Ski Vermont 2018 / 2019 Ski Area Improvements
VT Ski Snowboard & Winter Vacation Destinations
The 2018 / 2019 Ski season is here and with all the latest improvement and vacation enhancements this is a must visit year to Ski Vermont! Tens of millions of dollars have been spent on recent upgrades to Vermont Ski Areas and Winter Resorts. It’s never been a better time to Ski Vermont. Most of the recent upgrades have been completed or are nearing completion at many of Vermont’s most popular winter destination resorts, including Killington, Smugglers’ Notch Resort, Stratton Mountain Resort, Mount Snow and others. Read a brief recap of just some of the recent Vermont Ski Area improvements and enhancements. Ask us about Vermont ski resort vacations or share comments. To feature your Vermont business, contact us.
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At America’s Favorite Family Resort – Smugglers’ Notch in Jeffersonville, the focus is on fun and families this award-winning resort has it all. FunZone 2.0 – expands the fun and cooperates when the weather doesn’t. FunZone 2.0 is the Resort’s 26,000 square foot indoor Family Fun Complex. This amazing facility provides activities for all ages, interests, and skill level in a state of the art facility that rocks. So, the great skiing and snowboarding is just the beginning. An expansion of Family Activities is on at Smuggs. The popular torchlight parade and fireworks, belting out tunes in family karaoke and building a sled to launch from a jump in I-Did-A-Sled are back and better than ever. Smuggles’ Notch Resort adds craft sessions, broomball challenges, scavenger hunts, Snow Cat tours, story times, and pool games to all the skiing, boarding, and skating fun. Find out about the new family-friendly vacation packages.
In Southern Vermont, it’s a go for a new Snow Bowl. Capital projects totaling $109 million will make your Stratton Mountain experience better than ever with a new high-speed Snow Bowl lift. Stratton, is now part of Alerra Mountain Company. Stratton hosted Vermont’s first World Cup races back in 1978.
Ski Okemo. The winter fun is much more than just skiing at Okemo Mountain Resort. At Okemo’s Jackson Gore the fun includes both indoor and outdoor activities like ice skating, snow tubing, mountain coaster rides, snowmobile tours, SnowCat excursions and more. Indoor swimming pools, a fitness center, and spa services will help you relax and unwind. Dining and lodging options include Vermont’s Castle Hill Resort, and other Ludlow and Cavendish hotels.
In Killington, Killington Resort has invested $16 million in major upgrades, including a new 6-person high-speed bubble chairlift to the K-1 Express Gondola. There’s also RFID technology at both Killington and Pico and many trail enhancements, especially on the intermediate trails. Killington pushing a new all-year pass called Beast365, a real value for a year full of outdoor fun.
Go Stowe for expanded winter fun for all at Stowe Mountain Resort. Ice Skate for free daily. The Stowe Ice Skating Rink is located just steps from the Spruce Camp Base Lodge. Stowe Mountain Lodge and the Adventure Center is where the Ice Rink at Spruce Peak Village Center is located. The ice skating rink is free, just bring your ice skates or rent them from the resort. The all-new Stowe Rocks Climbing Center is now open. This state-of-the-art facility is located in the Adventure Center of Stowe Mountain Resort. The Stowe Rocks Climbing Center features climbing challenges for young and old. Stowe Rocks is a member of the Climbing Wall Association which includes participation in the ClimbSmart!® Program. The bonus of visiting Stowe is the fantastic selection of Stowe restaurants, inns, and browsing beautiful Stowe Village.
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VERMONT SKI AREAS
The Wildflower Inn, Darling Hill Road, Lyndonville, VT 05851
"Warm hospitality and tons of kids' activities" Yankee Magazine. Just 3 miles to Burke Mountain, this family-friendly country resort on 570 acres offers comfortable rooms and suites, mountain views, cozy sitting rooms with woodstoves, and a casual welcoming atmosphere. On site x-country skiing and snowshoeing trails, sledding, skating, bonfires, snowmobiling with direct access to VAST 52, petting barn, kids' programs & playroom, hot tub, and sauna. Country breakfast included. Full-service restaurant offers large selection of Vermont brewed beers. Ski and Stay Packages include "Ski Free Weekends'.
