Stay in One Vermont Valley and Ski Three Resorts

Stay in One Vermont Valley and Ski Three Resorts

February 6, 2015

I love convenience as much as the next person, especially on a ski vacation. Staying slope side means parking and unpacking the car and then thinking only of what time you want to get up and catch the lift in the morning. But what about when the conditions aren’t great, limiting what is open at … Read More

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We All Love Waffles at Sugarbush Resort

We All Love Waffles at Sugarbush Resort

February 6, 2015

My kids love skiing so much that sometimes I can’t get them to stop for lunch. My older son in particular has been known to eat a PB&J and some carrot sticks in the lift line rather than head indoors for something hot. This means that by the end of the day, they are usually … Read More

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Catch Some Air (Safely) at Sugarbush Resort With A Freestyle Lesson

Catch Some Air (Safely) at Sugarbush Resort With A Freestyle Lesson

February 3, 2015

It’s my personal belief that there are two kinds of downhill skiers: Those who like to keep their skis firmly on the ground and those who love to feel the air rushing underneath them. As someone who falls squarely into the first category, it’s hard for me to appreciate my twelve-year-old son Tommy’s insatiable desire to … Read More

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Vermont + The Holidays = Skiing and Fun

Vermont + The Holidays = Skiing and Fun

December 8, 2014

In my family, Thanksgiving means one thing: A chance to gather with people we love in Vermont’s Mad River Valley. We have a very traditional New England Thanksgiving with virtually no variations to the menu allowed: From the Anadama bread stuffing to the creamed onions to the casserole we call “corn junk” everyone knows just what … Read More

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Fall Foliage in Vermont: A Unique Family Getaway

Fall Foliage in Vermont: A Unique Family Getaway

September 5, 2014

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 … Read More

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Swimming in the Mad River Valley: A Summer Pleasure

Swimming in the Mad River Valley: A Summer Pleasure

July 16, 2014

Have your kids ever swum in a mountain river or lake? There’s nothing like the cold, silky feeling of totally natural water, untreated by chlorine. Swimming in Vermont is a total sensory experience – the air smells of mowed grass, the sun is warm and the water pretty much always cool. The mountains are deeply verdant against the … Read More

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Family Summer Events at Vermont Ski Resorts

Family Summer Events at Vermont Ski Resorts

June 26, 2014

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 … Read More

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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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