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Archive for ‘October 2013’

America’s Favorite Towns

The votes are in for Travel and Leisure readers’ best-loved small towns, from Vermont to Utah. As you watch the sun dip below 14,000-foot peaks from Allred’s restaurant, toast your craft beers to a vacation well spent in Telluride, CO, a historic ski town hip enough to host film and bluegrass festivals. Telluride, rated No.

Ski Vermont Prepares for Winter 2013-14

Ski Vermont is preparing for opening day. Snow has flown in the Vermont mountains, snowguns are prepped for optimal output and opening dates are on the calendar. It’s time to get psyched for the 2013-14 ski and snowboard season in Vermont. As the first reports of snow upon Vermont’s mountain peaks start rolling in, ski

Winter Rendezvous 2014

Winter Rendezvous, a gay and lesbian ski week, returns to Stowe on Jan. 22 to 26. The Rendezvous first came to town 30 years ago, with about 75 people attending. Rendezvous director Michael Wilson is expecting close to 500 people this year. Winter Rendezvous, a gay and lesbian ski week, returns to Stowe on Jan.

Restaurant Week Returns to Stowe

The third annual Stowe Restaurant Week takes place Sunday to Saturday, Oct. 20 to 26. More than a dozen restaurants in town will offer special prix-fixe, multi-course menus for $15, $25 or $35. The third annual Stowe Restaurant Week takes place Sunday to Saturday, Oct. 20 to 26. More than a dozen restaurants in town

Ladies Night Event at Vt. Ski Museum

This one’s for the ladies! A fun-filled evening to benefit the Vermont Ski and Snowboard Museum in Stowe, VT. Ladies Night will be held on Friday, Nov. 22, at 6 p.m. at the Vermont Ski and Snowboard Museum, 1 South Main St., Stowe. The fundraiser is a chance to socialize, network and dance the night

The Beer Nut: On the Hunt for Beer in Vermont

Author Norman Miller heads to the Green Mountains to try some of the state’s most sought after beer. Photo Courtesy of Brian Aldrich Trapp Lager’s Dunkel Vermont is home to some of the best beers in the world – beers that rarely, if ever, are available outside of the Green Mountain State. Breweries like Hill

Top 20 Resorts in the Northeast

Condé Nast Traveler readers rate the top resorts in Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Vermont. Condé Nast Traveler readers rate the top resorts in Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Vermont. Also check our lists of the best hotels in New York, Boston, Washington, D.C., and

Cross-Country by Ski

The tranquility and athleticism of cross-country skiing make this sport one of the region’s most popular. Harvard Magazine chronicles some of New England’s finest Nordic skiing, as well as the on snow pursuits of some of the school’s alums. Growing up west of Boston, Chris City ’94 began Nordic skiing as a child, first criss-crossing

Fall Foliage Family Trips: Out-of-the-Box Autumn Activities for the Kids

Fall foliage is just one of the many reasons to visit Vermont this time of year! Mountain biking at the Trapp Family Lodge is another fall favorite, along with lots of other family activities highlighted by author Sascha Zuger. If you’re looking for a road trip that might actually pull the kids’ eyes from their

Thanks for Supporting Stowe’s Oktoberfest

President of Stowe’s Rotary Club, George Lewis, thanks the community and the Trapp Family Lodge for their support of this annual fall event. To the Editor: I would like to make a brief but heartfelt thank you to all who supported the 17th annual Stowe Rotary Oktoberfest this past weekend. From our generous sponsors and