I wasn't always a Vermonter. I was born in New York City, raised in New Jersey and then did a short stint in Austin, Texas. My first independent travel adventure involved a week-long class trip to Paris during my...
My family of four arrived at Stowe Mountain Lodge on a Friday evening in late January. Just like everyone else we were checking in for a weekend of skiing.We pulled up to a mammoth valet parking line. I was sure we going to experience a long check-in...
What began as a small Inn over 100 years ago has evolved to what we now call the Basin Harbor Club—a sprawling resort alongside Lake Champlain that many guests return to year after year. We spent a long weekend...
Dreaming of a warm weather vacation this winter? Well, it is closer than you think! To escape our winter blues, we planned a quick, long weekend getaway in January. When choosing a hotel for this trip, we wanted a...
Not living in a state where there is an American Girl Doll Store, I decided to treat my daughter to a really special birthday gift this year. We headed to West Hollywood to stay at the Orlando hotel which...
The Mirror Lake Inn and Resort has wonderful Adirondack charm and is set on the edge of one of the prettiest lakes in Adirondack Mountains of upstate New York. The inn first opened in 1924 and is rich in...
Boston is only three and a half hours from Burlington, Vermont. We don’t take advantage of visiting this city as often as we should. With a little advance planning we were able to swing just 48 hours in Boston that yielded...
The Holiday Inn Club Vacations at Ascutney Mountain Resort is the perfect place to escape to for a weekend of family fun in Vermont. Their villa-style accommodations have been designed with families in mind. They are spacious and well appointed. There...
My first experience at Sugarbush was spring skiing in March, 2009. I remember that day clearly. I was enjoying après ski in the sunshine on the porch of Timbers when I met Win Smith, the omnipresent owner of Sugarbush....
Our family of four planned a visit to Smugglers' Notch to put their wintertime activities to the test. After a smooth check-in with the friendly and informative front desk staff, we zipped over to the rental shop to pick up our...