12094889_10207889112764560_8439291397987923658_o

5 Effortless Ways to “Unplug” this Fall

Let’s take time to disconnect from our devices and reconnect with the outdoors. Swap the liking for hiking, the clicking for apple picking and email sending for family time spending. Start your digital detox with these activities, and unplugging will leave you rejuvenated to start the fall season.  Discover foliage at new heights Catch a ride on the Stratton gondola and before you know it you’ll be … Continue reading 5 Effortless Ways to “Unplug” this Fall

Stratton Pond

5 GoPro Photos that will Inspire a Vermont Vacation

As you make summer vacation plans, consider the Green Mountains of Vermont. Not because of our famous Ben & Jerry’s ice cream, maple syrup, breathtaking views and farm-to-table lifestyle, but because… You want to bathe in natural springs, waterfalls and lakes. You want to pick your line, experiencing an entirely unique and personal venture. The driving force pushing you to travel is adventure. Dogs aren’t dogs in Vermont, … Continue reading 5 GoPro Photos that will Inspire a Vermont Vacation

HSP2016_1810-2250px

Ski & Snowboard Hacks

During the winter months, if you’re anything like those at Stratton, you’re outside every chance you get. From downhill to Nordic, snowshoe to hiking we do it all. Over the years, we’ve picked up a few tricks that make our adventurous lives easier. Check out some of our hacks and share your own in the comments below. 1. Pack Smarter For a little extra wiggle room in … Continue reading Ski & Snowboard Hacks

Bromley Adventure Park

Venture Vermont: Bromley Adventure Park

Remember the fearlessness you had as a child? How easy it was to jump head first into dark waters? I’m not sure when or why, but as we grow old, fear grows and hinders our ability to play. I recall a 3-year-old giving me advice, as I stood paralyzed, just the other day saying, “You just do it…like this.” Without hesitation, he stepped of the … Continue reading Venture Vermont: Bromley Adventure Park

venture vermont fire tower

Venture Vermont: Stratton Fire Tower Hike

Imagine stepping foot on the exact spot Benton MacKaye conceived the idea of the Appalachian Trail, upon which thousands of hikers trek from Georgia to Maine each year. Well, when you arrive at the Stratton Mountain fire tower, you will be standing on on that exact spot. Built in 1921 and now a National Historic Landmark, the fire tower sits atop the tallest peak in southern … Continue reading Venture Vermont: Stratton Fire Tower Hike

Fly Fishing vermont

Venture Vermont: Fly Fishing Excursion

Imagine yourself escaping from city life to the long, winding rivers of southern Vermont. There’s something magical hearing nothing but the sounds of the flowing river, chirping birds, buzzing insects when all you’re used to hearing are car horns and ringing cell phones. In our journey to find the best outdoor activities in Southern Vermont, we knew fly fishing could not be ignored. Not far … Continue reading Venture Vermont: Fly Fishing Excursion

150602_VentureVermontBlogheader_1262x506

Introducing Venture Vermont: A Vermont Travel Guide

It is no secret that many of our readers and guests may only visit Vermont in the winter time. However, have you ever visited us in the summer, to witness the beauty of the Green Mountains in all its green glory? This summer, starting June 18, join us on the journey to Venture Vermont and explore Southern Vermont’s best summer activity spots, all within a short distance to … Continue reading Introducing Venture Vermont: A Vermont Travel Guide