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Historic Downtown Stowe

Historic, Beautiful, Charming

Stowe is home to breathtaking scenic views, world-class recreation, unique cultural experiences, and local signature flavors at the foot of Mount Mansfield, Vermont’s highest peak. In the winter, the mountain is home to skiing and snowboarding trails at Stowe Mountain Resort, and in the summer, the resort’s Gondola SkyRide and Auto Toll Road offer stunning views of the Stowe valley. With more than 45 trails, there are several scenic hikes in the area, including a wheelchair-accessible boardwalk with spectacular views of Smugglers Notch. Vermont’s historic Long Trail (LT) is one of the most popular trails that crosses over Mt. Mansfield and into Smugglers’ Notch and beyond. Built in 1910 by the Green Mountain Club, the LT is the United States’ oldest footpath, running 273 miles between the Massachusetts and Canadian borders.  

From mountain to Main Street, discover quintessential Stowe at one of our unforgettable events that transform Stowe’s scenic landscape into a vibrant New England destination. Throughout the year, Stowe hosts many time-honored annual events, including Winter Rendezvous, the town’s gay ski weekend, the Stowe Foliage Arts Festival, the weekly, summer-long Stowe Farmers Market, and more. Enjoy live music at the outdoor summer concerts at Trapp Family Lodge, plan your foliage season trip around seasonal local cuisine, and make the most of winter at Stowe Winter Carnival and the Traditional Christmas in Stowe celebration.  

Those looking for recreation will delight in the Stowe Recreation Path, a 5.3-mile paved path winding through downtown and the Mountain Road Village, with shopping and dining for everyone. 

There’s no shortage of attractions in Stowe! Take in the following:  

Moss Glen Falls  
Emily's Bridge  
Smugglers Notch  
Vermont Ski and Snowboard Museum  
The Current (formerly Helen Day Art Center) 
Stowe Mountain Resort  
Bingham Falls 
Percy Farm Corn Maze 
Cady Hill Forest 
Stowe Performing Arts 
Spruce Peak Performing Arts Center
Stowe Vermont Church Overlook During Fall

GET TO KNOW US

Find out what sets us apart. Learn more about attractions, get the inside scoop on must-do stops and plan your visit by getting to know the area's regional tourism association.

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WHAT TO DO

Vermont’s downtowns are home to unique places to stay, restaurants serving locally grown artisan food and drinks, and places to stop and shop. Plan your vacation with our directory.

amtrak train at the station

AMTRAK INFORMATION

Much of Vermont is accessible by rail. Learn about what’s near the train station here, and plan your route.

shopping local in vermont

SHOPPING DOWNTOWN

Vermont's downtowns offer access to unique local businesses with one-of-a-kind gifts, treats and treasures. Learn more about shopping in Stowe.

Montpelier Farmers Market in Vermont

SUMMER IN CENTRAL VERMONT

The region is home to a rich roster of museums and cultural heritage stops and great access to the outdoors. A long summer weekend in central Vermont has a lot to offer.

Mini shredders play in lift line at Stowe, Vermont.

ONE DESTINATION FOR THREE GENERATIONS

Stowe, Vermont is for skiers, non-skiers, families and more.

women on the long trail - three musketeers

Women’s History on the Long Trail

In 1927, the first trio of women through-hiked Vermont’s Long Trail, kicking off almost 100 years of women’s history on the trail. Inside, meet the Three Musketeers, the first female president of the Green Mountain Club, and more trailblazing women.

Biking in Stowe Vermont

Vermonting in Stowe

Stowe is home to some of the finest skiing, sightseeing, eating and drinking in the northeast. Explore a historic Vermont resort (hint: its hills are alive) and a paved recreation path.

Mountain biking in Stowe, Vermont.

A Summer Trip to Stowe

Back to Stowe, Vermont for mountain biking action.

Umiak outdoor outfitters - dog sledding in Vermont

Go With A Guide

Winter recreation is better with a guide. Boost your fun and get to know more about the best ways to enjoy the season by going tubing, snowshoeing or dogsledding with an Umiak guide.

Tyrhee Moore standing in front of water with a kayak and a paddle

A Long Weekend in Stowe

Join outdoor adventurer Tyrhee Moore for a long weekend in Stowe, where he paddles at the Waterbury Reservoir, discovers Vermont’s world-class craft beer scene, and learns how to mountain bike at Trapp Family Lodge.