The ski getaway capital of the Eastern United States, Vermont is home to the Green Mountains – but in the winter months they’re painted with a thick coat of the white stuff.
Porter Airlines flights land in Burlington, the state’s largest city, but the mountains are not far away and the drive in your rental car offers outstanding scenic views. On a Porter Escape to Vermont you can choose from five challenging ski areas, each offering a distinctive ambience. If you want world-class amenities and a luxury setting, it’s there. If you want a low-key, casual atmosphere, Vermont offers that too.
Porter Escapes features five diverse Vermont ski resorts and a wide range of outstanding accommodation options, ranging from full-service resorts to historic inns and intimate boutique properties.
Stowe Mountain Resort is the quintessential New England ski village, rated the best Eastern U.S. ski resort by Ski Magazine for five years running. Located just 43km from Burlington International Airport, Stowe offers a vertical drop of 720 meters or 2,360 feet.
Enhance your Porter Escapes Ski Getaway to Stowe Mountain Resort by pre-purchasing lift tickets, lessons, rentals and more.
Jay Peak Resort is a snow lover’s heaven, averaging about 355 cm (30 feet) of fluffy flakes each winter. An 80km scenic drive from Burlington brings you to Jay. It’s a 2-in-one ski destination as Jay Peak Resort has teamed with Burke Mountain to offer fully transferable passes. Burke Mountain offers ‘old school’ wooded trails, while Jay boasts fantastic glade skiing and great terrain parks.
Avoid the lines on your Porter Escapes Ski Getaway to Jay Peak Resort by pre-purchasing lift tickets, lessons, rentals and more.
Smugglers' Notch Resort covers more than 1,000 acres of accessible terrain on three different mountains, with over 300 acres marked and patrolled. The resort is consistently rated as one of the top family destinations in the U.S. With its location just 50km east of Burlington International Airport you can be on the slopes at ‘Smuggs’ within a couple of hours of touching down.
Enhance your Porter Escapes Smuggler’s Notch Ski Getaway with pre-purchased extras including lift tickets, rentals and more.
Sugarbush is located in Vermont’s aptly-named Mad River Valley. Known as ‘The Bush,’ it’s one of the state’s most popular ski areas, boasting two mountains and over 4,000 acres of skiable terrain, including 2,000 acres of backcountry skiing. Visitors love the relaxed, traditional ambience, variety of terrain and friendly staff.
Choose the Porter Escapes Ski Getaway Extras right for you, including lift tickets, lessons, rentals and more.
Killington Resort is known as ‘the beast of the east.’ What more do you need to know? Spanning six mountains, the terrain is extremely diverse, ranging from gentle groomers and learning areas to steep mogul runs and gladed trails, as well as some of the best terrain parks in the northeast. Porter Escapes offers diverse lodging choices and the nightlife at Killington is legendary.