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Celebrate Independence Day in Stowe

Spend the 4th of July in Stowe for an unforgettable summer holiday experience.

  Celebrate Independence Day in Stowe

The 4th of July holiday is an all-day, family fun experience in Stowe. From the early morning past sunset, visitors can enjoy great food, play games, listen to music from local artists, follow the parades and take in a grand fireworks display. There truly is something fun for everyone on Independence Day in Stowe, Vermont. 

Activities and Events in Stowe to Celebrate Independence Day

Feeling patriotic? Bring your family and friends to small-town Stowe to experience an old-fashioned Independence Day filled with activities for all ages.

4th of July Parades

On the 4th of July in Stowe, visitors can catch the Moscow parade at 10:00 a.m. and the traditional Main Street parade at 1:00 p.m, which starts at the Stowe Events Field and finishes at the Memorial Park.  

Old-Fashioned Festival

The summer fun in Stowe Vermont would not be complete without the 4th of July village festival, which features face painting, fun carnival games, fantastic food and more.

Fireworks

Make sure to catch the annual 4th of July fireworks display at the Mayo Farm Events Field on Weeks Hill Road. There will be even more tasty eats, live music, bounce houses, laser tag and other fun things to do. Admission is free for all guests, but make sure to bring blankets and lawn chairs for the best views of the fireworks.

Celebrate Independence Day the right way in Stowe. Book your 4th of July trip to Green Mountain Inn to make the most of the summer holiday.


Don't Forget to Check Out the Hot Air Balloon Festival

Keep your calendar open Father's Day weekend for the Hot Air Balloon festival.

Hot Air Balloon Festival

There's Nothing Quite Like the Quechee Summer Balloon Festival in Vermont

This is much more than a hot air balloon festival. Live music and entertainment will play continuously all weekend while you browse over 60 commercial vendors and craft artisans. The festival includes a total of 20 beautiful balloons.

The Quechee summer balloon festival in Vermont is an excellent way for both kids and adults to spend Father's Day weekend. The event features plenty of children's activities including a rock climbing wall, bounce house, Euro bungee, and more.

Fuel up with plenty of food vendors – including local and healthy options. Adults can even sip a few drinks at the beer and wine garden as you watch the balloons waft through the sky.

Yes, there will be hot air balloon rides: five rides and additional tethered flights throughout the day. Just make sure to book your ride online prior to the festival.

Get Ready for Exciting Summer Events in Vermont

This festival runs June 15th through the 17th in Quechee, as well as the skies of Vermont's Upper Valley and New Hampshire. Admission prices cover entry for the entire weekend.

If you're planning a trip to Vermont for the festival, consider staying with us at The Green Mountain Inn in Stowe. Between hiking, swimming, biking, and fishing, there's no shortage of summer fun in Stowe.


Stunning State Parks in Vermont to Explore

The State Parks in Vermont are an outdoor lover’s dream destination.

State Parks in Stowe
With over 30 parks that cater to day-trippers plus a slew of others on the map, there’s no end to what you can explore this summer!

State Parks in Vermont Near Stowe

Stowe is the perfect place to stake your claim while you visit the local parks for a day of hiking, swimming, fishing, bouldering, and more.

Here’s what our local parks can offer.

Smuggler’s Notch

This well-known hiker’s haven offers caves to explore, bike trails, and bouldering opportunities set amid sweeping views of the breathtaking Green Mountains.

Underhill

Nestled on the slope of Vermont’s highest peak, Underhill is known for its four trails that will take you through scenic Arctic-tundra-like landscape.

There’s also a picnic pavilion where you can take a breather and enjoy a plein air lunch.

Little River/Waterbury

Hike or bike the trails, then cool off in the water at one of the swimming beaches. With 17 picnic sites and boat rentals to boot, this 90-acre peninsula is a jewel of a park with everything you need for a day — or days — of fun.

Stay to Play

To make the most of the state parks in Vermont, stay close to the action at Green Mountain Inn. We offer a prime location — in the heart of Stowe, close to all of these fun-filled destinations.

And if you overdo hiking or having fun, don’t fret. We have the amenities you need to help you relax at the end of the day — massage, pool, and a concierge — plus deluxe accommodations for the perfect night of rest.


A Fun and Relaxing Father's Day in Stowe

Spend Father's Day in Stowe with dad or any father figure in your life as there is something for all interests.

