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Vermont Airport Introduces "Lactation Station" For Mothers

Vermont Airport Introduces Aug 30th, 2013 at 3:00PM: Courtesy Mamava Traveling mothers have things a bit easier in Vermont at Burlington's airport after a "lactation station" was installed, allowing mothers to breastfeed or pump in a private booth post-security. The modular Mamava Lactation Station has room for luggage and a stroller, a fold-down table and power adapters, soft lighting, and antimicrobial surfaces. The station provides a clean and...

Finding The Right Bike Tour For You

Finding The Right Bike Tour For You Jun 10th, 2013 at 12:00PM: Rob Annis For me, the only thing better than visiting a new place is seeing it for the first time from a bike saddle. As a cycling fanatic, most of my trips involve a bicycle in one way or another. Whenever I'm heading to a new place, the first place I try to hit is a bike shop, whether it's to rent a bike or just get recommendations for local routes. For the past few years, my bicycle has been...

A Spooky Road Trip On Vermont's Haunted Highways

A Spooky Road Trip On Vermont's Haunted Highways Oct 8th, 2012 at 2:00PM: The state of Vermont thinks it has plenty of ghosts and is looking to share them with the world, at least during the witching month of October. In the southwest part of the state, known as "Bennington Triangle," hikers mysteriously went missing between 1920 and 1950. At Lake Memphremagog in the north, the ghost of General "Mad" Anthony Wayne has been spotted walking across the top of the lake....

Discovering Lincoln Family History At Hildene: Robert Todd Lincoln's Vermont Estate

Discovering Lincoln Family History At Hildene: Robert Todd Lincoln's Vermont Estate Sep 12th, 2012 at 9:00AM: The things you find tucked away in someone's safe after they've died don't always reflect well on them. But in the case of Robert Todd Lincoln, Abraham Lincoln's eldest child and the only one to survive to adulthood, secret documents found in his safe helped restore his image as a righteous man and a good son. In the years after his father's assassination, his mother, Mary Todd, suffered from...

Bringing My Love Of Backpacking Home

Bringing My Love Of Backpacking Home Sep 2nd, 2012 at 1:00PM: "One's destination is never a place, but a new way of seeing things" - Henry Miller Every year, I spend months saving money for backpacking trips abroad and learning about the foreign cultures I'll be visiting. The farther away from home and the more exotic the destination, the more value I put on the trip. It wasn't that I didn't think cities drivable from my home weren't worthwhile; but I...

Press 1 If You're Being Eaten By A Bear: Paranoia At A Vermont Campground

Press 1 If You're Being Eaten By A Bear: Paranoia At A Vermont Campground Sep 1st, 2012 at 10:00AM: The last thing you want to hear after midnight in a deserted campground is footsteps near your tent. Wait, I take that back: the last thing you want to hear is a grizzly bear growling or, worse yet, actually ripping apart your tent with its teeth. But footsteps are a close second or third. I was camping at Emerald Lake State Park in Vermont last week with my wife and two little boys and, after...

Here or there? A a price comparison of the best cities to visit this May

Here or there? A a price comparison of the best cities to visit this May May 3rd, 2011 at 12:00PM: Planning a quick weekend away or a summer vacation? Wouldn't you like to know where you'll get the best value for your dollar? Sure, the exchange rate fluctuates, but we've tracked some of May's best cities via a Universal Currency Converter and a little help from our friends over at Frommers. According to Frommers, your best bets for May include: Saint-Pierre, Martinique, where the...

Crazy squirrel attacks residents of Vermont

Crazy squirrel attacks residents of Vermont Mar 17th, 2011 at 12:01PM: In Bennington, Vermont, a gray squirrel has been terrorizing locals with his own brand of march madness. Perhaps harboring a vendetta against humans or possibly mad from rabies, the squirrel has attacked at least three separate people. The attacks have been described as an unprovoked flurry of scratching and biting. The "Beast of Benington" attacked one resident, Kevin McDonald, while he was...

Five hotel holiday deals in New England

Five hotel holiday deals in New England Nov 11th, 2010 at 1:00PM: Are you looking for a winter wonderland for the Christmas season? New England is a natural destination. There are plenty of deals to be found, with packages that won't force you to choose between your trip and the number of presents under the tree. Check out the inns below from New England Inns and Resorts to see for yourself what await! 1. The Stepping Stone Spa, Lyndonville, VT The...

Five states where you're most likely to hit a deer this fall

Five states where you're most likely to hit a deer this fall Oct 4th, 2010 at 3:30PM: Leaf-peepers are about to hit the road in force – as they always do this time of year. While soaking in the burning foliage colors with your eyes, it's only too easy to forget you're behind the wheel, a situation that can lead to disastrous consequences. There are some states where beautiful foliage and deer prancing on the streets just seem to go together, according to a study by insurance...

