When the temperatures drop, the winter activities are just heating up in Southern Vermont! From skiing and snowboarding to tubing and more, there are endless ways to play in the snow at Magic Mountain. The best part? This amazing ski resort is just a short drive away from The Arlington Inn! So, what are you waiting for? Start planning your visit to Magic Mountain Ski Area and get ready for a fantastic day on the slopes!
Magic Mountain Ski Area is one of many places to enjoy winter fun in Southern Vermont. Make sure to request a copy of our free Vacation Guide for more recommendations about local ski resorts, snowshoeing trails, and ice skating rinks. It’s full of great tips about the best things to see and do during your stay at The Arlington Inn.
About Magic Mountain Ski Area
Voted #1 ski area in North America by Liftopia users in 2016-17, a trip to Magic Mountain should be at the top of your Southern Vermont itinerary! The resort has gained countless awards and accolades since it was founded in the 1960s. Here, you’ll discover a relaxed vibe, affordable lift tickets, and some of the best ski trails on the East Coast! Come experience it for yourself and see what makes Magic Mountain a year-round destination for outdoor adventure. Before you go, make sure to visit their website for information about daily tickets, passes, and hours of operation.
Things to Do at Magic Mountain
1. Skiing and Snowboarding
With a 1,500 vertical drop and days with powder-fresh snow, the alpine thrill of a lifetime awaits you at Magic Mountain Ski Area! Hit the slopes and navigate winding trails that excite at every slippery turn. Whether you’re a beginner or a seasoned pro, there is something for every skill level here. Practice on the bunny hill, hone your skills on scenic green and blue runs, or brave the double black diamonds. When you reach the end, several lift chairs are waiting to whisk you back up to the top! Check out the Magic Mountain, VT, Trail Map to see the layout of the mountain.
2. Snow Tubing
In addition to skiing and snowboarding, Magic Mountain offers some of the best snow tubing on the entire East Coast. This is a great activity for families, groups of friends, and couples. Head on over to ‘Tubeyland’ and race each other down the slopes at lightning-fast speeds. Along the way, enjoy some of the most scenic views of the valley. Afterward, come warm up by the fire at our romantic Southern Vermont bed and breakfast.
3. Disc Golf
During the summer months, the mountain transforms into a challenging New England-style disc golf course. The full 18-hole championship course features zigzagging open trails, varied topography, and scenic wooded glades. You may bring your own set of discs or rent them right at Magic Mountain. There’s no better way to spend a beautiful summer day in Southern Vermont!
4. Fall Foliage Rides
If there’s one thing that Southern Vermont is known for, it’s beautiful fall foliage. See the fall colors from an entirely new perspective with a chair lift ride up and down the mountain. As you glide above the trees, enjoy spectacular views of the vibrant reds, yellows, and oranges below. Once you reach the summit, you can either ride the lift back down or opt to hike instead.
Other Ski Resorts in Vermont
Magic Mountain Ski Area is not the only amazing place to go skiing in Southern Vermont. In fact, this region is home to some of the best ski resorts in the entire Appalachian mountain chain! One of our top recommendations is Bromley Mountain. If you plan to spend a day here, make sure to take advantage of our Mid-Week Ski Package! The package includes a one-night stay in a Queen room at The Arlington Inn, a full country breakfast, and a lift ticket to Bromley Mountain.
Are you looking for more winter fun? Other popular ski resorts include:
Book Your Ski Trip at The Arlington Inn!
When it comes to lodging near Magic Mountain, VT, look no further than The Arlington Inn for a memorable getaway. Our Southern Vermont bed and breakfast is approximately 35 minutes from the ski area – perfect for a day trip! After a fabulous day of skiing, snowboarding, or tubing, come warm up at the inn. Many of our comfortable guest rooms feature fireplaces, jetted tubs, or private balconies!
Located in the Main House, Pamela’s Suite has everything you need for a relaxing winter escape. Sink into the King bed, cozy up next to the fireplace, or take a soak in the jetted tub. During your stay, you can expect to start each morning right with a complimentary, cooked-to-order breakfast. After a fun-filled day of adventures, come join us for dinner at our on-site restaurant or enjoy your favorite beverage at The Deming Tavern. Are you ready for an unforgettable winter getaway? Check our availability and book your stay today! We can’t wait to welcome you.