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Fueling Up for Winter Sports

When you spend time doing winter sports, being prepared and well fed will make your family’s time outside more comfortable and fun. Here’s how you can make that happen. Stay Hydrated During the winter, staying hydrated is important to feel your best, perform at your peak, and stay healthy and safe. Dehydration is common in […]

Darn Tough Socks

Must-Have Skis and Gear for the Family

Ski and snowboard gear options can be overwhelming, making it hard to choose the right ones for you family. The Mamas and their families have tried so many  products out there and want to share some of their favorite finds with you.  Whether looking for the right skis for Mom and Dad, wondering how to […]

Family Safety on the Slopes

At this time of year the leaves are just about gone, daylight savings time is upon us, the mountains in the distance become snow- (or frost-) covered – and those of us who love winter sports start to dig out our gear. But, while we are thinking about how much fun we are going to […]

Top Budgeting Tips for Family Ski Trips

Family vacations can be hard on the wallet, and skiing and riding are not considered cheap sports. The Mamas know that a little planning and budgeting can go a long way in saving money and enjoying more family bonding experiences in Vermont’s mountains. Don’t let winter fun pass your family by. Try the Mama’s favorite […]

Top Ten Family Moments in Vermont

What a season in Vermont! The Mamas enjoyed some of the best ski and ride conditions that Vermont resorts have seen in years. We also enjoyed trying new activities and reaching new milestones as a family.  Here are our top ten family moments in Vermont from the 2014-15 ski and snowboard season: 1. Discovering Magic […]

Okemo

Finding Your Inner Child at Okemo

Driving along Route 100 towards Okemo Mountain Resort, snow encrusted trees create a winter wonderland, the likes of which you’d find in a children’s fairytale book. My husband and I are meeting old friends and new for a weekend of skiing and eating at Okemo, and as we often do when we ski, we take […]

Fall Foliage in Vermont: A Unique Family Getaway

What could be a better way to get excited for ski and snowboard season than to visit Vermont’s mountains during peak foliage? Due to the high population of sugar maple trees, Vermont puts on the best show of fall color this side of the globe. Not only is it one of the most beautiful times […]

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Family Summer Events at Vermont Ski Resorts

Does anyone not like fireworks? Or BBQs? Or parades? Planning family vacations around holidays and special events adds an element of fun and easy entertainment. It can also add that something special to a family trip, something that stays with everyone a little longer and can develop into a much anticipated annual tradition. Vermont ski […]

Bolton Valley Resort

Bolton Valley

Bolton Valley sits high in the Green Mountains of Vermont. It is a unique, high mountain alpine village surrounded by over 5,000 pristine acres. At Bolton Valley the recreational opportunities are as numerous as the views are spectacular.