A trip to Stowe is so much more than hiking and skiing (although you'll get your fill of both). It's about enjoying a true New England destination that's scenic, inviting and neighborly. You'll find it in exhilarating recreational offerings. You'll also taste it at Vermont favorites. Peruse the local hot spots below to plan your next adventure. Then explore it all from your base at Spruce Peak.
Ben and Jerry's Factory
Take a fun, educational 30-minute guided ice cream factory tour for all ages, and then indulge at the full-service scoop shop on Vermont's finest.
Ride the famed gondola to the top of Mount Mansfield—Vermont's highest summit—and be wowed by the breathtaking scenery of summer, fall or winter.
Managed by Vail Resorts
Historic Auto Toll Road
Ascend Mount Mansfield on the five-mile Historic Auto Toll Road to access unparalleled views of Northern Vermont and Lake Champlain. Road rates apply and are weather permitting.
Open seasonally. Managed by Vail Resorts.
Smugglers Notch Road
Drive up Mount Mansfield through one of Vermont's most scenic routes and surround yourself with views of the Adirondack Mountains. Road openings are seasonal and weather permitting.
Spruce Peak Skating Rink
A Spruce Peak tradition: lace up and twirl it up smack in the middle of The Village all winter long, surrounded by frosted peaks. Bring your own skates or rent ours.
Explore the quintessential historic New England town. This favorite of Vermonters and vacationers offers art galleries, restaurants, boutiques, breweries and more.
Photo Credit: Mark Vandenberg & Go Stowe