A new base area ups the luxury quotient at one of ski country's favorite resorts.
Okemo has long epitomized the classic, family-friendly Vermont resort—a low-key alternative to the bustle of Stratton and the frenetic pace of Killington. Credit owners Tim and Diane Mueller, who have focused on exceptional service and kept a steady hand on growth and expansion. Okemo is still friendly and low-key, but it's finally hitting that sweet spot where "comfortable merges with "upscale. The new Okemo is a sleek, efficient machine capable of handling the weekend influx from southern New England and greater New York City.
Pause for a moment, next time you're atop the Wildwood Express, and look around. From our boot-test headquarters in the Wildwood Smokehouse, two miles high, the view in all directions is stunning. At our feet lay an unlimited choice of terrain, and on day two, 10 inches of spring powder made for perfect Freeride testing. How could it be any better? Two words: Free lunch.