Christmas Tree Inn

Area Activities

The Mad River Valley is the ultimate playground for outdoor enthusiasts, offering adventures that allow you to enjoy the beauty of Vermont at any pace or skill level. Year round, you're sure the find something that appeals to you.


The Mad River Valley is the heart of Vermont's ski country with some of the best trails and mountains in the country. Our proximity to both Sugarbush and Mad River Glen makes the Christmas Tree Inn the perfect spot for your next ski trip. The Mad Bus, a free bus that runs frequently between the mountains, stops outside our front door, and we offer a discount lift ticket program for our guests. Please inquire about lift tickets when placing your reservation.

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Golf & Sports

The Sugarbush Golf Club, designed by Robert Trent Jones, Sr., is just minutes away from the Christmas Tree Inn. If you're a golf enthusiast, you'll enjoy every minute of your time on the 18-hole, par-71 course. The course features breathtaking views and challenges at every tee. For information on group outings and tee times, call 1-800-53-SUGAR.

Vermont's mountains provide some of the best trails in the country for hiking and biking. There are a variety of ways to explore the Mad River Valley including hiking, biking and paddling. Instructional trips and tours are available through


If you have never experienced foliage season in the Mad River Valley, make this the year to see what you have been missing. As the leaves change, the Valley takes on a glow that must be seen to be appreciated. The fall is an ideal time to visit and will surely leave you looking forward to your next visit.

For information on foliage season and some of the best places for leaf peeping, please visit, Also inquire with Sugarbush and Mad River Glen to learn of possible foliage chairlift rides.

Shopping and Dining

You will be amazed by the abundance of fine shopping venues and dining options in the Mad River Valley. Some guests make the trip simply to visit a particular restaurant like American Flatbread or the famous Farmer's Market. Whether you've come to Vermont for the shopping and dining or are just looking for somewhere new to try on your next trip, you're sure to find something to please.

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