Frequently Asked Questions
Sterling Ridge Resort offers Cottage and Cabin Rentals in Vermont. Stay in one of our luxury log cabins for your next vacation or getaway!
How long does it take to get to Jeffersonville, VT by car?
That depends on where you start. From anywhere in New England, no more than a 6 hr. drive.
Driving Time Quick Reference:
Albany 3.5 hrs
Boston 4 hrs
Buffalo 8 hrs
Hartford 4 hrs
Montreal 2 hrs
NYC 6 hrs
Ottawa 4 hrs
Philadelphia 8 hrs
Toronto 8 hrs
D.C. 10 hrs
How do I get there from here?
Jeffersonville is easily reached by car. Train and bus services are available into Waterbury and Saint Albans. Jet air service into Burlington International airport is only 45 minutes away. Rental cars and taxis are available in Burlington, Waterbury and Stowe.
- From Stowe
- Option 1. SUMMER – In the village of Stowe, take VT RT 108N through Smugglers Notch Pass, once over the mountain Smugglers Notch Resort will be on your right. Continue to the SECOND Edwards Rd (you will see a tourist sign) and Cliff Reynolds will be a slight left onto a dirt road, continue for 2 miles until you reach an intersection (“Y”) and bear right onto Junction Hill Rd. We are 300 yards on the right hand side.
- Option 2. WINTER – Follow RT 100N through Stowe to Morrisville. In Morrisville pick up RT15W through Johnson for 7 miles. Our tourist sign will be on the right, take the next left turn onto Junction Hill Rd. We are 1 mile up on the left.
- From Boston
take I-93N 65 miles to Bow, N.H. Take I-89N 120 miles to Exit 10 in Waterbury, Vermont. Take a right off the exit and follow VT Rt. 100N 10 miles to Stowe village, then follow either the Winter or Summer directions from above.
- From Hartford, New York, Philadelphia, Washington and points south
Take I-95 to I-91 North in Hartford. Take I-91 through Massachusetts into Vermont. At White River Junction, take I-89N 61 miles to Exit 10 in Waterbury. Take a right off the exit and follow Rt. 100N 10 miles to Stowe village then follow either the Winter or Summer directions from above.
- From Albany
Take I-87 north to Exit 20 at Glens Falls. Take 149 to Fort Ann, Rt. 4 north to Fair Haven, Rt. 22A north to Vergennes, Rt. 7 North to South Burlington, I-189 to I-89, then I-89N to exit 15 which is RT 15E to Jeffersonville. Stay on RT 15E for about 28 miles, you will see our tourist sign just before Corse Fuel Co., take the next right onto Junction Hill Rd. We are 1 mile up on the left.
- From Montreal
Take Champlain Bridge to Highway 10E continue 9 miles. Take exit 22 for Highway 35S (Highway 35S merges with Highway 133S in Iberville.) Follow this route to the Vermont border, there it turns to I 89. Follow I 89S to St. Albans, take exit 19 (second exit for St. Albans) onto RT 104 (SE). Follow 104S through Fairfax to Cambridge where you will pick up RT 15E to Jeffersonville you will see our tourist sign just before Corse Fuel Co., take the next right onto Junction Hill Rd. We are 1 mile up on the left.
- From Toronto
Take Trans Canada Highway 401 east to Cornwall Head south from Cornwall, cross the St. Lawrence River and the U.S. border and pickup Rt. 37 south to Malone. Take Rt. 11 North to Rouses Point. Cross the bridge over Lake Champlain and pickup Rt. 78 in Alburg. Continue along 78 to Swanton and then take I-89 south to St. Albans, exit 19 (second exit for St. Albans), onto RT 104 (SE). Follow 104S through Fairfax to Cambridge where you will pick up RT 15E to Jeffersonville you will see our tourist sign just before Corse Fuel Co., take the next right onto Junction Hill Rd. We are 1 mile up on the left.
How far is the airport from Jeffersonville?
Burlington International Airport is an easy 45 minute drive.
Do I need four wheel drive?
No, it is not necessary, but winter tires would be best. All roads are maintained quite well. Of course, four wheel drive is helpful especially on snowy days.
What special packages do we offer?
For details check out the specials page.
Is there a grocery store nearby?
Hanley's General Store is 2 miles from Sterling Ridge Resort. Located on Main St. they offer a variety of supplies, a great meat market and wine selections to enjoy at your log cabin rental.
What types of shops do you have?
Jeffersonville has a wide range of specialty shops showcasing: art galleries, gifts, crafts, jewelry, recreational clothing and gear - a traditional New England small town atmosphere.
Do you have any outlet stores?
The Essex Outlets in Essex, VT is 25 miles away featuring, Ralph Lauren, Orvis, Bass, Osh Kosh and many more.
Are there Farmers Markets nearby?
Can we visit a local Maple Sugar House?
A Spring New England tradition, there are several sugar houses to visit in Jeffersonville. Maple sugaring season in New England is March and April. Seeing the smoke from the sugar houses and smelling the sweet aroma of the sap will surely draw you in for a warm sampling. St. Albans, Vt. Hosts a maple sugar festival at the end of April.
Are there any wineries to visit?
The award winning Boyden Valley Winery is located 3 miles from Sterling Ridge Resort. They offer wine tours and wine tastings all year long. Bring some back to your cottage to enjoy while you sit in front of the fire.
Are there any spas located in your area?
There are local massage therapists in Jeffersonville to relieve any aches and pains from hiking or skiing. Solace Therapeutic Massage 802-644-8440 or Essence Salon and Day Spa 802-644-5424. Stowe, VT also has Top Notch Spa, Stoweflake Spa and Stowe Mountain Resort Spa.
What restaurants are nearby?
If you choose not to dine in your own log cabin rental, then here in Jeffersonville, we have a number of restaurants within a 6 mile radius. Each has their own unique menu, whether you are looking for a new twist to an old classic with a twist like the Eggs Benedict over Crab Cakes at 158 Main or a Vegetable Napoleon Sandwich at The Mix. You can also find great options at The Family Table such as Maple and Herb Brined Pork Chops, Rack of Lamb at Three Mountain Lodge or Burger in a Bowl at The Tavern. Most of these restaurant offer take out to enjoy at your cottage rental here at Sterling Ridge Resort.
Where is the Mountain in relation to the Village?
Smugglers Notch Ski Resort is 4 miles from your own cottage rental at Sterling Ridge Resort and 6 miles from the village of Jeffersonville.
Can we get married at Sterling Ridge Resort?
We host a variety of weddings here at Sterling Ridge Resort, from simple ceremonies at your cottage rental for an elopement to bigger outdoor gatherings of up to 200 guests. Contact our office for more information to plan your special day.
Are civil unions performed at Sterling Ridge Resort:
We have hosted many civil union ceremonies, for more information contact our office.
How high is Mount Mansfield?
At 4395 feet, Mount Mansfield is Vermont’s highest peak.
What ski/ride areas are close to Sterling Ridge Resort?
At Sterling Ridge Resort you do not have to dedicate yourself to one mountain. Smugglers Notch Ski Resort is only 4 miles from your log cabin rental, Stowe Mountain Resort is 45 minutes away or Jay Peak Resort is 40 minutes away.
Are there golf courses in the area?
Yes! Close by is Ryder Brook Golf Course on RT 100 in Stowe, the Stowe Country Club, The Links at Lang Farm in Essex, Bakersfield Country Club in Bakersfield, Wolf Run in Enosburg, and Catamount Country Club in Williston to name a few.