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Perfect Mountain Escape

Ready to experience true tranquility and fun in a breathtaking mountain retreat? It’s a good thing, because that’s exactly what you’ll find here! At our Mount Ascutney Resort, you can step out into nature and enjoy lush green mountain views as you grill up tasty meats, get in some friendly competition in our game room and arcade, take in a family-friendly film at our cinema-inspired movie theater, cozy up around the fire pit and take in the scenery while you share stories or celebrate your special day in the most picture-perfect setting imaginable.

Barbecue Grills

What if you could step outside your door, breathe in fresh pine air and grill up a delicious meal in your very own mountain paradise? Pretty nice fantasy, huh? It’s not a fantasy here at our Mount Ascutney Resort. It’s the real deal! The charcoal grills are ready. The emerald mountain backdrop is set. Now all that’s missing is you out there putting your finest grill skills to work. We’ve got grilling utensils for you to use and charcoal available for purchase, so get on out there and make some magic happen!

Hours: 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Location: Behind the Windham building pond on the hill

Number of grills: 3 charcoal grills

  • Grilling utensils available
  • Charcoal available for purchase
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Activities Room

Wanna mix a little bit of competition into your laid back, totally relaxed getaway? Well then head over to our cozy activities room to squeeze in just the right amount of action. You can chalk up your cue stick and rack up some fun on one of our billiards tables, aim for greatness and see who can hit the most bullseyes on the dartboard or get those wrists limbered up and score some goals on our foosball table. It’s homey, it’s chill and it’s the perfect place to unwind and have some fun, Mount Ascutney-style.

Hours: 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Location: Windham Building


  • Billiards
  • Darts
  • Foosball
  • Checkers
  • Chess
  • Backgammon

Cost: No cost for darts or foosball, cost for billiards


Have the kids been pestering you for some family game night action? Our comfy arcade is the perfect spot! You can duel it out in ping pong or air hockey, strap in and put the pedal to the medal in one of our driving games or take aim and give it your best shot on our shooter games. You’ll enjoy some lively, head-to-head competition here, and then ease right back into full-on Vermont relax mode.

Hours: 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Location: Windham Building

Games include:

  • Air hockey
  • Driving games
  • Ping pong
  • Shooter games

Cost: Varies based on individual, coin-operated arcade game

Fire Pit

What could be better than spending a crisp dusk or starry evening cozied up around the fire pit? How about doing it while surrounded by soft, towering pine trees and rolling slopes of the lightest shades of green to the darkest emerald? Sit back in one of our relaxing Adirondack chairs, feel the warmth radiating from our stone-stacked fire pit and take in views that are perfectly Vermont. If you’ve ever envisioned yourself soothing all your cares away in an ideal mountain setting, your vision has become a reality!

Hours: 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Location: Behind the pond by the grills

Looking for additional fun? Check out the playground, volleyball, and badminton courts, located near the fire pit.

*Reservations required. Fire pit available weather-permitting.

Movie Theater

Feel like going to the movies? Head on over to our very own movie theater. It’s a mini version of the real thing! (Ours is even better, though, because it’s free!) We’ve got cinema-style seating, a big screen and movie posters on the walls. We’ve even got popcorn! Check out the “what’s playing” list at the Front Desk, then come on in, get comfy and enjoy family night at the movies, Mount Ascutney-style.

Hours: 7 p.m. to end of movie

Location: Windham Building

Cost: Free

Interested a private showing? Ask the Front Desk how to reserve the room for a nominal fee. Prefer to watch a movie in your villa? Check out our complimentary DVD rentals in the Marketplace.

*Only PG-13 and under movies shown.