7 Tips For Your Next Mountain Vacation

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7 Tips For Your Next Mountain Vacation

23 July 2017
 Categories: Entertainment, Blog

If you are one of the many city dwellers who take a week or two from "real life" to head into the woods for a lovely retreat, you might not be used to all the regular conventions of mountain lodging. Packing and prepping for a trip is difficult enough, but when you are not used to spending time in a mountain climate it can be even more so. This guide will help you plan for spending some time up in the mountains.

1. Cabin Prices Vary from Season to Season

If you are visiting a mountain cabin during the "season," you will pay more than when you are traveling off season. Additionally, the price will depend on how far in advance you book your travel. Keep this in mind as you plan for your trip.

2. Pack a Few Extras

While many items are typically provided in a mountain vacation home if you are renting, some items may run out or have been overlooked. These include toilet paper, dish soap, and items like coffee filters.

3. Plan Your Meals

When you pack food for your lodge, you may need to plan ahead, possibly even writing down your future meals. The nearest grocery store may not be within close driving distance, or you may find that it is not fully stocked.

4. Book a Hot Tub When Possible

Whenever possible, book a cabin with a hot tub. This allows you to have the ultimate winter experience in the woods. When you are surrounded by snow, a hot tub can add even more fun to your vacation.

5. Ask About Laundry Services

Does your cabin offer a washer and dryer? Does it have a laundry service nearby? Make sure to bring your detergent and pack light on clothes so that you can instead wash clothes midway through your retreat.

6. Understand that Weather May Ruin Your Plans

Even if you plan for some snow, you never know what the weather is going to bring. Rather than expecting your ideal weather during your mountain stay, make sure you bring some activities or movies for a rainy or stormy day.

7. Enjoy the Fireplace

The fireplace is a staple of a cabin or mountain home, so make sure to enjoy it while you can. Ask your cabin or lounge host if firewood will be provided or if you need to bring some for yourself.

With these tips in mind, you are well on your way to enjoying a fantastic mountain vacation.