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  • Want Outstanding Craft Beer? Come Visit Vermont!

    December 10th, 2018 by srsm

    Want outstanding craft beer? Come visit Vermont! Vermont has outstanding craft beer and brewers as well as creative people undertaking diverse, creative activities. Jewelers, musicians, wood workers, potters, farmers, glassblowers, writers, fashion designers, the list goes on. The website for the Secretary of State for Vermont provides some interesting background on the production of alcohol … 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

    Mad River Valley Winter Activities

    October 31st, 2018 by Kim Dixon

    Looking for something fun to do while staying at West Hill House B&B in Vermont this winter? One of the things we love about this state is the number of activities you can participate in regardless of the time of year! We’ve gathered a list of our favorite Mad River Valley winter activities that you … read full article

    Quiche. Real men do eat quiche and it has happened here!

    August 20th, 2018 by srsm

    Serving it up: Quiche.  This warm, creamy, egg pie is a winner at breakfast here at West Hill House B&B. Quiche can also be enjoyed for lunch or, dare I say, dinner and is especially tasty cold with a crispy salad on a hot summer day. Makes one 8″ (20cm) pie Oven 375°F  (190°C) Bake … read full article

    What To Do: Vermont Summer Activities

    August 3rd, 2018 by Kim Dixon

    We’re hard-pressed to choose our favorite Vermont season when they all offer so much. While winter and fall are very popular, we’re here to let you know why Vermont summer activities should make your bucket list too! So, what is there to do if you’re not hitting the slopes or viewing the foliage? Where do … read full article

    The Covered Bridge: Come Tour the Iconic Bridges of Vermont’s Past

    July 14th, 2018 by srsm

    A covered bridge is always a great attraction. It is part of the beautiful Vermont scenery. Whether long, short, painted, unpainted one span or two, windows or solid walls there is something romanic about these structures.  In Vermont there are just over 100 authentic covered bridges giving the state the highest number of authentic covered … read full article

    Pileated Woodpecker: Our New Neighbor Works Hard!

    April 8th, 2018 by srsm

    Here in Vermont wildlife abounds. We have our fair share of four- legged creatures however what is surprising is that there are also 381 species of birds that have been recorded in Vermont.  Seemingly everything from the Ruby-throated Hummingbird to the Pileated Woodpecker and  the Black Capped Chickadee to the Bald Eagle. Many of these birds can … read full article

    Sugaring Time – Visit a Sugar House, taste maple syrup and smile!

    March 26th, 2018 by srsm

    It’s Maple Sugaring Time once again. Vermont has strict Maple Laws governing the production of maple syrup to ensure that you get the highest quality maple syrup. For such a deliciously complex flavor, maple syrup is surprisingly simple to make. Sugaring takes place for just a few weeks in early spring when the spring-time sap  from … read full article