Things To Do

From the highest mountains in Southern Vermont, to the endless opportunities of our deepwater lakes, you'll find countless things to do in and around Mount Snow. However you define vacation, there's bound to be something in the list below that will make it on your must-do list. The trouble is deciding which things you won't get to on your next trip to Vermont.

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Adams Farm
summer
Teens Family
Adams Farm is a working seven-generation farm in southern Vermont with seasonal activities and agricultural experiences. Enjoy feeding the farm animals, wagon rides, sleigh rides, paintball, and with many other seasonal special events. Animals are available for visiting throughout the year. During the summer months they can be found outside in their pens and pastures.
Boating
summer
Family
A day spent boating on nearby Lake Whitingham can be either relaxing or filled with adventure, and the choice is yours. Whether you select a party boat or a wakeboard/ski boat, you’ll enjoy exploring the beauty of one of the largest bodies of water in Vermont.
Camps for Families
summer
Family
The Family Camp at Mount Snow is the perfect place for you and your family to unplug and reconnect. If you want adventure, relaxation, or the perfect mix of the two, Family Camp will make it happen. It’s also an ideal option for your family reunion with fully-customizable itineraries and activities to suit your family’s needs.
Camps for Kids
summer
Kids
Mount Snow’s Outdoor Exploration Camp (OEC) is a high energy summer camp providing kids with the opportunity to explore and learn about Vermont. If your child is adventurous and likes the outdoors, Mount Snow’s Outdoor Exploration Camp is the camp for them!
Cross Country Skiing
winter
Family Adventure
Cross country skiing is a great way to get outside, stay fit, and enjoy the Green Mountains. Find peace or seek adventure on a trail system that winds through the woods and offers beautiful views of the Mount Snow valley.
Dog Sledding
winter
Family Adventure
Experience winter as never before. Be pulled by a team of Siberian huskies on an exhilarating 2-hour sled ride through Vermont's scenic winter landscape. With mushers as your guide you will get a chance to witness true working sled dogs in action!
Dover Historical Museum
winter summer
Family
Learn about the history of Dover at the refurbished Harris House. The museum has artifacts and displays from the hundreds of years of Dover’s history.
Fishing
summer
Kids Family Adventure
Southern Vermont is home to beautiful rivers, lakes, and ponds with an abundance of fish to catch all summer long. Enjoy fly fishing for rainbow trout along the Deerfield River or explore the beautiful Harriman Reservoir whose excellent water quality is home to fish species such as Bass, Perch, Pickerel, Trout, and Pike.
Golf
summer
Teens Family
Mount Snow Golf Club offers real mountain golf as well as all of the services and equipment you need for a perfect day on the course. Your experience starts the moment you pull into bag drop and lasts to the last sip of your favorite post-round beverage, with beautiful tees, greens and fairways in between.
Hiking
summer
Family Adventure
Whether hiking Mount Snow, on Dover’s network of trails, or in one of 6 State Parks in Southern Vermont, it’s safe to say that there’s always a hiking trail near you. Plan your own hike, or explore the mountains with one of our knowledgeable guides.
Horseback Riding
summer
Family
Adams Farm is a working seven-generation farm in southern Vermont with seasonal activities and agricultural experiences. Enjoy a guided trail ride on horseback through the woods, pastures, and trails in Wilmington.
Jet Skiing
summer
Adventure
A waverunner is a great way to explore Lake Whitingham and the beauty of the Green Mountains. These small, speedy watercrafts make getting around fun and easy, and if you don’t feel comfortable exploring on your own, tours to the dam and back are available.
Kayaking
summer
Adventure
The Berkshires are just south of the Green Mountains, and a great way to explore them is by kayak on the Deerfield River. Take a guided trip to maximize your experience on the river.
Mini Golf
summer
Teens Family
Before you head to Mount Snow Golf Club (or in the off-season!), practice your putting with some obstacles thrown in at mini golf. Down the road in Wilmington, you can mini golf in a sheltered facility.
Mount Snow Bike Park
summer
Teens Adventure
If you’re comfortable riding a bicycle, downhill mountain biking is an exhilarating way to both challenge yourself and let gravity do some of the work. Mount Snow Bike Park’s terrain and trail system has been putting smiles on dirt-covered faces for 30 years and is rooted deep in the heritage of downhill mountain biking.
Mountain Biking
summer
Adventure
Biking in the Green Mountains is great exercise and a fun way to explore the outdoors. In addition to downhill mountain biking trails, Mount Snow has several cross country trails on the mountain and in the surrounding area.
Paintball
summer
Teens Adventure
Adams Farm is a working seven-generation farm in southern Vermont with seasonal activities and agricultural experiences. Have some fun outdoors playing paintball on the two courses, or join the paintball league.
Scenic Lift Rides
Take a scenic ride on the Bluebird Express to the summit of Mount Snow! The Bluebird Express is open select days from June through October and daily during peak fall foliage season.
Skiing
winter
Kids Teens Family
Mount Snow is Vermont’s southernmost ski resort, making it the closest skiing and riding to the Northeast’s major metropolitan areas. With 85 trails across four mountain faces and 589 skiable acres, Mount Snow has something for everyone: from families to intermediates to park riders.
Sleigh Rides
winter
Family
Since 1980 Adams Farm has offered afternoon and evening traditional Vermont sleigh rides pulled by a team of heavy draft horses. Sleigh rides are offered days and evenings as well as special sleigh rides for Christmas Eve, New Years, Full Moons, and Valentine's Day.
Snowmobile Tours
winter
Adventure
Come enjoy a guided snowmobile tour in the Green Mountain National Forest of Vermont. Explore a wide variety of terrain, ranging from thick wooded pines to wide open stretches. Tours are customized for all abilities and no experience is necessary.
Snowshoeing
winter
Family Adventure
Enjoy the natural beauty of Southern Vermont at its best on snowshoes. Venture out onto the mountain or take a tour of the beautiful trails in the valley. Trail Passes and Rentals are available at Mount Snow Sports at The Grand Summit Resort Hotel.
Stand Up Paddleboarding
summer
Teens Family Adventure
If you haven’t tried Stand Up Paddleboarding, beautiful Lake Whitingham with calm water and picturesque views is a great place to start. You’ll have fun on a SUP, whether you want a relaxing day out on the water or a challenging day of paddling miles across the reservoir.
Tubing
winter
Kids Teens Family
Tubing is a great fun activity the entire family can enjoy! Our hill is one of the biggest in Vermont and features its own covered surface lift we like to call "the Magic Carpet." Enjoy a thrilling ride down and then relax as the Magic Carpet whisks you back to the top for another exciting slide!
Vermont State Parks
summer
Family Adventure
There are six beautiful State Parks in Southern Vermont, offering hiking, camping, fishing, and more opportunities to explore the beautiful Green Mountains.
Whitewater Rafting
summer
Teens Family Adventure
The Green Mountains are home to some of the most popular whitewater rafting runs in Vermont and are the headwaters for nearby rivers in western MA. If you’re looking for an adventure and to cool off in summer, whitewater rafting is a great place to start.
Wilmington Antique & Flea Market
summer
Family
Established in 1983, the Wilmington Antique & Flea Market has been a must stop for both travelers and area residents for over thirty years. Vendors offer a potpourri of antiques, collectibles, jewelry, glass, furniture, flowers, plants, vegetables and artisan crafts outdoors on the 10 acre property.