Looking for a perfect place to spend your weekend? Waitsfield, Vermont is a historic town situated in Washington County, Vermont, with a population of over 1,700 people. Be ready to be swept off your feet completely with the range of attractions and exciting adventures the town holds. There is no better place to spend your vacation alongside family and friends.
Waitsfield is most popular during the fall season when the leaves turn a fantastic red, yellow, and orange color, however, the majority of visitors flock here for the white blanket of snow on the mountain. For a true wonderland escape, the Mad River Glen is a popular ski area for cross country skiing, snowboarding, and other snow activities. Be sure to ride the famous ‘Single Chair’ while here, which carries visitors up the mountain and boasts incredible views. Don't miss General Stark's Pub & Grill on the slopes either -- the bar is perched near the summit and offers a range of delicious food and drinks.
Back in the town, located along Carroll Road, the Big Picture Theatre and Café has an amazing atmosphere perfect for seeing a movie and or eating brunch with family and friends. The food is great and they are equally known for their welcoming customer service. There is also a kid section which features a little playground with swings, slides, and a climbing structure. It’s just perfect for any size of the family.
Elsewhere, feed your eyes with the amazing collections of the Artisans’ Gallery. The gallery is home to a wide variety of arts and crafts, from folk arts to fine arts, carving, knitting, stained glasses, and much more. The awesome selection displays the works over 100 local artists, so is a prime spot for an authentic Waitsfield souvenir!
Afterwards, the historic Skinner Barn was created by the Daniel Skinner family in 1891 and has continued to maintain its beauty across the years -- making it one of the most visited tourist attraction in the region. The Skinner Barn offers educational classes, cultural events, parties, and receptions, as well as guided tours.
Waitsfield consists of a snowy mountain and the popular Mad River Glen, making skiing very popular in the town. Visit the town around December when the powder is at its peak, or for warm weather activities, visit the town around mid-June to early September.
This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Waitsfield. The hottest month in Waitsfield is June, when temperatures peak at 92 ˚F. The coolest month is December, when temperatures drop to -24 ˚F. The wettest month in Waitsfield is September with 5.61 inches of rain, while the driest month is November with 1.75 inches of rain.
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Browse accommodations from all the best providers including Airbnb, Bed and Breakfast, RedAwning and more at AllTheRooms.com. Waitsfield has 418 hotels, vacation rentals and other special places to stay, with prices to suit budget travelers, luxury travelers and everything in between. For those wanting to save money, the lowest priced place to stay in Waitsfield is only $37 a night. The average price of a vacation rental is around $280 per night.
Those looking to get some work done during their trip to Waitsfield can choose from 226 places to stay that include WiFi. We have 58 accommodations that come with breakfast included. Fitness addicts can get a workout in during their stay by choosing from 4 accommodations that have gym facilities. Driving to Waitsfield? Then choose one of the 216 places to stay that comes with a parking spot included. We track 14 places to stay that have a pool or jacuzzi.
Those traveling with a dog, cat or some other animal can stay in one of 90 accommodations that are designated as pet-friendly.
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