The Oldest Cross Country Ski Center In America Is Right Here In Vermont And It’s Amazing

When hear the name Von Trapp, you probably think of the movie based on the true story of this musical family. Yes, the hills of Vermont certainly are alive in Stowe where the Von Trapps landed many years ago, but their legacy didn’t stop with what you see in the movie… The Von Trapps created the country’s first commercial cross country ski center in 1968!

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Find out more about this magical spot and learn why the Von Trapp Family Lodge is basically heaven on earth.