Winter Wonderland in Stowe, Vermont
Vermont is a beautiful state, and there’s nothing quite like a Stowe Vermont winter vacation. My itinerary includes some recommendations for travelers looking to get the authentic New England Experience – from best stays to all the winter activities. If you are like me - someone who absolutely loves skiing - then this guide is for you! You might even be able to catch the Stowe Winter Carnival that highlights the beauty of this Northern Vermont winter wonderland.
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Where to stay in Stowe, Vermont
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The Lodge at Spruce Peak
A luxury slopeside lodging destination located in the heart of the Spruce Peak community.
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Located in downtown Stowe, Field Guide is the perfect basecamp.
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Things to do in Stowe, Vermont
Stowe has no shortage of things to do, and offers travelers the perfect balance of adventure and relaxation. You can balance your time between skiing at the Stowe Mountain Resort, ice skating, hot tubbing and spa visits.
For ice skating, Spruce Peak Village is the place to go, and I recommend bringing your own skates (but rentals are also available). For a perfect winter experience, Trapp Family Lodge offers sleigh rides. And for the adventurous, you can also go snowmobiling (no experience required!).
The Stowe Recreation Path is a great outdoor location for all seasons, but for those visiting in the winter, this is a fun place to go to build a snowman (or have a snowball fight!).
Visit Main Street to get your holiday shopping done with New England gifts at charming and locally owned shops.
Guests can also explore the Village Center at Spruce Peak complete with stores to shop for skiwear, entertainment (including live musicians) and a gondola ride. Be sure to also explore the Stowe region, which has many wonderful activities and eateries to try as well!
A note from Alli
From skating at the Spruce Peak Village, sledding at the Trapp Family Lodge, and dining at the one-of-a-kind eateries, this Northern Vermont town is more than just snow and ski resorts. Ready to experience all the best things and winter activities of Stowe Vermont?
Places to eat & drink in Stowe, Vermont
When you're ready to take a break from the winter wonderland activities in the Stowe village, discover some of the best places to eat and drink in the area.
Coffee & Breakfast
The Pantry & Beanery: The perfect place to start off your morning.
Lunch & Dinner
The Whistlepig Pavilion: Try out some authentic Vermont dining, especially rye whiskey cocktails, a perfect option for apres.
Piecasso: After a long day on the slopes, Piecasso is a great option for a filling and satisfying meal. Check their events calendar in advance, as many nights have live entertainment.
The Alchemist Brewery: Speaking of family-owned businesses, this local gem offers great craft beer made with sustainable practices.
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