Each year, people from far and wide travel to the scenic state of Vermont to experience some of the best skiing in the entire country. Known for excellent facilities that excite and challenge skiers, Vermont is your ultimate destination for both a relaxing weekend getaway and a thrilling skiing excursion.
Where to Enjoy Skiing in Vermont
Although there are tons of places to ski in the Green Mountain State, Killington and its surrounding areas offer some of the most exciting trails out there. During your trip, be sure to stay with GetAway Vacations in one of our fantastic Killington vacation rentals. Our luxurious amenities like a natural stone fireplace and large cozy couch will help you warm up after a fun day of skiing in Vermont. Here are some of our favorite places to go!
1. Mount Meadows XC
This unique ski resort allows guests to experience Vermont the rugged way. Their facility invites explorers of all ages and skill levels to cross-country ski through woods and forests like a true Vermonter. And you don’t have to worry about getting lost – Mt. Meadows has well-marked trails that help skiers return back easily and safely. So go out and have some fun in the wilderness!
2. Mountaintop Nordic Ski and Snowshoe Center
Just a short drive from Killington in beautiful Chittenden, Vermont is the Mountaintop Nordic Ski Center. Here, guests can traverse over 30 miles of trails that are groomed with state-of-the-art snowmaking equipment, guaranteeing great skiing conditions every time. The trails also have remarkable views of the mountain lake and the Green Mountain National Forest. What’s a trip to Vermont without some sightseeing?
3. Wilderness Trails
For a guided cross-country tour, be sure to visit the Wilderness Trails in Quechee, Vermont. You’ll be able to tour vast, open trails and thrilling downhill runs, and can even ski in spots that overlook the Quechee Gorge and waterfalls around the Quechee State park. You’ll have an awesome time zipping and zooming on over 10 miles of trails.
4. Catamount Trail
The Catamount Ski Trail is famous in Vermont for both the difficulty and remoteness of its route. Guests are asked to ski only sections that adequately match their skill level and experience, and to also consider weather and snow conditions. For those who are looking for an adventure, the Catamount Trail is the ultimate in Vermont skiing!
5. Killington Ski Resort
To experience true alpine skiing in Vermont, be sure to check out Killington Ski Resort. This resort is the largest ski area in the Eastern U.S., and has a staggering vertical drop of 3,050 feet. Trails vary from easy to difficult, and freestyle terrain areas are offered for those with a great deal of experience. Catering to both beginner and expert riders, Killington has something for everyone.
Book Your Ski Trip!
Now that you know about some of the best places to go skiing in Vermont, it’s time to start planning an outstanding winter vacation! For more information on fun and exciting Vermont tourist attractions, download our free vacation guide.