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  • The Most Scenic Vermont Motorcycle Tour: Experience Route 100

    June 26th, 2017 by corey

    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 corey

    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 corey

    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. … 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

    Guest soap: Landfill or Healthy Alternative?

    May 12th, 2010 by Peter MacLaren

    ‘Clean the World’ has developed a process to sterilize soap, killing transmittable pathogens, and making soap ready to be used again then sends it along with appropriate education materials, to impoverished countries worldwide, and to domestic homeless shelters. West Hill House B&B is a proud partner in this endeavor.