Vermont Vacation Activities
Vermont Ė The Green Mountain State
For a breath of fresh air, spectacular fall foliage, and the best skiing in the eastern United States, book a Vermont vacation rental home, cabin, or chalet. Vermontís fine food, shops, covered bridges, antiques, cultural attractions, and friendly bed and breakfasts give the eager traveler a taste of New England. Come to the Green Mountain State where 16 ski resorts wait to be tackled and maple syrup waits to be taste-tested.
Vermont has a reputation for skiing but other activities attract those looking for Vermont vacation rentals. The Lake Champlain area is perfect for boating, sailing and fishing, while the many state parks nearby offer hiking adventures in the mountains. Lake Champlain is the 6th largest body of water in the U.S. making it a perfect lake destination for those looking for lake rentals in Vermont. Vermont lake rentals are perfect for fishing, swimming, canoeing and kayaking, like those found on the 27 mile long Lake Memphremagog, Lake St. Catherine or Lake Bomoseen.
The Nations first long distance hiking path creates the backbone among the Green Mountains of Vermont. Hike, horseback ride, and cycle the trails and mountains on Vermontís Long Trail, taste maple cream and candy in maple sugar houses, or brush up on your golf game in one of many Vermont golfing vacation rentals. Fly fish and tube down the rivers of Winooski, Lamoille, and Missisquoi in the northern mountains or set aside some time to take a day trip and enjoy the colors of the autumn leaves. Reds, Yellows, Oranges and an array of other colors wait to adorn.
Some spectacular destination spots are located in Londonderry, Woodstock, West Dover and Quechee. Quechee village is a gem with fantastic local restaurants and hosts the famous Quechee Hot Air Balloon festival on Fatherís Day weekend. Quechee State Park is home to some great camp sites and Vermontís very own Grand Canyon: The Quechee Gorge. Park and view the gorge from above or take a foot trail down to the base.
Vermont skiing vacation rentals are top notch, so spend your days alpine and cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, snowboarding, and snowmobiling. Enjoy some of the nationís best skiing without having to trek all the way to Colorado. Can you handle Killington, Vermontís largest ski resort with over 200 ski runs and 31 lifts on 7 mountains? How about driving to the family-oriented Bromley, Ludlow, and Okemo Mountain Resort?
To the north, 480 acres await its visitors who stay in Stowe vacation rentals. South of Stowe rests Sugarbush, with 430 acres on 2 separate mountains. Smugglers Notch contains 70 trails on 3 mountains and Mount Snow pleases with 106 total trails with one of the steepest hills in New England. Ski In/Ski out on 90 trails with Manchester and Stratton Mountain vacation rentals. Which ever skiing vacation rental you choose, youíll be sure to have the full experience among the Northern Appalachians and the Green Mountains of Vermont.