Vermont

Tips and Articles in Vermont

There is a tiny country store in Adamant, Vermont, that is the very picture of rural perfection. Surrounded by placid ponds and burbling waterfalls, the bright yellow-and-white converted farmhouse welcomes customers with signs of its belonging to ...
Not ten minutes into Vermont, after crossing over Lake Champlain from New York, my SUV skids into a deep ditch filled with snow. I make it worse by gunning it in reverse, with the tires kicking up gravel and the cab tilting at a dangerous angle. D...
United States Calistoga Ranch Don’t Miss An outdoor yoga class on a lakeside redwood deck. Napa Valley; 707/254-2800; www.calistogaranch.com; doubles from $725. The Regent South Beach Most Unusual View The bar at Table 8, with skylights looking ...
On your next trip to the Caribbean, pack your best whites: croquet is back. At Turks and Caicos' Somerset on Grace Bay (649/946-5900; www.thesomerset.com; doubles from $285), the 82-foot grass course, opening in October, will have a pro staff to c...
What ever happened to the kitschy plastic jug of maple syrup that for years has represented Vermont on America's kitchen shelf?Perhaps it took a cue from the rows of designer outlets that now line Route 7 around Manchester. Or maybe it's saving up...
Winter becomes Vermont. Each year, when New York and Boston streets fill with charcoal-colored slush, blankets of bright snow fall like goose down over the central part of the state, turning its mountains into some of the Northeast's best ski reso...
See our slideshow of America’s Best Small Ski Towns. The main draw of ski towns is, of course, the skiing. But let’s not kid ourselves: the slopes aren’t all that matter. Part of what makes a ski vacation wonderful—especially for city dwellers—is...
It’s almost impossible to deny the appeal of a classic New England inn, especially in winter—when fires in guest rooms are actually encouraged, hearty roasts appear on dinner menus, and old-fashioned sleigh rides are the best way to enjoy a quiet ...
See our slideshow of 10 Great American Public Spaces. It’s a safe bet that when you walk into Washington, D.C.’s Union Station, you’ll be awed by its grand proportions and its hive-like activity. You’ll want both to speed up to join the busy fray...
Anguilla The 35- acre, clifftop Viceroy Anguilla (Meads Bay; 800/357-1930; viceroyanguilla.com; rates unavailable at press time) opens next summer with a focus on personalized service: a team of "lifestyle assistants" will act as concierges and cu...
Can you recommend any great adventure trips to Patagonia? —A.H., VIA E-MAIL Mountain Travel Sobek (888/687-6235; www.mtsobek.com; February 10-20; from $2,590 per person) has a 10-day trip along the Rio Futaleufú, the best place for white-water ...
Mick Jagger Stargrove Mustique, West Indies Filled with family photos and personal mementos from his legendary career, Mick Jagger's Japanese-style beachfront retreat has six bedrooms, a pool and Jacuzzi, a koi pond, a Jeep, and a staff of six wh...