Hotel at a Glance: Castle Hill Resort and Spa
At the beginning of the 20th century, European craftsmen built an English Cotswold–style mansion in the foothills of the Green Mountains. Today, that mansion is the Castle Hill Resort and Spa and a landmark on the National Register of Historic Places. The hotel is a short drive from shopping in Woodstock and Manchester.
- The gourmet restaurant serves French-influenced American cuisine made with locally sourced produce and meats.
- Treat yourself to a massage at the onsite Aveda Concept Spa (additional fees apply). You’ll also find there fitness equipment, including cardio and strength training machines.
- Added perks: Two $25 vouchers, one toward three-course dinner for two, and one towards a 50-minute massage.
Ludlow, Vermont: Quaint New England Town near Okemo Mountain
Ludlow invites visitors to fully explore the local breweries, nature parks, and more of this charming New England town. Wine and dine at the riverside, German-inspired Long Trail Brewing Company, or hike along the scenic Vista Trail in Echo Lake, which also includes a sandy beach and a playground. For those who want to unwind, window shoppers can stroll past boutiques and antique shops like The Vermont Country Store, which features a wide range of quaint antiques, childhood toys, and penny candy.