From the fresh powder snow in the winter, to the vivid, lush greens of spring, Mount Snow offers outdoor lovers the chance to delve into an expansive offering of nature-filled fun. This year-round destination showcases everything from world-class skiing and snowboarding to expertly designed golf courses and picturesque hiking trails. No matter what time of year your vacation falls, there is something for everyone in one of our vacation rentals on Mount Snow.
Where is Mount Snow?
Perching above the city of Dover, Mount Snow is part of the Green Mountains that aptly draw their name from the rich forest that covers the area. Set in Windham County, Mount Snow is about 35 miles east of the New York/Vermont border and stands as the closest large mountain to many of the major metropolitan areas of the Northeast.
Having solidified itself as a world-class destination for events like the Winter X Games, Tough Mudder, and the Eastern States Cup Downhill Racing, this stunning site calls all outdoor lovers of all varieties.
Things to Do on Mount Snow
As the puffy clouds of winter hang above, the trails on Mount Snow open to let fresh powder-lovers delve into an expansive offering of wintertime fun. With such accolades as being one of the co-host sites for the 1995 Extreme Games and the main site for the 2000 Winter X Games, Mount Snow has everything snow lovers could want. The wide array of downhill runs, half-pipes, backcountry courses, and ski school for beginners gives everyone something to dive into.
When the wildflowers start to bloom, golf lovers will find the perfect spot to swing away and unwind at the Mount Snow Golf Course. Giving golfers the opportunity to read the well-manicure greens, and navigate the albeit beautiful hazards, there's no better place to work on your slice.
The Mount Snow Bike Park turns the picturesque snow-filled runs into adrenaline-pumping downhill paths. Weaving through the towering trees and over the rocky terrain, mountain bikers will find peace in the punishing courses.
Day Trips from Mount Snow
Close to several of the Northeast's major metropolitan destinations, Mount Snow is a great home base for a bevy of fun-filled day trips. A scenic, 120-mile trip to Boston puts you in the heart of the New England culture. Visit historical sites that shaped America while treating yourself to a mouth-watering bowl of classic chowder. Visit the Boston Beer Company's brewery to taste your way through the portfolio of one of craft beer's biggest pioneers; Sam Adams. Pair your beer with a hot dog when you visit the Green Monster at Fenway Park to root for the Red Sox and experience a bit of baseball history.
Take a trip to the New York state capital of Albany for a day of touring the capital building and seeing the local historical sites. Head a little further west to make a pilgrimage to hallowed halls of the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, NY. With bronze busts telling the fabled stories of so many great players, this is a must for every baseball lover.
From skiing and an expansive palate of wintertime activities to the sunshine-filled summer fun, Mount Snow gives outdoor lovers seemingly endless chances to experience everything nature has to offer. Whether you're shredding powder, cutting down the trails, or treating yourself to an indulgent day at the spa, Mount Snow has something for everyone to fall in love with.
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