10 Easy Ways to Save Money on Your Next Family Ski Trip

Let’s face it, skiing is far from cheap.  With lodging, equipment rentals, food, and lift tickets, a family has to make a substantial investment in order to take a ski vacation.  Even if you don’t stay overnight you can easily drop $500 for just a day on the mountain.  But there are ways to avoid blowing a huge chunk of change to have a family that skis.  Since skiing is one of Kids Unplugged’s favorite ways to get everyone outdoors in {Read More}

Bolton Valley – Vermont’s Friendliest Mountain

It started the moment we pulled up in front of the Inn. The wind whipped the blowing snow into a funnel, wrapping us in its arctic vortex and sending our smallest daughter sailing across the parking lot. We threw our arms in front of our faces to keep the tiny flakes from stinging our eyes and muscled our way to the back of the car to unload our gear. Two red-cheeked ladies swooped out of the icy blitz, swinging into {Read More}

Top Picks for the 2014-15 Ski Season – #SkiVermont

The Green Mountains of Vermont have long been known for the best skiing on the east coast and and the archetypal ski villages throughout the state attract thousands of visitors each season.  Lots of families have their favorites, returning to the same spots year after year as my husband grew up doing with Stowe.  Though much can be said for having a particular destination feel like home, with close to 50 alpine and nordic ski resorts in Vermont it stands {Read More}