11 Best Winter Activities to Do in Vermont!

It’s not much of a secret that Vermont is a full-fledged winter wonderland. The season starts early and often runs into the spring months. While skiing and snowboarding are the most recognized ways to pass the winter months, Vermont offers a wide-range of activities, festivals, and events to fend off the winter blues. Here are 11 great ways to spend a winter day in the Green Mountain State.

Ice Fishing on Lake Champlain, VT

Come ice fishing with 3rd Alarm Charters and encounter something amazing. With your family and friends, discover the local fauna and take in the magnificent vistas of the Champlain Valley. For more than 30 years, their professionals have been creating winter experiences that are to remember.

Stowe Winter Carnival, Stowe, VT

Join them for the 50th Stowe Winter Carnival to celebrate the 2024 season! Discover an array of winter-themed events that cater to all age groups, including the imaginative and humorous Ice Carving Competitions and the exuberant Snow Volleyball competitions. Adventurers can explore the heavens with winter astronomy and stargazing events. Create some wintertime memories and enjoy a unique winter vacation!

Craftsbury Outdoor Center, Craftsbury Common, VT

Winter is a terrific time to enjoy outdoor activities. Visitors can enjoy the excitement of cross-country skiing at the Craftsbury Outdoor Center. Put on skis and travel hundreds of kilometers of well-maintained paths across broad plains and beautiful forests. Nothing compares to a winter wonderland's stunning charm and clean air.

North Branch Nature Center, Montpelier, VT

Visit the North Branch Nature Center to discover nature's marvels and shake off the wintertime blues! Set off to explore the extraordinary beauty of Vermont in the winter and observe and learn about the local fauna. Among the many programs offered, which include nature walks, snowshoe excursions, and indoor activities at the historic Brookside Lodge.

The Essex Resort & Spa, Essex, VT

Come to The Essex for a winter getaway! Experience ultimate relaxation with spa and salon services, cook academy workshops, and two delectable restaurants, all situated on 18 acres between the breathtaking views of Lake Champlain and the Green Mountains. Take advantage of the ideal fusion of traditional lodging and winter activities in one location.

Sledding Spots, VT

Take a breathtaking sledding excursion to feel the genuine excitement of Vermont wintertime! Enjoy the tranquility of the countryside and the astonishing winter scenery as you speed down the slopes with the wind in your hair. Take advantage of a terrific outdoor activity or make it even more memorable by scheduling a guided trip with winter gear.

Snowmobile Vermont, Killington, VT

With Snowmobile Vermont, discover the gorgeous Vermont winter landscape! Feel the rush of mountain venture with snowmobile excursions and rentals available in Killington. Enjoy the winter season and make memories that will last a lifetime with Snowmobile Vermont.

Winter Hike, VT

You'll discover the ideal winter activity, from strenuous treks across one of the mind-boggling peaks to a leisurely stroll in the snow. Experience the winter elegance by hiking through any one of Vermont's fifty-five state parks.

Sugarbush Resort, Warren, VT

Vermont's Sugarbush is the picturesque wintertime getaway. Whether skiing and riding down the mind-blowing slopes or indulging in locally-made artisan cheese, craft beer, and other treats. Take in the gorgeous vistas of the Mad River Valley while exploring the Mad River Glen and Long Trail routes. Greetings from Sugarbush!

Higher Ground, South Burlington, VT

Enjoy the tunes of your preferred musicians at Higher Ground. Take in a memorable live concert and have a great time spending the evening with friends. Higher Ground provides the right excitement and music for a distinctive night out. Don't miss the chance to witness amazing artists in a small-scale venue.

Green Mountain Rock Climbing Center, Rutland, VT

With this cold-weather sport, you can raise your wintertime adrenaline to new levels! Climb a freezing waterfall while getting professional guidance from knowledgeable, devoted guides. Discover the essential skills for novice ice climbs at low angles and experience an adrenaline rush unlike anything you've ever had! Take on the challenge and thrill of winter climbing right now.

This text was created by the author with the assistance of GPT-3, a large-scale language generation model developed by OpenAI. The author reviewed, edited, and revised the draft language to their satisfaction and is fully responsible for the content of this publication.

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