There are some really wonderful reasons to visit Vermont throughout the year. It's truly a remarkable four-season destination. Even so, come winter, there is nothing better than skiing in Vermont.
Vermont is well-known for its vast protected wilderness, charming rural communities, stunningly fall foliage, and some of the best ski resorts in New England. When it comes to skiing in Vermont, you really can have it all.
From laidback ski areas with varied terrain and affordable lift tickets to multi-mountain resorts with expert and beginning runs that seem to go on forever, winter skiing in Vermont truly is a magnificent experience. It's not all about downhill skiing and snowboarding, either!
Vermont also has plenty of great destinations for cross country skiing, snowshoeing, snowmobiling, ice skating, ice fishing, and so much more. This diversity of things to do in Vermont in the winter is part of what makes it such an extraordinary getaway destination - especially when coupled with a Select Registry Bed and Breakfast.
Select Registry Breakfasts stand alone in the lodging world, with exceptional hospitality and authentic experiences that can't be beaten. There are several fantastic Vermont Bed and Breakfasts to choose from, many of which are a short drive away from some of the best skiing in Vermont. Browse through them below, and then start planning your ski getaways today!
Depending on what you like, there are plenty of great places for skiing in Vermont. Whether you're looking for big ski runs, powdery backcountry, state-of-the-art resorts, or smaller, budget, and family-friendly ski areas, you'll find it in Vermont.
Winters in Vermont frequently see up to 25 feet of snow, and it starts early - generally by November - and typically lasts until mid-April. What that boils down to is that skiing in Vermont is relatively dependable! What's more, these Vermont ski resorts are also great places to get out for some hiking, mountain biking, and other adventure in the off-season. They aren't just open for winter!
If you're interested in skiing in Vermont this winter, it's best to plan. Tickets are generally available online and should be purchased in advance. Some of the mandates put in place by the state of Vermont last year to ensure smaller crowds and a safer ski experience will be in place again this season.
The practices this year will vary from mountain to mountain, but in general, you can expect masks to be worn inside lodges, on lifts, and in lines, but not while you're skiing on the slopes. Policies may change throughout the year, though, so check the website of where you're going before you go. Here are some of the best places to go skiing in Vermont this winter:
While skiing in Vermont is one of our favorite ways to spend time this winter, there are so many more great things to do in Vermont in the winter.
Whether your idea of a perfect getaway is planning an adventurous ski vacation, getting outside to enjoy Vermont's winter wonderland, eating and drinking your way through the charming towns of Vermont, or getting cozy at charming Bed and Breakfasts, we have no doubt you'll find exactly what you're looking for.
There really is something for everyone here. Other than skiing in Vermont, here are a few ways for you to enjoy your winter in Vermont:
It probably goes without saying, but as great as skiing in Vermont and all of these other activities are, nothing beats a cozy, romantic getaway at our Select Registry Bed and Breakfasts. With friendly, welcoming Innkeepers and the best hospitality around, there simply is no better place to enjoy a winter getaway. Book your room at one of our Vermont Bed and Breakfasts today.
Welcome to West Hill House B&B, a historic 1850's home in Vermont's Mad River Valley. Enjoy four glorious seasons for romance, relaxation, and recreation.
We’re only minutes from Sugarbush Resort, Mad River Glen, and all the shops, artisans, and marvelous restaurants of the valley. We're located on a quiet country road nestled in a hillside forest and surrounded by gorgeous perennial gardens, our Vermont Bed and Breakfast is certified Green with awards from many organizations.
An historic 20-room former governor’s mansion, Swift House Inn is Middlebury’s premier full-service inn. Large, comfortable, and well-appointed rooms can be found throughout three distinct buildings spread across four acres of extensive lawns and mature formal gardens.
There’s much to do around Middlebury, Vermont, and is ideally located near numerous biking and hiking trails connecting the Champlain Valley and Vermont'sGreen Mountains.
The Jackson House Inn offers refined lodging with luxurious details on the edge of Vermont's most beautiful village. A stay with us is like visiting your most fashionable friends in the country.
Set amidst acres of lush English perennial gardens, the Inn features stylish sitting rooms and a library, as well as a light-filled dining room in which a three-course gourmet breakfast is served, highlighting regional seasonal ingredients.
On a peaceful hillside in the heart of the Green Mountains, Deerhill Inn looks out across the historic village of West Dover and the wooded Deerfield Valley to Vermont's lovely southern mountains. It’s a special place, cozy and welcoming.
Five minutes from the Inn is Mount Snow, a world-class winter sports resort offering downhill skiing and snowboarding, tubing, and snowmobile adventures. and the beautiful Green Mountains.
Unforgettable personality and unlimited possibilities await you at one of Vermont's most inviting getaways, the historic, family-owned Inn at Manchester.
Tucked away in the breathtaking landscape of the Green and Taconic Mountains, the Inn at Manchester provides an idyllic home base for exploration of Vermont’s cultural haven of Manchester. This year-round destination has something for everyone, including shopping, theatre, art, golf, skiing, hiking, fishing and more.
Step across the massive marble threshold of this beautiful, historic property, drop your bags, and breathe a sigh of relief.
With magnificent views of the Green Mountains, snacks and beverages day and night, and our amazing three-course breakfast every morning, our Inn will nourish your body and soul. Relax on our enormous patio and porch with Adirondack rocking chairs, patio tables, porch swings, and views you will never forget. Plan some time out here with your book, and let yourself relax completely.
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