The Mad River Valley exudes a unique sense of place. It isn't contrived, it came to be organically with an unusual combination of unparalleled beauty, a deep sense of community, year-round outdoor recreational, a vibrant arts locale and a culinary scene that is worth the trip in and of itself. You'll feel it the moment you get here. Everything you need to curate your own Mad River Valley adventure is right here.
In the winter you’ll find some of the best Alpine, Nordic, and Backcountry skiing in the east. There are also plenty of off-mountain activities and other things to do to keep everyone entertained. Whether you want to be out in the snow, or inside with the snow in view, you’re sure to enjoy your Vermont winter getaway.
Summer in the Mad River Valley is why people live here. The long, warm days, mountain peaks and Mad River create a continuous backdrop for all kinds of adventure, relaxation and things to do in Vermont. The community comes alive with vibrant events that bring people together.
In the fall, it may be the prettiest place on the planet.