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BHC Couple Feature: Sharon + Mike

Posted on March 3, 2016

We always say that you come as guests but leave as family. This couldn’t be more true for all of our couples that select Basin Harbor as the venue for their wedding. We love getting to know them a little bit before the big day, and share their story with all of you! This August, Sharon and […]

Winter Fun

Posted on February 23, 2016

Winter Recreation On and Around Lake Champlain Sure, Lake Champlain’s heavenly in the summertime. During a Basin Harbor Club stay, you can go kayaking on its vast waters, take a swim, hike or bike our woodsy trails, embrace your inner Roger Federer or Serena Williams on the tennis courts, or melt your cares away with […]

Picture Perfect at Basin Harbor

Posted on February 22, 2016

Basin Harbor Club is truly one-of-a-kind when it comes to stunning views. With the sparkling waters of Lake Champlain, the Adirondack State Park across the narrows, 700-acres of lush green and gorgeous gardens, it is a photographers dream. Local photographer, Amanda Herzberger, of Orchard Cove Photography shares “Basin Harbor is one of my absolute favorite […]

Birding Lake Champlain: A Year-Round Pursuit

Posted on February 16, 2016

Birding Lake Champlain: A Year-Round Pursuit No doubt about it: Staying at Basin Harbor Club, you’ve got front-row seats to some of Vermont’s finest birding. After all, the Champlain Valley—threaded in both Vermont and New York by the Lake Champlain Birding Trail—is an “avifauna” hotspot: Besides the wonderful spectrum of aquatic and terrestrial habitats—open lake, […]

A Little of Both: A Valentine’s Recipe

Posted on February 12, 2016

Savory breakfast, midnight snack or late brunch for two, this savory and sweet french toast recipe is to die for! Bourbon Vanilla Bean Challah French Toast Prep Time: 10 mins Cook Time: 15 mins Serves: 5 Ingredients: 6 eggs 1 ½ cups whole milk 1 tsp. grated orange zest ½ bourbon vanilla bean (regular vanilla […]

Something Savory: A Valentine’s Recipe

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Tonight’s recipe is something savory…selected by Heidi. She suggests this as a great alternative side rather than something super starchy. She used European style unsalted butter instead of the plain that the recipe called for, leaving it extra fluffy, light and flavorful! Parsnip Puree Total Time: 25 mins Prep: 10 Cooks: 15 Yields: 4-6 servings […]

Something Sweet: A Valentine’s Recipe

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Stained Glass Valentine Cookies Love is a little Sweet! This recipe is one of Jen’s favorites. It’s equally delicious, as it is beautiful! Ingredients  1½ cups softened butter 1½ cups granulated sugar 1 vanilla bean opened and seeds scraped out 2 eggs + 1 egg yolk 1½ teaspoon cardamom 1 tbsp orange zest 3¾ cups […]