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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Top Reasons for Families to Ski Mad River Glen

Top Reasons for Families to Ski Mad River Glen

January 13, 2015

If you’ve driven to or through Vermont or skied there, then you’ve probably seen the red and white stickers decorating everything from car bumpers and Thule boxes to helmets, boots, even road signs. “Mad River Glen: Ski It If You Can,” they proclaim. Are these stickers a challenge? A warning? A joke? An expression of … Read More

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Finding Your Inner Child at Okemo

Finding Your Inner Child at Okemo

December 23, 2014

Driving along Route 100 towards Okemo Mountain Resort, snow encrusted trees create a winter wonderland, the likes of which you’d find in a children’s fairytale book. My husband and I are meeting old friends and new for a weekend of skiing and eating at Okemo, and as we often do when we ski, we take … 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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Summer Fun at the Mountain Top Inn

Summer Fun at the Mountain Top Inn

August 8, 2014

Nestled into a secluded spot in the Green Mountains just a few miles from Killington, you will find the Mountain Top Inn. It is the perfect vacation choice for families seeking rest and relaxation. But with 350 acres of space to play it also offers a myriad of outdoor activities for all ages. Accommodations The original … 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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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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The Perfect Family Ski Vacation at Okemo Mountain Resort

The Perfect Family Ski Vacation at Okemo Mountain Resort

March 27, 2014

  Tons of trails with lots of high-speed lifts to service them? Check. Plenty of glade skiing that’s not too hard? Of course. Grooming galore? Yeppers. A terrain park or two? You know it. Oh, and did I mention the mountain coaster? Welcome to Okemo Mountain Resort – south-central Vermont’s family skiing paradise, home to … Read More

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