Father's Day in Stowe
Activities for Father's Day and All Summer in Stowe

The Stowe Recreation Path is much more than just a hiking trail. This internationally recognized  greenway offers 5.3 miles of paved trail with bike maintenance stations. Join dad for a bike ride or a relaxing stroll through Bouchard Farm and across the West Branch River.

You can't travel far without running into an amazing craft brewery in Stowe like Alchemist Brewery, Rock Art Brewery, Stowe Cider, Green Mountain Distillery, and many more. Your dad will love the brew tours which include transportation, visits to five breweries with a flight at each stop, local guide, and tasty appetizers.

If your dad likes to fish, he'll appreciate spending Father's Day in Vermont thanks to the Catamount Fishing Adventures. Enjoy some great fishing in Stowe with Willy Deitrich: a licensed guide with 23 years of experience. From fly fishing to spin fishing, this Vermont destination has dad covered.

Plan Your Father's Day in Vermont

If you're spending Father's Day in Stowe, consider staying with us at The Green Mountain Inn. Our location is the perfect place for dad to enjoy a relaxing getaway because we're not far from several interesting outdoor activities. Our luxurious facilities and rich history make The Green Mountain Inn an ideal spot for all your summer activities.


Start Your Summer on Memorial Day Weekend in Stowe

Memorial Day Weekend in Stowe is the perfect time to enjoy activities that are sure to keep you coming back all summer long. Memorial Day Weekend in Stowe

Outdoor Activities and Events in Stowe for Enjoying the Warm Weather

The Stowe Recreation Path is over 5 miles long and ideal for cyclists of all skill levels. Don't feel obligated to pack your bike: you can rent bikes and rollerblades from a few shops in town.

A summer trip to Stowe wouldn't be complete without getting into the water on a canoe or kayak. Local companies offer guided tours, shuttles, and wildlife viewing. If you'd rather go alone, rent from an outpost and explore Lake Champlain, Waterbury Reservoir, or Lake Elmore at your own pace.

Stowe is a hiker's paradise thanks to 265 miles of connecting trails and Vermont's highest mountain (Mount Mansfield). Mill Trail, Sterling Gorge, and Moss Glen Falls are favorites of both locals and regular tourists alike.

Thrill-seekers won't want to skip the climbing adventure and outdoor obstacle courses. With ziplining, rock climbing, and other challenging activities, Stowe is sure to keep you busy for days.

Plan Your Summer in Stowe

The historic Green Mountain Inn can help you make the most of your trip. We offer several types of accommodations including luxury suites and apartments to create a home away from home. With a year-round outdoor pool and spa and plenty of nearby activities, our Inn is the perfect place to spend your summer in Stowe.


Treat Mom to the Best Mother’s Day Getaway Ever in Stowe, Vermont

Your Mother’s Day Getaway can be spent in Stowe with Mom which is a great way to show her how important she is.

Mother's Day Getaway


Plan Your Mother’s Day Getaway with Ease
There are so many things to do in Stowe that it's easy to give mom exactly what she wants for her special day, some well-deserved down-time.

If she loves the great outdoors, she’ll enjoy hiking the well-maintained trails and meandering pathways of the mountains. Whether she prefers gentle paths or a challenging climb, there’s a trail that will suit her perfectly.

When Mom is done hiking, soothe her tired muscles by treating her to a relaxing Reiki or Thai massage or let her experience one of the many wonderful local spa delights.

After she’s rested and relaxed, take Mom to the quaint Historic Village and let her shop to her heart’s content while soaking in the charm of the authentic 19th century market town feel.

Where to Stay to Get Away
The easiest way to plan a Mother’s Day Getaway in Stowe is to start with the perfect place to stay. You’re welcome to make Green Mountain Inn your base for enjoying all the amazing activities available. Our warm and inviting inn has all mom needs to enjoy a comfortable stay plus the extra amenities she deserves. Let us help you take her Mother’s Day to the next level with a weekend at Green Mountain Inn.


Come Have Your Spring Break in Stowe

There’s nothing like celebrating the thaw of winter than having a Stowe Vacation. Check out the lush greenery eager to be seen after being buried in snow for so long.

What You Can Do on a Stowe Vacation

Check Out the Maple Sugar Syrup

Have a sweet spring break in Stowe by checking out the state’s maple syrup. Vermont is the USA’s biggest producer of it. Go to sugarhouses and learn about the whole process from tree to bottle.

Stowe Recreation 

Hiking-at-sunsetHiking is the best way to take in all that springtime in Stowe has to offer. Climb Mount Mansfield or you can check out the famous Long Trail, a 265-mile trail system that crosses over Mt Mansfield and Spruce Peak.

