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5 posts from December 2013

12/30/2013

Come Enjoy a Spectacular New Year’s Eve Dinner in Stowe at Green Mountain Inn

Our Main Street Dining Room welcomes you to come and enjoy the special ambience that gives you the heart-of-the-village feel amidst a roaring fire, hardwood floors and Walton Blodgett watercolor landscape paintings adorning the walls.  What better way is there to usher in 2014 than with a traditional New Year’s Eve dinner in Stowe at the Green Mountain Inn?  Choose from two expertly tailored menus for your New Year’s Eve dinner in Stowe.

New Year’s Eve Early Family Party 2014 red bows
Dinner seating from 5:00 - 5:30pm;
party ends at 8:00pm.
Includes a fabulous four-course dinner prepared by our Chef, magic and balloon art by Joey the Clown and at 7:00pm "New Year’s in London" toast!
$59 per adult, $29 per child (12 & under).
Prices exclude tax and service charge.

Click here for our New Year’s Eve
Early Dinner Menu

New Year's Eve Late Seating Dinner Nye special
Dinner and party from 9:00pm - 1:00am.
Includes a sumptuous four-course dinner prepared by our Executive Chef, glass of champagne at midnight, party favors and music provided by Peak Entertainment DJ!
$89 per adult (children's menu not available). Prices exclude tax and service charge.

Click here for our New Year’s Eve
Late Dinner Menu

Welcome 2014 in style while you enjoy a delectable New Year’s Eve dinner in Stowe at the Green Mountain Inn!  Need a place to stay after the celebration?  The Green Mountain Inn has luxurious accommodations perfect for a long holiday weekend in New England.  Adorned with every modern amenity and showcasing outstanding Vermont hand-crafted furniture, our guestrooms, suites, apartment and townhouses will create a wonderful atmosphere and lasting memories to start the New Year off great!  Happy Holidays and the Warmest of New Year Wishes from our family to yours!

12/24/2013

Warmest Wishes for a Wonderful Holiday Season from the Green Mountain Inn!

The Holiday Season in Stowe is a time to spend with family and friends; to create memories and cherish our loved ones, and Christmastime around the Green Mountain Inn is so special.  With glittering decorations, warm fires burning and the snow falling all around, it’s almost like a picture postcard from long ago.

There's still time to take advantage of our special Christmas in the Village Package*, where you can enjoy a true Vermont experience:

  • 3 nights of discounted lodgingDecorated-for-the-holiday
  • a welcome bottle of wine and platter of assorted cheeses, fruits & nuts
  • choice of a Green Mountain Inn commemorative gift
  • a Horse Drawn Sleigh Ride
  • Christmas Dinner in the Main Street Dining Room
  • Daily, full country breakfast

* Valid Christmas Week Only: Arrival Dec. 24, or 25, 2013 – from $393+ per person

Holiday Wishes from the Green Mountain Inn family to yours!

 Spend time with family and friends, have fun in the wintery weather of Stowe and save money with one of our hotel packages.  We hope you enjoy all the sights, spending time with those you love and have a wonderful Holiday Season!

Click here to reserve your stay at the Green Mountain Inn

12/17/2013

The Stowe Recreation Path Becomes Transformed for the Stowe Tour de Snow!

When families come to Stowe during the winter season, snow activities are usually first and foremost in their minds and if you’re looking for a new snow experience, the Stowe Tour de Snow is the perfect event.  Enjoy a full day of activities on the Stowe Recreation Path with FREE Nordic ski equipment and lessons offered to all registered children.  Fun-filled activities provided by local merchants and friends of the Rec Path will be available throughout the day, along with a Vintage Cross-Country Ski Race sponsored by The Vermont Ski & Snowboard Museum.

