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Stratton Mountain

Stratton Mountain, located in Manchester, Vermont is a winter paradise. Visitors rave about the excellent varied terrain, friendly staff, and first-class grooming abilities. This large Eastern resort offers individuals, couples, families and groups great skiing, tons of activities, and a nice selection of après ski options.

Ski Stratton

Skiers and snowboarders will find incredible runs and an extensive list of amenities at Stratton. The mountain features 600 acres and nearly 100 different trails, Stratton Mountain is simply huge, 16 lifts are available to get the large volumes of visitors around the more than 2,000 feet of vertical rise as well as to the 6 impressive terrain parks at the resort. The trails suit all ability levels, 42% cater to beginners, 31% to intermediate and 27% for expert and advanced. Read more about skiing Stratton at Ski Experience and Snowboarding Zone.

Manchester, Vermont - Off the Slopes

The base of Stratton Mountain features a beautiful village-like atmosphere. The resort has completely barred vehicles from the area offering frequent shuttle service in lieu of traffic and congestion. The village has boutiques, rental and repair shops, fine and casual dining, and other amenities such as lockers, tourist information sites, and on-site childcare. In addition to great amenities, Stratton has a surfeit of winter activities like ice skating, tubing, snowmobiling, cross country and snowshoeing, mountain tours, and the opportunity to race through the gates at Suntanner.

The area features plenty of luxury lodging and accommodations for those who are looking to pamper themselves while on vacation. There are spacious, modern condominiums, upscale boutique hotels, secluded hideaways and more. There is also an on-site spa that is guaranteed to leave guests feeling relaxed and rejuvenated. The slope side lodging can be quite pricey but there are many discount and affordable accommodation off the mountain in the nearby towns of Manchester, Weston, East Dorset, and Bondville.

This mountain’s village provides an abundance of food and entertainment for visitors. There is a members-only lodge and an under-21 club for the kids, as well as cafeteria style dining, cafes, casual and fine restaurants. Stratton Mountain has some of the highest rated ski-resort dining in the state. Don’t miss après ski at Grizzly’s named one of the top five après ski bars in the nation by Outdoor Magazine, Grizzly’s features live bands on the weekend, a full menu and a full bar.

Directions to Stratton Mountain

Stratton is located in southern Vermont, only four hours from NYC and about three hours from Boston. By car, Route 103 is accessible by several interstates, I-95, I-91, I-87. From there follow Route 103 to Bondville, the Stratton Mountain access road is the next street south of the local 7-Eleven.

Skiers and snowboarders looking for a more luxurious ski resort stay, should head to Stratton Mountain, one of the best in the East. Luxury accommodations, over 500 acres of land, and a wealth of amenities are just a fraction of what visitors will discover when they head to Stratton.

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