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Posted on July 3, 2014

Traditional fireworks display on the Red Mill Airstrip. Music by the Bristol Brass Band from 7:45 – 9:15. Fireworks at dusk. approx. 9pm

Wednesday, July 2

Posted on July 2, 2014

Sunrise 5:10am Sunset 8:40pm Local Weather (Subject to Change!) It’s going to be another hot one with a high near 88! There is also a 50% chance of showers and thunderstorms! Guest News We would like to Welcome back Michael & Ruth Banchik to Basin Harbor! Welcome back Ms. Maria Lines who is coming to […]

Sunday, June 29

Posted on June 30, 2014

Local Weather (Subject to Change!) A perfect Vermont summer day with plenty of sunshine. A high of 88 degrees, a puffy cloud or two and a fresh breeze complete the picture. Guest News A Warm Welcome Back to Kathy (Gidget) and Marvin Zuckerman of Pacific Palisades CA, guests of many stays.  We’re happy to see […]

Friday, June 27

Posted on June 26, 2014

Sunrise 5:10am Sunset 8:42pm Local Weather (Subject to Change!) We’re going to dry off from all this rain today with lots of sunshine and a high near 80! Guest News Basin Harbor would like to welcome Mrs. Elizabeth Wilson from Concord, MA. She is here with John Wilson, John Glowacky and their families for a […]


Posted on April 4, 2014

            Attention greyhounds, setters, labs and retrievers (and all our other fidos friends!)  Consider this your invitation for you and your human(s) to attend the best dog event Vermont has to offer! Just think, water bowls big enough to swim in, a playground for you to play on and even […]

12 Days of Cookies: Day 10

Posted on December 21, 2013

      DAY  10 Foolproof Nutella Turtle Cookies 10 ounces milk chocolate or semi-sweet chocolate, chopped, divided 20 pretzels (flattened pretzel crisps are the best) 20 large rounded teaspoons nutella 40 whole pecans, toasted 24 soft caramels,  unwrapped 2 tablespoons heavy cream sea salt Line a baking sheet with wax paper or parchment paper. […]

12 Days of Cookies: Day 8

Posted on December 19, 2013

    DAY 8 HOLIDAY BLONDIES     A twist on a classic, it’s fruitcake in a bar. 2/3 cup  butter, softened 2 cups  packed brown sugar 2 large  eggs 1 tablespoon  cherry brandy or cherry juice (optional) 1 1/2 teaspoons  baking powder 2 teaspoons  vanilla 1/4 teaspoon  salt 2 1/4 cups  all-purpose flour 1 cup  chopped walnuts, toasted* 3/4 cup  chopped white or dark […]

12 Days of Cookies: Day 7

Posted on December 18, 2013

Day 7 Orange Chocolate Shortbread   1 cup salted butter (2 sticks) 1-1/4 cups all purpose flour 1/2 cup sugar 2 teaspoons vanilla extract Pinch of salt Preheat oven to 325. Cream together butter and sugar until mixture is light and fluffy. Mix in vanilla and gradually stir in flour. Once mixture is combined, place […]

12 Days of Cookies: Day 6

Posted on December 17, 2013

    DAY 6 Swedish Dreams Anyone who has eaten at the Ranger Room knows what a Swedish Dream is. A buttery, shortbread cookie with delicate flavors of coconut and pecan. A timeless favorite. 1 1/2 cups sugar 1/1/4 cups butter 1/2 cup & 2 Tablespoons vegetable shortening 1 tsp. vanilla 1 3/4 cup cake […]

12 Days of Cookies: Day 5

Posted on December 16, 2013

    DAY FIVE Flourless Chocolate Cookies   We always feel so decadent eating flourless chocolate cake. Well now, you can share the experience with your cookie swap! Dark, dense…..oh heavenly with a cup of dark roast coffee. Invite a friend over and have a few of these cookies to celebrate you! 1 1/2 cups semisweet […]