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Book in January for our 40th Anniversary and Save $40 per night!

Make your 2018 Reservation by January 31st and receive $40 off per person/per night!  Our 2018 Season will be May 17 – October 1 and the special is good for the entire season.  Minimum stay is 4 nights and you must book with confirmed dates.  If you change your dates[…]

A few spots have opened because of Harvey & Irma….

A few spots have opened .   We close for the 2017 on October 2. Our thoughts and prayers go out to everyone who has been affected by Harvey & Irma.   The crazy weather we have been experiencing in the U.S. has resulted in a few cancellations, which leaves[…]

USA Today’s Best Health and Wellness Resorts of 2017

For the second year in a row, New Life Hiking Spa has been nominated in USA Today’s 10 Best Round-up of Health & Wellness Resorts for 2017 Vote for New Life Hiking Spa Best Health & Wellness Resort New Life Hiking Spa is one of the oldest and best destination[…]

Labor Day Weekend at New Life Hiking Spa

Join us on Labor Day Weekend.   Special offered at New Life Hiking Spa in Vermont, September 1-4, 2017 Spend Labor Day Weekend with us!  Three nights’ accommodations in a private room with a private bath, three healthy meals per day, one massage (per person), all guided hikes (three levels[…]

New Life Hiking Spa Earns a 2017 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

New Life Hiking Spa, an award-winning destination spa and wellness retreat, earns a 2017 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence.  New Life Hiking Spa has been based in the Green Mountains of Vermont since 1978. KILLINGTON, VT — JUNE 21, 2017 New Life Hiking Spa, an award-winning destination spa and wellness retreat, today[…]

Availability in September

The weekends of September 15-17, September 22-24 & September 29 – October 2 are only available for stays of five (5) nights or longer.  September is beautiful in Vermont.  Book soon to make sure you get your spot! Click here to make a reservation.

Digital Detox

Many people ask us if we have a good Wi-Fi connection at the hotel prior to their stay.  We do.  We are only open for 20 weeks a year and the rest of the year the hotel is utilized for people on a ski vacation to Killington.  In order to[…]

Availability for 2017 Season

The weekends in September are sold out for 2-4 night getaways.  We have a few rooms left and they are for stays that are 5 nights or longer.   We will update this page as we become full for certain nights or specific getaways. We are open this season until[…]

Summer is on our mind…

It’s 70 degrees today in Vermont!  Summer is on our mind!!! Are you in the mood for summer?  Try this Tropical Mango Kale Smoothie Popsicle!  It is nutrient-packed and full of flavor. 12 chunks frozen mango 2 cups chopped kale 1 banana 1 large kiwi peeled or 6-7 large, green[…]

Mother’s Day 2017

We are open for Mother’s Day this year! This is the first time New Life Hiking Spa has been open on Mother’s Day weekend in over 20 years!  Mother’s Day falls late this year and it coincides with Opening Weekend.  It’s the perfect weekend getaway to take mom (or any special[…]

Exciting New Adventure for 2017!

New Class for 2017 — Barefoot Hiking in the Snow! There is a certain feeling you get when your bare feet hit the earth.   A connection with nature and a feeling of being grounded are experienced.  It’s easy to do that in the summer, but why wait?  Let your feet[…]

Happy National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day!

Chocolate Chip Cookies can be made with a healthy twist!  Check out our recipe here used with all-natural ingredients: Chocolate Chippers 1 ¼ cup whole wheat pastry flour 2/3 cup turbanado* ¾ tsp. baking soda ¼ cup prune puree 2 tbs. honey 1 tsp. vanilla 1/3 cup chocolate chips 1/3[…]

Availability for the 2018 Season

We open for the season on Thursday, May 17th.  Come and join us for our 40th Anniversary! We are currently SOLD OUT May 17 – June 15 and August 15 – 19. We are filling quickly for the remainder of the season.  The 2018 season will end on October 1st.[…]

Boost Your Mood and Your Health by Hiking

Hiking just might be the best way to motivate you to exercise longer and give your mood a boost!  Studies show that just being in nature can promote your health.  Being in the Green Mountains of Vermont and hiking on forest trails with beautiful lookouts and serene waterfalls can do[…]

Please call us to check availability

Until recently (actually, last season) it was rare that we had days we were consistently booked.  Our reservation system served us just fine because once we started getting full, it was only people who were trying to make last minute reservations who needed to call to make sure we had[…]

Doing things the old fashioned way in Vermont

A couple of summers ago, I took my children to a library in a Vermont town about an hour away.  They were attending an art class once a week for a month during the summer and there was an adorable, quaint historic library next door.   As we went in to[…]


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