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Biking to Coasters: Family Fun at Killington

Biking to Coasters: Family Fun at Killington

September 17, 2019

For my family of five, summertime means maximum fun, maximum planning and lots of negotiation to keep everyone happy. We are an active and adventurous family; Mom, Dad and three boys ages 8, 10 and 12. As Vermonters, we are hyper-aware that every sunny day over fifty degrees is precious. During the warmer months we get … Read More

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Twenty Days of Vermont Family Giveaways for 2020

Twenty Days of Vermont Family Giveaways for 2020

January 8, 2020

We’re kicking off 2020 with twenty days of giveaways to help you hit the slopes of Vermont with your family! Starting January 10, we’ll have a new giveaway every four days through January 30. The full schedule and live giveaways are below, as well as winner announcements and great posts to help you plan your … Read More

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Jay Peak Ski School Brings on the Fun

Jay Peak Ski School Brings on the Fun

January 5, 2020

Ski instructor Kory Gozjack strolled into the Stateside Hotel & Base Lodge and greeted my daughter like a dear old friend. “How are you, Phoebe?” he asked, crouching down to meet her at eye level. My 8-year-old beamed and smiled right back. “Pretty good,” Phoebe answered. After my husband and I briefed Gozjack about Phoebe’s … Read More

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How to Pack for a Family Ski Trip

How to Pack for a Family Ski Trip

December 21, 2019

Picture the following scene: It’s Friday afternoon. The kids just got home from school and have announced that they’re “starving.” The living room/kitchen/mudroom is strewn with ski gear. Wool socks without partners. Mismatched mittens stuffed with rock solid handwarmers from last February. Jackets with lift tickets dangling from the zipppers. Outgrown snow pants. You swore … Read More

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Best Family Ski Deals for the 2019-20 Season

Best Family Ski Deals for the 2019-20 Season

December 10, 2019

If you’re looking to ski or snowboard with your family, Vermont is the place to be this winter. With as much as 25 feet of annual snowfall and state-of-the-art snowmaking and grooming equipment, Vermont ski areas are ideal for family skiing and riding. Many Vermont resorts offer a variety of lift ticket, lesson, and lodging … Read More

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Vermont Mountain Eats: Mad River Valley

Vermont Mountain Eats: Mad River Valley

December 2, 2019

  Next stop on Vermont Mountain Eats: The Mad River Valley, home to Sugarbush Resort and Mad River Glen.  Enjoy these tips from the Mamas about where to find the best on-mountain bites, cozy après spots, and best local food and drink in the Valley. The Skinny Pancake The Skinny Pancake is a local crepe … Read More

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Vermont Resorts at a glance

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Blueberry Hill Ski Center
Blueberry Lake X-C
Brattleboro Outing Club Ski Hut
Catamount Outdoor Family Center
Catamount Trail Association
Craftsbury Outdoor Center
Grafton Trails & Outdoor Center
Kingdom Trails Nordic Adventure Center
Memphremagog Ski Touring Foundation
Morse Farm Ski Touring Center
Mountain Meadows XC Center

Mountain Top Inn & Resort
Ole’s Cross Country Center
Quechee Ski Area
Sleepy Hollow Inn Ski & Bike Center
Strafford Nordic Center
Timber Creek XC Ski Area
Trapp Family Lodge XC Ski Center
Viking Nordic Center
Wild Wings Ski Touring Center
Woodstock Inn & Resort Nordic Center – Mt. Tom Trails