Okemo's Adventure Zone is open! In addition to a mountain coaster, a roller coaster that follows the contours of the mountain where riders control their speed, Okemo’s Jackson Gore will be the site for miniature golf, disc golf, a treetop challenge course and a mining sluice. Visitors can also drive past the Clock Tower base lodge and up Mountain Road to try lift-served mountain biking at the Sugar House, or hop on the Sunburst Six for a scenic chairlift ride to the summit. Visit okemo.com for more information.
Killington’s summer energy epicenter is the Snowshed Adventure Center, featuring attractions for all ages, a full service retail and mountain bike shop, and easy access to the Killington Golf Course, Snowshed Express Quad chairlift and adjacent mountain bike trails, plus the free weekly Cooler in the Mountains Concert Series. When you need to refuel, sit waterside at the Umbrella Bar and relax on the outdoor deck near Snowshed Pond with easy access to walking trails and the Killington Grand Resort Hotel. Attractions include the Beast Mountain Coaster, dual ziplines across Snowshed Pond, a 40’ tower jump, a four-story ropes course and more! Visit Killington.com for details.
At Smugglers’ Notch Resort, ArborTrek Canopy Adventures has established an adventure hub that thrills all ages. The action takes place on the wooded mountainside where ArborTrek’s award-winning eight zip line canopy tour has been drawing visitors since 2010. Two aerial trekking courses incorporate over 90 elements such as wobbly bridges, balance beams, zip lines, rope swings, cargo nets and more connecting tree platforms anchored 3 to 25 feet above the ground. The Apple Creek course serves ages 4 and older, and the Back Forty Course is for ages 8 and older. ArborTrek’s tree climbing program blends belay technology with climbing holds, and climbers can also challenge themselves on vertical obstacles and a climbing wall incorporating multiple routes ranging from novice to expert. Smugglers’ also offers geocaching, custom rock climbing, and more. Additionally, there are climbing and thrill adventures available at the 26,000 square-foot FunZone 2.0 family fun complex. www.smuggs.com ; 855-581-5906.