Showing posts from January, 2009

Room with a View

If you’re looking for a few more amenities while you enjoy the season, Seyon Lodge offers a retreat Teddy Roosevelt would have been sure to enjoy. The recreational opportunities in Groton State Forest are unparalleled winter or summer. There are 4.9 miles of groomed cross-country ski trails for your family’s use. Additionally, thousands of acres beckon to be discovered on snowshoes right outside the front door of the lodge. Then, when you’re done with your adventure, completely relax next to the fire and then retreat to the dining room for a wonderful evening meal. The meals have even been known to draw the locals out from their warm homes and down the snowy roads! After you awake to your breakfast, the friendly Innkeepers will be happy to direct you to all the exciting opportunities the area has to offer. Seyon Lodge, without a doubt, offers a winter get-away you will never forget. A whole new world of recreational opportunities presents itself when th e snow falls in Vermont. Ev

There is Wonder and Adventure Waiting for You to Discover in Vermont State Parks

Take a moment and ask yourself a question, “What shall I Explore?” Whether it is a tranquil fly-fishing spot off the beaten path or some of the most breath-taking mountain top views in the world, Vermont State Parks has a new adventure waiting for you everyday. Pick your Method of Adventure… There are so many exciting opportunities in Vermont State Parks for you and your family to have a one-of-a-kind vacation or outing. Exploring and experiencing all Vermont has to offer can start with choosing activities that you can do as a family. Such activities include, canoeing, hiking, biking, fishing, motor boating, horseback riding, and exploring Vermont’s historic sites. Explore by Boat… Vermont State Parks has waterfront parks suitable for every interest. If white water kayaking tickles your fancy, give Jamaica State Park a try for their biannual white water release. Maybe calmer waters are more your style. Check out the canoe accessible campsites at Green River Reservoir . If you don’

Cabins & Cottages in Vermont State Parks

Wondering if there is an alternative to campsites and lean-to style shelters in Vermont State Parks? Well, there is! For those seeking something other than the traditional camping experience but want to retain the rustic setting, Vermont State Parks offer several choices. Cabins are rustic one-room structures that come semi-furnished and can be rented on a nightly basis. We’re pleased to announce that state parks throughout Vermont now offer 27 cabins for rent. Cabins come equipped with sleeping space for 4 people--a fold-out couch or futon and a set of bunk beds. There’s an indoor table with chairs, screened and secure windows and doors, and a front porch. Cabins have electricity to provide lights and an outlet for convenience, cooking is done outside and smoking and pets are not allowed. Occupants supply linens or sleeping bags. Cabins are situated close to campground restroom and shower facilities for convenience. Most units provide universal access. Cabin sites are designed to a