The mountains of Vermont are home to dozens of Alpine (downhill skiing and snowboarding) and Nordic (cross-country) ski area. Green Mountain state ski areas have a wide range of personalities, from smaller, family-run, mellow areas to giant resorts with many trails, international visitors, extensive lodgings, and special events. Many resorts offer opportunities for ice skating, snow tubing, snowshoeing, and horse-drawn sleigh rides. Book a room at a mountain resort and stay awhile. For additional information please contact Ski Vermont, the state’s ski marketing group.
Cross-country skiing is a somewhat quieter and calmer way to enjoy the outdoors in winter, but also a terrific workout for the body and heart. Vermont has many Nordic ski resorts; Below is a sampling. Find more information on our Cross Country Skiing & Snowshoeing page.