Vermont

Magic Mountain Vermont skier

Two scenes from a family ski vacation

I know that one thing parents worry the most about when traveling with their children are the “what ifs”. What if someone gets sick? What if someone gets hurt? What if I make a bad choice and our time together is ruined? (And if you’re looking for a …

Basin Harbor sundae

Summer dreaming: The Basin Harbor Club

Tomorrow is the last day of school and I'm not sure who is more excited - me or the kids. Summer and all its possibilities stretches before us like golden magic. Chocolate ice cream. Movie theater darkness. Bike rides on dirt roads. Evenings on the …

Family Friendly Snowshoe Mountain Resort

A few family travel winter highlights

We are of course deep in the heart of spring break season, which will be followed by summer vacations before we know it. I'm looking forward to sharing lots of summer family travel ideas and stories, but first I thought it would be fun to make a …

Relaxation is the rule at Topnotch Resort and Spa

What’s new for families at Topnotch Resort in Stowe

I originally stayed at Topnotch Resort and Spa in Stowe, Vermont during the summer of 2012; you can see my post about that visit here. Much of what made Topnotch a great place to stay has remained the same, including its convenient location near the …

John Egan at Sugarbush Resort

Legendary fun: Skiing with John Egan at Sugarbush

“Don’t think of it as skiing down the mountain. Think of it as running, skipping, dancing down the mountain.” –John Egan If you like to watch movies about skiing than you’ve in all likelihood heard of John Egan. He’s been in more than 14 Warren …