All posts tagged: vermont

On Top Of The World: Vermont

Originally posted on Erin Leigh Ever After:
I took an occasional skiing trip to Vermont with my family as a kid. Last winter, I got the chance to return again when I received a three day stay at the Summit Lodge in Killington as a Christmas present. So, I packed my bags and gathered up my boyfriend and took off for Vermont for a long weekend during our winter break from college. The Summit Lodge was a great place to stay and had the ultimate Vermont, cabin-feel. The lodge featured an indoor whirlpool, heated outdoor pool, made-to-order omelets (!!) as a part of the complimentary breakfast, and delicious restaurant and bar; but my absolute favorite part of this particular lodge was two of the permanent residents there. The lodge is famous for having St. Bernard dogs that live on site! Over 40 years, the Summit Lodge has housed a male and a female St. Bernard simultaneously. They’re known around town as the Summit Saints! Much to my pleasure, I was able to see the current St. Bernards, Rachel and Teddy, a few times during our…

A Summer Wedding in Vermont

Originally posted on Sadie's Been There:
Newport, VT Last weekend I visited West Charleston, VT for the wedding of a childhood friend. Until last week the only weddings I’d been part of were those of my parents’ friends and aunts and uncles. Now, quite suddenly, weddings within my cohort are taking my schedule by storm. This Vermont wedding was the first of four I’ll attend this summer alone, and everyone getting married in these weddings is within my age-range. I have been both honored and anxious to be included in everyone’s celebrations. It’s admittedly been a little challenging going from zero to sixty, and to transition from never having glimpsed a wedding registry to navigating the world of shower and wedding gifts, weekender travel details, and resisting over-committing. What I will say is that this wedding in Charleston was an incredible experience to kick start many years to come of wedding festivities. Vermont is gorgeous year-round, but the beautiful blue skies in combination with the intense green of the leaves and the clear mountain air provided an excellent little window into Charleston…