GMVS is located in Fayston, VT, in the center of the Mad River Valley the heart of Vermont's snow country. Sugarbush and Mad River Glen, both nationally recognized ski resorts, are within a 10 minute drive from the GMVS campus. Two shopping centers, numerous sport shops, a day spa, coffee shops, Vermont specialty stores, antique shops, a movie theater and art galleries are within a ten minute walk from campus!
Cross country skiing, sleigh rides, snowshoeing, swimming and tennis plus Icelandic Horse Riding Tours and a ten day Winter Carnival provide winter fun for every member of the family.
Majestic mountains, covered bridges and Vermont dairy farms overlooking the meandering Mad River welcome visitors to our Valley. Over 25 restaurants and 35 inns and B&Bs offer scrumptious dining and cozy New England accommodations. Luxurious ski resort townhouses, condominiums and hotel suites are also available. A perfect combination to ensure a successful family getaway!
Area Awards and Accolades
National Ski Areas Association awarded Sugarbush the National Guest Service Award
Sugarbush was picked "Favorite Overall Resort In Northeast", "Best Downhill Terrain In Northeast" and "Most Family-Friendly Resort In Northeast" by OnTheSnow.com visitors
Travel and Leisure Magazine voted Warren and Waitsfield as America's Best Small Ski Towns
Mad River Valley's "Vermont Festival of the Arts" is voted one of "Vermont's Top Summer Events" and one of "America's Top Events."