Ok, we may be a bit biased, but we think the best place to be during the winter months, is Vermont! Soon we’ll be covered in a blanket of white stuff and visitors from all over the world will come to enjoy our winter wonderland. One of the best things about a winter vacation in the Green Mountain State, is the variety of places to stay – from slopeside condominiums and lodges, to luxurious hotels, economic motels, intimate bed and breakfasts, and delightful old Vermont inns. In an effort to help you experience one of the most popular seasons in Vermont, here is a list of some of our favorite places to stay during winter. Enjoy this year’s ski season in Vermont!
Stratton Mountain Resort – Bondville, VT – 800.STRATTON – Website – Facebook
Located in beautiful southern Vermont, Stratton Mountain Resort is a four-season destination known for its first-class skiing and snowboarding. It’s a great winter vacation destination for all ages and offers a wide selection of lodging choices throughout the resort. Enjoy home-away-from-home style accommodations with their many Stratton hotels and condo rentals, hide away in a private and secluded location, or live it up right in the heart of the village. Choose from a variety of floor plans and Stratton lodging options suitable for a romantic weekend, family vacation, or a getaway to Stratton Mountain with friends. With so many options available, we’re sure your winter vacation in Vermont will be one to remember!
Smugglers’ Notch Resort – Jeffersonville, VT – 866.628.1770 – Website – Facebook
Smugglers’ Notch Resort, also known as America’s Family Resort, has been redefining the family vacation for over 50 years! Located in northern Vermont, you can choose from condominium options within an easy walk or on-demand Resort Shuttle ride to all Village amenities. Stay in one of their convenient, cozy, family-style, condominium homes, each with fully equipped kitchen facilities and more. From their award-winning children’s programs for ages 6 weeks to 17 years, to entertainment designed for families and just for adults, Smugglers’ Notch Resort is a destination your entire family will enjoy!
Northeast Kingdom – East Burke, VT – 800.884.8001 – Website – Facebook
Located in the northeastern region of Vermont, the Northeast Kingdom offers breath-taking scenery, outstanding lodging and dining, ecotourism and agritourism, Vermont-made products, and recreational opportunities that have gained the area national and international recognition. Whether you’re dreaming of a cabin in the woods, a cottage on the lake, a cozy room at the inn, a resort stay, or a room on the farm, you can find it in Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom. With so much to do in the area, the key to a great stay is often choosing the perfect host, and in the Northeast Kingdom, you’re not just a “tourist,” you’re a guest.
Lake Morey Resort – Fairlee, VT – 800.423.1211 – Website – Facebook
Located off exit 15 on I-95, Lake Morey Resort is a great Vermont family fun destination, providing the perfect family getaway any time of the year. Lake Morey Resort offers 130 guest rooms and suites, with over half featuring stunning views of the lake. Their large rooms and multi-room suites are ideal for families, or you can stay next to the Resort in their fully-furnished Lakehouse and Cottage. Offering packages for family vacations, groups, conferences, weddings and family reunions, and with activities to keep everyone entertained, Lake Morey Resort is a destination your entire group will enjoy.
Stoweflake Mountain Resort & Spa – Stowe, VT – 800.253.2232 – Website – Facebook
Stoweflake resort is a full-service, year-round luxury property featuring a 50,000 square foot world-class Ayurvedic spa, an award-winning restaurant, and a state-of-the-art Conference Center. As a bonus, Stoweflake is dog-friendly! Your dog will have a great time on the extensive dog trails, located on their 60 acres of wide-open space. The resort offers 120 luxury guest rooms and suites, and their townhouses offer an exceptional alternative to traditional hotel accommodations – ideal for families, a group of friends, or guests who just want a little extra privacy and/or space. Whether you are looking for outdoor adventure or a romantic, relaxing escape, Stoweflake promises to exceed your expectations.
Not a skier? No problem! There are plenty of winter fun activities in Vermont for the non-skier. Find out the latest snow conditions with our Ski & Snow Report. Where are your favorite places to stay in Vermont during the winter?
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