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Tucked away in the heart of New England, Stowe is known for its ski resort. With its stunning natural setting and easy access to outdoor activities, a visit to Stowe is the ultimate restorative. The quaint village is home to a general store, cute coffee shops, and boutiques where you can idle the day away. […]

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With the more popular towns of Stowe and Burlington located just a stone’s throw away, many travelers heading to Vermont cruise right past the Mad River Valley without a second look. Vermont natives, however, know the secret; the Valley has just as much to offer as those other destinations – without the crowds. Whether you […]

These days, many ski and snowboard resorts have gone beyond the one-group-fits-all lesson model to offer in-depth workshops tailored specifically for women. Whether you want to brush up on the basics or tackle the bumps, all-women groups can ease anxiety and boost confidence while creating some great friendships. There are several women’s workshops scheduled in […]

Okemo Mountain: Ski Southern Vermont

Anyone who has hit the slopes in the Northeast in the last 50 years has likely pondered a trip to Vermont’s Okemo Mountain. It’s true that today’s heated high-speed bubble chairs, terrain parks and slopeside accommodations are a far cry from the original Poma lift of 1956. But Okemo’s charm has endured the test of time. […]

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oM readers are already familiar with Pocono Mountain getaways such as Shawnee Mountain and the pampering spa at Woodloch. Just a two-hour bus ride from New York City, we’re convinced Camelback Mountain in Tannersville offers the perfect blend of adventure, creature comforts, and accessibility for an action-packed winter weekend. It’s family-friendly so pack the kids. Stay […]

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Imagine hitting the slopes within two hours of leaving New York City. It’s easier than you think. Just hop a bus to Mountain Creek, located 47 miles outside of NYC in Vernon, NJ. It’s so close to home you can enjoy a day of skiing or riding and be home by dinner.   Get Outdoors […]

The Pocono Mountains in Pennsylvania are just a two-hour bus ride from New York City but will still give you that “world away” feeling. The area is replete with cold weather activities – by day you can hit the slopes or go for a winter hike. By night you can tuck into a rustic restaurant, […]

A day trip to the Catskills is great way to get out and get vertical. Two popular—and easy to reach—mountain resorts are Hunter and Windham. Can’t decide which one is for you? Find out how they compare in this Catskill Mountain Smackdown! GETTING THERE: Buses from NYC can take you to either Hunter or Windham […]

Stowe, Vermont is a picture-perfect village ringed by storybook alpine scenery. While lovers of quaint will be supremely satisfied, outdoor enthusiasts have hit the jackpot. Stowe’s specialty is active adventure in all seasons, but it soars in winter. If Vermont is New England’s Ivy League of downhill skiing, Stowe is its Harvard. There is no […]