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4 posts from August 2013

08/27/2013

Come Discover All Manner of British Things at the British Invasion Car Show in Stowe!

From the tiniest of Mini Coopers to the grandest dame of them all, the Rolls Royce, the British Invasion Car Show in Stowe has become North America’s largest British classic sports car and motorcycle event!  It’s a weekend long celebration and a salute to the great British Motorcar and also to the British lifestyle, and every third weekend in September the town of Stowe becomes a bit more “ace”.

British invasion logoBritish Invasion Car Show in Stowe
September 20-22, 2013
NEW location this year!
Stoweflake Resort Field

Admission costs benefit the American Cancer Society

Events: 

Friday – Driving Tour & Registrant’s Reception
Saturday – British Classic Motorcar Show People’s Choice Judging & Concours d’Elegance
Sunday – The Notch Run Driving Tour, Tailgate Picnic Competition & The Competition of Colors
Saturday & Sunday – The British Pub
Friday thru Sunday – British Market Place & Auto Jumble & British Car Corral 

For a complete description on all these events, click here.

Hundreds of British car enthusiasts descend upon Vermont to enjoy the winding roads and rolling hills of the area and to browse the over 60 classes of motorcars that compete in the British Invasion Car Show in Stowe.  The Green Mountain Inn is proud to be a supporter of the Show and welcomes one and all to come and experience the British culture through activities, crafts and unique British gifts all present at the 23rd British Invasion Car Show in Stowe.  Make your reservations now and enjoy luxurious accommodations and thoughtful amenities sure to make your stay in Stowe exceedingly memorable.

08/20/2013

Need a Break? Plan a Getaway to Enjoy the Fall Foliage in Stowe!

Fall in Stowe is one of the most beautiful times of the year as the crisp mornings bring comfortable temps throughout the day and make exploring the area a spectacular treat!  Thousands of people flock to the area each year just to get a glimpse of the colorful landscape that is created by the fall foliage in Stowe.  Blazing reds, oranges and golds swath the rolling hills in an ever changing dance by Mother Nature.  It’s the perfect time to plan your fall vacation to Stowe, Vermont and the Green Mountain Inn can help with our Autumn Brilliance Package.

Fall in stowe
Peak Color in Stowe (Stowe, VT) - photo from Photo Cascadia Blog

Autumn Brilliance Package
Available September 20 through October 19, 2013
(excludes Columbus Weekend)
From $281 per person

Two nights discounted lodging (minimum)
Daily full country breakfast
Scenic horse and carriage ride
Fall harvest picnic lunch “to go” with seasonal specialties and bottle of wine

All rates are per person (pp), based on double occupancy and do not include 10% Vermont State Rooms and Meal tax and 6% Service Charge

Call 800.253.7302 to make a reservation or visit our website to book online.

The best time of year to view the fall foliage in Stowe is typically from mid-September through late October and with the wet spring and temperate summer we just experienced, you can expect to have a spectacular show!  Check out GoStowe.com for a convenient list of Scenic Drives, some Fun Foliage Facts and a Free downloadable Kid’s Activity Book.

Make your plans now to come and enjoy the fall foliage in Stowe and stay at the Green Mountain Inn for a true Vermont experience!  We hope to see you soon.

08/13/2013

Plan Your End of Summer Getaway in Stowe With our Late Summer Special Package!

Sometimes it’s the impromptu, spontaneous decisions that end up creating the best memories, and we’ve got the perfect offer to make your last minute getaway even better.  The warm weather is coming to an end soon and the Green Mountain Inn wants to invite you to come and discover just how amazing an end of summer getaway in Stowe could be with our Late Summer Special!  This offer is available by phone only and for very specific dates.

Late Summer SpecialLate Summer Special
Available by phone only – use Promo Code LATESUMMER
Sunday through Thursday only
August 25-29, September 1-5, September 8-12

Enjoy 25% off the booking rate 

Call us at 800.253.7302 or 802.253.7301

 

What is there to do in Stowe this time of year?  

  • The end of season sales in most 25-percent-off
    stores makes shopping even better
  • The views from the Gondola Skyride or Alpine Slide are outstanding
  • A refreshing hike is always a great way to enjoy the Stowe countryside
  • Rent a bike and explore the area
  • Average Temperatures in late August, early September: High – 70, Low – 45
  • Enjoy the cooler evening temps around our newly added fire pit in our renovated pool area!

Don’t wait! This Late Summer Special will end soon…just like the warm temperatures!  All you need to do is pick up a phone and give us a call.  Our friendly staff will be waiting to help you plan the most amazing end of summer getaway in Stowe, Vermont.  We can’t wait to welcome you to the Green Mountain Inn!

08/06/2013

Mt. Mansfield Winter Academy Presents the 2013 Darn Tough Ride!

Mt. Mansfield Winter Academy (MMWA) is a winter sports academy that provides academic programs for alpine and snowboard student athletes in grades 7 through 12.  September 1st, a challenge will be presented to anyone and everyone in the form of the 2013 Darn Tough Ride, a cycling adventure through Vermont to benefit the MMWA.  Featuring challenging ascents, breathtaking descents and an amazing group of people, along with popular sponsor – Darn Tough Vermont – the 2013 Darn Tough Ride fundraiser will allow MMWA students to further their education and accomplish their goals.

2013 Darn Tough Ride Darn tough ride
September 1, 2013

Complete course – 100 mile loop from Stowe to Jay Peak and back over Smugglers’ Notch.
Total Elevation – 8,000 feet, including 2 Category 2 climbs, 1 Category 4 climb and 6 Category 5 climbs.
Riders are expected to complete the ride in less than 6.5 hours
Additional route options include distances of 65, 45 and 25-mile route.
After Party at Black Diamond Barbecue with live music, prizes and raffles
Ride is limited to the first 300 entrants

 

The Green Mountain Inn appreciates the work that Mt. Mansfield Winter Academy does for the many children that attend their programs wishes everyone involved in the 2013 Darn Tough Ride a successful ride.  If you’re staying the weekend, take some time to visit The Whip Bar & Grill for an outstanding meal while in Stowe.

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