Cross-Country Skiing has long been a favorite winter pastime in Vermont. The "Northeast Kingdom" region, covering the entire Northeastern section of Vermont, offers many ski vacation opportunities.
The Northeast Kingdom is a Nordic skier's paradise. Blessed with abundant snowfall, Craftsbury Outdoor Center is known as Vermont's granddaddy of Nordic skiing. In the town of Montgomery, Hazen's Notch grooms trails at the top of the world and offers full moon snowshoe tours. Burke X-C grooms 75 kilometers and even allows dogs! Kingdom Trails grooms 25 km of ridgeline with views to die for. Highland Lodge is an historic inn offering skiers old world charm and inn-to-inn ski shuttles. In East Charleston, Northwoods Stewardship Center has 30 kilometers of signed trails that wind their way through nearly 3,000 acres of forested and open landscapes.
If you're a cross-country skier (or you're thinking of learning), Vermont is the place to be. With over 800 miles of well maintained trails, Vermont's Nordic and Cross-Country Resorts offer something for everyone from the expert skier to the beginner. Find out the latest snow conditions, check the Cross-Country Snow Report.