Mad River Valley

Lawsons Finest Liquids

Meet Sean Lawson: Lawson’s Finest Liquids

It’s a big day for craft beer in Vermont. Lawson’s Finest Liquids announced this morning that they will be opening a larger brewery, tap room and retail space in Waitsfield, Vermont, in the next year or so. Since Lawson’s start in the Mad River Valley eight years ago, locals and visitors […]

Visit the Mad River Valley, Waitsfield, Vermont

Visit Vermont: The Mad River Valley

If I had to choose one town to live in for the rest of my life, I would pick Waitsfield, Vermont, every time. When I hit the peak of the Appalachian Gap and start making my way down into the Mad River Valley, I get a giddy “welcome home” feeling even though […]

Warren Store, Warren, Vermont

The Warren Store, Warren, Vermont

One item on my Vermont bucket list is to visit every general store in the Green Mountain State. Country stores in Vermont each have their own personality and a distinct purpose for the community they serve. Some are post offices and wine shops, others are delis and bakeries, and others carry items […]

The Pitcher Inn, Warren, Vermont

The Pitcher Inn, Warren, Vermont

When you drive through the charming town of Warren, Vermont, set in the Green Mountains alongside the Mad River, you can’t miss the “Almost World Famous” Warren Store and—just across the street—a stately 11-room inn that is the focal point of Main Street. For years, Warren has been a regular stop […]

Outside Wilder Farm Inn, Waitsfield, Vermont

Wilder Farm Inn, Waitsfield, Vermont

There’s something utterly charming about the creaky wooden floors, hidden nooks and crannies, and unique architectural details present in 19th-century homes. We both have a thing for old Vermont farmhouses and a desire to someday own one. Maybe it’s the history of an old house—the raising of children, the family gatherings, the comings […]

Mad River Barn from the Front

Mad River Barn, Waitsfield, Vermont

Located 1.7 miles from Mad River Glen, Mad River Barn is a destation for skiiers (and non-skiiers like me) alike. The current owners, Andrew and Heather, recently underwent a huge renovation, and they’re about to experience their first foliage season with the inn and restaurant. Mad River Barn is really gorgeous […]