The Gray Ghost Inn – Cozy Digs at the Foot of Mount Snow

What are some of the things people look for when choosing a place to stay for a family ski trip?  Close proximity to the mountain? Inviting rooms that comfortably accommodate the whole family? A relaxed, welcoming environment where you can snuggle up by the fire after a day on the slopes?  Accommodations in Vermont ski areas run the gamut from simple village B&Bs to luxurious slope side resorts and everything in between.  On a recent, spontaneous overnight to Mount Snow, {Read More}

Ice Storms and Torchlights – A Quick Trip to Mount Snow

It was Tuesday’s snow report that finally pushed me over the edge.  Staring out the window at my winter-bleak backyard–brown grass and no snow in sight–a ding signaling a new email pulled my attention back to my computer screen.  A new edition of The Lift, Mount Snow’s digital newsletter, had arrived.  It touted the fact that contrary to the backyards like mine in areas further south, Mount Snow and the surrounding town of West Dover, “looked like winter,” with the {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}