Local Getaways Are Perfect in Winter!

Don’t be a couch potato this winter. Whether you fancy a ski trip or a non-slope getaway, the Northeast U.S. offers a fabulous array of winter fun.

That’s right – check out our favorite local winter getaways in the Northeast.

1. Vermont Cheese Trail
Take your taste buds for a fantastic ride down Vermont Cheese Trail. The National Geographic Travel winner allows you to taste and sniff Vermont’s best cheeses while taking in beautiful scenery – from Plymouth to Barre and every place in-between.

2. Great Barrington, MA
Tactfully tucked in the Berkshires, this tantalizing winter getaway offers a unique blend of elegant suburban, urban eclectic, and small-town feel and look. Savor lunch made from fresh produce at a farmers market or just buy seafood from a sushi bar – there’s truly a special treat for everyone at Great Barrington.

3. Lake Placid, NY
If you want to get out of Vermont to enjoy skiing, snowshoeing, sledding, and ice skating, then Lake Placid is your best bet. There are also plenty of galleries and quaint shopping spots.

4. Litchfield Hills, CT
For a serene getaway from all the hustle and bustle of life, head over to Connecticut. Litchfield Hills is home to the most sizzling art galleries, amazing antique shops, historical botanical gardens, fascinating architectural designs, and fantastic local eateries.

5. Williamstown, MA
This college town brings together small-town living and modern lifestyle like never before. Williamstown is chock-full of art galleries, picturesque buildings, and a cultural scene you’ll not find in many places in the Northeastern Seaboard.

6. Lower Waterford, VT
A getaway to Lower Waterford encompasses an array of scenic walks or drives through quaint Vermont shops and streets. The place is well-known for antique shopping sprinkled with fantastic art galleries, theaters, live performances, and so forth.

7. Stowe, VT
Vermont takes top prize for winter getaways in the northeast, and Stowe is one of the best. It has some of the most sought-after snowboard and ski resorts in New England. You can also enjoy dogsledding, snowmobiling, and snowshoeing as well as shop for local crafts in quaint villages that dot the area.

8. North Fork, Long Island
Forget about the Hamptons: North Fork takes winter getaways to the next level. Stroll down old-fashioned Main Street or visit historic museums, nature preserves, waterfront eateries, or more than 3,000 acres of fabulous vineyards. North Fork is the place to be.

Congratulations! These fantastic getaways in the northeast will ensure that your winter is unforgettable.