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Mad River Valley Craft Fair Labor Day Weekend

August 2nd, 2019 by Peter MacLaren

49th Annual Mad River Craft Fair: Come to Kenyon’s Field in Waitsfield, Saturday & Sunday, August 31 and September 1, 10 am – 5 pm, rain or shine. 110 juried artists, four bands, delicious food court (including craft cocktails and local beer), and door prizes! A great day to browse handmade items and meet the artists.  You will … read full article

Enjoy a Vermont Puzzle – and win $25

June 3rd, 2019 by Peter MacLaren

“The Mad River Valley is known for skiing, but what else is there to do?” For clues to your Vermont adventure print and complete this crossword; you can do all these activities, see all these places, do all these things, and more here in the Mad River Valley. We suggest you print it out, fill … read full article

Top 5 reasons why Booking Direct is the best choice

April 23rd, 2019 by Peter MacLaren

While most of our guests book directly on our website or by calling us, some others book – often accidentally – on sites like Booking . com, Expedia, Hotels . com, Orbitz etc. While these OTAs (Online Travel Agencies) serve a purpose for those who do not have a specific destination in mind and are … read full article

Dining Diversity

November 27th, 2018 by Peter MacLaren

Locally Owned and Sourced While the food in the Mad River Valley is delicious, it’s more than the flavor and diversity of options that make the restaurants around here unique. Locally owned and sourced restaurants mean you’re supporting small business and enjoying food and ingredients from the very place you are visiting! Vermont, in general, has a … read full article

Ski Vermont Specialty Food Tour on March 17th

March 8th, 2018 by Peter MacLaren

The Ski Vermont Specialty Food Tour works to connect local Vermont producers with skiers and snowboarders, slopeside. Vermont vendors will  join Ski Vermont at Sugarbush on March 17th to share tasty treats and luscious libations with visitors and locals to the Green Mountains. Specialty Food Tour Vendors You may be aware of iconic Vermont brands … read full article

Ski it! Enjoy it! Participate in winter activities

January 9th, 2017 by Peter MacLaren

As we look out the windows at West Hill House B&B during the winter months, we are thankful for the beautiful snowfalls, the ski areas and the great outdoor activities the local mountains and surrounding area offer. While one man may not be able to move a mountain he surely can shape what happens on a mountain. … read full article

Green Mountain Stage Race 2016 – domestiques r us!

June 7th, 2016 by Peter MacLaren

The Green Mountain Stage Race will take place September 2nd to 5th, 2016, offering, as always, 4 days of exciting and challenging racing in the mountains of Vermont. We are honored to have had many accomplished cyclists stay at West Hill House B&B for the Green Mountain Race and look forward to the event again this … read full article

Green Mountain Hikes

May 29th, 2016 by Peter MacLaren

2016 is the 100th anniversary of the founding of the National Park Service and this summer West Hill House B&B and Vermont based ‘Wonder Walks’ are taking to heart the challenge given by the US National Park Service to help you explore Vermont’s Green Mountains. Did you know that the US National Parks originated with the advocacy of Scotsman … read full article

Calling All B&B First timers…

May 17th, 2016 by Peter MacLaren

We all know you always remember your first time and West Hill House B&B is out to be the place for “B&B virgins” to try their first B&B getaway. All B&B first-timers are invited to enter the “B&B Virgins” contest to evolve to becoming an inn-convert.  All you have to do is tell us why you’ve … read full article

Mint – a continuing great restaurant experience

August 17th, 2015 by Peter MacLaren

Mint Restaurant in the heart of Waitsfield’s Historic District offers the Mad River Valley a vegetarian alternative with a primary focus on natural, organic whole foods and ingredients. Mint also specializes in offering a wide variety of teas from around the world. The restaurant opened in November 2009 and has continued to receive rave reviews from … read full article

Have Tesla, Can Travel – to our BEB!

March 20th, 2015 by Peter MacLaren

What “range anxiety”? On March 19th we welcomed Matt and his Tesla Model S85D at West Hill House B&B. Matt was making his inaugural trip in what is apparently the first 85D model—all wheel drive—delivered to an owner in Ontario, and perhaps in Canada. Canada you say?  Yes, Matt lives in Toronto and he is heading … read full article

Skiing at its best

December 20th, 2014 by Peter MacLaren

Have you been reading “Top 10” lists over the last few weeks? If so you will have you see lists of almost everything under the sun, Top 10 Ugliest Cars, Top 10 Best Places to Live, Top 10 Best Companies to Work For, Top 10 Best Universities, and who knows, maybe even a list for the Top 10 … read full article