Stowe Activities in the spring, summer, fall and winter
Spring in Stowe
Spring in Stowe bloom with wildflowers, tulips and lilacs. The mountains are draped in the soft green of young leaves. Serenity and peace surround you during this quiet time of year. Now is a very beautiful and economical time to get away and relax in the mountains.
Summer in Stowe
Stowe offers a myriad of activities in the Summer. Ride one of our mountain bikes, take a stroll, jog or rollerblade on the nearby 5 mile Recreation Path. Mount Mansfield, Vermont's highest peak, can be experienced by a drive up the Toll Road, a ride on the scenic Gondola or taking an exhilarating trip down the Alpine Slide. Hikers are surrounded by some of the most breathtaking scenery in the world. Play a round of golf, take in a movie or play at the local theatres, Sunday Concert in Trapp's Meadow while having a picnic dinner, take a canoe or kayaking trip, ride in a glider or hot air balloon, create your own pottery, go horseback riding, fly fish or in-line skate. The opportunities are endless.
Fall in Stowe
Autumn portrays Stowe in all its regal beauty with the trees blazing in color. Nowhere else will you find this showcase of spectacular foliage framed by Mount Mansfield, Vermont's highest peak. Year after year, it still takes our breath away. Explore the backroads, covered bridges, craft fairs or antique shops in Stowe.
Winter in Stowe
Winters bring out the best with world-class skiing and riding. Stowe Mountain resort boasts high speed lifts, an acclaimed ski school and top to bottom snowmaking on some of the best terrain in the East. With 2,360 vertical to the longest average trail length in New England, you can ski or ride to your heart's content. Whether you are a beginner or an expert, you will love Stowe!
For the cross-country skier, there are 150 kilometers of trails interconnecting four touring centers. We think it is the most outstanding network of groomed and back country skiing in the United States. You can ice skate on Stowe's ice rink, snowshoe or go for a sleigh ride. Within a short distance of the Stowe Motel & Snowdrift you will find an excellent variety of restaurants, night clubs and shops. Come and enjoy your next winter vacation in Stowe-Ski Capital of the East!
Whatever the Season, Stowe offers something for everyone!