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September 2015

Ghoulish Getaway Package in Stowe will Delight Halloween Lovers

Haunted places in Stowe promise a spook-tacular time for all this Halloween season.

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Why settle for the chills and thrills of a horror movie marathon or yet another costume party when you can see real haunted places all across Stowe? The Ghoulish Getaway Package in Stowe comes with everything you need to delight your inner child, and you may even find yourself taking a quick peek under the bed after finishing up your tour.

With so many historic sites and places located around the city, it is not surprising that the area is home to so many haunted hot spots. Taking a tour lets you get up close to some of the most haunted locations and may even result in you going home with a few stories of your own. Stowe Lantern Tours take you all around town and provide you with your very own lantern to get a better look at haunted hotels, restaurants, homes and businesses. What could be spookier than a haunted tour by lantern on a dark and chilling night?

If you want to experience the ultimate excitement this Halloween season, book a Halloween hotel package in Stowe here at the Green Mountain Inn. Every person who stays with us receives a free box of homemade Halloween candy, and you don't even need to say, "Trick or treat!"

Our Halloween hotel package also comes with a trip to a local pumpkin patch where you can pick out your own pumpkin to take back home with you and carve it into a jack-o'-lantern masterpiece. Start your day off right with a full country breakfast downstairs before taking a tour of Stowe. Our Halloween package comes with everything you need for a fun-filled getaway this October, including candy, pumpkins and maybe even some chills and thrills.


Now is the Time to Plan Your Holiday Dinners at the Green Mountain Inn

Put aside the stress of cooking for the whole family and host your holiday dinners at the Main Street Dining Room

Between the casual fine dining of the Whip Bar & Grill and the down-home feel of Main Street Dining Room, guests are finding plenty of reasons to dine on the premises at the Green Mountain Inn. The Main Street Dining Room projects an ambiance of a New England village from its fireplace and hardwood floors to the antique dumbwaiter. You'll find the food is as hearty as the atmosphere, from a traditional Vermont country breakfast loaded with homemade baked goods and all the fixings to afternoon tea and cookies to keep yourself fueled between lunch and dinnertime.

Holiday Meal
Main Street Dining Room is so warm and cozy that it might as well be home, and plenty of visitors have discovered the appeal of holiday dinners at the Green Mountain Inn. The Thanksgiving menu at the Green Mountain Inn features a blend of local favorites and Thanksgiving traditions from maple bourbon glazed ham to New England clam and corn chowder. Browse the Christmas menu at the Green Mountain Inn to find a selection that similarly spins classic comfort food with culinary creativity. Indulge yourself on a holiday favorite like slow roasted prime rib of beef, or explore something different with our mushroom ravioli. A decadent candy cane cheesecake makes a great cap to a holiday meal. Ring in the beginning of a new year with the New Year's Eve menu at the Green Mountain Inn, a four-course prix fixe menu specially made for the season, and finish it off with drinks at the Whip Bar & Grill.

We hope you will join us for a holiday dinner at the Green Mountain Inn. People are already calling to make reservations, so give us call soon, because it's a good time to get plans made.


Stowe Restaurant Week Brings out the Best in Vermont

Restaurant Week in Stowe Vermont combines local ingredients with culinary skill to provide a week long celebration of flavor

Long known for its excellent ski slopesRestaurant Week in Stowe
and natural beauty, Stowe is quickly gaining fame in the world of gastronomy with Stowe Restaurant Week, an extravaganza of the taste buds that pays tribute to the produce of Vermont's fertile valleys and the creativity of local chefs. Providing imaginative menus that highlight the finest seasonal ingredients, such as Vermont's famous sharp cheddar cheese, late summer vegetables, apple-smoked bacon, and maple-barbecued meats, guests are treated to an array of delectable dishes from the area's finest eateries.