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Rabbit Hill Inn, Lower Waterford, VT 05848 | 802-748-5168
A magical romantic hideaway in a tiny hamlet set between the river and the mountains. 19 enchanting, uniquely styled guest rooms featuring fireplaces, double whirlpool tubs, porches and glorious mountain views. Enjoy award-winning dining, comfortable elegance, pampering service and genuine hospitality. Endless activities, numerous ski areas & golf courses makes Rabbit Hill Inn the perfect vacation destination for all seasons. "...Amazing meals, incredible accommodations...this just might be the most romantic place on the planet!"-Zagat Guide AAA Four Diamond rated. Open year round.
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Phineas Swann Bed & Breakfast Inn, 195 Main Street, Montgomery Center, VT 05471 | 802-326-4306
The Phineas Swann Bed & Breakfast is New England's most romantic and pet-friendly getaway. Located just 7 miles from Jay Peak Resort, the Phineas Swann offers year-round recreational and vacation options, including skiing, hiking, cycling, mountain biking, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, leaf-viewing, and even swimming at Jay Peak's indoor water park.
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Stoweflake Mountain Resort & Spa, 1746 Mountain Road, Stowe, VT 05672 Ph: 802-253-7355 or 800-253-2232.
A family-owned and operated luxury resort in the heart of Stowe. The Stoweflake offers a range of luxurious accommodations, including new townhouses. Our two restaurants have won numerous awards for their cuisine and wine lists. The new Spa & Sports Club features over 30 pampering treatments, fitness center, indoor pool, and a racquetball/squash court. Other amenities include outdoor pool, golf facilities, tennis, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, horse-drawn sleigh/carriage rides and even a hot air balloon.
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Smugglers’ Notch Vermont, America’s Family Resort
SMUGGLERS' NOTCH RESORT. At America's Family Resort, experience Mountain Resort Village living, award-winning children's programs, family activities, 3 big mountains of skiing and snowboarding, plus entertainment, dining, shopping, year-round Zipline Canopy Tours & more. Family Fun Guaranteed – Winter, Summer & Fall.
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Green Mountain Inn, 18 Main Street, Stowe, VT 05672
Experience warm hospitality in an historic landmark in the heart of Stowe Village. Beautifully restored, the Inn offers the perfect blend of modern luxury and country elegance in over 100 rooms, fireplace suites, luxury rooms, exquisite village apartments and townhouses. Two superb restaurants, afternoon tea, year-round outdoor heated swimming pool, outdoor Jacuzzi, children's pool, two firepits and fully equipped health club. Classic setting for weddings, conferences and events.
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Sunset Motor Inn, 160 VT Route 15 W Morrisville, VT 05661 | 800-544-2347
A family owned hotel in scenic Vermont. Recently updated rooms and amenties. 55 units, apartment suite, four houses in a convenient location. Charlmont Restaurant, located next door. Children 12 & under stay free, Group Rates, Bus Parking, Free Wi-Fi, Outdoor Pool, Views, Select pet-friendly rooms available; a large lawn is available behind hotel.
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Inn at Long Trail, Rt. 4, PO Box 267, Killington, VT 05751 | 802-775-7181
The first ski lodge built in Vermont. Classic rustic splendor, fieldstone fireplace, hardwood floors, log beam and tree columns. Relax in McGrath's Irish Pub or soak in the hot tub. Country bedrooms and fireplaces suites. Real skier charm and hospitality.
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Bromley View Inn, 522 Vermont Rte. 30, Bondville, VT 05340 | 802-297-1459
Bromley View Inn is located between Manchester, Bromley Mountain Resort and Stratton Mountain Resort. Our guests will find themselves in an activity haven with six ski areas within an hour, five golf courses within a half hour, superior hiking/snowshoeing, plenty of waterways for kayaking, canoeing, and fishing; and some of Vermont's best shopping and antiquing in the towns of Manchester, Arlington, Londonderry, Weston, Peru, and Dorset.
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Champlain Valley VT Ski Areas
Burlington, Middlebury, St. Albans, the Islands of NW Vermont
North Central VT Ski Areas
Montpelier, Barre, Randolph, Waterbury, Stowe, Mad River Valley
Northeast Kingdom VT Ski Areas
St. Johnsbury, Newport, Barton, Lyndonville, Burke, Jay, Island Pond
South Central VT Ski Areas
Rutland, White River Jct., Woodstock, Quechee, Brandon, Killington, Ludlow, Weston, Chester
Southern VT Ski Areas
Bennington, Brattleboro, Manchester, Arlington, Newfane, Mt. Snow area