Enjoy a Family Mountain Biking Adventure at Smuggler’s Notch

Enjoy a Family Mountain Biking Adventure at Smuggler’s Notch

August 7, 2014

Cycling has always been a favorite activity for my family – I’ve ridden with my children in seats, trailers, and on a tandem behind me. Both of my boys could ride their own bikes without training wheels by the time they were in kindergarten and we’ve diligently hauled our bicycles with us on every summer … 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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Stay and Play at Jay Peak

Stay and Play at Jay Peak

March 28, 2014

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 … Read More

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Becoming a Skiing Family at Bolton Valley Resort

Becoming a Skiing Family at Bolton Valley Resort

March 12, 2014

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 … Read More

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Skiing Stowe Mountain Resort With Kids

Skiing Stowe Mountain Resort With Kids

March 10, 2014

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 … Read More

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