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  • 10 Reasons to Visit the Mad River Valley

    December 5th, 2010 by Peter MacLaren

    Just in case you have never heard about the Valley, or are still wondering whether to come to ski here this season, we thought we’d make it easy for you by listing 10 reasons for visiting: 1 classic single chair lift 2 come or not to come – is there any question?! 3 hours from … read full article

    Farmers’ Market Bounty

    November 26th, 2010 by Peter MacLaren

    Last weekend we attended our local Thanksgiving Mad River Valley Farmers’ Market.  There was a definite feeling of winter in the air so it was fortunate that this event was held indoors at the Inn at the Round Barn Farm. What a variety of food, handicrafts and even some music! Locals and visitors alike wandered among … 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

    Guest Blog: Columbus Day Weekend

    November 17th, 2010 by Peter MacLaren

    From guests Jessica & David: We spent a long Columbus Day weekend enjoying the fall colors and exploring the area. The West Hill House met every expectation of what we wanted in a New England B&B. Susan and Peter went out of their way to make sure we enjoyed our stay. The WHH B&B was … read full article

    The Weather in Warren is beautiful (now!)

    October 2nd, 2010 by Peter MacLaren

    Wow – we had a lot of rain in the Mad River Valley over the last couple of days. All of the North East was inundated. While we had no problems at West Hill House (we are almost 1000 ft above the valley floor, so well away from surging rivers), there were a few problems … read full article

    Moose Crossing

    September 17th, 2010 by Peter MacLaren

    One of the frequent questions guests ask us at West Hill House, is can they see a moose? As many of the roads nearby feature large signs that say “Moose Crossing”, it is a natural question. In general moose, despite being very large, are shy and keep out of sight. So during our more than … read full article

    Welcome to the King!

    August 24th, 2010 by Peter MacLaren

    West Hill House is delighted to be welcoming pro-cyclist Ted King.  Ted will be staying with us during his participation in this year’s Green Mountain Stage Race. Ted is an Economics Major from Middlebury College, so while he currently lives in Spain he is coming back “home” for this year’s event in the Green Mountains. … read full article

    Memorial Day Adventures

    May 18th, 2010 by Peter MacLaren

    Start summer off with a relaxing weekend in the Mad River Valley with 3 nights of accommodation and a barbecue dinner included, and several optional activities to choose from. To make it easy we will do the planning for you, but you must book by Monday May 24th so that we can make all the … read full article

    Vermont Festival of the Arts

    May 16th, 2010 by Peter MacLaren

    Our Artist-in-Residence Charles will be conducting plein air workshops and demonstrations as well as providing individual guidance to both novice and experienced oil painters.

    Fall Foliage

    November 7th, 2009 by Peter MacLaren

    Getting all the leaves raked up before the snow comes is sometimes a race against time.

    Backyard birds

    May 14th, 2009 by Peter MacLaren

    Birdwatching at the B&B.