You'll be surprised at how much there
is to do in the Stowe area. Within a short 5 mile drive from the
Inn, you can visit Vermont's #1 tourist attraction: Ben & Jerry's Ice
plant, a mecca for lovers of premium ice cream. Take a tour of the facility
and watch those delicious flavors being made. Not far up the road
are a number of specialty food shops: Cold Hollow Cider Mill, Green Mountain Coffee
Roasters Visitor's Center and Cafe, Lake
Champlain Chocolates, Cabot Creamery Annex, plus maple syrup
and other goodies for which this part of Vermont is famous. At the Cold Hollow
Cider Mill you can watch them making cider from local apple orchards, and
sample unique mustards and jams for which they are famous. There are antique
shops and craft outlets too.
Of course, downhill
skiing & snowboarding are the most popular winter activities, but there are
also plenty of other fun things to do! For example: snowshoeing, cross country skiing (there are 4 touring
centers in Stowe), skating, indoor tennis,and sleigh rides. Stowe has over 60 retail stores for shopping year
round and every one is locally owned! There are many more activities and
special events of all sizes! Please visit our Events page to find out
what's happening in the Stowe area during your stay.
Visit the Vermont Ski Museum shown here in the
heart of downtown Stowe, Vermont.
Stowe's diversions and activities are
as varied and exciting as its lodging and dining. The resort is
justifiably world-famous for Mt. Mansfield 's downhill skiing. Stowe is also North
America 's finest cross country skiing destination, with
hundreds of kilometers of interconnected groomed andbackcountry trails. And as
if that were not enough, Stowe -- home of Tubbs Snowshoes -- is the birthplace
of modern snow-shoeing. There's even dog sledding and snow-mobiling!
Laughing Moon Chocolates on Main Street in
Stowe Village offers Chocolate Dipping Demonstrations & Tours - Handcrafted
candy as an art form! Stop by and learn how they make delicious hand-dipped
chocolates with the big picture in mind! Demonstrations are held every
day at 2:00pm. Laughing Moon Chocolates is open from 9:00am - 6:00pm daily. For
more information call 802-253-9591.
Boyden Valley Winery Tours - Boyden Valley
Winery is part of a fourth-generation farm in the picturesque Lamoille River
Valley. Producing over a dozen award winning Wines and Cream Liqueur; the
winery offers Tastings, French Gourmet Cheese Plates, and Free winery tours (at
11:30am & 1:00pm). Located at the intersection of Vermont Routes 15
& 104 in Cambridge, VT. For more information visit boydenvalley.com, our Facebook
or call 802-644-8151.
Experience Rock of Ages! - Tour granite
quarry nearly 600 feet deep; watch our artisans at the factory and experience
Hope Cemetery using our new GUIDE BY CELL tour. See video, explore exhibits,
bowl on outdoor granite lane, browse gift shop. Once you've seen it, TRY IT!
Rock of Ages' Cut-in-Stone activity is a BLAST. Squeeze the trigger, feel the
throb of abrasive as you cut in stone, leaving with a gift you made! Rock of
Ages is a fun, affordable family attraction. Rock of Ages is a great family activity.
The seasons in Stowe are pure magic,
thanks to a spellbinding pair of attractions no other Eastern destination can
match: our village and majestic Mt. Mansfield. Stowe is more than 200 years old
and has been hosting visitors for most of that history. Mt. Mansfield, Vermont
's highest peak, imbues Stowe with a unique character truly reminiscent of great
resorts in the Alps.