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July 2016

Stowe Wine & Food Classic: Sophistication and Variety

On this memorable weekend, partake in one of Stowe’s most sophisticated events of the summer. This elegant wine and food festival offers something for amateur and seasoned wine tasters alike. With its extensive selection and festive atmosphere, it’s sure to please a wide range of tastes and offer something for every attendee!

Stowe Wine Tasting: Sharing Grapes and Community

Stowe ends the summer with a bang by offering wine tasting events on the last weekend of August 2016. Proceeds will go towards refurbishing Copley Hospital, and the itinerary for this Stowe Charities event includes:

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  • Blues, Brews & Food Trucks Crews (Friday, August 26): Kick off the weekend by partaking in scrumptious Vermont creations coupled with craft beers. Combined with the voices of Kat Wright and the Indomitable Soul Band, this is sure to be a night you’ll never forget.
  • Stowe’s Classic’s Taste of Vermont (Saturday, August 27): This farm-to-table dinner starts with sparkling wine on a patio that overlooks Mount Mansfield. Later, guests move inside for a five-course meal and can dance to the tunes of the Grippo Funk Band, while then participating in the auction that presents a diversity of unique items.
  • Grand Tasting (Sunday, August 28): Finish off the weekend with over 30 chef restaurants, premium craft beers, and more than 100 wines from all around the world. Guests can also enjoy the local band the Starline Rhythm Boys.

Taste the Fruit of the Vine This Summer

Whether you are sampling wines all evening, relaxing after a fun day, or simply enjoying the beauty of Stowe, this event is sure to give you a memorable experience!  Book your stay at the Green Mountain Inn to enjoy the best that Vermont has to offer.


Be Transported with Gentle Giants Carriage Rides in Stowe

Experience the beauty of the Vermont landscape in a unique way. For a transporting adventure to olden days of horse-drawn carriages and wagons, consider taking a trip with Gentle Giants Carriage Rides in Stowe. Rides include a choice of vehicle (carriages and wagons carrying anywhere from two to twelve passengers) behind peaceful Belgian and Percheron draft horses – the “gentle giants” that will pull your party through idyllic countryside, winding forested paths, and a covered bridge. This is a premier stop for horse-drawn carriage rides in Vermont.

Carriage Rides in Stowe

Stowe-landscapeThree types of carriages are available for a beautiful ride. Visitors can choose from a Victorian carriage and a surrey (both two-seaters and perfect for romantic rides) or a vis-à-vis carriage with room for four. A carriage ride is a romantic and intimate way to spend some time with a special person while enjoying the beauty of Vermont.

Wagon Rides in Stowe

Wagons are a perfect choice for large groups. You can choose from six-passenger or twelve-passenger wagons; both painted a cheery apple red. Take the whole family along on a relaxing, scenic ride through Vermont countryside with views of Mt. Mansfield.

Gentle Giants Carriage Rides opens at 11 a.m., seven days a week, all year long, weather permitting. You can call to reserve a ride. Rides are always private for just you and your group.

Horse-drawn carriage rides in Vermont are an excellent, pleasant stop during your trip to the Green Mountain State. Animal lovers will especially appreciate the noble beauty of the brown and white draft horses. Consider staying with us at Green Mountain Inn to complete the experience. We have a variety of accommodations to suit any size party, as well as a convenient location close to attractions in the Stowe area.


ANTIQUE CAR SHOW IN STOWE: AN AUTO ENTHUSIAST’S HEAVEN

If you are an auto enthusiast, then the Antique Car Show in Stowe is where you want to be this August 12th through the 14th.   With over 800 antique and classic cars in Stowe on display, this show has been a lasting favorite in Vermont, 2016 being its 59th year in Stowe.

Events Taking Place at the Antique Car Show in Stowe

Being one of the largest and oldest, this car show in Stowe remains an adored summer tradition in Vermont. Here are some events to look forward to: car-show

  • Automobile judging
  • Automobile parade
  • Youth judging
  • Vintage fashion judging
  • Flea Market and car corral
  • Street dance

This year, race cars will be included in the show as well, helping to make it one of the top annual events in Stowe.

Why See this Car Show in Stowe?

Apart from the spectacular antique car shows on display, the chance for the younger generations to see classic cars that are no longer in production and a fun take on learning about the history of automobiles, this car show has many events that bring people together. Even if you aren’t an auto enthusiast, there is lots of fun to be had. This year, the show is sponsored by the Vermont Automobile Enthusiasts. Bring the family along, there’ll be lots to see and many food concessions to fill your tank up as you enjoy the show.

If you’re visiting Vermont for this show, you’ll need a convenient location to stay in. The Green Mountain Inn is located in the heart of Stowe and offers the perfect combination of modern comfort with classic ambience. Featuring lots of amenities, the Green Mountain Inn is the perfect location for destination weddings, weekend getaways, and family vacations. Book your stay with us to enjoy our warm and friendly hospitality, as well as our perfectly convenient location.


ZipTour Adventure in Stowe: Fun for the Whole Family

Stowe Mountain Resort is excited to announce its new ZipTour Adventure.  The attraction offers a wide range of awesome rides and activities that are sure to wow all ages and provide a great time for adventure seekers of all ages.  

Zip Lining in Stowe: An Adrenaline Adventure

Open to riders age 10 and up, these unique TreeTop Adventures in Stowe consist of a broad selection of zip lines, including:

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  • Drops that range from 150 feet long and 10 feet off the ground
  • The Nosedive Zip, a wild ride that’s over 4,000 feet long and 130 feet up

The launching point is the summit Gondola, near the top of Mt. Mansfield (the highest peak in Vermont). Riders are projected from this peak back to base on a series of exciting zip lines. Before you take off, you have the option of riding alone or descending on side-by-side lines with another member of your party.

When you want to take a break from the peaks, head on over to experience a new type of excitement; as a bonus, all-day access to the Gondola SkyRide is also part of the ZipTour Adventure, giving you and your family the ultimate thrill ride vacation experience that you won’t soon forget!

Stay With a Quality Crew

When you’re worn out from your ZipTour Adventure in Stowe, you can return to comfortable lodgings and a relaxing atmosphere when you plan your trip with Green Mountain Inn. We offer year-round heated indoor pool and spa, convenient location and warm and friendly service.

We strive to go above and beyond your expectations, so begin your zip lining adventures and book a room with us today!