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January 2015

Saying “I Do” is All You Need to do with a Green Mountain Inn Wedding

Weddings in Stowe

Stowe, Vermont is a year-round tourist town, offering stunning mountain views, historic charm and beauty and is the perfect place to say “I do”.  The Green Mountain Inn, located in the heart of downtown Stowe, offers an elegant atmosphere for your Stowe, Vermont wedding, rehearsal dinner and more!  Established in 1833, the Green Mountain Inn has an exceptional selection of ceremony and reception venues, an on-site celebration planning service and an assortment of lodging accommodations, certain to create the wedding of your dreams!

Choose from any of the following for your Stowe, Wedding 4
Vermont wedding at the Green Mountain Inn:

Village Room – offers abundant natural light, charming antique wall sconces and an element of privacy – ideals for ceremonies, receptions and private dinner parties.

Library & Living Room – Perfect for a small ceremony and offers a delightful option for couples who wish for simplicity and may also be reserved with our Main Street Dining Room for larger events.  The Mansfield House features a staircase to the living room, perfect for making a grand entrance.

Mansfield House Lawn – A lovely, landscaped area perfect for an intimate, outdoor ceremony or cocktail reception – accommodates up to 120 people.  An elaborate surround-sound system enhances the entire area.

Main Street Dining Room – Overlooking beautiful
Stowe Village, Wedding 5the Main Street Dining Room offers an atmosphere of beauty and charm within its hardwood accoutrements, fireplace and bar.

In addition to our lovely ceremony and reception venues, the Green Mountain Inn offers exceptional accommodation packages - from our Country Inn Ceremony which provides an intimate nuptial ceremony for the two of you and up to four additional guests to our Heart of Stowe Romance Package with a welcome bottle of Champagne just for the two of you.  Your guests can enjoy seasonal skiing, boutique shopping, or just relaxing around our outdoor heated all-season pool.

If you wish to speak with someone directly, please contact our Event Coordinator at 800-253-7302 x606.

The Green Mountain Inn will work with you on planning all of the fine details that come into play when orchestrating a truly memorable Stowe, Vermont wedding, and you can relax and feel confident that every last detail will be taken care of.  We hope to welcome you soon!


Enjoy the Beauty of Stowe with Full Moon Ski Tours

Full Moon Ski Tours

Skiing in Stowe is always fun and provides a way to enjoy all the beauty that surrounds us.  An even more beautiful experience are the Full Moon Ski Tours led by Stowe Nordic!  Each month, during the winter season, you can join a fun group of people to ski down the Stowe Recreation Path on the day of the full moon.  Any age or ability can join in on the fun!

Full Moon Ski Tours cross country skier
Stowe Nordic
6:00 PM

Tuesday, February 3rd
Thursday, March 5th
Saturday April 4th

Dress appropriately ~ Bring a headlamp ~ Tour is followed by snacks & beverages at a local restaurant ~ Membership is not required ~ Meet on the Rec Path parking lot behind Nordic Barn on the Mountain Road

 

Stowe Nordic is an organization of Nordic ski enthusiasts in the Stowe area, and offers many training programs, supports youth racing and organizes a Masters ski racing team.

The Green Mountain Inn welcomes you to come and discover what makes the village of Stowe so special and enjoy a moonlit skiing adventure while here.  Our convenient location makes it easy for you to explore the area and then return for a relaxing evening in the heart of Stowe.  Take advantage of our outdoor, heated pool or get in a great workout in our spacious fitness center.  We look forward to seeing you soon!


Come Celebrate the 70th Anniversary of The Stowe Derby!

Stowe Derby

Come be a part of ski history!  Celebrating its 70th year, the Stowe Derby is a fun, but competitive race attracting almost 1,000 competitors each year.  This year, an unprecedented class of competitor will be introduced – a new fatbike class – with the race finishing right in the center of Stowe!  Starting from the top of Mt. Mansfield, Vermont’s highest peak and descending to the historic village of Stowe, the Stowe Derby will give expert skiers like the Canadian Cross Country Ski Team to recreational skiers a thrill.  The course has a total vertical drop of over 2,600 feet and can take between 45 minutes to several hours to complete.

The Stowe Derby Skiing
Sunday, February 22, 2015

Highlights:
Fatbikes make its debut at the Derby for winter cycling competitors and enthusiasts.
Short Course: This 6km race is designed for children ages 6 & up and for those who prefer to avoid the rigors of a long and sustained descent.
Long Course Races: Ages 13 & up – 20 km course – 2 Divisions – Skating & Classical
SWIX Derby Meister – Experts Only – limited to the first 50 entrants.

The Stowe Derby brings the ski community together, from racers to spectators, all attracted by the unique and challenging course, excited crowds and the honor of saying they competed in the race.  The Green Mountain Inn looks forward to the Stowe Derby every year and offers exceptional accommodations perfect for a ski weekend in Vermont.  After a long day of racing in the Stowe Derby, enjoy a leisurely soak in our outdoor, heated pool or visit Stowe Village Massage for a Relaxation Massage.


Enjoy the Snow with Winter Activities at Umiak!

Winter Fun in Stowe!

The winter in Stowe is not just about skiing.  Many fun activities occur throughout the season and Umiak Outdoor Outfitters has a huge selection of fun, family-friendly and challenging sports to choose from.  If you can walk or hike in the summer, you can snowshoe in the winter, with just a few more layers of clothing.  Don’t want to hike…try a dogsled tour or a snowmobile tour or even a sledding tour with the kids.  Whatever your passion, you’ll find something to delight you.

Winter Fun in StoweUmiak Outdoor Outfitters

Snowshoe Tours:
Moonlight Cabin Snowshoe Tours ~ Fondue Snowshoe Tour ~ Top of the Notch Performance Sled Tour ~ Ben & Jerry’s Snowshoe & Ice Cream Too!

DogSled Tours ~ Sledding Tours ~ Ski Clinics & Tours ~ Snowmobile Tours

The Green Mountain Inn, located less than a mile from Umiak Outdoor Outfitters, is the perfect place to stay during your Snowshoe Tours in Stowe.  Enjoy a leisurely soak in our outdoor, heated pool or cozy up to the fire while you enjoy a warm drink and cookies.  Reserve your stay now and enjoy a wonderful winter getaway in Stowe.