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    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

    Snow in quantity!

    February 25th, 2012 by Peter MacLaren

    Come play in the snow! We finally got some significant snow so now it’s time to book your Sugarbush or Mad River Glen ski vacation. In the past 24 hours we have received 12″ of snow, most of it coming since about 11 AM  on Saturday. Today’s guests report that the mountains are in superb shape … 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

    White Christmas in Vermont

    November 28th, 2011 by Peter MacLaren

    Picture yourself doing your Christmas shopping and enjoying Christmas music in the quiet serenity of the green mountains of Vermont. Saturday, December 3 marks the 13th annual Country Christmas Open House in the Mad River Valley. Over 30 local shops and services are offering special discounts which will make your pocketbook happy and may offer … read full article

    Skiing in Vermont – time to act!

    November 6th, 2011 by Peter MacLaren

    Imagine a Christmas Card snow scene, a house surrounded by snow on a quiet country lane, a quintessential red barn, snowshoes, sleigh rides, shushing down the slopes or gliding on trails through the trees on your skis… Then comfortable beds, Jacuzzi tubs, steam showers, amazing breakfasts, and of course a cat or two curled up in front … read full article

    Sugarbush – Mad River Glen

    October 27th, 2011 by Peter MacLaren

    OK everyone… IT’S SNOWING HERE TODAY!  Time to think about getting those skis tuned up and making those ski holiday reservations. Vermont photographer, “Snowflake” Bentley, was the first person to photograph snowflakes. Check out the website dedicated to his works. Also check out our skiing specials.

    Find us on Facebook!

    January 28th, 2011 by Peter MacLaren

    While we post regularly to our blog here, you can also follow us on our Facebookpage. Often we duplicate postings but usually there is more on Facebook than here on the blog. For example we just posted a photo album from our Burns Supper, held for the first time in our newly renovated Handsome Red … read full article

    We’re Engaged!

    January 3rd, 2011 by Peter MacLaren

    Look who just got engaged at West Hill House. Kathryn and Peter visited us in the spring and came back during the Christmas holidays for some R & R – Relaxation and a Ring! “Your bed and breakfast is so relaxing and enjoyable and I’m so glad that we were able to have it as … read full article

    It’s Ski Time in Vermont’s Mad River Valley!

    November 25th, 2010 by Peter MacLaren

    Sugarbush opens today, November 25th, with a few runs, and both it and Mad River Glen will be fully open by early December. The Mad River Valley, encompassing the picturesque towns of Warren and Waitsfield, is the perfect place to ski in the North East. We have three amazing ski hills, Lincoln Peak and Mt … read full article