Transportation & Housing
Last Update: 1 Dec 2017 @11:43
The nearest international airports are:
Boston (BOS), Massachusetts, approximately 4 hours/350km away, or Montreal (YUL), Quebec, approximately 2.5 hours/170km away. If flying into Canada, you may need an entry visa.
The nearest domestic airport is Burlington, Vermont (BTV), approximately 1.5 hours/100km away.
The nearest railway station is in Montpelier, or Waterbury Vermont. The Waterbury station has more frequent services. Amtrak’s “Vermonter” train runs once per day, leaving New York City’s Penn Station at 11:30 am.
There are public transport buses from Boston to Montpelier or Burlington, with Megabus, or Greyhound.
Boston Logan Airport is served by Concord Coach bus service, with twice daily routes to Littleton, New Hampshire.
Some public transportation is available from the US airports to Northern Vermont, but it is usually only once or twice per day. Pick-up by event organizers to the event center can be arranged for a fee from Burlington VT, Waterbury VT, Montpelier VT, and Littleton NH, with advanced notice.
Rental cars are available at all airports
The Craftsbury Outdoor Center (COC) has 100 beds across a mix of single, double, and triple-person rooms, and cabins. All lodging at the COC includes three meals per day. Once on site, no car is required for transport. The office staff at the COC can help find other nearby housing (Craftsbury.com), +1-802.586.7767, ask for Chasidy or January.
Many local houses are advertised through “Vacation Rental by Owner” (www.vrbo.com), and AirBnB (www.airbnb.com). Often single or double rooms are available.
Greensboro - 15km
The Highland Lodgehas rooms in the main lodge, and four winterized cabins. 38 total beds. Kitchen access can be arranged. This is the best location for teams looking for pre-training with ski trails right to the door. (B-C standard) (http://www.highlandlodge.com/)
Morrisville - 25km
Sunset Motor Inn has A and B standard rooms, with a restaurant next door to the motel. 100 total beds.
Stowe - 40km
Stowe has a much larger tourism industry, with hundreds of rooms and three nordic ski areas.
Group rates have been arranged at facilities in stowe, including the Trapp family lodge (Use booking code 50N21F), and the Stoweflake resort (2 day minimum stay, reserve before Jan 1st, reference World Masters Ski Orienteering when booking).
St Johnsbury - 50km, and Newport - 45km
These towns are further from the event center, but have less expensive lodging options.