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New Life Hiking Spa is among the Top Domestic Destination Spas of 2017 on the Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards for the Second Year in a Row

July 12, 2017 – Killington, VT

Travel + Leisure Magazine announced that New Life Hiking Spa has won a coveted spot on the “Top Ten Destination Spas in America”.  New Life Hiking Spa was in the #2 spot, just a fraction of a point behind Westglow Resort & Spa in Blowing Rock, N.C.  In the 2016 Awards, New Life Hiking Spa was #1 and Westglow was #2.

The top ten destination spas in America were:

  • Westglow Resort & Spa – Blowing Rock, NC
  • New Life Hiking Spa – Killington, VT
  • Sunrise Springs Resort – Sante Fe, NM
  • Ojo Caliente Mineral Springs Resort – Ojo Caliente, NM
  • Lake Austin Spa Resort – Austin, TX
  • Cal-A-Vie – Vista, CA
  • The Ranch – Malibu, CA
  • MiiAmo Spa – Sedona, AZ
  • Canyon Ranch – Lenox, MA
  • The Lodge at Woodloch – Hawley, PA

The list will be featured in the August issue of Travel + Leisure that hits the newsstands on July 15th.

For the complete article on the top ten spas in the United States click here:

What sets New Life Hiking Spa apart is the unpretentious and low-key atmosphere.  It is one of the country’s original wellness resorts and is authentic, affordable and all-inclusive.

This award winning hiking spa program is offered just 20 weeks a year, when hiking is at its peak in Vermont.  New Life Hiking Spa is the first seasonal, Vermont resort in the history of the award to win top honors two consecutive years in a row.

About New Life Hiking Spa, Inc.
Founded in 1978, by Jimmy LeSage, M.S., New Life Hiking Spa has been a pioneer in the destination spa industry and has become nationally recognized as an affordable wellness destination. New Life is open each year spring through fall, when hiking is at its peak in the Green Mountains of Vermont. The 2017 season will run from May 11th – October 2nd.

Known for its exhilarating hiking program, 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. It is ideally suited for small groups, couples or individuals trying to improve their wellness level and de-stress. New Life offers a variety of vacation options from 2-4 night mini-getaways to 21 night extended wellness retreats.

All-inclusive prices range from $229 – $269 per night. Prices include a room, three healthy meals per day, fresh fruit and vegetables as snacks, one guided hike every day (three levels offered per day to accommodate everyone’s fitness needs), all fitness and yoga classes, one massage for every three night stay and evening lectures.

Reservations are currently being accepted for the current season in Vermont and two additional one-week retreats being held in November in Nicaragua.  Information on the New Life Nicaragua Retreats can be found online at

More information on New Life’s programming can be found online at or by calling 802-353-2954.

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USA Today 10 Best Readers' Choice 2016
Travel + Leisure World's Best Awards 2016 Winner
Spas of America Top 100 Spas 2016
Trip Advisor 2016 Certificate of Excellence