The Coolest Airbnb’s in Ski Country: New England

So let me guess – you got yourself an Ikon or an Epic Pass and are starting to plan your ski vacations for the Winter ahead?  You weren’t crafty enough to build an insulated adventure-mobile to chase powder for the season, so you’re gonna need some places to crash.  Sure – you have some buddies you can stay with in Tahoe and Salt Lake but you’ve got a handful of more remote resorts you want to hit when the snow gods deliver.  We wanted to highlight some of the coolest Airbnb’s in each of the continents snowiest regions. Follow along and book yourself one of these instagram-worthy chalets or a-frames!

City-life dragging you down?  Get out of the hustle of Boston or New York and head up North to the mountains of New England.  Book yourself one of these quaint cabins and SKI THE EAST!


THE GREAT BROOK COTTAGE

LOCATION: Newry, Maine

PROXIMITY TO RESORT: 10 mins to Sunday River Resort

NUMBER OF GUESTS: 5 guests

PRICE: $175 per night

ABOUT: “The cottage is located on the scenic Rt. 26. It has a bedroom with a twin bed on the first floor, a loft which we use as a sleeping den with a full-size bed on the 2nd floor, a private bedroom with a queen bed also on the 2nd floor, and cozy living and dining areas on the 1st floor. It is tastefully furnished for year-round enjoyment. It also has an over-sized back porch with charcoal grill and a fire pit. Ski at Sunday River, Mt. Abram, or Black Mountain of Maine, until you can’t walk any longer, then come back and sit by the fire in the large, beautiful, stone fireplace in the center of the cottage, built with stones from the Great Brook. We supply the firewood, stacked on the front porch, and more in the shed.”


SKI IN, SKI OUT AT SUGARLOAF

LOCATION: Carrabassatt Valley, Maine

PROXIMITY TO RESORT: On Sugarloaf Resort

NUMBER OF GUESTS: 10 guests

PRICE: $875 per night

ABOUT: Ski in/Ski out Log Cabin Home on Sugarloaf Mountain! This cabin has 4 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms which can comfortably fit 10 guests!  Enjoy the built in bar and sauna.


ARCHITECT’S BROOKSIDE CABIN

LOCATION: Franconia, New Hampshire

PROXIMITY TO RESORT: 20 minutes to Loon Mountain Resort

NUMBER OF GUESTS: 8 guests

PRICE: $248 per night

ABOUT: “In the heart of Franconia Notch State Park in the White Mountains of New Hampshire, this family-friendly cabin has three levels and a babbling brook out back. Built by the owner/architect, it is located along a secondary road, set back within a birch forest. Forest views without a house in sight! Fully equipped with Wifi, large back deck, balconies on every level, linens, washer/dryer, dishwasher, cooking ware, outdoor grill, and more.”


UNIQUE LANDMARK HOME WITH STUNNING VIEWS

LOCATION: Warren, Vermont

PROXIMITY TO RESORT: 10 minutes to Sugarbush or Mad River Glen

NUMBER OF GUESTS: 8 guests

PRICE: $224 per night

ABOUT: “Take in spectacular views of the Green Mountains at this unique Warren home, a Mad River Valley landmark designed by a renowned local architect. Stunningly situated on seven acres of Fuller Hill, up against the forest and mountains, this home offers adventure and beauty in every direction. Spend the summer and fall on the expansive shared deck, which is perfect for grilling and dining with a view of the surrounding peaks. Come winter, you can retreat indoors to the open kitchen and dining room as the snow falls outside.”


VERMONT TREE CABIN

LOCATION: Newport, Vermont

PROXIMITY TO RESORT: 20 minutes to Jay Peak

NUMBER OF GUESTS: 4 guests

PRICE: $230 per night

ABOUT: “The treehouse is at the very edge of Walker Pond. You are welcome to enjoy our 40 acres of forest/wetland, go canoeing in our canoe, soak in the custom made cedar hot tub, or just enjoy having a private holiday.The treehouse is located just 5 minutes from downtown Newport and is 22 minutes to Jay Peak Ski Resort.”


OFF THE GRID CABIN

LOCATION: West Bolton, Vermont

PROXIMITY TO RESORT: 10 minutes to Bolton Resort

NUMBER OF GUESTS: 2 guests

PRICE: $130 per night

ABOUT: “Come savor a secluded escape in the green mountains. Park at our organic homestead, and enjoy a short hike up to your private mountainside retreat. This cozy cabin in the forest is the perfect spot to relax, slow down, and unwind. For adventure seekers, it is the ideal home base. Well maintained hiking trails surround the area. We are minutes from the Long Trail, renowned rock climbing, beautiful swimming holes, kayaking, fishing, golfing, mountain biking, skiing and snowboarding.”


THE CABIN AT KILLINGTON

LOCATION: Killington, Vermont

PROXIMITY TO RESORT: 2 miles from Killington Resort

NUMBER OF GUESTS: 12 guests

PRICE: $212 per night

ABOUT: “The Cabin at Killington is a beautiful wood-beam home nestled in the Green Mountains of Vermont and the perfect all season destination – ski, snowboard, bike, hike, golf, swim or just relax. The right unit of our duplex home sleeps up to 12 people.  The Cabin at Killington is the perfect all-season getaway located in the mountains of Killington, VT – AND just 2 miles to the slopes! During the winter, Killington offers some of the best skiing and riding in the Northeast. The spring and summer bring beautiful scenery and mountain breezes that are the perfect escape from the heat of the city. The Cabin is a duplex home and this listing is for the right unit. (We also have a listing for the identical left unit as well as the whole house.) The right unit consists of two floors with four bedrooms, two full bathrooms, kitchen, living and dining area. This unit can accommodate up to 12 guests, but is also perfect for just two.”

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