Vermont Winter Getaways & Vacations

Nowhere in New England is more beautiful than Sugarbush and Mad River Glen in Vermont when the majestic mountains and the Mad River Valley is blanketed in winter white crisp Vermont snow.   Snowshoe, take a memorable horse drawn sleigh ride, cross country ski, ski Sugarbush or ski Mad River Glen.  The freshness is always totally invigorating and exactly what makes New England and Vermont winter getaways so special.  Let’s not forget soothing massages and hot chocolate too!

Base Lodge at Sugarbush Resort
Romantic Sleigh Rides
Sugarbush Mt Ellen
Riding the Single Chair ... Only at Mad River Glen
Mad River Glen
Ski Sugarbush and Be Challenged!
Ski or Snowboard at Sugarbush
Classic Ski Experience at Mad River Glen
Uncrowded Trails ... Ski It If You Can!

Skiing and Snowboarding

Two of the best resorts in New England are just 5 minutes’ from our bed and breakfast inn: Sugarbush Resort & Mad River Glen

Sugarbush Resort –  “Be Better Here”

  • Elevation 4,083’
  • 6 Mountain Peaks, 2 Terrain Parks
  • 111 trails, 4,000+ acres
  • Average annual snowfall 269” (6.83 meters)
  • Cabin Cat First Track Adventures
  • Brand New Children’s Ski School
  • Best deal order tickets on-line 2 days prior to arrival

Mad River Glen – “Ski It You Can”

  • Elevation 3,637’
  • 45 trails, legendary “glades” terrain
  • Skiing only, no snowboarding
  • A skier owned co-operative
  • The infamous single chair!
  • Ski Monday to Friday for huge savings

Nordic Cross Country Ski Centers & Snowshoeing

Ole’s Cross Country & Blueberry Lake Cross Country Areas

  • 8-15 minutes from Tucker Hill Inn
  • Rentals and Lessons
  • Snowmaking
  • Groomed and untouched trails for a backcountry experience
  • Dedicated snowshoeing
  • Views of the Green Mountains, Sugarbush, tumbling waterfalls and active beaver ponds

Snowshoeing at the Inn

The Millbrook Trail starts at the Inn and follows wooded terrain into the Green Mountains stretching into the Catamount Trail for the more adventurous. Use your snowshoes or ours!

Other Favorite Winter Activities

Ice Skating

Sledding

Snowmobiling

Sleigh Rides & Dog Sled Tours

October Siberian Huskies

Mountain View Sleigh Rides

Ice Skating at the Skatium

Clearwater Sports & Mad River Rocket Sledding Adventures

Less Strenuous Activities

Fireplace Suites & Hot Chocolate

Spas, Massages & Pampering

Galleries, Shops & Antiques

Waitsfield and Warren offer the visitor a wonderful eclectic shopping experience of small independently owned artisan stores featuring quilts, crafts, antiques, speciality foods, fine art, books and much more. Our favorites include: Mad River Glass, The Store, The Collection and the Artisans Gallery.

In addition small day spas flourish offering amazing massages to exquisite facials. Our favorites include: Mad River Massage, Afterglow Day Spa, Appearances and Complexions.