Down economy leads to vacation deals

Around this time of year many Vermonters are itching to escape the cold and snow and head south. But with the current economic downturn, tropical vacations are out of reach for a lot of us. Or are they? As VPR’s Nina Keck reports, vacation destinations are slashing prices to get you to visit.

Ski resorts cheering heavy snowfall

This week’s storm left up to a couple of feet of snow in the mountains, adding to an already-substantial snowpack. Ski resorts say the weather has been a gift from the sky that has helped them get through the recession.