I would like some advice in planning a trip to Vermont. I originally wanted to head for the Rockies but the cost of traveling from Michigan is turning out to be quite expensive.
I figure I can drive to Vermont (13hrs or so) for less than flying out west and I'll have a car to get around in.
We don't have much for skiing here in northern Michigan. I ski at a little resort called Schuss mtn. I spend my time exclusively on the couple of groomed black diamonds. I like to ski fast and aggressively, I don't like the moguls much. I don't like crowds.
I will probably have my wife along on this trip, she doesn't ski but it will be a good chance for her to get away, relax, sleep in, etc.......
I don't know much about Vermont skiing, I'm thinking of going to Vermont because it is fairly close to Michigan. All I knew was Stowe, and Killington. When I started to do some research I was shocked at the numbers of choices for skiing.
The first place that I looked into was Killington. I can't believe what they get for a condo per night, $400 per night???
I do not need a fancy resort, I like to ski aggressively on the steeper hills and avoid crowds if possible. I don't mind staying at a resort, ski in and ski out would be nice but not for $400 per night. I'd be OK at $150 per night. I'd like to go in mid January, probably a Fri, Sat, and Sun. or a Sat, Sun, Mon.
I'm open to using Airbnb and driving to different resorts for skiing. I'm much more interested in good skiing than I am in touristy stuff. With that said it would be nice to be close to a town where we could enjoy a nice dinner or two. (This is not a deal breaker)
Where should I go?? Thanks in advance for your advice.
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