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Announcing Weekly BHC Holiday Giveaway!

Posted on November 19, 2013

Tis the season! Or at least all of the decorations and shopping mall soundtracks are trying to convince us. As we’re planning the last details for our Thanksgiving feasts we wanted to kick off our holiday season by announcing our Weekly Holiday Giveaway! Did you know we have an online Gift Shop? Each Tuesday we […]

History Throwbacks ~ Bringing the Guests from Town

Posted on November 12, 2013

BHC History Bit ~ Imagine getting off the sleeper – the overnight train – from New York, to be greeted by an enthusiastic BHC staff member for the long ride in a surrey pulled by a fast team. That smiling person was Allen Penfield Beach, Bob’s and my Grandfather. We’re sure he regaled the guests […]

A Seasonal Farewell from the Beach Family

Posted on November 1, 2013

The leaves are falling off the trees as if on cue – appropriate now that we’ve closed our doors for BHC’s 127th season.  After a rather wet start that left the cement docks under water in varying degrees until Labor Day, the balance of the summer and fall were just delightful, day after day. We’re […]

Rocktoberfest 2013

Posted on October 19, 2013

We had so much fun last year we’re going to do it again! Join us on October 19th for the 2nd annual Bacon & Beer Festival. Basin Harbor will be hosting our 2nd annual Rocktoberfest: A festival of Beer and Bacon  beginning at 3PM, live entertainment from local musicians, a variety of Vermont beer and a bacon-inspired […]

Osprey Dance

Posted on August 30, 2013

Our Grounds Superintendent, Charlie Messenger had some personal time with the “Basin Harbor Club” ospreys this morning. We put a nesting platform up on our golf course several years ago and we have been so very lucky to have attracted a pair of osprey. These pictures were right before he saw a doe and pair […]

Christmas Cookies. A Baker’s Dozen.

Posted on December 18, 2012

Being a three season resort has its pros and cons. We really enjoy the respite of the winter months, where the daily routine is dog walking, dog dodging and office chatter. It’s all about the planning and the looking ahead. Thinking sun and fun in the frozen surroundings of the lake, all the while praying […]

Closing Up, Battening Down

Posted on October 29, 2012

After a wonderful 126th year, BHC is now closed for the season.  If you missed Rocktoberfest on October 20, you won’t want to next year!  This beer, bacon and bands extravaganza was truly fun for all and Mother Nature gave us a lovely evening (after all that rain), and while it was muddy under foot, […]

Basin Harbor Greens, Part Two: Sustainable Technology

Posted on September 14, 2012

With the advancement of science and industry, modern technology has played a big role in Basin Harbor Club’s environmental action in the past few decades. In 2010 Basin Harbor Club took on an Energy Challenge set by Efficiency Vermont—the company that regulates all energy efficiency in the state—which challenged businesses to reduce their overall energy […]

Basin Harbor Greens, Part One: Promoting the Land

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Basin Harbor Club was founded by people who loved the land, from Ardelia Beach and her gardens and Allen Penfield Beach with his farm, to the nature-minded guests who still flock here to take in the pristine natural splendor. It’s no secret that Basin Harbor is one of the prettiest places in Vermont. The proof […]

Traveling with Kids

Posted on August 31, 2012

It is always such a pleasure to see your name in print! We all love that thrill of ooh, someone is talking about us, and hopefully positively! Trekaroo is a wonderful “travel with kids” website and we hope you will enjoy this review written by a seasoned veteran of family travel, Miss Magpie herself. Enjoy! […]