Ski Vermont Celebrates MLK Weekend with Great Deals and Events

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Ski Vermont’s resorts are readying for MLK travelers with wonderful planned events and deals throughout the holiday weekend. See why Vermont in the #1 place to be this MLK weekend.

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Ski Vermont’s resorts are readying for MLK travelers with wonderful planned events and deals throughout the holiday weekend. See why Vermont in the #1 place to be this MLK weekend.

Bromley Mountain
Bromley welcomes travelers this holiday weekend with great multi-day lift ticket deals at Save up to $15 on each consecutive day when purchasing multi-day lift tickets online just one calendar day in advance! Bromley kicks off the weekend on Saturday, January 18 with PHAT (protect your head all times) Day at Bromley, a great way for families to come and find out how helmets can be both safe and cool. Enter to win one of five KidsRule Helmets and learn tons about why helmets are the only way to ski & ride. Ski or ride Bromley on Monday, January 20, 2014 for just $49 with a printed e-coupon. Save the used MLK Monday lift ticket and it’s good for $10 off your next all-day lift ticket purchase. Download your e-coupon by midnight, 1/18/14, before the offer disappears.

Killington Resort
A brand-new lodge atop the highest lift-serviced peak in Vermont and the East Coast’s first Neff Land? Yes, Killington’s first 80 days on snow have been busy to say the least, and the holiday weekend comes equally loaded. Save up to 30% on lodging and 25% on lift tickets with the Snowblind Lodging Deal, and snag a free lift ticket voucher with a helmet purchase at Killington Sports (after all, it’s National Safety Awareness Month. Wear your helmets!).

It doesn’t stop there – feast on terrain of every variety and then take the family to learn about Wildlife Tracking with the Nature Museum at Grafton (January 19) or give the little groms a taste of the park life during Mini Shred Madness (January 18). Get the rest of the calendar and the full story on deals, too, at

Magic Mountain
Magic is known for its laid-back, family-friendly atmosphere. Its classic centralized base lodge and lift system gives it a small mountain feel despite over 1700 vertical feet. Families can relax and enjoy skiing and riding without worrying about kids getting lost, and family members of different skiing ability can ski different trails down yet meet back at the same lift for the ride up together. And on MLK weekend Magic takes up the fun level with the tubing park open for extended hours from 11am to 7pm on both Saturday and Sunday so kids can keep on playing after skiing right at the base area while Mom and Dad relax at the Black Line Tavern. The BLT will have great après ski music, food and beverages for the whole family on both afternoons–with dinner available even after the Snow Tube Park closes at 7pm.

Mount Snow Resort
The Great Holiday Getaway Package offers a great deal on lift tickets and lodging for the whole family with lodging options ranging from the slopeside Grand Summit Resort Hotel to local country inns. Sunday, January 19 is a Torchlight Parade and Fireworks Extravaganza and Monday, January 20 is Grommet Jam #2 for kids age 12 and under to get terrain park instruction in the morning followed by a friendly competition in the afternoon. Devin Logan, Carinthia Pro Team member, Mount Snow local and Olympic hopeful competed in Grommet Jams. Who’s the next Devin?

Okemo Mountain Resort
In addition to all the fantastic skiing and riding, families visiting Okemo Mountain Resort can enjoy a variety of activities: snow tubing, ice skating, mountain coaster rides, snowcat rides, and even a fireworks show on Sunday night, January 19. There’s Kids’ Night Out on Saturday evening, January 18 – a pizza party with lots of fun things to do. Shakin’ Skate that same night is an on-ice disco party with a live DJ. Meanwhile, Moms and Dads might enjoy a special Snowcat Dinner at Epic.

Smugglers Notch Resort
For the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend, Smugglers’ Notch Resort’s lowest rates starting at $89 per youth and $119 per adult per night apply to stays of five nights or more, with arrivals January 15-19, 2014. Smugglers’ offers a ski-and-stay package featuring children’s snowsports instruction, and a package including snowsports instruction for all ages. Each package includes mountainside condominium lodging, daily lift tickets, use of the indoor pool and hot tubs, snowshoe and cross country trail access, use of the indoor FunZone, snow tubing, ice skating, and family and adult entertainment. (, 855-814-7325)

Stowe Mountain Resort
For a memorable family experience, sign up at the Recreation Desk in the Spa and Wellness Center at Stowe Mountain Lodge for our rustic furniture making class. Spend two hours with family in a cozy log cabin studio learning the art of wood furniture making, and leave with a coat hook to take home. After the class, visit our spa for our family offerings that include couples massages, therapeutic sound chairs and the Kids Spa’s Chillax treatment.

Stratton Mountain Resort
Nothing like a long weekend to celebrate winter at Stratton where families can choose from a range of spacious accommodations, variety of Village restaurants and enjoy a full menu of activities from snowtubing, snowmobiling and dogsledding to snowshoe tours, a swim in the Stratton Sports Center’s saltwater pool, ice skating under the stars and s’mores by the firepit. With big mountain skiing and riding on 97 trails, including a 3 mile beginner trail from the summit of southern Vermont’s highest peak, 130 acres of glades and four terrain parks, there’s a run for everyone! Martin Luther King Weekend event highlights the Full Wolf Moon Snowshoe Hike and two rail jams with big prizes.

Sugarbush Resort
MLK Weekend at Sugarbush Resort is chalked full of events for the whole family. Enjoy numerous culinary events including cocktail demonstrations with Timbers Restaurant Manager Marcus Champoux, Lost Nation Beer Dinners in Castlerock Pub, West Coast Timbers Wine Dinners, All About Pork Belly Culinary Demonstrations, and Pairing of the Passions all weekend where the resort features local artists, foods, and spirits. For the children, enjoy kids’ cooking lessons, torchlight parades, fireworks displays, street performers, and much more.

Topnotch Resort
Explore a winter wonderland and save up to 20% when coming early or staying late this MLK weekend. Topnotch Resort’s Winter Wonderland Sale offers limited-time savings on midweek nights, but only if booked before January 24, 2014. Come for the snow, the skiing, or the ultimate “ommm” a non-peak night offers. Offer available on new bookings only for select stay dates between January 1 and March 31, 2014. Additional restrictions may apply. Get more info at:

Trapp Family Lodge
The Trapp Family Lodge offers activities to delight every age. Home to the first cross country ski center in the country, the 100 kilometer trail network includes terrain suitable for every level of skier or snowshoer. Enjoy singalongs, guided snowshoe tours, sleigh rides, von Trapp History tours, indoor pool, climbing wall and so much more—everything to make a family vacation unique. lease visit for lodging accommodations and specials.

Ski Vermont (Vermont Ski Areas Association) is a proud ambassador of the thriving winter tourism industry in Vermont, where the legislature has designated skiing and snowboarding as the official state sports. Vermont is not only the #1 ski state in the east and third in the US, but also reigns supreme in snowmaking quality and coverage, variety of terrain and historical impact on the sports of skiing and snowboarding - making it one of the most significant ski and ride destinations in the world. Ski Vermont’s mission is to help create a legislative, economic and social environment in which the state's ski areas can grow and prosper. It serves its 19 Alpine and 30 Nordic member resorts in three major areas: Governmental Affairs, Marketing and Public Affairs.

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