The Hermitage Club of Southern Vermont

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The Hermitage Club at Haystack Mountain is a premiere destination for any New England visitor or local. Southern Vermont is easily accessible, just two hours from Boston and four hours from NYC, and puts you right in the center of the East Coast’s only private ski resort. Members enjoy year round entertainment surrounded by the natural beauty of the mountains.

family ski trip

Spa, dining, and luxury accommodations are a fixture at the Hermitage Club while providing a safe environment for outdoor and indoor activities on the 1,400 acre resort complete with private mountain. Ski slopes, bike and hiking trails offer access to the beautiful scenery. Seasonal programs, with age specific focuses and even day care for the little ones are available so that parents and older siblings can hit the slopes or trek the mountainside make this a perfect option for all family members.

family travel

There are multiple lodging options for visitors to meet any preference. The Vermont House is located in downtown Wilmington Vermont offering the historical experience of an 1850’s colonial inn or the Inn at Sawmill Farm where you can spend your night in the renovated Carriage House. The Brook Bound Inn is near the Hermitage Clubhouse and offers a variety of rooms and even full house rentals for larger groups. Pools for swimming, a golf course, tennis and basketball courts are just the beginning of the features.

covered road

Restaurants, bars, and other tasty stops are sprinkled across the six inns during winter operating days, as well as on the very side and top of the mountain. The Hermitage Inn features French inspired meals with a Vermont twist. Savor farm to table dining at the White House, which offers American favorites, or you can enjoy the taste of Italy at Ristorante Piacenza. Check scheduled hours (as well as seasonal hours of operation) as they vary for the different locations, like the Clubhouse and Mid-Mountain Cabin. They are tied to the ski operating schedule which you can also find online.

ski lodge

Skiers can use one of six ski lifts and have a choice of 45 trails across 194 skiable acres. Lessons for newbies and those who want to up their skills are available or if you want to pass on the downhill portion strap on your skis and enjoy the cross country variety. Interested in trying motorized sports? Snowmobiling, as well as classic winter fun such as tubing and ice-skating are some more winter activities you can experience at the Hermitage Club.

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After your time exploring and dining, consider relaxing with a spa treatment or drink. Joining a fitness class will keep you moving, or you can take a rest and enjoy the artists taking part in the Heritage Club Concert Series. Whether you are searching for a break from a hectic schedule or to re-energize yourself, The Heritage Club gives members the ability to customize their experience and enjoy the best of Vermont.

snowtubing vermont

UPDATE- The resort has recently been shut down, but there are a lot of other resorts to choose from in Vermont.

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  1. Not sure if you are aware that this place is under foreclosure by Berkshire Bank, the founder is under court judgements for over 34 million dollars and they are banned from doing business in VT due to not paying their sales taxes.
    If you do even a little investigating on this in the Brattleboro Reformer you would probably not run this ad. Not sure it is very responsible pointing people to a place in such a situation.

  2. Wow I didn’t realize clubs like this exist. How wonderful, it is something so many would love to do, and for year-round enjoyment.

  3. This place looks gorgeous! And the food looks delicious, thanks for sharing.

  4. It sounds like a perfect place for a winter break! The food looks marvelous!

  5. Elizabeth O says

    The food looks good. The setting looks great. What’s not to love? entonces vamos! Let’s go for a while.

  6. Wow! It looks so amazing to try this place to visit. The food, the place are so good. Thanks for sharing!

  7. Sounds like a great place! Skiing is definitely on my bucket list for next year.

  8. This sounds like an awesome place to go!! Never been skiing before!

  9. I have never been to Vermont but would love to go. It looks beautiful!

  10. This really looks like the perfect Vermont experience! It really is such an amazing state.

  11. I’ve never been to Vermont before but it sounds like a great place to vacay with the family! Actually, I’m ready for another vacation. 🙂

  12. Becca Wilson says

    I have not been skiing ever in my life. I bet it would be so much fun to stay here regardless!

  13. That’s a lot of ski trails to tackle! You could go for a whole month and never do the same thing. Sounds like a lot of fun!

  14. Neely Moldovan says

    Oh this sounds delightful! I have never been to Vermont but its on our list!

  15. a spa treatment and drinks, four hours from NYC? Yes please! Lovely photos, Im so inspired to travel now!

  16. I’ve never been to Vermont, or anywhere up in the New England area, but it looks gorgeous. This sounds like such a great place to stay and there’s something for everyone.

  17. You’re speaking my language, food, spa treatments, and skiing. I can’t think of a better way to spend a winter weekend.

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