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Winter in Vermont Just Keeps Getting More Magical!

December 3rd, 2019 by srsm

Winter in Vermont, there’s nothing quite like it. Come to the Mad River Valley and experience it for yourself. The sunny days make beautiful shadows in the snow and highlight features which we miss seeing during a snowstorm. On a sunny day animal tracks can be seen throughout fields and forests. Deer and squirrel tracks … read full article

It’s Winter Magic in the Mad River Valley of Vermont!

November 6th, 2019 by srsm

It’s winter magic!  Close your eyes and imagine the silence of a wintry day with snowflakes gently drifting around you as you walk through newly fallen snow. Here in the Mad River Valley of Vermont, “it’s a marshmallow world in the winter when the snow comes to cover the trees”. The evergreen branches will be … read full article

The Magic of Vermont

August 2nd, 2019 by Kim Dixon

Vermont is a place that awakens your soul. It invites you to dive headfirst into a culture of sugar making, flannel-wearing, local love and support. Where does all that deep Vermont love come from? Well, Vermont only has 600,000 residents and an average town size of about 2,000 people. If we don’t shout about the … 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

The Seasons of Vermont: What to Do When

April 8th, 2019 by Kim Dixon

With the changing seasons in Vermont, it can often feel like an entirely different state. The views transform from icy, greyscale paintings to explosions of warm color to rich, lush green forests. The seasons are as unique in sights as they are in activities, with skiing, apple picking, hiking, shopping, sugaring, camping, all trading off with … read full article

Maple Syrup: Spring in Vermont

March 12th, 2019 by Kim Dixon

Spring in Vermont is different than that of many other states. Sure, we see budding green trees and daffodils poking up to say hello, but that snow is still here and has a multitude of parts to play in this season. Spring skiing  (same fun – slightly warmer temperatures) is only part of spring in … read full article

Winter Activities: More Than Just Skiing

January 8th, 2019 by Kim Dixon

So you’re planning a trip to Vermont. I think we can all agree that Vermont’s Mad River Valley is an excellent place for winter sports enthusiasts of all kinds. Skiing and snowboarding in particular, at least that’s what I’ve heard. I’m no skier, but luckily winter fun in Vermont is boundless. Say you find yourself … 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

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

July 14th, 2018 by srsm

A Vermont 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 romantic about these structures.  In Vermont, there are just over 100 authentic covered bridges giving the state the highest number of authentic … 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