With unprecedented natural and man-made snow, the skiing and boarding conditions throughout Vermont are surely the best of New England, and easily rival mountains throughout North America. With varied types of mountains and terrain, anyone from a novice to an expert can find a run to suit their tastes. Our hotel is perfectly situated within an hour’s drive from five world-class mountain resorts. So pack your skis or your board and head to Vermont’s backcountry.
Below are a few of our favorite ski resorts, offering family-friendly year-round activities.
32 minute drive / 23.8 mi
Bolton Valley sits in the high-elevation, making this Vermont ski resort unique as it is an alpine village surrounded by over 5,000 acres of pristine acres of natural beauty. Bolton Valley is also very environmentally conscious, recipient of a recent National Ski Association’s Silver Edge Award.
- Bolton Valley is located approximately 23 miles from our hotel
- The average annual snow falls totals 312 inches
- There are 71 trails, covering 165 acres of terrain
After a day on the slopes, we invite you to kick back and explore additional things to do in Burlington.
One hour 20 minute drive / 65.7 mi
Jay Peak is set amongst the picturesque Green Mountains in Jay, Vermont. This Vermont ski resort receives the largest annual snowfall of any ski resort in Eastern North America.
- Jay Peak is located approximately 60 miles from our hotel
- The average annual snow fall totals 355 inches
- There are 76 trails
One hour 40 minutes drive / 94.9 mi
Killington, the largest mountain resort in the Eastern United States also has the largest vertical drop in New England. Killington features two New England records, with “Juggernaut” the longest trail in the east at 6.2 miles in length; and with “Outer Limits” the steepest mogul run, a double black diamond.
- Killington is located approximately 90 miles from our hotel
- The average annual snow fall totals 250 inches
- There are 141 trails, covering 752 acres of terrain
50 minute drive / 39.9 mi
Smugglers’ Notch, nicknamed “Smuggs,” consists of three mountains, Morse, Madonna and Sterling Mountains. The resort’s namesake comes from an era when smugglers used the thick forest to smuggle goods across the Canadian border – including Canadian beer and spirits during prohibition.
- Smugglers’ Notch is located approximately 35 miles from our hotel
- The average annual snow fall totals 350 inches
- There are 78 trails
53 minute drive / 41.9 mi
Stowe Mountain is an internationally acclaimed ski and mountain resort comprised of two mountains, Mount Mansfield and Spruce Peak.
- Stowe is located approximately 40 miles from our hotel
- The average annual snow fall totals 333 inches
- There are 116 trails covering 39 miles of terrain