Destination guide

Outdoor adventures in Stratton

Surrounded by endless forest and tree-covered mountains, Stratton is an outdoor-lover's dream. In winter, Stratton is a haven for visitors heading for the snow-covered slopes of Stratton Mountain for fantastic downhill skiing and snowboarding. In summer, hikers can hit the winding trails for invigorating treks with fantastic views and treasured glimpses of local wildlife, while in fall, the wondrous colors of the region beckon walkers to crunch through fallen leaves and take pictures of the changing season. Stratton vacation rentals are cozy home bases for outdoor adventures, from fishing and swimming in summer, to cross-country skiing and sledding in winter.

Things to do

Gondolas and golf in Stratton

Make dinner an adventure in Stratton by taking a thrilling snowcat ride through the snow, up to a feast in a mountain lodge. The Coca-Cola Tube Park is a fun adventure for the whole family, with 4 lanes of lift-serviced snow tubing, and a cozy hut where you can warm up with hot drinks and snacks. Stratton vacation rentals are close to Stratton Mountain, where you can ride the gondola in summer and take in spectacular views of hills, valleys and fields full of wildflowers. Golfers will find breathtaking vistas and cool mountain air on the Stratton Mountain Golf Course.

Activities

Snowmobiles and fishing in Stratton

Stratton is a gorgeous place to visit any time of year, with lush, green forests in spring and summer, a kaleidoscope of changing colors in fall and a wonderland of ice and snow in winter. Stratton vacation rentals are close to myriad outdoor activities, including horseback riding along forest trails, carpeted with pine needles, taking snowmobile tours through the magical, snowy woods. or waking up early for peaceful fishing on a quiet lake. There's great shopping among the boutiques and shops of Stratton Mountain Village, and feasts of locally sourced ingredients, including farm-raised beef served up in succulent house-smoked barbecue.

Weather

Snowy winters in Stratton

Nestled in the heart of Green Mountain and Finger Lakes National Forests, Stratton is known for its cold, snowy winters and hot, humid summers. Stratton is a beautiful playground for winter sports, with a stunning 112 inches of snow falling each year. Temperatures can dip as low as 6 degrees in winter, so be sure to bundle up. Summer is a beautiful time for exploring the natural wonders of the area, with temperatures in the mid-70s. Humidity in summer is high, though, so be sure to keep hydrated and plan vigorous outdoor activities for the cooler mornings or later afternoons.

Natural features

Bears and bobcats in Stratton

Set in the southwest corner of Vermont, Stratton is surrounded by national forests and close to pristine lakes, ponds and creeks. Stratton is a 3-hour drive northwest of Boston, and a 4-hour drive northeast of New York City. Beautiful Stratton Mountain overlooks the town, and is home to an abundance of wildlife. Hikers through the woods may spot black bears foraging berries, or eastern bobcats slinking silently through the undergrowth. There are also beavers, American martens and cute Eastern chipmunks to be found. Fishermen can try their luck in catching brown trout, rainbow smelt, large mouth bass and northern pike.

How to get there

How to get to and around Stratton Mountain

Fly into Springfield, VT (VSF-Hartness State), the closest airport, located 28.3 mi (45.5 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Rutland, VT (RUT-Rutland Southern Vermont Regional), which is 32.2 mi (51.7 km) away.

Where to stay around Stratton?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 879 vacation rentals near Stratton. From 435 Houses to 165 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Stratton for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Stratton?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Stratton. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Stratton Mountain Resort: 96 vacation rentals
  • Stratton Mountain Summit Gondola: 1,020 vacation rentals
  • Solstice Ski Lift: 1,015 vacation rentals
  • American Express Ski Lift: 1,019 vacation rentals
  • South American Ski Lift: 1,019 vacation rentals

And HomeAway offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Stratton! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Stratton?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Stratton:

  • Ludlow: 729 rentals
  • Manchester Center: 361 rentals
  • Brattleboro: 688 rentals
  • Wilmington: 439 rentals
  • Williamstown: 239 rentals

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Stratton?

HomeAway offers a large selection of rentals near lovely places in Stratton. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Stratton Mountain Summit Gondola: 1,020 rentals
  • Solstice Ski Lift: 1,015 rentals
  • American Express Ski Lift: 1,019 rentals
  • South American Ski Lift: 1,019 rentals
  • Snow Bowl Ski Lift: 1,018 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Stratton listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection.

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