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Snowshoeing in the Mad River Valley This Winter

January 20th, 2021 by loganmarketingblog

There’s much more to the Mad River Valley region in winter than skiing. Those who like to take in the sugar puff glories of snowbound Vermont at a slower pace will embrace the delights of snowshoeing, and our Bed and Breakfast in Vermont is here to help get strapped in and on your way to … read full article

Enjoy Dog Sledding Near our Vermont B&B

December 26th, 2020 by loganmarketingblog

Dog sledding in Vermont? Yes! It’s more than an Alaskan or mountain west activity! When you think of winter adventure in Vermont’s Mad River Valley, Alpine and Nordic skiing more likely come first to mind, along with sledding at snowboarding, and the well-regarded Mad River Glen and Sugarbush ski resorts. But dog sledding is very much … read full article

8 Romantic Things to Do in Vermont This Winter

December 4th, 2020 by loganmarketingblog

What could make for a more romantic getaway than a winter escape with your sweetheart in picture-postcard country Vermont, as peaceful as a Robert Frost poem? While watching the snowfall or glisten under shivery sunlight while snuggled under a blanket before a blazing fireplace with a hot cup of coffee or a delicious adult beverage? … read full article

The Best Vermont Skiing Near Our Bed and Breakfast

November 30th, 2020 by loganmarketingblog

Vermont and great skiing in winter go together like Vermont and maple syrup in the spring. And there are several top-rated ski resorts in the state and two especially great ones — Mad River Glen and Sugarbush — practically in the winter-wonderland backyard of our Bed and Breakfast in Vermont.  Wherever you decide to go, … read full article

6 Reasons to Stay at our Romantic Vermont B&B

October 20th, 2020 by loganmarketingblog

Vermont farmhouses. Covered bridges. Cooling weather. Cozy rooms. Those ingredients add up to a perfect recipe for a romantic getaway, and our Bed and Breakfast in Vermont is the perfect place to immerse yourself in the romantic atmosphere. Swathed in beautiful landscapes outside and swaddled in gleaming wooded warmth inside, our Vermont B&B is as … read full article

The Most Scenic Vermont Motorcycle Tour: Experience Route 100

June 26th, 2017 by Peter MacLaren

If you’re looking for a Vermont motorcycle tour that’ll take you through lots of iconic scenery, look no further than Route 100. Not only is it one of the most popular Vermont cycling roads, it runs right through the heart of the state! Vermont summers are the perfect motivation for getting out into the great … read full article

Happy New Year from West Hill House B&B!

December 28th, 2015 by Peter MacLaren

Here it is, almost New Year’s Eve, 2015 – and what a year it has been! Can you believe the year is almost over? West Hill House B&B, here in Vermont’s Mad River Valley, has had a great year: wonderful, fun, and busy – and we give much of the credit for our great year … read full article

Solar Powered Lodging at West Hill House B&B!

October 12th, 2015 by Peter MacLaren

West Hill House B&B is always working towards a smaller, more environmentally sound footprint and, earlier this year, reached a milestone: we now provide our guests with 100% solar-powered lodging! We’re proud to be a part of the Green Mountain State and want to help it not only stay green but get even greener. We’ve … read full article

Time to Retire Bottled Water? Yes!

December 8th, 2012 by Peter MacLaren

Some facts to ponder: Bottled water costs the eager buyer up to 10,000 as much as tap water. We are shipping 1 billion water bottles a week around the U.S. in ships, trains, and trucks. Plastic bottles require energy to make and transport. Currently, the amount of oil we use to produce water bottles each … read full article

Healthy ‘Green’ Shopping Bags

May 21st, 2012 by Peter MacLaren

Green is in – especially here in Vermont. Among other things, here at West Hill House we use “green” light bulbs, we have solar panels to preheat our hot water, we have rooms with individually adjustable temperature controls, we drive a hybrid car and, we use reusable bags for our shopping. Every conference that we have … read full article

A breakthrough in LED light bulbs

February 26th, 2012 by Peter MacLaren

We are sharing here most of a review we posted on the Amazon web site, as we are just delighted with these amazing LED light bulbs – a real breakthough.  As noted in the review, you can see them in operation in our kitchen. Review of 900 Lumen 9 Watt LED Light Bulbs I have tried many … read full article

LED Light bulbs – have they arrived?

August 2nd, 2011 by Peter MacLaren

LED light bulbs are the promise of the greener future.  We have for some time used LED bulbs outdoors for low intensity flood-lighting and for light strings to mark our front parking lot and highlight our gazebo, but never for mainstream use as real lightbulbs! Well it seems times have changed.  GE is now selling … read full article

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