How to Find the Perfect Lodging at Jay Peak Resort

How to Find the Perfect Lodging at Jay Peak Resort

January 29, 2017

  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. … Read More

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Stay n’ Play at the Quechee Club

Stay n’ Play at the Quechee Club

September 13, 2016

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 … Read More

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Are Ski Resorts Really Pet Friendly?

Are Ski Resorts Really Pet Friendly?

April 12, 2016

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 … Read More

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Trapp Family Lodge: Home for the Holidays

Trapp Family Lodge: Home for the Holidays

December 28, 2015

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 … Read More

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Summer and Fall Mountain Adventures at Bromley Ski Area

Summer and Fall Mountain Adventures at Bromley Ski Area

August 25, 2015

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 … Read More

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Town and Country – The Woodstock Inn and Resort

Town and Country – The Woodstock Inn and Resort

July 28, 2015

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 … Read More

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A Parents-Only Escape to Killington Mountain

A Parents-Only Escape to Killington Mountain

February 24, 2015

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 … Read More

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Upper Pass Lodge: Tops for Family Stays in Southern Vermont

Upper Pass Lodge: Tops for Family Stays in Southern Vermont

February 16, 2015

My family returned to Upper Pass Lodge in February 2017 to discover with delight that almost nothing had changed. I’ve updated a few things in this post to reflect the differences, but really it’s basically still the same family-friendly, wonderful place to stay. Whether you’re skiing at Magic Mountain Ski Area next door (you can … Read More

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