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Everyone has fun when they Explore Stowe! There is plenty to do for everyone during your Stowe vacation. Explore Stowe – and all the wonders of the Green Mountains.  A Stowe vacation offers a multitude of outdoor adventure sports and cultural activities such as outstanding art galleries, museums, hot air balloon rides, community theater, historic sites, waterfalls and more.  You may want to hit the slopes on Mt. Mansfield’s Stowe Mountain Resort or take a leisurely cross-country ski or horse-drawn sleigh ride at Trapp Family Lodge.  It will take more than a week to truly explore all the Stowe area has to offer.  During summer months take a mountain coaster ride or float above the trees in a hot air balloon.  The Stowe airport offer glider and airplane tours for an aerial view of Stowe. Stowe, Vermont is a four-season vacation destination with a wide variety of “things-to-do”. Follow these links to explore some of the fun Stowe activities and attractions that make Vermont unique. Share your Stowe vacation comments and reviews. Discover a new favorite vacation activity and make it an annual tradition – right here in Stowe!

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Stowe Vt SkiingStowe Sports & Recreation

Experience Vermont’s rich tradition of outdoor sports and recreation. All four seasons offer unique opportunities to explore the natural beauty of Stowe. Hit the slopes at world-class ski resorts, pedal along rustic bike paths, or explore the well-maintained hiking trail system. There are plenty of options for golf and tennis enthusiasts as well. An endless variety of pleasant recreational activities allows you to choose the adventure that best suits your ideal vacation.

vermontskimuseum-stoweStowe Attractions

Stowe, Vermont is a great place to vacation because of its numerous sights and attractions. Attend local events such as the Stowe Balloon Festival, the Bavarian-themed Oktoberfest, or the famous Stowe Christmas Fair. Drive along the scenic Mt. Mansfield toll road. Learn about the heritage of Stowe and all of Vermont by visiting one of the historic museums. Experience the vibrant artistic and theatrical culture that makes Stowe such an interesting and unique place. The list of things to see and places to visit is only limited by your imagination!

Family Fun in Stowe VTFamily Activities

The award-winning Stowe Mountain Resort headlines the list of family fun options for all ages. From the Inflatable Obstacle Course to miniature golf and everything in between, there is a tremendous array of family activities. You and your family will have a blast in Stowe! With many choices available for comfortable lodging and fine dining, Stowe epitomizes the wholesome environment that makes Vermont such a great place to bring your family for a vacation.

Green Mountain Fine Art GalleryThe Arts

Green Mountain Fine Art Gallery displays a diverse collection of artwork ranging from Vermont landscapes to abstracts, by regional professional artists. Media include watercolors, oils, pastels, prints, sculpture and photography.

Stoweflake Balloon FestEvents

Stowe has a number of annual events that attract people from all over the world. The Bavarian-themed Oktoberfest is renowned for its authentic foods, music, dancing, and of course freshly-brewed Vermont beers. During the Stoweflake Balloon Festival, more than 25 hot-air balloons will soar through the sky. This spectacular 3-day event is an experience you won’t want to miss! During the holiday season, be sure to check out the community Christmas Fair. Featuring a variety of quality handmade crafts, hayrides, and children’s activities. Come enjoy a traditional day of family fun. Check out our events calendar to see a complete listing of exciting upcoming events.