Many of the meals being offered are divided into three price groups that include starters or soups, a main entree, and a delicious dessert. For Prix Fixe meals Stowe provides excellent value, allowing guests to sample cuisine in the $15, $25, or $35 price groups. More than a dozen restaurants are participating, and their menus include Irish-themed pub meals, Mexican classics, New England seafood dishes, and Italian favorites. Another way to take full advantage of the festivities is by purchasing a VIP Pass for Stowe Restaurant Week, which offers an additional 10 percent off of items purchased from local retail shops participating in the event. Visitors can use their discount to stock up on locally made items, ski gear, and souvenirs.

Take a break from all the excitement by visiting the Green Mountain Inn. It's the perfect way to enjoy the peaceful, idyllic mountain surroundings of this charming and historic town. The Inn was built in 1833 and distills the spirit of Stowe with period furnishings, antique detailing, and a range of amenities. Enjoy a soothing massage in the spa or work up an appetite in the Inn's pool. The bucolic surroundings and luxurious extras will ensure a vacation that is relaxing and restful.


The Stowe Foliage Arts Festival Is Back!

Celebrate alluring fall foliage in Stowe with art at this annual festival.

Stowe Foliage Arts Festival
At the peak brilliance of fall foliage, the 31st annual Stowe Foliage Arts Festival will be returning October 9 to 11. The gorgeously hued backdrop of the historic town is rivaled only by over 150 artists and artisans exhibiting fine arts and crafts for you to explore. Spend the day mingling with the featured artists while you shop for fine art, home d├ęcor, sculptures, photography, kitchenware and unique gifts for your loved ones.

Indulge in vast array of local specialty foods, including grass-fed burgers, organic wood-fired pizza, sweet potato fries, tacos, lobster rolls, grilled cheese paninis, pulled pork, soups, salads and plenty more. The Vermont Beer, Cheese and Sausage tent will be making its fourth annual appearance at the fall festival in Stowe, serving craft Vermont beer alongside locally produced cheese and sausage.

The Stowe Events Field will be hosting live music throughout the festival. This year's lineup includes Spencer Lewis, Storm Cats, Contois School of Music and Brent McCoy. The festival will be held rain or shine under sizable Camelot tents heated for a cozy shopping experience.

To enjoy lodging near the festival, book a room or luxury suite for the weekend at the Green Mountain Inn. The hotel is conveniently located on Stowe's Main Street just a short distance from the Stowe Foliage Arts & Crafts Festival. Each room offers unique accommodations and a wide range of amenities to ensure that your hours spent away from the festivities are a pleasant experience. The Green Mountain Inn offers a year-round heated outdoor pool and dining at the historic Whip Bar & Grill where you can dive into rich New England cuisine and refreshing microbrews in a friendly setting.


Don't Miss the Stowe Oktoberfest October 2-4

This German festival in Stowe is one of the biggest fall events in Vermont.

Stowe Oktoberfest
Come be a part of one of the top fall events in Vermont at the 19th Annual Stowe Oktoberfest, held October 2-4. This family-friendly festival celebrates the heritage and culture of German-Americans and Vermont history. It will be conveniently located at the Stowe Events Field, but you may feel like you've stepped into an actual Bavarian village.

This annual harvest celebration is presented by the Rotary Club of Stowe. You can enjoy a weekend filled with great food and fun while supporting a good cause. A percentage of all proceeds will go to benefit the Friends of Stowe Adaptive Sports, which helps make it possible for those with physical handicaps to participate in recreational sports and activities.

The fall festival kicks off Friday evening with live music and dancing and welcomes back to the stage one of Stowe's favorite local bands, the Sugardaddies. Start Saturday's celebration with the Oktoberfest Grand Parade Stowe. The parade will feature local marching bands, floats and classic cars. It all begins in the village of Stowe and ends right in the middle of the festivities at the events field. Enjoy a bratwurst, sauerkraut and refreshing Vermont-brewed beer while listening to authentic German oompah bands and a live yodeler. With activities including a sing-a-long and silent auction, along with pumpkin decorating and bouncy houses, there will be something for everyone.

If you are looking for a place to stay while enjoying the festival, come visit us at the historic Green Mountain Inn for a cozy Vermont getaway. Located in the heart of Stowe, you will enjoy the serenity of Vermont while still staying close to all the action.