Create Memories and Traditions at Sugarbush Resort Summer Camps

Create Memories and Traditions at Sugarbush Resort Summer Camps

June 24, 2014

It may never have occurred to you to send your children to camp while on a family vacation – after all you probably want to enjoy time together. But over years of spending long family vacations in Vermont’s Mad River Valley I’ve learned that summer camps not only give me and my husband a chance … Read More

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Summer Adventure Parks Offer Vermont Mountain Family Fun

Summer Adventure Parks Offer Vermont Mountain Family Fun

May 21, 2014

Think winter is the only time for your kids to have fun at Vermont’s ski resorts? Guess again. Summer brings a slew of adventure activities that don’t require snow or skis. My family has a long tradition of spending summer vacation in the Vermont mountains and we’re never at a loss for things to do. … Read More

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Rossignol Temptation Skis: Great for Versatile Women

Rossignol Temptation Skis: Great for Versatile Women

March 29, 2014

I feel like I should start this review with a disclaimer, which is to say that I am not a gear expert. Growing up in a family of hardcore, no-whining, East Coast skiers who also happened to be frugal Yankees, my attitude toward ski equipment tends toward the “if it gets you down the hill, … Read More

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The Perfect Family Ski Vacation at Okemo Mountain Resort

The Perfect Family Ski Vacation at Okemo Mountain Resort

March 27, 2014

  Tons of trails with lots of high-speed lifts to service them? Check. Plenty of glade skiing that’s not too hard? Of course. Grooming galore? Yeppers. A terrain park or two? You know it. Oh, and did I mention the mountain coaster? Welcome to Okemo Mountain Resort – south-central Vermont’s family skiing paradise, home to … Read More

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Tips for Skiing With Kids in the Cold

Tips for Skiing With Kids in the Cold

March 17, 2014

The winter of 2014 has been an especially cold one for Vermont and skiing families have had to contend with multiple visits from the Polar Vortex. But up here in the North Country there are always days throughout the winter when the temperature dips well below freezing. What should you do if this happens during … Read More

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Skiing Stowe Mountain Resort With Kids

Skiing Stowe Mountain Resort With Kids

March 10, 2014

It doesn’t get much more Vermont classic than Stowe. Not only is it home to Mount Mansfield, the highest mountain in the state, but this iconic mountain also has the distinction of being shaped like a man’s face. The summit is the chin – what kid wouldn’t want to ski that? Full disclosure is necessary … Read More

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Stay and ski with kids at Stowe Mountain Lodge

Stay and ski with kids at Stowe Mountain Lodge

February 19, 2014

Luxury is certainly something that varies a bit for each of us, but allow me to share my definition of it on a family ski trip. For me, it is getting up in the morning, putting on my ski clothes, and then, without once setting foot outside or picking up any gear, walking to a … Read More

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The Ins and Outs of Skiing Sugarbush Resort

The Ins and Outs of Skiing Sugarbush Resort

February 12, 2014

Sugarbush Resort is a Vermont mountain icon, situated in center of the state and second only to Killington in skiable acres. The 56-year-old resort has changed a great deal since it was purchased by Win Smith in 2001, with improvements that include the construction of a lovely new base area and building for children’s programs … Read More

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