July, 2014

Summer Shines at Mount Snow’s New Family Camp

By guest blogger, Gina Vercesi “I wish it was snowing!” exclaimed my 12-year old daughter as we walked down the trail from our slopeside condo at Mount Snow Resort last week. It was July and we had just arrived for a week of adventures at Mount Snow’s brand new family camp. We were staying in […]

Why Winter Ski Vacations Matter

As your Facebook feed fills with images of sun drenched kids on sandy beaches you are probably thinking about your own summer vacations or maybe getting ideas for next year.  But what about winter ski vacations? I’ve finally gone through the stacks of projects both my preschooler and first grader came home with in June […]

Summer Luxury for Families at the Stowe Mountain Lodge

The Stowe Mountain Lodge is a splurge for most families, but a pure treat. Located within the Stowe Mountain Resort, about five miles outside of the quintessential New England town of Stowe and at the base of Vermont’s highest peak, Mount Mansfield, the Lodge is located in one of the best areas in Vermont. The […]

Mad River Valley swimming

Swimming in the Mad River Valley: A Summer Pleasure

Have your kids ever swum in a mountain river or lake? There’s nothing like the cold, silky feeling of totally natural water, untreated by chlorine. Swimming in Vermont is a total sensory experience – the air smells of mowed grass, the sun is warm and the water pretty much always cool. The mountains are deeply verdant against the […]