THINGS TO DO
A seasoned favorite for Vermont ski resort lodging
Located in the heart of the Green Mountains, The Essex Resort welcomes you to experience the area's
premier skiing, snowboarding, and snowmobiling. Our relaxing resort atmosphere is ideal for the perfect
Vermont winter vacation, allowing you to explore a variety of nearby slopes.
Our accommodations are as charming as our location - just a short drive from several world-class ski areas.
Whether you're an expert or a novice, a skier or a snowboarder, choose from several prominent Vermont
ski areas, all of which are less than an hour away:
The Essex is also convenient to Vermonts 6,000 miles of snowmobile trails. Plan a day trip or
just head out for a quick ride with friends, taking in the breathtaking Vermont scenery. Our friends
at the Vermont Association of Snow Travelers
are ready to help you plan your excursion, with maps,
trail recommendations, and tips to help you get the most of your snowmobiling adventure.
If you’ve ever wanted to give sled dog racing a try, October Siberians Sled Dog Adventures
gives you the opportunity to run a dog team through the Vermont wilderness—sharing the beauty, peace and history of the Green Mountains with your newest four-legged friends. Mush!