The Trapp Family Lodge – A Taste of the Alps in Stowe Vermont

Steeped in rich family history, one which is inexorably linked to the 1965 classic The Sound of Music, the Trapp Family Lodge is surrounded by 2,500 acres of stunning woodlands, farmland, and mountains in the charming village of Stowe, Vermont.  The Trapp family, whose matriarch was the Baroness Maria Von Trapp, once portrayed by Julie Andrews in the famous film, has been a mainstay of Stowe hospitality since 1950 when they first opened the doors of their family home to {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}

The Trails are Alive! Cross Country Skiing at Trapp Family Lodge

As avid hikers we know that trails covered in deep snow can put a damper on winter treks and for folks all across the U.S. this winter has been an absolute doozy.  We’ve missed our woods walks these past couple of cold, snowy months as trudging through a minimum of 8-inches of snow for any length of time wouldn’t be fun for anyone.  Because the conditions have been so limiting this year, we were all really looking forward to sliding {Read More}