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Winter's Original State

Experience a Thrilling Winter Adventure

Nowhere does winter like Vermont. Whether you ski or ride, there's no shortage of ways to seize the season – think snowshoeing, snowmobiling, ice fishing or a winter hike. 

After a long day enjoying Vermont's outdoors, head inside and cozy up with music, theater, and dance performances or treat yourself at one of Vermont’s award-winning spas. In addition to the stunning vistas and exhilarating skiing and riding found on Vermont’s slopes, our state’s ski resorts and communities also offer a cultural immersion into the arts.
Fat Biking in the Winter with a dog

WINTER RECREATION

Get the most out of a Vermont winter by getting outside in it. Stay warm by snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, fat-biking or hiking to a Vermont summit in the snow.

Winter fun in the Snow for all ages

WINTER FUN FOR ALL AGES

New family traditions are just waiting to be forged in Vermont. From sledding to fat biking to tubing, find your fun this season.

hiking during winter at little river state park, waterbury Vermont

Five Reasons to Visit Vermont This Winter

Whether you’re outdoorsy, love local food or just want to explore winter in its original state, Vermont should take the top spot on your winter must-do list.

Single chair at Mad River Glen in Waitsfield, Vermont.

SKI VERMONT

Planning your skiing and riding adventure in Vermont? Check out these deals and offers from Ski Vermont to make the most of your trip – and keep on top of the latest news.

Rikert Nordic Center

FIND YOUR DECEMBER

As December brings sparkly snow, chilly temperatures and new views of the Vermont you love, find your winter joy with this month's Staytripper from Vermont's Seven Days, including holiday shopping and new ways to get outside.

Cross country skiing in Vermont

Heading Outside in January

Snow is here to stay for another few months, so it’s time to get outside and make the most of it. Vermont weekly Seven Days explores ways to dive head-first into January in Vermont.

Woman running on a snow covered road in vermont

Dive into February

Cross-country skiing, inspirational virtual events and new ways to look at the beauty of our surroundings in nature await in the midst of February. Explore ways to find your groove.

Staytripper Series - Springtime in Vermont

MARCH FORWARD

March in Vermont is a month of shifts, from cold weather to warm, from snow to the first rains that signal spring. Check out Seven Days' March guide and get excited.

A ski lift at Okemo Mountain Resort in Ludlow, VT.

A Guide to Skiing in Vermont

Regardless of your experience level, there is a mountain calling your name.

Hiking through the snowy terrain

Embracing a Vermont Winter

Vermonters share tips, tricks and the very best places to embrace the winter season – yes, and the cold – in Vermont. Find your next adventure inside.

King Arthur Baking - breadmaking

THREE WAYS TO ENJOY WINTER

There are plenty of ways to enjoy these snowy, bracing days. From rich food to birdwatching to upping your baking game, Vermont has lots to offer.

WINTER IN VERMONT

Experience a thrilling winter adventure and seize the season in its original state in Vermont this year. Whether you're exploring outside or getting cozy indoors, Vermont's winter offerings beckon.