Wednesday, August 20

Posted on August 20, 2014

Sunrise 6:02am Sunset 7:50pm
Local Weather (Subject to Change!)
Another beautiful day with lots of sunshine and temperatures reaching the mid-80’s!

Guest News
We are happy to welcome returning guests each year! The Steinkamp Reunion is returning this year with Mrs. J. Alan Steinkamp and Chris Steinkamp & family coming in from Bronxville, NY, and Susan Boyd & family joining them as well!

All of us here at Basin Harbor would like to wish Mr. John Muccifori a very Happy Birthday!

Resort News
There is lots to do today, beginning with our Junior Clinics this morning! Let your kids learn the Golf & Tennis basics from our pros. Or try out Pi-Yo in the Fitness Center. This class packs it all into one workout so you can build muscle tone and increase mobility, while burning calories!

Join our fabulous florist, Claire, as she walks you through the fine art of Floral Arranging! Space is limited in the Flower Shop, so make sure to swing by the Concierge to sign up!

We have added a hike this afternoon by popular demand! Matt will be guiding you up Buck Mountain to take a peak at the magnificent Valley views form the top. This is a self-driving adventure, but Matt will lead the way out to the trailhead. Don’t worry, we haven’t lost anyone yet!

Also this afternoon, we are offering a very special EScape Cruise…Cabot Creamery will be here to offer up samples of their new Legacy Collection to our guests on board. There will also be samples of local beer and wine. It is sure to be a great way to spend the afternoon! Make sure you add your name to the list at the Concierge Desk.

Try your hand at beating our staff at their own game…come on down to the Red Mill this afternoon to participate in the (friendly) Staff vs. Guest Soccer Game!

With all of the sunshine we should be seeing today, it’s the perfect time to head to the Waterfront! They’ve got it all…kayaks, canoes, paddleboards, and more! Splash around by the Sandy Beach or paddle out to the Trampoline and bounce around. Try your hand at water-skiing or tubing. Or just soak up the sun by the Burgee Bar!

Beyond Basin Harbor
Feel like venturing off property today? There is plenty to do out there too! Vergennes is our own “Little City” and only 10 minutes away. There is great food and quaint shops right on the Main Street. Middlebury is only 25 mintues away and boasts a beautiful “downtown”, with shopping, history, and art, all within ear (and eye) shot of the breathtaking falls! Stop into the Drop-In brewery or Lincoln Peak Vineyard for some delicious tastings. Or head north and make a quick stop at Dakin Farms for more delectable Vermont products. Head into Burlington to check out the museums, shops, and breweries in our “Queen City”. Our local legends also hsot factory tours most days, so don’t miss out on Champlain Chocolate Factory, Ben & Jerry’s Factory, or the Vermont Teddy Bear Factory! Ask the Concierge for directions and information.