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Green Mountain Hikes

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 ScotsmanRead more

Vermont Mountain Bike Festival 2016

Vermont Mountain Bike Festival 2016

May 27th, 2016 by Corey A. Edwards

The Vermont Mountain Bike Association’s annual Vermont Mountain Bike Festival is being held at Mount Ellen at Sugarbush this year – July 22nd through the 24th, 2016. Vermont’s passion for mountain biking continues to grow by leaps and bounds. Here in the Mad River Valley, a growing number of mountain biking trails have sprung up,Read more

Calling All B&B First timers…

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’veRead more

Sugarbush Brew-Grass 2016 Craft Beer Festival!

Sugarbush Brew-Grass 2016 Craft Beer Festival!

May 14th, 2016 by Corey A. Edwards

Get ready for the 6th annual return of the Mad River Valley’s popular, craft beer festival: Sugarbush Brew-Grass 2016. Scheduled for Saturday, June 11 and promising more great beer, food, and music! Held each year at the Sugarbush Resort in Vermont’s Mad River Valley, the Sugarbush Brew-Grass Festival is rapidly becoming a beloved tradition –Read more

Visit Rock Of Ages Granite Quarry

Visit Rock Of Ages Granite Quarry

April 25th, 2016 by Corey A. Edwards

Rock Of Ages Granite Quarry, in Graniteville, VT (where else?) has been harvesting granite from Vermont soil since the late 1800’s – and providing tours of their operations since the 1920’s! Rock Of Ages Granite Quarry has been selling Medium and Dark Barre granite from Graniteville since time out of mind. Granite sourced from theseRead more

Enjoy A Scenic Vermont Waterfall Tour!

Enjoy A Scenic Vermont Waterfall Tour!

April 18th, 2016 by Corey A. Edwards

Many folks come to the Mad River Valley just to soak up the scenery and who can blame them? One great way to do just that is to take yourself on a self-driving Vermont waterfall tour! West Hill House B&B, located is near a number of picturesque and famous waterfalls and “gaps” – also knownRead more

Welcome! So many ways to be friendly

Welcome! So many ways to be friendly

April 16th, 2016 by Susan

It’s summer vacation time and no matter where your  travels may take you, it is nice to be given a warm welcome upon arrival at your destination. Fredericksburg Texas, now there’s a town that knows how to welcome folks! Some years ago, I went on a girls-weekend to A Place In Time B&B in Fredericksburg, TX. WeRead more

The Covered Bridges Around The Mad River Valley

The Covered Bridges Around The Mad River Valley

March 25th, 2016 by Corey A. Edwards

Unique, quaint, and picturesque: Vermont’s covered bridges have an undeniable universal appeal. The covered bridges around the Mad River Valley are no exception and touring the countryside to see all 8 of them makes for a wonderful outing. There’s just something about a covered bridge. It doesn’t matter if the bridge is long or short,Read more

Along the Vermont Cheese Trail

Along the Vermont Cheese Trail

March 14th, 2016 by Corey A. Edwards

The Vermont Cheese Trail stretches from New York to New Hampshire, from Rhode Island to Quebec, and all points in between. Curd lovers visiting Vermont’s Mad River Valley can get in on the fun, too! The farm-to-table movement may be one of the most exciting (and delicious) dining trends we’ve seen in a long time.Read more

Lorne Sausage is a great breakfast accompaniment.

Lorne Sausage is a great breakfast accompaniment.

March 6th, 2016 by Susan

Serving it up  Lorne Sausage, also known as Square Sausage, Flat Sausage or Slice Sausage, is a traditional Scottish  food made with beef and pork. It is said to have originated in Lorne, Argyll in Scotland. If you are in Scotland and ask for a full Scottish Breakfast you will see Lorne Sausage on your plate.Read more

Mad River Valley’s Best Restaurants

Mad River Valley’s Best Restaurants

February 26th, 2016 by Corey A. Edwards

One thing we’re always excited to pass along to our guests is what we think of as some of the Mad River Valley’s best restaurants. Vermont has no end of great dining options and the Mad River Valley is no exception. Finding fantastic dining here isn’t the problem – choosing from among the crowd ofRead more

Discover Vermont Craft Beer!

Discover Vermont Craft Beer!

February 15th, 2016 by Corey A. Edwards

America’s craft beer movement has certainly taken off – did you know there are over 50 craft beer breweries in Vermont, alone? We’re first in the U.S. for breweries and brew pubs per capita. Beer lovers can be equal parts thrilled and confounded by the volume and variety of the Vermont craft beer scene –Read more

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