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Stowe

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Stowe is a four season resort town located in north-central Vermont at the base of Mount Mansfield - Vermont's highest peak.

Getting There

Stowe is located at the Junction of Vermont Routes 108 and 100. Access is 10 miles North on Rte 100 from Exit 10 on Interstate 89. The closest major airport is Burlington (BTV) about 40 minutes away. Stowe is about 2 hours from Montreal, 3 hours from Boston and 6 hours from New York City.

Geting Around

Most of the the activity in Stowe is centered in the historic Village and along the Mountain Road (Route 108) that extends from the Village about 5 miles to the ski area. It is easy to get around, and in the winter there is a free shuttle that runs frequently between the Village and the Mountain.

See

Ski

Stowe is considered by many to be the Ski Capital of the East. Stowe Mountain Resort [1] has complete info on ski resort offerings, trail maps, ski conditions, etc.

Do

The list of activites in Stowe is quite extensive, particularly for those who enjoy outdoor sports.

Summer

  • Hiking
  • Golf
  • Tennis
  • Fishing
  • Biking - both mountain and road biking
  • Antiquing
  • Shopping
  • Back road touring
  • Gondola ride and toll road up Mt. Mansfield
  • Factory Tours at Ben & Jerry's


Winter

  • Downhill Skiing
  • Cross Country Skiing [2]
  • Snowshoeing
  • Snowmobiling
  • Several nice spas

Buy

Lots of unique shops in Stowe - there are no chains or outlets in Stowe which is part of it's charm. See [3] for a list of shops.

Eat

Stowe is famous for its many fine restaurants Check out http://www.gostowe.com/dining/index.php for a complete listing.

  • Some of Our Favorites
  • The Partridge Inn (seafood)
  • Pickwick's Pub (British pub fare - great beer selection)
  • Gracies
  • Foxfire (Italian)
  • Trattoria La Fest (Italian)
  • Pie in the Sky (Pizza)
  • The Shed (classic brewpub)
  • Blue Moon Cafe (for that romantic night out)
  • Olives (Mediterranean)
  • Mc Carthy's (popular local lunch & breakfast spot)
  • Colonial Cafe (great breakfasts)
  • Depot Street Malt Shop (back to the 50's!)
  • The Whip (a Stowe classic)

Drink

Sleep

  • Golden Eagle Resort. 511 Mountain Road, tel: (800) 626-1010. [4] Good prices, wide variety of accommodations, nice people, game room, indoor & outdoor pools, spa with hot tub, sauna, massage. Dining on site - great breakfasts are popular with locals.
  • Mountainside Resort at Stowe, 171 Cottage Club Road, tel: (800) 458-4893, fax: (802) 253-7838, [5]. Stowe Vermont Condo; 1-4 bed affordable luxury condos in Stowe. We are kid friendly and are close to Stowe Ski Resort.
  • Stowe Area Association, Main Street tel: 800-247-8693. Local chamber has complete list of lodging options. [6]

Get out

  • Short drive to Burlington and Lake Champlain
  • Short drive to Barre Granite Quarries

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