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Summer Adventures for Kids at Stowe

Stowe Mountain Resort’s Summer Adventure Camp What would summer be without camp? Summers at the  Stowe Mountain Resort cater to guests of all ages and my kids, ages 3 and 6, found their way to the Summer Adventure Camp. I’ll admit, I’ve only recently become a fan of going on vacation and sending my kids […]

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 […]

Stay and Play at Jay Peak

Staying In case you hadn’t noticed, Jay Peak has experienced some growth in the last few years. Actually, a lot of growth. This season they added the Stateside Hotel making it the third new property to open in just the last four years. This affordable option for families is adjacent to the Mountain Kids Adventure Center […]

Becoming a Skiing Family at Bolton Valley Resort

Bolton Valley Resort is one of those ski resorts that is steeped in old school charm and loved by the locals. Conveniently located between Burlington and nearby towns of Stowe and Waterbury, there is loads to see and do both on and off the mountains. The views from the top of the mountain are stunning […]

Skiing Stowe Mountain Resort

Skiing Stowe Mountain Resort With Kids

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 […]

Stay and ski with kids at Stowe Mountain Lodge

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 […]

Cross-country Skiing with Kids in Stowe

Like my children do now, I spent most weekends as a kid on the ski hills here in Vermont. It wasn’t until after college that I really began to enjoy cross-country skiing. It’s a quieter and warmer, an incredible workout, and allows a more intimate connection with nature–not exactly high priorities for my eight- and […]

Plan Your Accommodations at Smugglers’ Notch

When I first walked into the condos at Smugglers’ Notch the unmistakable thing that stood out was the immense space. We were lucky enough to stay in one of the newer, premium three bedroom condos in the North Hill Community at Smuggs. This community is at the top end of the accommodations at Smuggs and […]