Hope springs eternal, a wise man once said, and nowhere does that old saying apply this year more than in Northern California ski and snowboard country.
The ski resorts picked up honors for their work in protecting the environment during the National Ski Areas Association (NSAA) convention this week in San Antonio, Texas. Aspen Skiing Co., Colo.; Mt. Abram, Maine; Steven’s Pass, Wash., were cited.
While most ski resorts are still pushing early season pass deals for the 2012/13 season, Ski Brule, in Michigan's UP, is already touting lift ticket and lodging deals for next season.
Charles Dickens wasn’t referring to the just-ended ski season when he referred to “the best of times, the worst of times.” But, another old saw applies… “A bad day on the slopes is better than a good day at work.”
Springtime in northern Michigan is wildflower season and what better way to celebrate the season than a trip to Crystal Mountain's seventh annual Michigan Beer & Brat Festival. It takes place Saturday, May 26.
Two of New England’s oldest attractions have partnered in a unique deal where the Boston Red Sox, a century old sports franchise, and Waterville Valley, located in the even-older tourist mecca of New Hampshire’s White Mountains, have, well, “teamed up.”
Pre-season rates are in effect and carts are allowed on the course until June 24 as the Whiteface Club and Resort Golf Course opens for its 114th year in the Adirondack Mountains of New York.
A news report from GlobalPost.com tells of an incident last week when a man was shot and injured at Mount Hermon (Jabal al-Sheikh) along Lebanon’s border with Syria.