We keep returning to the Echo Lake Inn because of its rural and historic appearance, friendly staff, excellent food, and a short drive to get into Ludlow. It is slightly off the beaten path ( 5 miles off main road?). The kitchen must have a well trained, experienced chef because the entrees are always nicely prepared. Hard to go wrong with any choice on the menu. Rooms are well appointed and retain the old historic theme that works so well in Vermont.