Tour de SnowStowe Tour de Snow
Stowe Recreation Path
January 19, 2014
12:30 – 4:00 PM

Highlights:
Yoga Slack Lines
Dog Sledding
Nordic Terrain Park
Learn to Ski & Snowshoe Clinics
Dunk Tank
Biathlon & Air Rifle Target Shooting
Hockey Puck Shooting
Sled-pulling Contest
Slalom Ski Course Competition
Snow Disc Golf
Winter Arts & Crafts
Food & Drinks & Free Samples

Finish Celebrations will take place in the heart of Stowe Village, in the Helen Day Art Center from 3 – 4 PM.  Pick and choose the activities you want…try to do them all…or just tag along and watch your kids have fun!  All proceeds from the Stowe Tour de Snow help to enhance the winter use of the Stowe Rec Path and to benefit S.K.I.S (Skiing Kids in Schools).

The Green Mountain Inn, located directly on Main Street in Stowe, is excited to welcome everyone for this highly anticipated event.  The Stowe Tour de Snow showcases 5.3 miles of the best of what Stowe has to offer during the winter for everyone to enjoy.  Make your plans now for a great Vermont family getaway at our luxurious Stowe Inn.

Image courtesy of Stowe Tour de Snow

12/10/2013

Dog Sledding in Stowe Makes for the Perfect Vermont Getaway!

Are you looking for an activity that the whole family can enjoy?  Do you love snow?  Look no further, because dog sledding in Stowe is a great way for the whole family to enjoy the snow and scenery together on an exhilarating dog-led sleigh journey through the majestic trails of the Green Mountains.  There are many locations that offer several types of tours, but here are two of our favorites:

Umiak dogsleddingUmiak Dog-Sledding
Main Street, Stowe
Offers 2-hour backcountry dogsled tours at Little River State Park in Waterbury and 20 minute sled dog rides at Stoweflake in Stowe.  Trip are designed to be educations and interactive. 

“Experience the thrill of 12 Siberian Huskies gracefully running your sled through the snow. Get ready to "Gee" and "Haw" through the scenic trails of Vermont. Dogsledding is sure put a smile on your face and creates a lasting memory.” from the Umiak Dog-Sledding website

Dog sleddingPeace Pups Dogsledding
Lake Elmore, VT
Dogsled experiences are available at their Lake Elmore location and also at Stowe Mountain Resort in Stowe.  Reservations are recommended.

 “It's more than just a ride! Learn what is required to maintain a team of Siberian Huskies, what equipment is used and how we put it all together to move down the trail. Our guided tours are a great way to see the Vermont wilderness and learn all you ever wanted to know about dogsledding.” from the Peace Pups Dogsledding website

Make it a great Vermont family getaway with a fun and exciting dog sledding adventure in Stowe and make it complete with a stay at the Green Mountain Inn.  Luxurious accommodations and attentive staff await your arrival.  We hope to see you soon.

12/03/2013

Trapp Nordic Cup Time Trial Series – A New Timed 5K Race!

We know we don’t have to give you a reason to come to Stowe; everyone knows that the skiing is amazing and the scenery is something from fairy tales – but if we needed to have one, the brand new Trapp Nordic Cup Time Trial Series would be it!  Beginning on December 31 and running for 10 weeks through February 25, every Tuesday, skiers and skaters alike can compete on a marked race course complete with timing and start area.  Participants can choose their start time between 9 AM and 4 PM and can also compete in the 5K loop in skate, classic or both.

Trapp Nordic Cup Time Trial Series Nordic skiing
Trapp Family Lodge
Every Tuesday – December 31 – February 25
Cost is $60 for the series or $8 per race

The Green Mountain Inn is located just 10 minutes from Trapp Family Lodge and is a great place to escape the hustle and bustle of the most popular season in Stowe.  With our newly upgraded outdoor heated pool area, complete with in-ground Jacuzzi, to our comfortable and thoughtfully appointed guest rooms, your stay in Stowe will be the best it can be.  We hope to see you soon and we wish all who participate the best of luck!

Image courtesy of agreenwriter

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