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Craftsbury Outdoor Center

Lost Nation Rd., Craftsbury Common, VT 05827
Craftsbury Outdoor Center
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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144 reviews 144 reviews
6 hotel reviews
1,090 helpful votes 1,090 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When I lived in Vermont, I used to Nordic ski here frequently. The ski center was in a little rundown hut, but the skiing was some of the best I have ever experienced. The scenery, the well-groomed snow, the woods, the rolling terrain--other ski centers featured some of these, but none had the feel of Craftsbury. For the first time... More 

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marsfield, wi
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9 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

The Craftsbury Outdoor Center has beautiful trails, superb grooming and beautiful surroundings. We enjoyed our stay very much. We stayed in the Cedar Inn, which while warm and friendly, is actually a dormitory. The "small rooms" have 2 twin beds with closet cubbies. The bed fit me fine (height 5'5") but my 6' tall husband's feet hung off the end.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 via mobile

This has been a trip we will never forget. The miles and miles of stunning, and beautiful cross country skiing are amazing. The hundreds of serene trees covered in snow are a soft you will never forget. The skate skiing lesson by David was also great. The large room itself in the tamarack lodge was very comfortable. The food was... More 

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Carrying Place, Canada
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14 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Five of us travelled at the beginning of June 2014 for a long weekend to the Craftsbury Sculling Center from Trenton, Ontario, Canada. Three beginner-rowers and two seasoned rowers. We experienced great coaching. Knowledgable and passionate about sculling and we had six coaches for 25 guests. Attending guests (rowers) came as far away from California and Dallas, Texas. The boats... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014 via mobile

Just returned from the 6 day sculling and yoga camp. Shared a room with a private bath in Tamarack lodge. I never went to summer camp as a kid, and this was my chance! As an avid novice sweep rower, I was hoping to learn to scull. Under the expert coaching of the staff, I quickly progressed from a training... More 

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New York City, New York
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55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

I stayed here during a 2 day ski trip on the Catamount Trail. I also skied one day at their cross country area, which was great - well groomed & maintained trails that were also challenging. The package included 3 meals - had to reserve the afternoon before for a take-out lunch (which was annoying). But, the breakfast & dinners... More 

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Arlington, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014 via mobile

We came here with a Road Scholar group. Although the accommodations were basic, they were clean and comfortable. When the water main in Tamarack froze, we were moved to an equivalent room in Cedar. The food was exceptionally good and plentiful and there was a great variety of rental equipment available for all winter activities. Best, however, were the trails,... More 

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Colchester, Vermont
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

We spent one night in Cabin D during the Fall off season. The cabin is worth paying a few extra dollars. While it can sleep eight in three bedrooms, just two of us stayed here. The cabin is right on the water with lake views. The bed was extremely comfortable and the heating system kept the cabin at a good... More 

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Watertown, Massachusetts
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

It is very EXPENSIVE compare to what you get for that price. I attended a sculling program. It SUCKED from beginning till end. Unpredictable BAD coaching, BAD video reviews. If you are totally new to rowing this might work for you. If you know how to row and like to improve DON’T EVEN TRY THIS PLACE! I was there from... More 

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Gorham, New Hampshire, United States
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

My husband and I came to visit the Nordic Center in February. We had a good skiing experience. The staff was apathetic but we didn't really care at the time as we were there to just ski for a few hours and head home. We decided to see what summer at Craftsbury Outdoor Center offered and booked Labor Day weekend.... More 

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