5 Steps for Planning a Vermont Family Ski Vacation

5 Steps for Planning a Vermont Family Ski Vacation

October 8, 2014

It can be hard in the fall to get into the winter mindset, but before you know it the snow will be flying and you’ll be itching to hit the slopes. A little planning now will not only give you more options when it comes to lodging, it will save you money because many resorts offer … 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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Why Winter Ski Vacations Matter

Why Winter Ski Vacations Matter

July 24, 2014

As your Facebook feed fills with images of sun drenched kids on sandy beaches you are probably thinking about your own summer vacations or maybe getting ideas for next year.  But what about winter ski vacations? I’ve finally gone through the stacks of projects both my preschooler and first grader came home with in June … Read More

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Big Savings on Summer Family Fun in Vermont

Big Savings on Summer Family Fun in Vermont

May 26, 2014

Still looking for your perfect summer family getaway? Think Vermont ski and ride resorts only offer winter fun? Think again, because Vermont has you covered with roomy accommodations, family adventure and camp packages, and the serene beauty of the Green Mountains. Book now for some great savings from Ski Vermont’s best family resorts! Summer Deals … Read More

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Spring Ski Deals for Families

Spring Ski Deals for Families

April 1, 2014

There’s a saying in Vermont, “if you don’t like the weather, just wait a minute,” and this is particularly true in March. While Mother Nature is tempting us with hints of spring, Old Father Winter is holding on tight this year, delivering some of the best snow we’ve seen all season up in the mountains. … Read More

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Rossignol Temptation Skis: Great for Versatile Women

Rossignol Temptation Skis: Great for Versatile Women

March 29, 2014

I feel like I should start this review with a disclaimer, which is to say that I am not a gear expert. Growing up in a family of hardcore, no-whining, East Coast skiers who also happened to be frugal Yankees, my attitude toward ski equipment tends toward the “if it gets you down the hill, … 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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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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Tips for Skiing With Kids in the Cold

Tips for Skiing With Kids in the Cold

March 17, 2014

The winter of 2014 has been an especially cold one for Vermont and skiing families have had to contend with multiple visits from the Polar Vortex. But up here in the North Country there are always days throughout the winter when the temperature dips well below freezing. What should you do if this happens during … Read More

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