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), with a pool, hot tub, and fitness equipment. $25 voucher toward 50-minute massage.
Ludlow, Vermont: Quaint New England Town near Okemo Mountain
Ludlow invites visitors to embrace their adventurous sides at Okemo Mountain Resort’s Adventure Zone, which features a mountain coaster, ropes courses, a zipline tour, and mini golf, among an array of activities. If you’re seeking a more relaxing day, head over to one of the local breweries, see a show at the Weston Playhouse, or visit the Calvin Coolidge Homestead. The town also offers a diverse culinary landscape that includes Irish pubs and steak houses. Window shoppers can stroll past boutiques and antique shops to feast their eyes on elegant gifts, collectors’ items, and local art.