Vermont in winter is easily one of the most scenic places to visit in New England, perhaps even on the entire eastern seaboard. Everywhere you turn, you’ll find a magical winter wonderland worth enjoying. There are plenty of fun things to do in Vermont in the winter, too, including skiing at places like Mount Snow, Vermont.
Besides the quaint Brattleboro Ski Hill, Mount Snow, Vermont is one of the closest places to ski near our Brattleboro, Vermont Bed and Breakfast. It’s located in the southern stretches of the Green Mountains and is home to some of the best skiing in Vermont. Of course, as much as we love a sunny, blue-sky day of skiing at Mount Snow, Vermont, it’s just one of the many things to do in Vermont in the winter.
Much like the rest of Vermont, plenty of great trails and parks in the Brattleboro area are perfect for snowshoeing and cross-country skiing. When you need to warm back up, there are plenty of great attractions in the Brattleboro area worth enjoying – and we can’t forget, of course, about the cozy confines of our luxurious Brattleboro, Vermont Bed and Breakfast. Our historic Inn, located just outside of downtown Brattleboro, is one of the best places to stay in Vermont.
We offer guests the perfect retreat either before or after the busy holiday season. Cozy up by the fire, walk through our wonderland, enjoy the best of Vermont in the winter, and maybe even take some time to ski Mount Snow, Vermont. Our Inn truly is the best of both worlds. Book a room at our top-rated Brattleboro, Vermont Bed and Breakfast today!
Hit the Slopes at Mount Snow, Vermont!
Skiing is a favorite pastime to enjoy every winter in Vermont, and there’s certainly no shortage of great places to go skiing in Vermont. Whether you’re a beginner who would prefer the gentle slopes at the quaint Brattleboro Ski Hill or a more experienced skier ready to take on the likes of Mount Snow, Vermont, the Brattleboro area has easy access to some of the best places for skiing in Vermont.
Not only is Mount Snow, Vermont the biggest ski area in southern Vermont, but it’s easy to get to from cities like Boston and New York. In no time at all, you can be enjoying a cozy winter retreat at our Brattleboro, Vermont Bed and Breakfast, followed by a day or two of skiing at Mount Snow, Vermont. It’s a historic place to step into your skis and hit the slopes, too! Mount Snow, Vermont opened in 1954 and was the first ski resort on the east coast.
We love a good story behind a great afternoon of skiing in Vermont, but that’s not all there is to Mount Snow, Vermont. When skiing here, you’ll have four ski areas to choose from: Main Mountain, North Face, Sunbrook, and Carinthia. These four faces of Mount Snow encompass a total area of 601 impressive acres of skiing. The vertical drop of Mount Snow, Vermont is 1,900 feet – one of the highest in the New England area. There are 19 lifts here, giving you plenty of options.
With so many lifts and places to spread out, you can expect to spend more time skiing than standing around in line – another reason Mount Snow, Vermont is one of the most popular places to ski. Like much of the skiing in Vermont, you’ll also find plenty of variety in the runs. There’s everything here, from beginner-level runs to challenging black diamonds. There are even terrain parks on Carinthia.
If you hold an Epic Pass, you’re in luck, too, as Mount Snow, Vermont is part of the Vail portfolio of ski resorts, meaning your Epic Pass earns you access to some of the best skiing in Vermont. Otherwise, you can purchase lift tickets on their website. It’s best to buy them in advance, especially during busy times of the year, as day passes to Mount Snow, Vermont will be limited to ensure a quality ski experience for everyone.
More Great Skiing in Vermont This Winter
Though Mount Snow, Vermont is home to some of the best skiing in Vermont, it’s certainly not the only place worth visiting in the southern part of the state! Downhill skiing and snowboarding aren’t your only options for enjoying Vermont in the winter, either. There are also plenty of trails and places for cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, and snowmobiling. Consider places like the Retreat Trails. Brattleboro Sporting Club, Grafton Ponds, and Pisgah State Park.
You can even head over to the Harris Hill Ski Jump for an exciting afternoon, either participating in or watching this famed Olympic sport! It’s the only 90-meter ski jump in New England and one of only six in the USA of this size and caliber. They host an exciting jumping event each February.
Beyond these fun winter activities, there’s even more great skiing in Vermont near our Brattleboro, Vermont Bed and Breakfast! Just like at Mount Snow, Vermont, these ski areas have something for everyone and promise a fantastic day on the snow.
- The closest place to Brattleboro to enjoy skiing in Vermont is the Brattleboro Ski Hill. It’s just over 5 minutes from the Inn on Putney Road and is usually open for the season by the end of December. It’s small in size and perfect for a quick and easy trip to the snow. It’s perfect for beginners, too, and you won’t spend very much on lift tickets. They are just $5!
- For more big mountain skiing in Vermont, head just under an hour away to Stratton Mountain. Stratton Mountain has an impressive 99 runs, including several glades, and there are several high-speed lifts to get you on the snow and skiing in no time at all. Stratton Mountain is also where you’ll find the highest peak in the state, with an impressive 2,000-foot vertical drop.
- If you’re up for a drive, even Bromley and Killington Ski Resorts are within easy reaching distance for the day – at around 60 and 90 minutes, respectively.
Whatever you do in Vermont in the winter, we know you’ll have a wonderful time – especially when you choose to stay with us at our top-rated Brattleboro, Vermont Bed and Breakfast. It’s a veritable winter wonderland outside our doors and the cozy respite you need this winter inside. There’s no better place to be! Book your winter getaway today!