Because it is hot and there is no air conditioning at his bed and breakfast.
Via the Boston Herald:
“I was going nuts in Chester,” said Arnold, who filmed “Moonlight and Mistletoe,” a Hallmark Channel holiday flick with Barbara Niven and Candace Cameron Bure, in the southern Vermont burg last month. (The TV movie premieres Nov. 29.)
“It was 110 degrees out and I was staying at a bed and breakfast, and I had no air conditioning,” groused Arnold. “It was like ‘The Truman Show,’ in that everyone knew where I was staying.
“I got in my car after shooting when I had a break and my driver said, ‘Back to the Fullerton Inn?’ and I said, ‘No, we’re going to Boston.’ He said, ‘Do you know how far away that is?’ I said, ‘I have no idea. Just drive.’ ”
During the 150-mile, 2 -hour trip, the Hollywood guy worked the phones and landed a room at the Marriott Long Wharf.