Vermont


White Mountains Of New Hampshire


A vacation in this central part of Vermont with it's majesty is hard to match, nearly overwhelming in its perfection. Even while the snows cover the peaks, once spring is in earnest, the verdant richness of spring starts to reveal her splendid beauty. Quaint towns and villages of Vermont with their unique shops will charm and captivate, as Mother Nature transforms this winter wonderland into a summer vacation playground. Streams begin to flow in earnest. Soon rivers are swollen and rushing under old-world wooden covered bridges, and all around you, the earth is coming to life!

Resort Areas of Interest

Life in central Vermont is personified in area resorts and towns like Killington, Okemo, Rutland, Ludlow, Middlebury, Waitsfield, and Warren, where you'll find that warm, friendly down-to-earth hospitality is very much alive and well. With hundreds of restaurants, bars and nightclubs, this vacation region of Vermont can keep any visitor going all day as well as all night long! Basic sports enthusiasts will be pleased to know that Vermont has several world-class golf courses and resort, spas, tennis courts, and the like with miles of hiking and mountain bike trails. You can take it as slow as you like, be as pampered as you like. Treat yourself and bask in the luxury amidst some of the most beautiful country scenery on earth!

Things to Do

Mountain bikers and cyclists are sure to enjoy exploring and taking in the back roads as they ride. If you're after a bit more adventurous activities, Killington Adventure Center has a climbing wall, water slides, an alpine slide; skate board park, gondola rides, miniature golf, and over 40 miles of trails. Don't have gear? Not a problem, they'll rent it to you. Or perhaps you'd rather find a stable and go horseback riding? There are plenty of those available too. Let’s not forget about Vermont fishing on lakes, rivers, and streams.

Vermont summers and into the late fall remain quite comfortable. That means you'll be able to press a lot harder without wearing yourself out—and escape the heat when you most want to. If you'd like, meander through downtown Rutland's 300 merchants and service providers, or check out Diamond Run Mall. Looking for a souvenir for a loved one back home? The Vermont Teddy Bear Factory is a winner with kids of all ages. Or maybe you'd like to take in a museum? What better place to see a Rockwell painting than in his home town of Rutland? Be sure to check out the Vermont Institute of Natural Science as well. You can take a self-guided nature walk over nearly 80 acres of preserve, and see spectacular fall colors with owls, hawks, falcons and eagles up-close, and spot your own as you hike.

There are just so many things to do in this part of Vermont, it's impossible to list it all. Visitors, of course love the explosion of trees turning colors in the fall, and in the summer lush green fields and mountain meadows. Travelers who fall in love with the state return year after year to seek out and savor the rest of its treasures. Make Vermont your spring, summer or fall mountain vacation deals resort destination.

Summer Mountain Vacation Deals

Click on the category links and get your travel discounts, shopping bargains and Vermont vacation lodging deals on hotel, bed & breakfast, condo, resort packages and camp ground rentals. Find coupons for your favorite activities or bike, canoe, fishing, rafting and gear rentals. The money you save will help you stay a little longer, see a little more or come back that much sooner, and we really do want to see you come back again and again, to enjoy and share the Vermont summer wonders, year after year. We just happen to think it's one of the greatest places on earth, and we're pretty sure you will too!

Photo Courtesy of Okemo Mountain Resort