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Recent Okemo reviews

  • great place great price!!!

    "just spent a few nights with my family at this great house with plenty of room, country charm. my grandsons loved the Okemo ski school and skiing , will be back again!!!"
    Guest: skigrandma Date of Stay: February 2014 Review Submitted: March 1, 2014
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  • Perfect spot for our celebration!

    "We absolutely loved this beautiful home. It was perfect for our celebratory weekend getaway with three other couples. Where do I start? The setting is fantastic, nestled into the trees on the side of the mountain with views into the valley below, you feel secluded and part of nature. The floor to ceiling windows, the woodwork throughout the house, and the cathedral open ceilings all combine to connect you with the world outside, from the comfort of the warm home. The accommodations were spacious for everyone. We had four couples and everyone had their own room with queen or king beds. Had we brought kids there’d have been room for them in additional rooms. The master suite is more of a master floor - with walk-in closet space and a luxurious master bath with its own birdseye view of the mountain. The kitchen and living area was great for our group. The kitchen is fully appointed with all the latest amenities: a 12 (!) burner gas stove, beautiful countertops to prepare meals, and plenty of pots, pans, dishes, knives, etc. All we needed to bring was the food. A huge table that seats 12-14 people made a nice gathering spot, but there are also two fireplaces downstairs (we didn’t use them as it was warm) and a desk with it’s own view of the valley. We felt welcomed by our hosts, we were met and given a tour by Missy who was incredibly friendly and helpful, we found everything we needed including sheets, towels, dishes, gas-grill, working WiFi, sound system and TV with cable. We hope to return someday!"
    Guest: Sandy Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: October 18, 2014
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  • Columbus Day Fall Foliage

    "Our group had a lovely stay in this beautiful cabin over the Columbus Day weekend. There are some excellent hiking opportunities and small villages in the area, like Grafton where you can buy local cheese, chutney and maple-pumpkin butter. Also the night sky was exceptionally beautiful - you can see the Milky Way clearly. Great place!"
    Guest: Mary Ann Date of Stay: October 2014 Review Submitted: October 18, 2014
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  • Nice stay

    "Thanks for an enjoyable ski vacation. House was pleasantly more beautiful, comfortable and well kept than the pictures show. Excellent communication. Two minor things were that the home was freezing when we arrived and that we couldn't get the brand new coffee maker to work even with the owner's prompt responses to our complaints. Hopefully it'll work for the next guests. Lovely home. Would recommend to others and we will keep in mind the next time we go to Okemo."
    Guest: Regina C. Date of Stay: February 2014 Review Submitted: May 26, 2014
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Okemo Travel Tips

Winter is just the start of the fun in Okemo, Vermont

Okemo is located in the south central part of Vermont and is reputed to be one of the best ski resort areas in the region. The powdery white slopes attract visitors and skiing enthusiasts from all over during the winter months. Yet as the snows melt in spring the mountain peaks do not lose their beauty; instead they are transformed into a summer adventure playground with activities that the whole family can enjoy. The colorful foliage in the fall season also adds to the romance of the area. A quiet stroll in the woods on a carpet of red and gold makes you feel like you've escaped into a dream world for a while.

Okemo, VT is a great Family Fun Destination

Okemo is a very family oriented ski resort area, and for this reason many families choose to stay in Okemo vacation rentals rather than hotels. This set up means you can enjoy meals on your own timetable, have enough space for the family to relax, enjoy some time together in front of the fireplace on your Vermont vacation, chatting about the day's exciting ski and snowboarding activities. Bed linen, towels, laundry facilities and a fully equipped kitchen are typically a part of vacation rentals and makes family lodging easy and convenient.

There are five main peaks near Okemo lodging, and ski runs cater to both beginner and advanced skiers. This means that you can enjoy some great time together as a family even if your kids are still quite small. The ski school is open to children from the age of four to fourteen years and offers both skiing and snowboarding programs. Introductory adult and women specific ski programs are also available. The Penguin Playground and day care center is for children aged six months to six years. The kids can enjoy hours of fun and entertainment while mom and dad explore the ski slopes. It is extremely popular with visitors, so be sure to book your space well in advance. The center is also open on Saturday evenings so that parents can enjoy a night out to themselves for a change.

All kinds of snow fun available at Okemo

The downhill runs cover an area of 632 acres. There are an impressive 119 ski routes in varying grades and 19 ski lifts providing easy access to the slopes. Guests staying at Okemo condos can explore different ski areas each day, or can return to their favorites time and again. The slopes are well maintained, and in season there are loads of additional activities to enjoy in Okemo. The Spring House is open well into the evening, and their hot tubs, pools, saunas and massage facilities are perfect for helping weary muscles recover after a long day out on the snow. Cross country skiers are not to be left out, as there are miles of awesome trails linking the various ski areas that can be explored. Snow shoeing can also be enjoyed in the valleys. Those wanting a thrilling snow ride can join a snowmobile excursion. Options from one hour to longer day excursions can be easily arranged.

Getting to Okemo

The closest airport is Rutland, VT which is a quick 30 minute drive from Okemo lodging. Burlington, VT and Albany, NY are 2 hours away and Boston, MA is a mere 3 hours drive. In season there are regular daily domestic flights from Boston's Logan Airport to Rutland, although many visitors from the New England area traveling with families choose to drive up to Okemo. From NYC you can take Amtrak's Ethan Allen Express to Rutland and arrange a transfer or car rental from there. There is also a regular bus shuttle service operated from New York City.

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