If hiking isn’t your thing, try biking. With different terrains, like paved and dirt roads, trails and paths, it’ll never be boring. There are also plenty of places to rent a bike if you don’t have one of your own.

If physical Stowe recreation doesn’t interest you, check out the galleries, shops, and antiques that are around.

Need a Place to Stay?

If you want to try out all these fun activities and need a place to stay, you’re welcome to stay with us at the Green Mountain Inn. We have been hosting people for more than 180 years and we’re right in the heart of Stowe. We combine our rich history with modern comfort to give you the best stay possible.


Check Out the Vacation Rentals in Stowe at Green Mountain Inn

Are you looking for a great mountain vacation rental? At Green Mountain Inn, we offer more than just suites and guest rooms, we also have amazing apartments and townhouses.

Stay and Play Longer with the Best in Vermont Lodging

Green-mountain-inn-townhouseEnjoy a fully equipped kitchen and all the comforts of home when you stay in one of our apartments or townhouses. These spacious accommodations let you have a peaceful getaway any time of year and enjoy all the amenities of the Inn. The privately-owned Depot Street townhouses are perfect for families and couples who are traveling together.

Whether you want to stay in town for a few days or for an extended vacation, our spacious townhouses or apartments at Green Mountain Inn provide you with the best accommodations in the heart of Stowe, Vermont. Let us help you make your visit an exciting one by reserving your stay today


Enjoy a Winter Escape with Spring Skiing in Stowe

If you want to get in one last winter getaway before warm weather hits, book your spring ski vacation with us at Green Mountain Inn. We offer excellent Ski, Ride & Stay packages and affordable rates for the spring season. Schedule your trip before the ski lifts stop on April 15, 2018.

Get the Most Out of Your Trip with the Ski, Ride & Stay Package

Two-snowboardersStowe Mountain is the premier place to go when you want to enjoy the final ski trip of the season. The mountain has 116 ski trails and 13 lifts. It has been a highly acclaimed ski destination since the 1940’s.

The innovative snowmaker allows for a much longer ski season, so you can enjoy your favorite winter sport well into the spring. In fact, the spring season is the best time to visit the area where you can take part in special events such as the 80’s Retro Weekend. Stay and enjoy the attractions in the area including the local restaurants and bars.

This time of year, it is also a great time to score excellent deals on ski equipment and gear at the shops in town. Check out the best ski packages in Vermont when you browse our website today.

Stay with Us While Spring Skiing in Stowe 

If you are looking for great hotel deals in Stowe, consider Green Mountain Inn. Since 1833, we have been the premier place to stay in Stowe, Vermont. We welcome travelers from all over the world at this historic location.

Our inn features a warm and comfortable atmosphere and has all the modern amenities that you could ask for. We recently renovated our year-round outdoor pool and spa, and have a health club, game room, and fire pit on site. Let us help you make this the most memorable ski trip you’ve ever experienced when you book your stay with us here at the Green Mountain Inn.


Come Celebrate Vermont Maple Open House Weekend

One of the most important times of the year in Vermont is maple syrup season. To celebrate, residents and businesses alike come together to taste the latest batches and enjoy the company of their neighbors.

If you love maple syrup, you should definitely come visit us during this season, especially for the Vermont Maple Open House Weekend.  

Why Vermont Maple Syrup Deserves to Be Celebrated

Vermont-maple-sugar-makersVermont maple syrup is delicious and is a huge part of the culture and economy of this part of the country. That’s why friends, neighbors, and visitors get together for the first crop of each season.

This year, this special celebration will take place March 24 and 25, 2018.

During this time, you can visit individual Vermont maple sugar houses to taste their unique batches of syrup. This is a treat for all of your senses: Watch the steam rising from the sugarhouse as you catch a whiff of the sweet aroma of fresh sap boiling. And of course, there’s the divine flavor of the syrup itself.

In addition to trying the syrup, you need to check out some of the other venues, restaurants, and inns that will be serving up some really tasty treats. These include Maple Fennel Sausage Pizza, a Maple Mojito, and much more. Believe us – you’re not going to want to miss this. It’s one of the tastiest events of the year.

Book Your Stay at the Coziest Inn in Vermont

When you visit Vermont for this special weekend, make sure to book your stay at the Green Mountain Inn. We have incredibly cozy rooms that will make your weekend in Vermont even more special. Make sure you book today to take advantage of our Bed & Breakfast package discounts!