March Madness – Okemo Style

As the ski season winds down and the skiers begin to depart, now is the time Vermonters come out and play.   Every year Okemo hosts a spring concert series and it’s then that I see friends I haven’t seen all winter.  With the days getting longer and the hint of spring coming, I look forward to getting out…

Wedding Dessert Ideas

As we battle the frigid temperatures, it’s hard to imagine that our wedding season will be here in just two months. As the owner and innkeeper of a historic property, one wedding trend I LOVE is the incorporation of all things vintage.  Last year we had a festive 1940’s carnival theme, a retro 1920’s theme and…

Celebrating Presidents Day

“Country life does not always have breadth, but it has depth.  It is neither artificial nor superficial, but is kept close to the realties.” ~ Calvin Coolidge Autobiography 1929 As President’s Day approaches, I like to re-read some of my favorite Calvin Coolidge quotes.  The one above comes to mind when I think of the…

Echo Lake Inn Christmas Menus

We simply love the long history and tradition that’s involved in Christmas at the Echo Lake Inn.  Families come to celebrate their holiday at the Inn for generations and some families include Christmas Dinner at the Inn as one of their holiday traditions.  We are deeply honored. Our Christmas menus change from year to year based on…

Christmas in Vermont

Christmas time in Vermont is always a wonderful thing.  Everyone’s lights are slowly being strung up and new holiday decorations are appearing daily.  The magic Christmas elves have been hard at work at the Inn also.  Unfortunately, they haven’t shown up at my house yet. Since I live in Plymouth, I am lucky enough to get to…

Vermont Winter Wedding

We host most of our weddings during the summer months but occasionally we host a late fall or winter wedding. The Inn has a casual country charm which lends itself to hosting a cozy, intimate gathering of loved ones. During winter weddings, guests frequently joke that attending an event at the Inn is like having a party at their…