"The location and hospitality of the Chieftain Motor Inn, and the long miles of unspoiled
river make this place the best spot for summer rowing in the country. The nature around
you makes rowing not only a perfect physical activity, but also a very unique spiritual
~ Kris Korzeniowski
The National Team Coach
On-Site Activities ::
The Upper Valley area of New Hampshire and Vermont is a great place for rowing, a sport
specifically known as Sculling. Don't take our word for it: the US Olympic men's quad team
and Black Bear Sculling
camp both used the Chieftain Inn to train in 2008. A premier site for rowers' this part of
the Connecticut River is extremely tranquil allowing you to view wildlife. Surrounding the
river on either shore are picturesque pasture, forests, mountains and shear cliffs, making
it a rower's paradise.
The Chieftain is so well known among rower's it has been featured in two books written about
this sport, The Amateur by David Halberstam and Assault on Lake Casitar by Brad Alan Lewis.