Still looking for your perfect summer family getaway? Think Vermont ski and ride resorts only offer winter fun? Think again, because Vermont has you covered with roomy accommodations, family adventure and camp packages, and the serene beauty of the Green Mountains. Book now for some great savings from Ski Vermont’s best family resorts!
Summer Deals 2014
Smugglers’ Notch Resort
If you’re looking to take a vacation in June you can save big at Smugglers’ Notch Resort with rates 40% less than peak prices on family packages. Plus, during June 6-21, 2014, dads and granddads can enjoy a Father’s Day Celebration on packages of five days or more. They’ll receive a delicious cheese gift box from award-winning Cabot Creamery and a $100 gift certificate to Smugglers’ sports shop, and the entire family will enjoy breakfast at the resort’s Mountain Grille.
Smuggs has packages to fit with your family’s budget, and includes lodging, use of 8 pools and 4 waterslides, guided hikes, family entertainment, and enjoyment of the FunZone entertainment and recreation center. Throughout the summer, guests at Smugglers’ receive 10% off the ArborTrek Zip Line Canopy Tour and Treetop Obstacle Course. FamilyFest and Adventure Connection packages include a 25% discount on child care at Smugglers’ Treasures center for little ones 6 weeks to 3 years old. (visit Smugglers’ Notch Resort or call 855-581-5906)
Bromley is offering lots of summer deals as Vermont’s Summer Adventure this season. Mondays are Vermont Value Days and Vermont residents can save $10 on an all-day Mountain Adventure Pass or a 2½ hour Aerial Adventure Pass, $15 on a Double Down or Triple-Play Pass, or $5 on a Sun Mountain Flyer Ride. Did someone scream FREE ICE CREAM? On Tuesdays throughout the summer season as Bromley will be giving away free ice cream treats with every Adventure Pass purchase.
Need more? Find great savings on Adventure Passes, like the Family 4 for 3 (Buy 3 Mountain Adventure Passes and get one free!) when you buy online, and for special e-coupon deals. Stratton Mountain Resort and Bromley Mountain are teaming up to offer families the Mountain Adventure Park Package. This package includes one day admission to the Bromley Adventure Park where your family can try out the one of the world’s longest Alpine slides, cool down on the Big Splash waterslide, bounce on huge Trampolines, swing on giant swings, play mini golf, rock climb and more! This deal starts at $60 per person and includes lodging at Stratton’s Black Bear Lodge or select family friendly condos.
Magic Mountain’s TimberQuest high trees ropes obstacle courses and zip lines will satisfy the thrill seekers in your family (appropriate for age 6 and above). Before you unplug and recharge at Magic, go online for discounted tickets at Timber Quest Parks .
Mount Snow Resort
For families with older kids, Mount Snow Resort is the place to be this summer! Learn how to downhill mountain bike on the only introductory downhill trail on the east coast and sign-up for the First Lift program, which includes equipment, guide, instruction and a single ride lift and trail pass. First Lift is just $49 per person for groups of five or more (reg. $99 per adult / $79 for youths). Your family can also take part in Mount Snow Family Camp which includes lodging, meals, and a number of activities for packages of 3, 4, or 7 nights. Since weekends should be longer than two days, when you book two nights in a Mount Snow resort condo you get the third night free. Mount Snow has all ages covered!
Mountain Top Inn and Resort
The Mountain Top Inn and Resort will give your family the classic lakefront summer vacation with a variety of summer packages available May through October. Whether it’s fishing, including a kids only fishing pond, boating, kids exploration camp and Mountain Top’s famous horsemanship camp at the equestrian center, there’s a package to fit your interests! Packages are available for 3 nights or more and offer at least a 20% discount. For additional information call 802.483.2311.
Okemo Mountain Resort
Okemo’s Adventure Zone Lodging Package allows families to stay where they play. Enjoy the thrills of Okemo’s Adventure Zone, complete with a mountain coaster, zipline tours, a treetop challenge course, and so much more. With each two- or three-night stay, every person in the group gets unlimited use of the Spring House Pool and Fitness Center, a single-day Adventure Zone wristband for three rides on the mountain coaster, mini golf, disc golf, big air bag, climbing wall, trampoline bungee jumping, challenge course, plus discounts on Segway PT tours and zipline tours. Packages at Okemo’s Jackson Gore Inn start at $68 per person, per night.
Sugar Bush Resort
Lodging packages at the Clay Brook residences are available for summer camps, golf and tennis, as well as other mid-week and special event packages. The All Access Day Pass allows for unlimited lift service, mountain biking, disc golf, zipline, bounce house, and one bungee trampoline for just $65 ($90 value). $30 Thursdays at the Sugarbush Resort Golf Club allow for golf and cart at just $30.
Adrienne Veglia Mazeau is the mom of two school age children, and loves taking them on adventures with her attractively geeky archaeologist husband. She writes about balancing a demanding full time career and family travel both close to her home in Upstate New York and beyond.
Although currently on a hiatus from blogging, her writing strives to inspire others balancing family and demanding careers to carve out time to travel together. Adrienne began skiing at age 12, but lost touch with one of her favorite pastimes when her career and family demanded much of her time. Now many years later, she is back on the slopes again and teaching her children to embrace winter and develop a love of skiing.