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How to Find the Perfect Lodging at Jay Peak Resort

Lodging choices at Jay Peak Resort are plentiful. Families can stay in condos, cottages, townhouses or hotel rooms and suites. Each type of accommodation is unique in its own way. You can stay on the mountain, close to the golf course or just a short walk to either. Some units have full-sized kitchens, others have kitchenettes. With […]

Planning a Family Ski Vacation Made Simple

All Mountain Mamas Family Ski Trip Tips Let’s face it, the initial thought of planning your family’s first ever (or even second or third) ski trip can be slightly overwhelming. For those unfamiliar to with the sport or snowy destinations in general, the thought of snowy winter adventures on strange equipment is downright alien. Fortunately, […]

Stay n’ Play at the Quechee Club

Quechee is just as picturesque as you might imagine any small Vermont town to be. There are covered bridges, several quaint inns, a few locally owned stores and restaurants, and no big box stores. Making up a significant portion of the area is the Quechee Lakes Landowner’s Association (QLLA). Individuals who own a home within this […]

Are Ski Resorts Really Pet Friendly?

I have a chocolate lab named Kona. He is the heart and soul of our family. In a way I think of him as my third child. What pet owner doesn’t? My family travels quite often and I feel guilty leaving Kona at home, despite the fact that I know he is in good hands with our pet […]

Trapp Family Lodge: Home for the Holidays

It was beginning to look a lot like Christmas when our family checked into the Trapp Family Lodge the weekend before the holidays. Set high on the hill in Stowe, Vermont, this European-style hotel is an ideal place for families to spend the winter break. Every year the staff plans tons of yuletide fun for the kids. This can […]

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Summer and Fall Mountain Adventures at Bromley Ski Area

A weekend trip to Bromley is exactly what my family needed. After a somewhat hectic, overscheduled summer, we found our visit to the mountain to be a perfect escape. A spacious ski condo complete with an outdoor pool, trail hikes and the ski area’s summer fun park made our two-night stay one of the highlights […]

Town and Country – The Woodstock Inn and Resort

The Woodstock Inn and Resort has a great in-town location right on the green that makes it the perfect base for families to explore the local area. Take a quick stroll along Main Street to browse through the many shops, boutiques and galleries, or venture a little further to visit some of the area’s attractions like Billings Farm and Museum (admission is free […]

A Parents-Only Escape to Killington Mountain

The snow cat chugged up the trail as snow fell from the night sky and lift chairs hung, ghostlike, above our heads. Wrapped in wool blankets, we huddled together in the big, open-air sleigh being pulled behind the cat, our bodies insulated by both the blankets and the hot, spiked cider we’d just consumed. Rounding […]

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Upper Pass Lodge: Tops for Family Stays in Southern Vermont

How long did it take me to figure out that I loved Upper Pass Lodge? Approximately five minutes after I arrived on a cold Friday evening in February my nine-year-old son was deep in conversation with a fellow skiing-and-Pokemon-loving kid, my older tween son was petting a very friendly golden retriever that belonged to one of the other […]

All Mountain Mamas Bring the Slopes of Vermont to Passports with Purpose

Passports with Purpose is back and this year the All Mountain Mamas are representing Vermont with some amazing travel getaways. Since 2008 travel bloggers across the globe have partnered together for this annual fundraiser held in November/December to help communities in developing nations. The focus has traditionally been to help those in poverty, specifically women […]