Category: Vermont, USA

Find out where to eat, stay and play while visiting Vermont, USA

Stowe Ski Resort -Vermont Skiing and Snowboarding at its Finest!

Fun Fact about me, the Travel Experta – over 25 years ago I was semi-pro downhill skier. Not so fun fact about me – it’s been almost that long since I’ve been on skis. When we arrived to Stowe  Mountain Lodge I … Continue reading

Stowe Mountain Resort – Multi-Generational Fun

Visiting the same place several times for me is a huge rarity since there are sooooo many places in the world to visit. So when I return to a place, especially more than two times, in my Travel Experta opinion … Continue reading

Snowmobile Tours – Sign Up NOW Before They are Fully Booked!

Some tours you take in your life will set your soul on fire. Will give you such a thrill you’ll be energized for hours and hours after. Snowmobiling at Smugglers Notch did just that to my hubby and me. And he’s … Continue reading

Smugglers Notch Resort a Land of Limitless Winter Activities Part II

When you think of winter activities the first thing that usually comes to mind is obviously snowboarding or skiing. And for good reason, since these are usually the magnet for most resorts. Smuggler’s Notch Resort is no different. Being a … Continue reading

Why Staying at Smugglers Notch Resort for JUST Three Days is a Bad Idea – Part I

One thing about raising tropical kids in Central America is that they YEARN for snow. I grew up in snow. So for me it’s not a novelty. And quite frankly, it’s been over 20 years that I’ve experienced it, and memory … Continue reading

Vermont Cabin Rentals near Stowe and Smugglers Notch Resorts

Close your eyes. Now, imagine a winter’s wonderland. I can almost bet that the picture I have below is something that comes to mind either as your first or second image (after big Pine trees covered in snow). Vermont is … Continue reading

Eat, Stay and Play in Vermont – Places to Visit in Vermont – Travel Guide

Vermont is a huge State. Even bigger than it looks on the map because of all the different things it offers to do along the way. When I sat down to plan our family road trip for the week, my … Continue reading

48 Hours in Stowe – Things To Do in Stowe, Vermont – Summertime

Stowe, Vermont is not only a winter’s paradise. Not anymore, at least. Today the area is incredible for summer and a must visit during autumn when Vermont’s famous fall foliage is in full swing. Stowe town is an adorable place that is … Continue reading

48 Hours in Burlington – Things To Do in Burlington, Vermont

Every time I visited Vermont, when I was younger, for some reason, we always bypassed Burlington. No idea what the reasoning behind it was. But regardless, I finally made it, and with my family. So it was an extra bonus … Continue reading

Things To Do in Stowe Vermont – Hiking Spruce Peak in Stowe, Vermont Part II

Stowe, Vermont is an adorable little town at the foot of two mountains: Spruce Peak and Mount Mansfield (the highest peak in Vermont). Even though you can enjoy the town the main reason to visit this part of Vermont is … Continue reading

Things To Do in Stowe Vermont – Mount Mansfield Toll Road – Part I

Don’t you love it when you find something out completely by accident? While my family and I hiked around Spruce Peak during our stay at Stowe Mountain Lodge our guide mentioned, several times, that they have a fleet of Mercedes Benz. Mercedes … Continue reading

Vermont Travel – Fun Facts Before You Go

Vermont, nestled in the North East of USA, is a nature’s playground with open minded locals and tons of history. Before going to any place, I love to immerse myself in the history and traditions of each town, city, park … Continue reading

Bike Touring – The Best Way to Explore Burlington, Vermont

Who would have thought that my 11 year old boy could pull off 26 miles of biking in one day. Especially since biking isn’t something we do on a regular basis back home. As a matter of fact, last time … Continue reading

Locally Fresh Vermont Food – Bluebird Restaurant in Burlington

Did you know that BBQ is considered a Vermont speciality? I know it’s more of a Texas thing, however, Barbecuing has become uber-popular in Vermont and for good reason. Mixing ingredients of the barbecue with Vermont maple syrup and other local goodness … Continue reading

Location is Key – Staying at the Hilton Garden Inn Burlington, Vermont

Burlington, Vermont must be one of the cutest, most quaint New England cities we’ve visited so far. And one of the best ways to experience it is to be central so that you are walking distance from all the fun stuff … Continue reading

Camping in Vermont – Brewster River Campground, Smugglers’ Notch

Confession time! I am not a fan of camping. However, my oldest son has been bugging me to do real camping in the US for literally over one year. Most of the places we’ve been to in the past year … Continue reading

Can Kids Enjoy Wilderness Tours and Canopy Adventures with ArborTrek?

While planning my family’s day trip to Smuggler’s Notch Resort in Vermont, I was lucky enough to get the best advice from Karen Boushie, Smuggs.com PR director. Thanks to her recommendation she directed us to check out ArborTrek Canopy Adventures. … Continue reading

Eat, Stay and Play at Stowe Mountain Lodge

Twenty some years ago, while in college, Vermont was my go to spot for skiing. In my other life I was an (almost) pro skier. Since then I’ve discovered the warmth of the tropics and can not even imagine myself on skis … Continue reading

Here’s Why Smugglers Notch Resort is the #1 Family Friendly Resort in USA

Many places that my family and I visit claim to be top notch family resorts. But only a few truly can defend that title. Smugglers’ Notch Resort is considered the number one Family Resort in the USA and after visiting … Continue reading

Basin Harbor Club Resort – Much More Than Imagined on Lake Champlain, Vermont

Have you ever seen the movie ‘Dirty Dancing’? It’s based on a summer getaway resort for families. The hotel has acres and acres of gorgeous grounds, tons of activities for every age group, and delicious food in elegant restaurants. The kids, fully … Continue reading

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