Top 10 Fitness Vacations in the World – MSNBC

New Life News from 2010:

MSNBC Reports New Life Hiking Spa in Killington, Vermont is one of the Top 10 Fitness Vacations in the World

Killington, Vermont business, New Life Hiking Spa, receives accolades in a cover story by on the Top 10 fitness vacations for 2010. New Life Hiking Spa (est. 1978) has been in Vermont for 40 summers.

Killington, VT (Vocus) January 19, 2010 — New Life Hiking Spa ( is a nationally recognized, affordable fitness and weight loss destination celebrating 32 years in business. Founded in 1978 by the director, Jimmy LeSage, M.S., New Life is one of the oldest and most established vacation package programs of its kind in the country catering to over 500 guests each spring through the fall season.

This month, Today and MSNBC .com ( covered the top 10 fitness vacations in the world and picked New Life Hiking Spa and Killington, Vermont as one of only three locations in the United States . The top ten fitness vacations selected by Sherman’s Travel for Today/MSNBC were:

  1. Alsace, France
  2. Crystal Cruises (at sea) with the 2010 Mind, Body and Spirit sailings
  3. Dominica at the Jungle Bay Resort & Spa
  4. Hawaii at SwellWomen, a surf and yoga outfitter
  5. Hua Hin, Thailand at Chiva Som
  6. Kerala, India at the Somatheeram Ayurvedic Health Resort
  7. Killington, Vermont at New Life Hiking Spa
  8. Scottsdale, Arizona at the Four Seasons Resort
  9. Tulum, Mexico at the Amansala Resort
  10. Watamu, Kenya at the Wildfitness program.

About New Life Hiking Spa:

New Life Hiking Spa is a nationally recognized affordable spa located in the beautiful Green Mountains of Vermont. 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. It is ideally suited for small groups, couples or individuals trying to improve their fitness level and eating habits.. New Life is open each year in Killington , Vermont from mid May through the end of September. New Life offers a variety of vacation options including a 2-4 day mini-getaway, a 5-10 day Jump Start Program and the 11-day or longer Weight Loss Retreat.

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