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Mount Snow is in the towns of Wilmington and West Dover, in southern Vermont. It is located off Vermont's famed Route 100 - aka the skiers' highway.

View from the top of Mount Snow

Get in[edit]

By plane[edit]

  • Mount Snow Airport, Phone: +1 802 464-8481. Located near the Albany County Airport.
  • Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks, CT. - 1 and 1/2 hours
  • Albany Airport in Albany, NY - 1 and 1/2 hours
  • Manchester, New Hampshire. - 1 hour 45 minutes
  • Logan International Airport in Boston.

By train[edit]

  • Amtrak Vermonter provides service to Brattleboro, Vermont. Another option would be taking the Ethan Allen Express to Rensselaer/Albany, which is a 1.5-hour drive to Mount Snow.

By car[edit]

Most tourists travel to Mount Snow by car. Mount Snow is 1.5 hours from Albany, 2.5 hours from Boston, 3 hours from Providence and 4 hours from New York City.

Interstate 91, Exit 2 in Vermont. Take Route 9 West for 20 miles to Wilmington, VT. Turn right at the stoplight onto Route 100 North. Nine miles to Mount Snow/Haystack.

By bus[edit]

Two lines, Vermont Transit (+1 802-254-6066) and Greyhound (+1 212-971-6318) provide service to Brattleboro.

Get around[edit]

  • The MOOver, +1 802 464-3280. The MOOver is a free shuttle serving the Mount Snow Valley. The buses are painted like Holstein cows. The shuttles run year-round with over 30 stops between Wilmington and West Dover. They also have regular scheduled pickups at the Brattleboro transit center.

See[edit]

Downtown Wilmington

Leaf-peepers travel to the Deerfield Valley to see the brilliant foliage in late September and October.

Do[edit]

There is great kayaking and boating in the area.

  • Mount Snow/Haystack, +1 802 464-2151, . A variety of activities are available on and off the mountains. In the winter, skiing and snowboarding is available on Mount Snow's 100+ trails. Snowshoe rentals are available at various stores in the valley. Summer attracts the mountain bikers to Mount Snow's lifts and trails.
  • Timber Creek. Has a cross-country ski touring center which provides lessons, rentals and maintains the cross-country ski trails.

Hiking[edit]

  • Mount Snow. A variety of hiking trails lead up the popular ski mountain. A map can be obtained from the base lodge.
  • Long Trail. The Long Trail can be accessed from Stratton-Arlington Road (off Route 100). You can hike or snowshoe up Stratton mountain and ascend one of the taller peaks in Southern Vermont.
  • Jamaica State Park. There are some easy hikes leading up to a waterfall in Jamaica State Park in East Jamaica. People will swim or wade in the small pools at the base of the waterfall.

Buy[edit]

Eat[edit]

There are lots of great places to eat in the Deerfield Valley. However, during the peak ski season, be prepared to wait or make reservations ahead.

  • TC's.
  • Dot's. Two locations
  • The Silo, Route 100, West Dover, +1 802 464-2553.
  • Two Tannery Road.
  • The Maple Leaf Brew Pub.
  • The Valley View Saloon.
  • [formerly dead link] The White House Tavern (at The White House Inn), 178 Route 9 East Wilmington VT 05363, toll-free: +1-866-774-2135. Looking for the perfect place to relax and watch the sun set behind the Green Mountains, then the tavern at the White House is difficult to beat.

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Go next[edit]

Routes through Mount Snow
KillingtonJamaica  N Vermont 100.svg S  WilmingtonNorth Adams


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