Ski season is upon us, and New England is known for having some of the best ski lodges on the East Coast. Whether you are going for the day or staying an entire weekend, the following are some of the top ski-in and ski-out lodges that New England has to offer!
Stowe Mountain Lodge, Vermont
Stowe Mountain has been considered the “Ski Capital of the East” since the 1930’s. Its inimitable terrain, high-elevation snow, and scenery make it the Beaver Creek of the east coast. Stowe is known for their legendary trails and Alpine Concierge, able to plan the perfect slope excursion. The massive timber lodge features 312 luxurious rooms, a chic birch-lined lobby for wine and cheese connoisseurs, and an outdoor hot tub perfect for stargazing after a long day on the slopes.
Okemo’s Jackson Gore Inn, Vermont
This delightful resort is the perfect ski destination for your family’s next ski vacation. The inn, located at the base of the slopes, boasts an ice rink, swimming pools, a hot tub, and the Timber Ripper Mountain Coaster. All of this and more can keep your kids entertained after a morning on the slopes. The inn also has some of the best food in the area, and the Coleman Brook Tavern is the perfect restaurant for an amazing sit-down dinner.
Sugarbush’s Clay Brook Inn, Vermont
This big red hotel located in Sugarbush’s Village on Lincoln Peak offers the perfect home away from home when hitting the slopes. Clay Brook Inn is the perfect destination for both adults and children. If your children are new to the slopes, they can attend the Sugar Bears ski camp and learn the basics before hitting the bunny hills! Clay Brook also offers an aprés ski at Castlerock Pub followed by a locally farmed dinner at Timbers.
Sugarloaf Mountain Hotel, Maine
The powdery slopes of Maine are perfect for any skier. The Sugarloaf Mountain Hotel is within walking distance of Superquad, ski shops, a children’s ski camp, and an aprés ski at Sugarloaf’s famed Gepetto’s. After a long day on the slopes, settle into the giant outdoor hot tub and soak away the stress of the day under the stars.
Sunday River’s Grand Summit Hotel, Maine
At the River, the snow comes right to your doorstep. From ski valet and a slope-view outdoor pool, this lodge is the perfect spot for hardcore skiers and their families. Dine of some of Maine’s most famous cuisines in a cozy cabin atmosphere at Camp in the hotel’s lobby or take a free shuttle for aprés ski music and pub fare at Foggy Goggle.