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Recent Vermont reviews

  • End of winter trip

    "Had a great stay for a few nights in this very well taken care of condo. Very spacious with all of the amenities right there. Perfect for ski in ski out with dining/entertainment right at the base of the mountain. Tom and Jean were great to deal with and very helpful. Thank you and hope to be back! Eric"
    Guest: Eric Date of Stay: March 2015 Review Submitted: March 19, 2015
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  • Mountainside House

    "As always, our annual trip to the Mountainside House was phenomenal in every way. The staff is extremely courteous and very attentive to keeping the place freshened up each day. It was very nice to get fresh towels every day and also nice to come home to beds made and cleaned bathrooms, rooms, kitchen, etc. Definitely 1st class every step of the way. Even though the trail back to the house is more so "cross country" and too much for me, the private shuttle service makes up for it with the speedy service to/from any point on the mountain. After a long day of skiing, that was a very appreciated complimentary service. Can't thank the staff enough for the wonderful service and looking forward to next year."
    Guest: VeryFamousGirl Date of Stay: February 2015 Review Submitted: February 18, 2015
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  • Best rental ever!

    "I've rented places in Vermont before, but none compare to this house. It's very clean and uncluttered, but still is fully equipped with everything you'd need. Our favorites being the grill, fire pit, comfy couches. Oh and the back deck is the spot for sunsets. Lots of stars at night and deer in the morning. The house is on a large open lot that feels private without being too secluded. The town of Chester is close by with lots of fun places to eat like, Smokin Bowls and Stone Pizza. We also found the Springfield Coop to be very affordable. Dan couldn't have been nicer to deal with. I felt more like I was visiting a friend's house, than at a rental. Only problem is one week there wasn't nearly long enough. Can't wait to go back!"
    Guest: mdebak Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: September 15, 2014
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  • Ski weekend-------Men's club

    "Had a great time Mary Ann,your home is wonderful and clean, the weather not so great but that's New England,went to the Last chair,great place,used to be Decons den!Thanks again,next year spring skiing😀"
    Guest: Alfee Date of Stay: February 2015 Review Submitted: February 24, 2015
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Ascutney Travel Tips

Getting to Ascutney Vacation Rentals

Ascutney is located in the state of Vermont and can be accessed from several different airports. The largest airport is Logan International Airport in Boston. If you are traveling from Europe or the West Coast, this is most likely your best arrival point. Boston Airport is approximately 133 miles from Ascutney and depending on traffic, takes between two and three hours to drive there. Bradley International Airport, in Hartford, Connecticut, is moderately closer and provides an alternative entry point to the area. Rutland State Airport is the closest major airport, located just 36 miles from Ascutney. Many visitors to Ascutney come from the major East Coast cities, and can drive up and enjoy the scenery along the way. As an alternative, you can travel by train to the nearby Windsor Train Station which is 10 miles away from Ascutney. Transfers can easily be arranged from the train station to the resort by phoning ahead.

Stylish Ascutney Condos

There are several accommodation options in Ascutney. You can choose from cozy condos and large, spacious apartments and homes. The apartments can accommodate individuals and couples or cater for larger families. Staying in a vacation apartment is an affordable way to vacation a little longer. You can then spend your vacation money on ski passes and other activities. The condos are comfortably furnished, and most have large fireplaces. These are perfect for relaxing in front of at the end of long day on the ski slopes. The kitchens are generally well equipped and supplies can be easily obtained from the local supermarket which is just a short walk from most apartments.

Activities at Ascutney Ski Lodging

Ascutney is one of Vermont’s great ski resorts. The ski season starts in late November and runs until mid-April, depending on the snow conditions. Snow activities include alpine skiing, snowboarding, cross country skiing, snowshoeing and snowmobiling. Sleigh rides are a romantic and fun way to explore some of the winter scenery. The Rip Zone Terrain Park has lots of challenging obstacles for snowboarders. Rails, tubes, kickers and more will challenge and hone your snowboarding skills.

There are downhill ski runs that cater for all skiing abilities. For novices, there is a ski school which provides basic through advanced instruction. Cross country skiers can explore more than 30 kilometers of trails that traverse the Vermont scenery in three different ski loops. There are also eight snowshoe trail loops that head out from the nordic center. If you’d like to take a break from the snow, you can enjoy the sports facilities at the indoor fitness center. There are indoor tennis courts and racquetball courts, an indoor heated swimming pool, strength training facility and cardiovascular sports equipment. There are also saunas and steam rooms where you can relax after your workout.

In the summertime, you can enjoy the same trails on foot or mountain bikes. The fitness center has an outdoor swimming pool where you do laps. The many streams and rivers in the area offer great fishing opportunities. You can also sign up with a local outfitter and go paddling or kayaking downstream. Horseback riding excursions are also available. There are many picnic sites where you can stop and enjoy lunch with the family.

Visitors to Vermont Vacation Rentals in Ascutney

Most visitors to Ascutney come to enjoy the fantastic skiing opportunities of the area. The wide range of slopes and snow activities mean it’s a great destination for families. Parents can sign their kids up for ski school, and then head out and enjoy a few runs on the more advanced slopes. It’s a popular vacation destination for city dwellers from Boston and New York City.

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