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    June 10th, 2012 by srsm

    What’s on your bucket list? There are so many wonderful places to visit and things to do in Vermont that we have created none other than our own Vermont Sap-Bucket list! In the 6 years we have been in Vermont we have taken the opportunity explore this wonderful Green Mountain state. We’re excited when our … read full article

    Fall In Love with Vermont

    May 21st, 2012 by Peter MacLaren

    Does adventure mean exploring quiet back roads, hiking beautiful forested trails, jumping into cool river swimming holes, kayaking down splashing rivers or  sailing on pristine lakes? Would you get a thrill out of soaring over the hilltops in a glider? Does the thrill of the hunt mean looking for treasures at antique shops and purchasing … read full article

    Picnic by the pond

    May 21st, 2012 by Peter MacLaren

    A basket filled with Vermont cider, cheeses, crackers, home made cookies and other goodies brings smiles to Grace and Charlie who welcomed the warm spring weather with a picnic by our pond. Spring has indeed sprung in the Mad River Valley. Signs of the season are all around us; chipmunks are sunning themselves on the rocks, … read full article

    A Gem of a Restaurant

    March 28th, 2012 by Peter MacLaren

    Today Peter and I (Susan) had a marvelous lunch at MINT, a local vegetarian restaurant in Waitsfield. In the wake of  tropical storm Irene, which flooded the restaurant with 5 feet of muddy water, MINT has been reborn through the hard work of  it’s owners Savitri and Iliyan. The restaurant now boasts a new layout, … read full article

    Relaxation Plus!

    March 16th, 2012 by Peter MacLaren

    Winter gives way to an early spring Mountainside snow melts in the warm sun The ground begins to thaw as we enter mud season Crocuses, tulips, and irises poke their heads through the soil Inside West Hill House B&B Smoky demos cat yoga and enjoys a relaxing nap. Come join Smoky and Snowball, choose your … read full article

    Ski boots galore!

    March 6th, 2012 by Peter MacLaren

    After a busy day at Sugarbush and Mad River Glen, guests’ boots rest by the fireside while their humans enjoy their steam showers and jacuzzis.

    Fly Porter Airlines

    March 6th, 2012 by Peter MacLaren

    This is Billy Bishop Airport  (aka The Island Airport) in downtown Toronto, Ontario. Porter Airlines offers the perfect flights for Toronto area skiers bound for the wonderful Vermont ski mountains. Peter flew Porter a couple of weeks ago and took this picture of the airport with the Toronto skyline in the background. Flying non-stop from … read full article

    Winter Wonders

    March 5th, 2012 by Peter MacLaren

      Winter is one of the most beautiful seasons in Vermont, a real treat for the eyes. Snow covered mountains, evergreen trees laden with heavy snow, thick morning frost on bare tree branches, fresh animal tracks in the snow and brilliant stars in the clear winter night skies are truly awe inspiring. One of the … read full article

    A Greener Green Mountain Magazine

    February 5th, 2012 by Peter MacLaren

    Our Vermont,  is the new Green Mountain State’s Greener Magazine, and features articles about people, places, events, food, and local flavor offered in the great state of Vermont. Not only is this a paperless magazine, and you can subscribe for free on line, but they chose a 100% wind powered company to do their hosting. Lucky … read full article

    Valentine’s Day – Romance is in the snow!

    January 31st, 2012 by Peter MacLaren

    A picture postcard Valentine’s Day package awaits you… A snow covered landscape, a beautiful room with a double Jacuzzi tub in its ensuite bathroom, a sleigh ride to whisk you through the snow, and a delicious dinner at The Common Man restaurant. We have two all inclusive packages: The Logan Suite for any 3 nights … read full article

    Great Vermont Ski and Stay Packages

    January 18th, 2012 by Peter MacLaren

    For the 2011-12 Ski Season we are once again offering our guests great prices AND flexibility for skiing at Sugarbush – immediately adjacent to the B&B with door-to-door shuttle service, Mad River Glen – a few minutes drive away, and the option to also ski on Olé’s Cross Country Ski trails just down the road … read full article