Archive for June, 2010

Enjoy the beauty of Vermont year round at the Waterbury-Stowe Best Western

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010
Best Western Waterbury-Stowe

Best Western Waterbury-Stowe

For years Vermont has been one of the top vacation destinations in New England.  With numerous activities and events available year round, there is always something for everyone.  The Best Western Waterbury-Stowe is located just minutes away from some of Vermont’s most desirable attractions.  Known for its “charming atmosphere”, the Best Western is perfect for vacations or meetings.

The Accommodations include:

•    Wandering Moose Cafe
•    Cocktail Lounge, Room Service
•    Meeting & Banquet facilities (up to 90 people)
•    Green Mountain Great Room
•    Indoor Heated Pool, Hot Tub & Saunas
•    Fitness Room with cardio & weight machines
•    Game Room, Ice & Vending Machines
•    Children 17 & under stay free
•    Multilingual staff (French, German)
•    Fax and photocopy services
•    Safe deposit available
•    Guest laundry/valet services
•    Interior corridors
•    Tennis courts. Playground
•    Covered Bridge
•    Snowmobile Trails adjoin property

Whether you’re skiing, biking, visiting Ben and Jerry’s, or looking to unwind at the fitness center, the Best Western Waterbury-Stowe has what you’re looking for.  Located near Stowe, Sugarbush, Mad River Glen, Bolton Valley, and Burlington, there is never a lack of things to do!

Visit the Best Western Waterbury-Stowe website to book today!

Third Annual Mountain Bike Festival

Monday, June 21st, 2010

One of Waterbury’s most exciting events, the Mountain Bike Festival includes group rides, skills lessons, and more.  In addition, there will also be vendors, bike demos, live music, mountain bike movies, BBQ, on-site camping, raffles and prizes!

vendors will include Onion River Sports (Montpelier), Five Hills Bikes (Waterbury), and Skier Shop (Stowe). With demo bikes from Specialized, Niner, Trek, Norco, Giant, Eastern Woods Research and Cannondale. Other supporters include Wilderness Trail Bikes, Smith Optics, Oakley, Nemo Tents and Equipment, Osprey Packs, and Gamut-USA, along with the Vermont Peanut Butter Company, Mocean Mate, Ben and Jerry’s and The Alchemist.

Come to Waterbury on July 17-18 2010 to experience the action packed excitement of mountain biking.  Visit the 2010 Mountain Bike Festival homepage for more information, or to register for the event, visit the registration page.

Waterbury and Waitsfield Farmers Markets Now Open

Tuesday, June 1st, 2010

Farmers markets are one of the most popular experiences in Vermont.  Every week during the spring, summer, and fall, communities across the state bring together local farmers and entrepreneurs to make the freshest foods and most innovative crafts available directly to the public.  In the Waterbury area there are two farmers markets that are definitely worth checking out:

Waterbury Farmer’s Market
Thursdays, May 20 – September, 2010, 3:00 – 7:00
Rusty Parker Park, Main Street
In front of the train station

Produce; organic meats (chicken, lamb, beef pork and rabbit); eggs; cheese; baked goods; Vermont wine; Vermont peanut putter; Eastern European prepared food; relish and marinades; bedding plants; flower bouquets; herbal products; handmade cards, jewelry and pottery; chair massages.

Waitsfield Farmers’ Market, Saturdays, May – Oct 23, 2010

A great way to start the weekend each Saturday morning from mid-May to mid-Oct, 9:00 – 1:00. Lots of fresh produce, flowers, crafts, great  entertainment, horse-drawn wagon ride, people watching. It’s a good place to meet and chat with some Vermont locals, plus sample some good food.