Safety Should Not Be A Luxury

These are the type of stories that make us angry: When a family dies because of unlicensed, unregulated and therefore unsafe short-term rentals. From last week’s Des Moines Register: “The Iowa family found dead in their vacation condominium suffocated after inhaling toxic gases, Mexican authorities said in a news release Saturday. Prosecutors for Quintana Roo state said pathologists...
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So Many Ways To Relax!

When you make the trip to visit the Phineas Swann, you’re looking to relax. And with so many Vermont spa packages offered, we’ll make sure you have ample opportunity to chill during your stay. We’ve worked to create multiple options for you to enjoy during your stay. And we’ve partnered with several of the top spas in northern Vermont and Quebec to give you exciting,...
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Top 10 Reasons To Ski Jay Peak

We’ve skied a lot of difference places, from Snowbird to Snowshoe, from Whistler to Killington. We’ve even slummed at some far-off Southern climes like Boone and Winterplace. But there’s something about Jay Peak that made us want to set up camp at its base, and makes us always happy when we strap on our skis and head up the hill. Here’s our list of Top 10 Reasons To Ski...
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Recommitment in Marriage and All Things

Last weekend it was my joy to officiate for a Marriage Recommitment ceremony here at the Phineas Swann between two wonderful friends. Marriage vow renewals are one of the many wonderful events we get to host here at the Phineas, and this one was wonderful because both of the couple’s children were able to make it all the way from Spain and Florida to witness it. I thought I’d just...
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Hiking Northern Vermont

Earlier this week we mentioned all the cyclists who’ve been our guest this summer here at the Phineas Swann. Today we want to give a tip of the hat to those intrepid hikers who manage to hoof it to our door when hiking northern Vermont! It’s been a very busy year for hikers on the Long Trail, the 273-mile trail that stretches from Vermont’s boundary line with Massachusetts all...
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