Stratton is a year-round resort destination with first class golf, tennis, hiking, mountain biking as well as all the winter pursuits that you would expect from an iconic Vermont ski town.  Stratton was the first mountain in the US to allow snowboards. Olympic medalist Lindsey Jacobellis hails from Stratton. Just four hours from New York City, many New Yorkers and southern New England residents own rental property and vacation homes in Stratton and enjoy the ultimate Vermont lifestyle throughout the year.