celebrating water today.  I celebrated by taking a brisk walk to my favorite body of water, and that is the Interlaken's lakefront.  I know there's water under that big sheet of ice somewhere, and I can't wait to see it flowing once again very soon!  Canoeing, swimming, raft building, wedding ceremonies, Intermingle cocktail hour - the lakefront is the perfect place for anything!

Interlaken Inn's Lakefront Lakeville CT

Now, we can't celebrate the lake when it's frozen (when is Ice day?) so Vanessa has acknowledged the day by creating these amazing pitchers of herb/fruit/spice infused water.  Why have plain H20 when you can try Strawberry & Basil or Cucumber?  The Quilting Ladies seemed to enjoy the fresh offerings - thanks Vanessa!

World Water Day at Interlaken Inn CT 2014

Interlaken has lots of water!  Here is our outdoor heated pool which will be open once again Memorial Day Weekend....

Interlaken's Swimming Pool Lakeville CT

Rent our private Lakeside Cabin this season and look out your window and see this beauty, Lake Wononpakook.  (Yes, Interlaken is truly nestled between two lakes!)

Interlaken Inn Lakeside Cabin Lakeville CT

We have two Suites (soon to be 3!) that have outdoor hot tubs....

Hot Tub at Interlaken Inn Lakeville CT

And finally, you can't have a hot cup of Harney Tea without water!

Interlaken Inn serves Harney and Sons Tea Lakeville CT


Interlaken's Bridal Expo

Getting married and still in search for the perfect wedding venue?  Getting married and you've already found your perfect wedding venue here at Interlaken?  We've got you both covered!

Bridal Expo at Interlaken Inn Lakeville CT

Now is the ideal opportunity to come and experience Interlaken's wedding style at our very first (drum roll please...) Bridal Expo on Sunday, April 13th from 11am to 5pm.  This is the biggest site tour we've ever done! 

Bridal Expo in Connecticut at Interlaken Inn Lakeside Ceremony

You will be able to see it all from the pretty lakeside ceremony site to the comfortable Guestroom accommodations to the dinner reception under the wedding pavilion. This is your chance to meet the vendors that put together all of the fine details from the flowers at the ceremony site to the centerpieces to wedding cake to the music that will get every family member up and moving for the night. 

Bridal Expo at Interlaken Inn Lakeville CT

Bridal Expo at Interlaken Inn Lakeville CT

You'll be able to hear some ceremony music, sample some savory hors d'oeurves, admire unique floral arrangements, taste some amazing chocolate and meet face-to-face the many wedding professionals that will work hard to make certain your day is perfect.

Connecticut Bridal Expo at Interlaken Inn Lakeville, CT

CT Bridal Expo at Interlaken Inn Lakeville CT

CT Bridal Expo at Interlaken Inn Lakeville CT

CT Bridal Expo at Interlaken Inn Lakeville CT

Interlaken Wedding Destination Eric Limon Photographer

CT Bridal Expo at Interlaken Inn Lakeville CT

Want to experience Interlaken from start to finish? Join us Saturday night, April 12th for a package created just for this show.  Get to know Interlaken's Wedding Coordinator for some one-on-one time talking about your special day by reserving our Bridal Expo Package.

CT Bridal Expo at Interlaken Inn Lakeville CT

CT Bridal Expo at Interlaken Inn Lakeville CT

Mark your calendars!

Sunday, April 13th

11am to 5pm

It's the best day ever for one stop wedding shopping!

CT Bridal Expo at Interlaken Inn Lakeville CT


Eating of the Greens

Why was the tomato embarassed?

Morgan's Restaurant at Interlaken Lakeville CT

He saw the salad dressing.

Morgan's at Interlaken Inn Lakeville CT

There's nothing like fresh greens to do the body good, and the season for freshly picked local greens is right around the corner.  We know as soon as the snow melts and the seeds are planted by the local farmers we will once again be blessed with fresh crops to make the most flavorful, savory and healthy salads served in Morgan's restaurant.  The Heirloom Kale Salad with Local Honeycrisp apples, Black Olive Crunch, and Hazelnut is one of my favorites. 

Morgan's is open 7 days a week and reservations are happily accepted.


Intimate Occasions

It's true that "Good Things Come in Small Packages", so we've created some package options for those couples that have a want or a need for a smaller wedding celebration or vow renewal.  The same quality of fresh food, warm efficient service, and close attention to detail, just on a smaller scale.

Although our venue is known for its wedding destination reputation, we have areas on property that tend to be more intimate, and we've got packages created around those special areas.  Our first offering, for example, is at our Sunnyside house, a beautiful Victorian House set atop a hill overlooking the 30 acres of Interlaken.  This house offers twelve Guestrooms, and private wraparound porch and perhaps most of all, a wonderful winding staircase for any bride to descend from.

Intimate Wedding at Sunnyside Interlaken Inn Lakeville CT

How about a Sunday Brunch Wedding, or Lakeside Champagne Wedding?  Our lakefront is the perfect backdrop for gatherings of all sizes, even just for two.

Vow Renwal at Interlaken Lakeville CT

We've created some options for you, but if you have something else in mind, please do let us know.  It's your day and should be just how you want it.  Contact Brandon Scimeca to start planning your perfect occasion.



Suite Scrapbookers

What is going on behind this closed door?

Scrapbook retreat at Interlaken Inn Lakeville CT


Interlaken Inn Scrapbook retreat Lakeville CT

It's a wonderful group of ladies all gathered in the coziness of one of our Townhouse Suites for a weekend of scrapbooking!  And this.

Scrapbook retreat Connecticut Interlaken Inn

I couldn't visit empty handed!

This scrapbooking group of ladies visit us twice every year, twice a year, to make certain they preserve all of their memories on colorful paper or digitally on their laptops.  This Spring their gathering was a bit more intimate than usual, held right in one of our two-bedroom Townhouse Suites.  As you can see a long table was brought in and clothed so each lady had the perfect amount of room to scrap (well, can we ever have enough room?!)  Turn the music up!  Walk around in your socks!  Wander upstairs to take a nap so you can stay up all night!  Stroll into the full kitchen, boil some tea and get a snack!  Turn on the TV!  Have all the comforts of home but without the chores or distractions - just a full weekend devoted to scrapbooking!  Hmmm, count me in!

Our two bedroom Suites are perfect for about 6 adults and can accommodate any crafting group - quilting, sewing, crotcheting, needlepoint, stamping, spinning... if your supplies are mobile then we've got the room for you!  Although we encourage dining in our restaurant for all of your meals, each Suite does have a full kitchen, just in case you have a Chef in the group.  Gather your closest crafting buddies and come stay in one of our two bedroom Suites this Spring - we'd love to welcome you soon! 

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