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    New Life Hiking Spa at the Inn of the Six Mountains Named a 2012 “Best of New England – Editors’ Choice” Winner by Yankee Magazine

    New Life Hiking Spa at the Inn of the Six Mountains has been recognized as a 2012 “Editors’ Choice” winner in Yankee Magazine’s Travel Guide to New England, on newsstands now. This designation is awarded by Yankee’s editors and contributors, who name select restaurants, lodgings and attractions in New England to the exclusive list. For 36 years, Yankee Magazine’s Travel Guide to New England has been the most widely distributed and best-selling guide to the six-state region, providing readers with a comprehensive vacation-planning tool and daily reference.

    New Life Hiking Spa was chosen as the 2012 Editor’s Choice for “Best Place to Rejuvenate.” New Life Hiking Spa is open each year from mid-May through the end of September and is known as one of the country’s top destination spas. “This is the 35th summer I have been running New Life Hiking Spa in Vermont and I can’t think of a better word to describe what we do than ‘rejuvenating.’ We are honored to have been selected by Yankee Magazine,” said Jimmy LeSage, M.S., the founder and director.

    Guests at New Life Hiking Spa experience rejuvenation with an all-inclusive spa vacation. New Life offers mini-getaways of three to four days, healthy “Jump Start” packages of 5-10 days, and an 11 night or longer Weight Loss Retreat. Prices range from $249-$219 per night and include private room with a private bath at the Inn of the Six Mountains, three nutritious meals per day, healthy snacks, guided hikes along the Appalachian Trail and Long Trail (three levels offered per day), yoga classes, fitness classes, water aerobics in a heated indoor pool, cooking demos, healthy eating lectures, and one massage is included for every three night stay.

    Yankee Magazine’s May/June 2012 Travel Guide, on newsstands April 24, features 275 “Best of New England – Editors’ Choice” selections, which include the region’s best dining and lodging venues, attractions, adventures, local secrets, and bargains. This special issue also names 120 top events around New England and shares 15 walks – from strolls on Martha’s Vineyard, an inn-to-inn trek in Vermont, and a cliff walk in Maine. Treat yourself and celebrate the season with a rejuvenating hiking spa vacation, fresh summer recipes and feast at the best 12 lobster shacks in our six state region.

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    About New Life Hiking Spa:

    New Life Hiking Spa is a nationally recognized affordable destination spa for men and women located in the beautiful Green Mountains of Vermont since 1978. New Life offers a variety of all-inclusive vacation packages and is known for its exhilarating hiking program, a world renowned weight loss retreat, delicious healthy meals and a comfortable atmosphere. New Life Hiking Spa offers the chance to experience the peace of the outdoors in a down-to-earth, country inn environment and is open each year from mid-May through September in Killington, Vermont.

    Approximately 600 guests come each year from around the globe.

    In January of 2010 & 2011, New Life Hiking Spa was selected as one of the top 10 fitness vacations in the world by MSNBC. New Life Hiking Spa was selected by Shape Magazine as “one of the eight best weight loss spas”, and by Health Magazine as “one of four great weight loss spas.” For Six years in a row (2006-2011) New Life has won Best for Going Solo, Best for Hiking, Best for Weight Loss and Best for Affordability by SpaFinder Readers’ Choice Awards. In addition, Jimmy LeSage, M.S. was also voted as one of the top ten Spa Managers in the world in 2011 by SpaFinder Reader’s Choice Awards.

    New Life Hiking Spa is open for its 35th summer anniversary from May 17 through September 30, 2012 and is currently taking reservations.

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