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The annual Dandelion Run was today. A glorious, sun-filled half marathon featuring our hills and mountains replete with golden dandelions in full bloom. For our third year, we’ve been thrilled here at Little Gnesta to host several of the runners … Read More

Karen's photos of Newport

Karen, a delightful guest from the great state of Washington made her annual trek to Newport again this year. While she primarily visited with her family, she also had time to take some drop dead gorgeous pictures of Newport including … Read More

Just one of those days…

…When you’re sure it’s going to rain because the wind is whipping around; and the thunder clouds, with all their shades of grey and white and in between are rolling across the sky. But then the next thing you know, … Read More

Who could ask for anything more?

We’ve had three glorious days here at Little Gnesta B & B with warm sunny (enough) days and cool nights. The flowers are popping out all over the place encouraging hummingbirds and butterflies to do their things. The colors and … Read More

Wildflowers and bulbs!

Whether you’re walking up the steps to Little Gnesta’s front door or cruising along the Lake Memphremagog bike trail, there are flowers in full bloom. That includes dandelions! The hyacinths are filling the air with their delicious perfume. One gets … Read More

Crocuses, violas and scilla!

Spring is sneaking up on us here at Little Gnesta B & B. While the daffodils have barely shown any green at all, the crocuses, pansies and scilla are in full bloom. Along the Lake Memphremagog bike trail, the red … Read More

Skiing at Ht. Horr

While the days of skiing this season are past, and have been since around the 11th of March, there was glorious snow for the two weeks preceding the demise of the white stuff at Mt. Horr, which is about a … Read More

Just a little more skiing left…

The skiing over the last two weeks has been wonderful, both at our local trail system for xc (only 5 minutes from LG) and also at Jay Peak. While the 50-degree temps will have surely ruined our trails down … Read More


The snow finally came a couple of days ago, enough so that they were able to groom the xc ski trails at the Memphremagog Ski Touring Foundation (MSTF).  MSTF is only a short five-minute drive from Little Gnesta. On our … Read More

Live music just down the road a piece!

When you stay at Little Gnesta B & B, you never know who will be playing music just across the border or right in Newport’s own downtown.  And just last weekend, at the Music Box in Craftsbury, the Flat Top … Read More