The sexiest city in the United States is ...

The sexiest city in the United States is ... Sep 16th, 2010 at 8:00AM: Don't waste your time looking at the coasts, if you have a map in front of you. And skip the big cities and clichés – you won't find Las Vegas at the top. Austin, Texas is the sexiest city in the country according to a survey by Men's Health Magazine. A number of factors contributed to the win, including birth rates, condom sales and the rate of STDs ... not to mention sex toy sales....

The best places in the world to smoke a cigar

The best places in the world to smoke a cigar Aug 19th, 2010 at 3:35PM: Smoking a cigar the correct way demands a critical mix of solitude, contemplation, and most important, awareness of surroundings. All other things become subservient to the act of observing and evaluating. With this game plan in play, the smoker's post-ignition environs take on as much importance as the flavor, taste, and draw of the tobacco. Here is one man's list of the top ten places in the...

A Dozen Ways to Save in New England

A Dozen Ways to Save in New England Jul 4th, 2010 at 9:00AM: Looking to make your travel bucks go a bit further this summer? Well, there are a dozen ways you can do it in New England. Twelve properties in the New England Inns & Resorts Association are kicking in extra nights, meal vouchers upgrades and comp'ed rounds of golf to get you under their roofs for a while. Here are three to whet your appetite 1. Free Golf at Crowne Plaza Cromwell Head up...

Road trip: The best roadside attractions on the east and west coasts

Jun 15th, 2010 at 11:30AM: Road trips are meant to be fun, meaningful, and inspire some reflection as you set out for the great open roads. When the driving gets a little dull, though, there's plenty to see on the side of the road. The eastern portion of the United States is home to many world-recognized sites, but many of these grandiose tourist destinations overshadow the lesser-known, roadside attractions that are...

19 perfect dive bars

19 perfect dive bars May 18th, 2010 at 2:00PM: We need dive bars more than we care to admit. They are the counterweight to a world overflowing with upscale lounges and designer "mixologist" cocktails, a way to keep it simple, hang out with friends old and new and tip back our favorite beverage. Gadling is a big fan of dive bars too. That's why we've put together this list of 19 of our favorites. Where's your favorite dive bar? Leave us a tip...

The "REAL" Topnotch Resort and Spa

The Apr 2nd, 2010 at 9:30AM: Props to the team at Topnotch Resort and Spa for participating in yesterday's April Fool's prank on new spa amenities in Vermont's snow-capped mountains. The real Topnotch, however, is nothing short of warm, comforting, and luxurious. Consistently ranked as one of the Top 10 spas in the US, Topnotch spa is referred to the "jewel of the mountaintop" by those who have visited. Complete with...

Four hot, sticky and sweet deals in New England this spring

Four hot, sticky and sweet deals in New England this spring Mar 11th, 2010 at 9:00AM: Now that the freeze that grips New England is easing up, the region's becoming dirty, sticky and sweet. "Mud and maple season" is upon us says the New England Inn and Resorts Association, and its members are offering some delectable deals to lure you up to its small corner of the country. NEIRA boasts more than 250 member properties, but I just don't have the stamina to poll all of them to find...

The 24 greatest cities in the world for drinking beer

The 24 greatest cities in the world for drinking beer Feb 26th, 2010 at 4:20PM: Deciding on a top ten list of anything is usually pretty difficult. Unless you're talking about, say, the top ten numbers one through ten... narrowing down and choosing only ten of whatever often takes a great deal of effort. When it comes to the world of beer, with the vast array of choices out there, things become extremely problematic. Luckily, choosing ten of the best cities in which to...

Buy special music - Road trip tip

Jan 21st, 2010 at 5:59PM: If you use an MP3 player, purchase new music expressly for your road trip! Ever listened to Bob Seger's "Roll Me Away" while actually standing on the Great Divide? Have you ever danced on a mountain in Vermont while Frank Sinatra croons "Moonlight In Vermont?" I've experienced these moments, and more. So pick some special music and bring it out at just the right moment to create magical...

Ski for free at Stowe when you stay at Topnotch Resort

Ski for free at Stowe when you stay at Topnotch Resort Jan 21st, 2010 at 12:00PM: Ski season is in full swing at resorts throughout the US, and now through April 10, you can "ski for free" at Topnotch Resort in Stowe, Vermont. The resort sits at the base of Mount Mansfield, Vermont's highest peak, which reaches nearly 5,000 feet. It offers luxury accommodations on 120 acres, 40 minutes from Burlington Airport. . This season, included in accommodations rates, you'll also...

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