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Vermont

Find out where to eat, stay and play with your family while traveling to Vermont.

Family friendly hotels, restaurants and tours.

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 felt as though I was starting from the beginning. And bringing my family, who are […]

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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 – it is magical. stowe mountain resort, Vermont is not only magical, but it is […]

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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 a full on adrenaline junkie, so when I saw his excitement and energy after the […]

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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. Smugglers’ Notch Resort is no different. Being a ski bunny over two decades ago I’ve been to many, many resorts. And usually the […]

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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 has a funny way of playing with your mind. What I seem to remember most […]

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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 one of the few States in the US that I have now visited at least […]

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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 original plan was to visit Vermont and Maine. After the research began I immediately eliminated […]

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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 at the foot of two peaks (Spruce Peak and Mount Mansfield – tallest peak in […]

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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 for me to share it with them. Fun Facts About Burlington It dates back to […]

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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 to enjoy what nature has to offer. Especially, the Green Mountain Region. Things to Do […]

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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 Benzes? I thought, what does that have anything at all to do with our hike […]

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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 and more. Vermont Travel – Fun Facts and Info to Learn Before You Go Vermont […]

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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 he was on a bike was almost six months ago when we visited my parents […]

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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 makes it so unique and tasty, that it has become a must-try while visiting. Why […]

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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 it has to offer. So when searching for a hotel in Burlington, it is key […]

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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 haven’t exactly been camping friendly. So when I started to plan our trip to Vermont I […]

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All About the Wilderness Tours and ArborTrek Canopy Adventures

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. ArborTrek is less than five minute drive from Smuggler’s Notch Resort, you do need a […]

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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 in the cold. Although, my kids bug me practically weekly to take them on a […]

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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 there and testing it out for ourselves, I can definitely tell you – IT’S TRUE! […]

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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 supervised, had one outdoor activity after the other and the adults enjoyed grown up time with […]

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