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by Linda Warner

Holiday Inn Club Vacations Mount Ascutney Resort

Ascutney3If you’re planning a family vacation this winter, you will want to check out the Holiday Inn Club Vacations Mount Ascutney Resort in Brownsville, Vermont.  This resort offers everything an active family needs.  Choose from spacious guestrooms to suites with kitchens to comfortable villas.  On-site amenities include complimentary movies in the Alpine Theatre, fitness center, indoor pool, laundry facilities, kid-friendly arcade, and daily scheduled activities.  Dine at the resort’s restaurant, The Maple Kitchen, for a culinary celebration of the flavors of Vermont. Warm up by a cozy fireplace after a day spent outdoors.

Ascutney1Nearby, you and the family can enjoy everything there is to love about winter in Vermont.  Why not try the totally free skiing at Mount Ascutney?  Developed and managed by Mt. Ascutney Outdoors, a non-profit organization, the former ski resort was brought back to life in 2015.  Currently accessed by a rope tow, there are three trails available for downhill skiing and snowboarding.  The rope tow also provides access to the mountain’s backcountry ski trails.

Ascutney6For those looking for a little more adventure, Okemo and Killington are easily reached in less than an hour.  Not a skier?  Try the tubing or sledding at Arrowhead Recreation Area in nearby Claremont, NH.  For an adventure of a different kind, try snowmobiling.  You can book a tour at Killington.  They even offer kid-size snowmobiles.  The hotel staff can also help you arrange winter activities like sleigh rides, snowshoeing, or fat biking. The resort is also close to area shopping, museums, attractions, and plenty of other fun ways to fill your time.  The picturesque towns of Woodstock and Quechee are about a half hour drive away.

Ascutney4The Holiday Inn Club Vacations Mount Ascutney Resort is easy to get to from locations in New England and New York.  Driving time from Boston is less than 3 hours and from Springfield, MA, it is only 2 hours.  Albany, NY, is approximately a 2.5 hour drive and New York City is about 5 hours driving.  If flying into Manchester, NH, add a drive of less than 2 hours.  Bradley Airport in Hartford, CT, is also only a 2 hour drive to the resort.  Even Montreal is a fairly easy 3.5 hour drive.

For the perfect place to stay and the perfect location to play, you can’t beat the Holiday Inn Club Vacations Mount Ascutney Resort in Brownsville, Vermont.

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