How to Make the Most out of the Vermont Ski Season

Vermont ski season is right around the corner! Watch as the rolling green hills give way to the snow-capped peaks of the Appalachian Mountains, making Vermont a premier skiing destination. If you’re thinking about what stops to make on your ski trip this winter, consider one of Vermont’s many ski resorts. While you’re here, you might as well take advantage of our free Vacation Guide! In it, you’ll find crucial information on all of Southern Vermont’s best restaurants, attractions, and events.

Planning the Perfect Vermont Ski Season

How Long Is the Season?

Don’t worry, there’s plenty of time to make it to Vermont while the snow is still fresh. The ski season officially begins in November, with most resorts opening to the public around the 15th of the month. Once the snow starts to fall, the true beauty of Vermont is revealed. Ski, snowboard, and tube your way through the slopes of Vermont’s best ski resorts until the season ends in mid April. With over five months of prime conditions, Vermont is the perfect place to visit all winter long.

Which Resort Has the Best Slopes?

Killington Peak and Mount Mansfield are home to the highest elevations in the state and are surrounded by some of the best ski resorts in the entire Appalachian mountain chain. Okemo Mountain Resort has an excellent rail map that constantly offers new and exciting runs. Additionally, Bromley Mountain is a fantastic place for skiers of all skill levels and even features one of the best ski schools in the state. Other must-visit resorts include:

Other Winter Activities

Maybe winter sports aren’t your forte. If you’re looking for a break from skiing, there are plenty of things to do in Southwestern Vermont that don’t involve getting a face full of snow. For example, you can grab a drink at one of Vermont’s top breweries or spend the day shopping in one of Vermont’s historic towns. No matter how you choose to spend your days in Vermont, there are plenty of ways to make this ski season the best one yet.  

Where to Stay

A few hours on the slopes can wear you out pretty fast! Luckily, the Arlington Inn offers the perfect place to refuel after a long day. Cozy up next to your private fireplace and join us for a hearty breakfast every morning in our sunny solarium. When you stay in one of our five-star guest rooms, your winter in Vermont will be one that you won’t forget. 

You can’t really go wrong when choosing a place to ski this season, but why waste time deciding when you don’t have to? Make the most out of your trip to Vermont and take advantage of our amazing Ski Package! Enjoy the warmth of the Arlington Inn for the weekend and receive a complimentary lift ticket to Bromley Mountain. Bromley’s slopes are open from November 28th to April 8th, so book your stay today!

If you are looking for more ways to enjoy Vermont’s ski season, remember to download our free Southern Vermont Vacation Guide!