Holidaymakers looking for a wonderful vacation any time of the year will find the Mount Snow area fits the bill. This mountainous area of Vermont in the Northeast of the United States offers lots for visitors to see and do. Here holidaymakers will find numerous different places to stay including self catering accommodation, B&Bs, cabins, chalets, condos and campsites.
During the winter Mount Snow provides some fantastic fun for holidaymakers, especially downhill and cross country skiing. In addition to this visitors can go snowmobiling, ice skating, tubing and snowshoeing as well as take sleigh rides and be pulled by a team of huskies. In the warmer months the beautiful area can be explored by hiking, cycling and horse riding. Golf fans are well catered for too with numerous courses in the area including Mount Snow Golf Course. Watersports can also be enjoyed in the area including swimming, fishing, canoeing and water skiing. The Mount Snow area boasts numerous bars, cafes and restaurants serving a good variety of seafood, steaks, pizzas and lots more besides. Self catering holidaymakers can purchase food and drinks from local stores.
As well as all the sporting activities, the Mount Snow area is a good base for holidaymakers looking to visit other interesting places in Vermont and its neighbouring states. For example visitors might like to head to nearby West Dover where there is the fascinating Dover Historical Society. Music, theatre and film can be enjoyed at the Memorial Hall Center for the Arts in Wilmington, which is only 15 minute’s drive. Also located in Wilmington is the Veterans Memorial and the 18th century Norton House, which is one of the oldest houses in the area. There are beautiful places well worth visiting such as Coger’s Sugar House Gardens in Springfield, which is just over an hour away.
Vermont has warm humid summers and cold winters. July is the warmest month of the year with an average high of around 78 degrees Fahrenheit, while June and August are almost as warm. Temperatures in January and February can dip as low as 5 degrees Fahrenheit but average out at about 17. The summer months are also the wettest with August averaging approximately 4.8 inches of rain, while the winter sees plenty of snow in the mountains.
Logan International Airport in Boston is approximately two and a half hour’s drive from the Mount Snow area and has flights from other major U.S and international airports. These include Amsterdam (AMS), Dublin (DUB), Frankfurt (FRA), London-Heathrow (LHW), Los Angeles (LAX), Madrid (MAD), Paris-Charles de Gaulle (CDG), Rome-Fiumicino (FCO), Toronto-Pearson (YYZ). Advantage, Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, Hertz, National and Thrifty are car rental firms represented at the airport.