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For anyone looking to ski in the eastern region of the country, Vermont is the place to go. In fact, it’s legendary with as much as 25 feet of snowfall every year, conditions are reliably outstanding with many resorts opening in late November and staying open through mid-April. Vermont is full of cozy cabin rentals. But, to take advantage of those powdery slopes you’ll want a great base, and any one of these dreamy ski cabin rentals in Vermont are ideal.
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Stowe is often mentioned as one of the most postcard-perfect towns in Vermont and this Classic Ski Chalet will put you in the heart of it all. You’ll be close to Stowe Mountain Resort which n 1937 installed one of the world’s first chairlifts. More than half of the resort’s 116 trails are for intermediates, but you’ll find 19 for beginners and 29 for experts. Afterward, you’ll be able to come back to your gorgeous rental and sip hot cocoa next to the gorgeous stone fireplace. It includes all the comforts of home too, like cable TV, Wi-Fi, a full kitchen, and washer/dryer, sleeping up to six in three bedrooms.
One of the top Airbnbs in Vermont, this off-grid cabin in the Green Mountains is a true winter wonderland just minutes from the Long Trail, skiing and boarding. While this is more of a glamping experience without a refrigerator, a cooler is included and you’ll have plenty of snow to keep food and drink cold. It does have a propane cook stove and a wood-burning stove with firewood supplied so you’ll stay nice and warm while enjoying the ultimate wilderness getaway.
What could be more romantic than cuddling up together in the Stone City Treehouse immersed in a snowy wonderland. A popular glamping Airbnb in Vermont, there are three ski areas within an hour’s drive, including Burke Mountain, Stowe Mountain Resort, and Jay Peak, while Hardwick trails for cross-country skiing and practically outside your door. There’s a year-round stream that provides a peaceful soundtrack, although it may freeze over during the chilliest times of the year, you’ll have a fireplace to warm up to along with a propane camp stove with a griddle option and a small charcoal grill for making basic meals. Cooking basics and condiments are provided along with coffee and hot chocolate too.
This gorgeous cedar chalet-style cabin accommodates up to four in two bedrooms and is just four miles from Mount Snow which offers everything from gentle beginner slopes to blues and challenging black diamonds. After a day on the slopes relax in the jetted tub in the master suite or warm up by the wood-burning stove. There’s a wraparound deck with a grill, a kitchen with modern appliances, a flat-screen TV, and board games included too.
If you want plenty of privacy and seclusion, this four-bedroom rental sits on a 10-acre property guaranteeing a peaceful stay yet you’ll be close to one of Vermont’s most popular resorts, Jay Peak. It accommodates up to eight and has lots of windows for watching the snowfall outside along with a triple fireplace that’s embedded in a large brick wall for an idyllic après ski atmosphere. Take advantage of the very well-stocked kitchen to make your meals, it includes basic spices and condiments along with a huge stainless steel fridge that the host has kindly filled with snacks and drinks.
Oozing charm and character, this log cabin was built from over 200-year-old Canadian trees and provides plenty of space for a large family, friends traveling together or any big group, accommodating 14 in five bedrooms. It’s not only close to multiple options for sledding and tubing, like Casey’s Hil, voted the best sledding hill in the state by Vermont Life, but it’s 15 minutes from the town of Burlington and close to multiple ski areas, like Cochran’s and Bolton Valley. The three-story home sits on five private acres and offers lots to enjoy after fun in the snow, including a gourmet kitchen and a man cave screening room that has a bar, pool table, air hockey table, foosball table, and theater seats for watching movies on a projector with a big screen.
Take advantage of the legendary skiing at Sugarbush, which offers the only CAT skiing experience in this part of the country and runs for everyone from beginners to experts by staying at this cozy cabin. “Laughing Pines” sleeps up to seven in two bedrooms and comes with all you need for a memorable ski getaway, including a well-equipped kitchen that has all you need to make your own meals, and a washer/dryer. There’s a gas fireplace for ambiance and warmth, Wi-Fi, and a TV for streaming Netflix too.
A two-bedroom log cabin that includes a fabulous bunk area for kids, this ski retreat is only a few minutes from two ski resorts. Sugarbush Resort hosts more than 4,000 acres of epic New England skiing spread across two mountains and six peaks, and Mad River Glen offers an old-school feel with affordable lift tickets and natural snow for skiers only. When not taking advantage of the snow, hang out in the game room which has a big-screen TV, a pool table, air hockey, foosball table, and darts. Wi-Fi, a full kitchen with a Keurig coffee maker, and a washer/dryer are also included.
If you’re looking for the perfect holiday ski cabin, this might be it, although it’s fabulous for convenient access to skiing anytime during the season. It’s just a mile from beautiful Stowe and eight miles to Mt. Mansfield, while the interior features Black Forest and French antiques, hand-loomed rugs, and antler chandeliers. There’s a wood stove to cozy up to after skiing, and in the master bedroom, you’ll have an antique four-poster bed. While it accommodates up to five (there’s a sleeping loft too), couples seeking a romantic stay will especially love it.
If you’re looking for a lodge-style cabin ski retreat for a family reunion or any other group, this 6,500-square-foot home has eight bedrooms and can comfortably sleep up to 17. It provides the perfect mix of historic and modern, built in the 19th-century but renovated with luxurious, modern amenities. It’s nestled in the Green Mountains close to four ski resorts and has windows that surround the living room with views so you can watch the snowfall while comfortable inside. It has a huge chef’s kitchen with high-end appliances for preparing those big meals, along with a hot tub and a sauna to soothe sore muscles, cable TV, and much more.
How about glamping yurt style? You’ll be close to old-school skiing at Farr’s Hill which sits just a mile from the center of Randolph village, but if you want more Mad River Glen is only 16 miles away. It sits on a working permaculture homestead and farm that includes a hot tub, traditional Finnish sauna, and pool, all of which are shared and clothing optional. Inside you’ll have your own wood-burning stove to keep it cozy and warm, along with kitchen essentials for basic cooking.
You’ll have all you need with a stay in this three-bedroom log cabin, including easy access to skiing as it sits between Mount Snow and Stratton Mountain. It includes a double-sided wood-burning fireplace that you can sip wine or hot chocolate by after a day in the snow and there’s a sauna to recover from that “chilled to the bone” feeling too. For indoor entertainment, the living room has a 42″ flat-screen TV and Samsung 3D Blu-ray DVD player, with surround sound for movies and football Sunday. There’s a stereo with a collection of old rock CDs too.
Located right in Killington, Innisfree is a beautiful chalet-style cabin that sits on a one-acre wooded lot, providing an ideal stay for a large group with eight bedrooms, two of which are master suites, accommodating up to 16 guests. You’ll be able to take advantage of the “Beast of the East,” Vermont’s largest ski resort with seven different mountains areas, 22 lifts, 155 trails, including more expert terrain than any other mountain, with plenty of runs for beginners and intermediates too. After a day on the slopes look forward to countless amenities here, including an outdoor hot tub, a stone fireplace, pool table, two flat-screen cable TVs, a DVD/VCR, two kitchens, and laundry facilities.