Deals & Steals for Families Skiing in Vermont

Soon the green mountains of Vermont will be white and that means skiing and riding! The leaves that cover our hiking paths now will give way to trails that are groomed to a corduroy finish. For some, the ski...

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Basin Harbor Club – A Place to Come Home To

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...

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Let’s Get Local in Burlington, Vermont

Burlington, Vermont seems to be on everyone's radar. In recent years it has won many accolades and awards. I feel fortunate to live here and know first hand why it is ranked highly as a place to live, work...

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A Vermont Family Getaway

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...

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Being Better at Sugarbush

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....

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Learn to Ski without Fear at Sugarbush

When I met up with my future Women's Discovery Camp program buddies at Sugarbush, I wasn’t really sure what to expect. I was told I would learn to ski without fear at this two-day ski clinic. That appealed to me since I consider myself an...

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Family Fun at Smugglers’ Notch

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...

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The High Points of a Family Trip to Topnotch

As you head through Stowe, past town and up Rte 108, tucked away you will find Topnotch -- a Preferred Boutique, Four Diamond, Resort and Spa. This hotel has been well designed to afford guests sweeping views of Mt....

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Essex Culinary Resort and Spa

They say location is everything. This is especially true when you choosing a hotel for a family stay in Vermont. You'd like to be centrally located. Not too far from the airport and not too far from Burlington. Perhaps you...

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Trapp Family Lodge

As you drive up the winding road, there’s a very good reason the welcoming sign includes “family” in the Trapp Family Lodge. From the warm and friendly staff that makes you feel at home, to wide variety of activity...

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