Tucked amongst the rugged slopes and ever-changing foliage of the Mad River Valley is the small, rural town of Fayston - a Vermont community of just over 1,300 residents. Here in the shadow of Mt. Ellen, daily life is at turns both tranquil and thrilling, thanks to the spectacular beauty of the surrounding ski slopes, rocky ridges, and our wonderful Fayston vacation rentals.
Charted in 1788 and officially organized in 1805, the town of Fayston sits within Vermont's Mad River Valley at what is said to be the highest average elevation of any town in the state. You'll be just eight miles north of Warren (home of the Sugarbush Resort), 22 miles west of the capital city of Montpelier, and 39 miles southeast of Burlington's fantastic restaurants and lakefront parks.
With outstanding access to downhill and backcountry skiing, snowshoeing, hiking, hunting, and cycling, our Fayston vacation homes allure visitors in every season.
Spend the sparkling winter months traversing two mountains (including the 4,083-foot Mt. Ellen), six separate peaks, three terrain parks, and 111 trails at Sugarbush Resort in the neighboring community of Warren to the south. Or head a few miles west to the slopes of the Mad River Glen Cooperative, where you'll find an extensive trail system carved from the mountain's natural contours, an easy-to-navigate single base area, and the nation's last remaining single chairlift.
Come summer and autumn, there's no better time to explore the surrounding terrain on your mountain bike, soak in the vistas from Burnt Rock Mountain, or hike the gorgeous Burrows and Monroe Trails through Camel's Hump State Park.
Let our Fayston vacation rentals show you the year-round wonders of Vermont - begin planning your getaway today!
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