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Non-skiing activities at Okemo - traveling with 7 month old

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Non-skiing activities at Okemo - traveling with 7 month old

We are looking to go skiing for a few days but the area has to have other non-skiing activities. We have a 7 month old so much of our time will be spent off the slopes.

What is the area around Okemo like? Is there good shopping? How about restaurants?

And feel free to recommend a place to stay (we are looking to stay in a place that has a separate bedroom and living room with a couch.

Thanks for your input!!

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1. Re: Non-skiing activities at Okemo - traveling with 7 month old

Yes, lots of things to do....even with a 7 month old. Congratulations for taking time to vacation during these early years. !!

The Okemo Valley has lots to offer including shopping at each of the small villages in the region:

Weston: Vermont Country store and several other smaller unique arts and local stores

Grafton: Very unique building style and Grafton Cheese

Londondary: Home of Taylor Farm, they make their own cheese and do tours....have a very nice retail shop

Chester: is the quintessential small Vermont Village boasting 11 B&B's, several great restaurants, shopping on the green and more

Although outside of the Okemo Valley, you do need to visit Simon Pierce Glass in Woodstock...a tremendous experience to watch the glass making.

Each of these villages have great dining & B&B's. My suggestion would be to call the Okemo Chamber of Commerce for detailed info in the area....they can be a BIG help. 802-228-5830

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2. Re: Non-skiing activities at Okemo - traveling with 7 month old

Or you could head south to Manchester and visit Hildene or outlet shop if you have never been. The Okemo website seems to have a lot of lodging options to consider. I have not been in some time but there used to be a great little pottery shop in Jamaica. The owner's theme was hearts on the pottery. Worth a stop if it is still there. Maybe some one can chime in. Or may want to consider the Vermont Teddy Bear Factory.


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