A home for all seasons steeped in tradition

Long before anyone coined the term “base lodge,” Ludlow, Vermont was a thriving four-season town, exciting marketplace and vibrant community at the base of Okemo Mountain. With its delightful shops and galleries, exceptional dining, and unrivaled recreation all surrounded by quiet streets, country roads and scenic Vermont splendor, Ludlow has something for everyone.

Located at the junction of Routes 100 & 103, this 150+ year-old village began life as a classic mill town powered by the rushing Black River. Fast-forward a couple years, and Ludlow is home to Okemo Mountain Resort, a thrilling year-round playground with world-class amenities, trendsetting innovations and spectacular mountain vistas. You may come for the mountain and discover the town, just as easily as the other way round. Come spring and summer, skiers and snowboarders give way to hiking, fishing and some of the best golfing found anywhere in New England. Fall means festivals, craft fairs, fine dining and shopping, to say nothing of our breathtaking fall foliage. Ludlow, Vermont is what a base lodge was meant to be, the one place that meets all your needs and exceeds your expectations.

Whether you’re visiting Ludlow for a relaxing getaway with your family or for enjoying challenging activities in our gorgeous outdoors, you’re in the right place. All our seasons provide perfect environments for outdoor and country-living enthusiasts. During the summer and the warmer months, enjoy our festivals, craft shows, museums, golf courses, fishing, kayaking or swimming in our endless streams, lakes and rivers.  In the winter our landscape is adorned with cross country skiing, snowmobiling, horseback riding and downhill skiing at Okemo Mountain Resort.  We are on Scenic Route 100, the “Skiers Highway” that has five ski areas within thirty minutes.

 

Don’t take our word for it.  

SKI Magazine and Investopedia list Okemo Mountain Resort in their TOP 10 EASTERN SKI RESORTS and as one of 6 BEST PLACES TO BUY A WINTER HOME for 2016. The reasons are many: 655 skiable acres, 120 trails, great amenities and New England’s best snowmaking to weatherproof winter vacations.

Okemo is No. 1 in the East for its lift system ensuring that more time is spent on the trails then at any other mountain. Okemo’s lift portfolio is highlighted by the “Sunburst Six” a high speed six person lift with heated seats and a protective orange-plastic bubble and the “Quantum Four” a quad high speed bubble lift also with heated seats.

Snow quality and grooming remain the true hallmarks for Okemo (ranked No. 3 and 4, respectively).

A major recurring Okemo theme is its dedication to families (No. 4 for Kid-Friendly).

Other information and area attractions

Okemo Valley Chamber of Commerce

We have only scratched the surface please check out the website to check learn about the many great restaurants, festival listings, and regional activities.

Okemo Activities

The world class terrain, number 1 lift and snowmaking system in the east make the winters great but are just the beginning of the experience. Some of our favorite actives at Okemo include the weekly summer concert series, Hops on the Hills festival, “Timber Ripper” mountain coaster, summer Camp GOKEMO, and “Evolution” mountain bike park- just for starters.

Okemo Valley Golf Club

Rated the #2 course in Vermont- Top Vermont Courses Golf week 2015

Jim Remy, Former PGA President; Director of Golf and Golf Division Manager for Okemo Valley Golf Club and Tater Hill Golf Club presides over the rolling fields of golden fescue bent grass tees and fairways. In the distance, Vermont’s Green Mountains provide a striking backdrop. These breathtaking views and access to championship heathland golf are yours at the Okemo Valley Golf Club in Ludlow, VT.

Tater Hill Golf Club

Located just a short drive from the Okemo Valley Golf Club, the newly refurbished Tater Hill Golf Club offers birch-lined fairways, stone walls, flower gardens and panoramic mountain views of this historic 18-hold championship course.

Snowmobiling

 

Ludlow, Vermont has great snowmobiling and is at the intersection of major VAST trails.  There are seemingly endless options for great day rides. Ludlow is also a great place to start a larger adventure, exploring the thousands of miles of trails in the state. The Sidehill Cronchers snowmobile club of Ludlow, Vermont is a very active organization that tirelessly maintains the trail system giving us some of the best riding in the state.

Dining

 

Ludlow has a wealth of great dining options. Here is a sampling of some of our favorites.

 

StemwinderA warm atmosphere that focuses on pairing outstanding food with excellent wine.

 

The Downtown GroceryAn amazing culinary experience in a casual fine dining atmosphere.

 

The Chop HouseIf you are in the mood for teaks or seafood this will satisfy your craving.

 

The KillarneyA family friendly Irish pub that is a great place to eat and meet friends.

 

Please come visit and enjoy our warm and inviting community. I am sure you will find the natural beauty of the area hard to miss as you experience all that we have to offer. Ludlow, Vermont and the surrounding communities of the Okemo valley has something to offer everyone.  I hope that you find this helpful.

 

Sincerely,

 

Ryan D. Burns

Vice President

Burns & Associates

· Posted by Ryan in About the Community

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