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New England Winter Trip

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New England Winter Trip


I am in Boston and I want to take a trip up north for a few days during Christmas time with the wife. We want to go some place quaint, cute and festive, whether it be a city (Burlington?) or village (Stowe?). We visited Vail the other year during winter and really enjoyed it there, is there someplace like that around New England? A similar ski village in New England would be nice, but if not, we've been thinking of Burlington since we haven't really been there either. Open for any suggestions.

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1. Re: New England Winter Trip

Burlington is very festive and beautiful at Christmas time. Church Street (the pedestrian only street) is lit up the entire length, a huge tree stands lit up at the top of the street, and music is played on outdoor speakers. If there is a gentle snow falling, I swear it is about as magical a place as you can find at Christmas time.

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Agree w/ Adam's comments 100%. Burlington is a beautiful place around Christmastime. In addition to Church St, the rec path along the lake has some spectacular sunset views over NY's adirondak mtns. And the Flynn Theater has a nice assortment of live performances (music, drama, dance, etc..) continuously thru the year.

Stowe is a nice ski town - a bit spread out along Rts. 100 & 108. It's also very picturesque in the winter. Lots of good photo spots along its rec path and around the village.

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Vermont as a state has made an industry out of festive so hard to make a mistake, just a matter of choosing. But with that being said, Tremblant will have the closest to what you had in vail except with a French accent.

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