New Life Hiking Spa

Top 10 Fitness Vacations in the World – MSNBC

MSNBC Reports New Life Hiking Spa in Killington, Vermont is one of the Top 10 Fitness Vacations in the World

Killington, Vermont business, New Life Hiking Spa, receives accolades in a cover story by on the Top 10 fitness vacations for 2010. New Life Hiking Spa (est. 1978) has been in Killington , Vermont for 20 years and has parlayed the Killington Region into one of the country’s top fitness and hiking destinations.

Killington, VT (Vocus) January 19, 2010 — New Life Hiking Spa ( is a nationally recognized, affordable fitness and weight loss destination celebrating 32 years in business. Founded in 1978 by the director, Jimmy LeSage, M.S., New Life is one of the oldest and most established vacation package programs of its kind in the country catering to over 500 guests each spring through the fall season. 

This month, Today and MSNBC .com ( ) covered the top 10 fitness vacations in the world and picked New Life Hiking Spa and Killington , Vermont as one of only three locations in the United States . The top ten fitness vacations selected by Sherman’s Travel for Today/MSNBC were:

Alsace, France
Crystal Cruises (at sea) with the 2010 Mind, Body and Spirit sailings
Dominica at the Jungle Bay Resort & Spa
Hawaii at SwellWomen, a surf and yoga outfitter
Hua Hin, Thailand at Chiva Som
Kerala, India at the Somatheeram Ayurvedic Health Resort
Killington, Vermont at New Life Hiking Spa
Scottsdale, Arizona at the Four Seasons Resort
Tulum, Mexico at the Amansala Resort
Watamu, Kenya at the Wildfitness program.

New Life started in Stratton, Vermont in 1978 and was moved to the Inn of the Six Mountains in 1990. This year marks the 20th year in its current location, Killington, Vermont. New Life is open each year from mid May through the end of September when hiking is at its peak. The dates for the 2010 season are May 20th – September 26th.

About New Life Hiking Spa:

New Life Hiking Spa is a nationally recognized affordable spa located in the beautiful Green Mountains of Vermont. Known for its exhilarating hiking program, a world renowned weight loss retreat, delicious healthy meals and a comfortable atmosphere, New Life Hiking Spa offers the chance to experience the peace of the outdoors in a down-to-earth, country inn environment. It is ideally suited for small groups, couples or individuals trying to improve their fitness level and eating habits.. New Life is open each year in Killington , Vermont from mid May through the end of September. New Life offers a variety of vacation options including a 2-4 day mini-getaway, a 5-10 day Jump Start Program and the 11-day or longer Weight Loss Retreat.

New Life Hiking Spa was selected by Shape Magazine as “one of the eight best weight loss spas” in 2006, and by Health Magazine as “one of four great weight loss spas” in 2008. For four years in a row (2006-2009) New Life has won Best for Weight Loss, Best for Hiking and Best for Affordability by SpaFinder Readers’ Choice Awards.

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