You should bring toiletries such as shampoo, toothbrush and paste, and shaving items.
If you plan to enjoy the outdoors, sunscreen, insect repellant, sturdy shoes, and a hat are advisable. Remember to bring a swimsuit and beach towels if you think you may visit Cedar Lake or the Long Island Sound. Read more about Guest House Grounds & Surrounding Area.
Keep in mind that this is tick country; use of insect repellant while engaging in outdoor activities is advised.
Tea, coffee, and fresh fruit are available all day in the dining room.
A refrigerator is available for guest use 24 hours a day if you need to bring medicines or supplies. A microwave also is available.
In respect to our other guests on retreat, children under 18 are generally not allowed. Exceptions may be made, on a case-by-case basis, with prior approval from our Director of Guest Services.
- Use insect repellents containing DEET on yourself or permethrin repellents on clothing and shoes
- Tuck your pants into your socks
- Walk in the center of the trail
- Do a thorough tick check and take a shower when you get home.
Guest House keeps a supply of repellent at the front desk if you forget your own.