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  • The Pot of Gold

    December 3rd, 2011 by Peter MacLaren

    We’ve found it! The Pot of Gold is in the Mad River Valley! November brought us 11″ (28cm) of snow for our Thanksgiving Day guests to enjoy and 60°F (15°C) weather a few days later. November also brought us this magnificent rainbow on the 30th. While we can’t guarantee you a rainbow or a pot … 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.

    Vermont Symphony and Fireworks at Sugarbush on Canada Day

    July 3rd, 2011 by Peter MacLaren

    On July 1st Anthony Princiotti conducted the Vermont Symphony Orchestra in the open air at Sugarbush offering “Symphony Royale” with music fit for a king…or a summer evening in Vermont! Handel’s fireworks began the program and Northstar’s fireworks concluded it, in this musical homage to royalty. The noble procession included Scheherazade’s Kalendar Prince, the King and … read full article

    Farmers’ Market-Top Rated

    June 29th, 2011 by Peter MacLaren

    Yankee, in the July/August 2011 magazine, ranked the Waitsfield Farmers’ Market as one of the 5 best Farmers’ Markets in New England. Here’s what they say… Waitsfield Farmers’ Market It seems that the entire population of the Mad River Valley turns out to partake in a boisterous round of festivities: face painting, arts and crafts, … read full article

    Small Weddings: Budget & Family Friendly

    April 20th, 2011 by Peter MacLaren

    Your wedding should be a very special day which expresses your style and personality, even if you are working with a small wedding budget. Small weddings are the trend these days as couples are opting for a more personal occasion with just family and close friends. Small and intimate weddings provide an opportunity for the … read full article

    B&Bs Kick Gas!

    April 10th, 2011 by Peter MacLaren

    Save on Gas. Travel with Friends. Invite another couple or two other couples to join you for a gas-saving get-away at West Hill House Bed and Breakfast.  Make a reservation for 2 or more nights, pay on one credit card, travel here in one vehicle and take advantage of our B&Bs Kick Gas, Gas Saver Special. … read full article

    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

    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

    Mountain Biking at Sugarbush

    July 24th, 2010 by Peter MacLaren

    Sugarbush Resort has added to its network of legendary mountain bike trails! Whether you prefer high-speed downhill runs, North Shore-style free ride features in the park, long technical descents on your cross-county bike, or leisurely loop rides, Sugarbush Resort has it all. Check out the Mountain Bike Trail Map. The trails are open every day … read full article

    Spring Skiing in Vermont

    March 17th, 2010 by Peter MacLaren

    As spring approaches, there is no better time to head to Sugarbush. The skiing is still great, and there are lots of special spring activities including barbeques, local bands, and ton of events. March is looking so good — you’d BETTER BE HERE! (Photo from Sugarbush website – click to link.) Don’t miss out on … read full article