107 posts categorized "Our Inn"

10/07/2014

Enjoy the Best Seasonal Views of Stowe with a Glider Ride

Stowe Soaring offers the most beautiful way to enjoy Stowe during the current change of the seasons, but time is running out – tours end at the end of October!  Experience an unforgettable opportunity to see the area from a whole different perspective.  With several types of flights available, you can gracefully ride on silent wings over fields and mountain peaks and get the full scope of the foliage change in the Green Mountains.

The Stash: Stowe Soaring (TEASER) from Smuggs TV on Vimeo.

 Stowe Soaring – Glider Ride in Stowe Glider
Open 7 days a week through October

Intro Ride: 10 minute ride that will leave you wanting more!
Mt. Elmore East Ridge Ride: Takes you over Mt. Elmore and the Worcester Mt. Range – approx. 20 min. long
Stowe Scenic Tour: Panoramic view of Mt. Mansfield and the village of Stowe – approx. 25-30 min. long
Mile High Mt. Mansfield Special: Fly to over a mile high with views of the Adirondacks & Mt. Washington. Approx. 35-40 min. long
Mt. Mansfield Motorglider Spectacular: Ride in the amazing Stemme S10-VT motorglider

Glider rental and instruction also available.

Stowe Soaring is the premier soaring site in New England and is conveniently located just six miles north of Stowe on Route 100, and minutes away from the Green Mountain Inn.  Make your plans now to come and enjoy the Stowe area, whether it be from the skies or on the ground, and ensure that your accommodations give you that true Vermont experience – like only our Inn can give you.  We look forward to seeing you soon!

09/30/2014

Perlman Music Program 4th Annual Stowe Residency

Perlman Music Program

“Founded by Toby Perlman 20 years ago, The Perlman Music Program (PMP) offers unparalleled musical training to young string players of rare and special talent.”

Having an opportunity to listen to talented, young string players is a privilege these days as music programs in schools continue to decrease to the disappointment of many.  The annual Stowe Residency by the Perlman Music Program lets Vermonters experience and share in the joys of beautiful music played by the next generation of classical music leaders.

Perlman Music Program Chamber music
4th Annual Stowe Residency
Spruce Peak Performing Arts Center
Passes & Tickets: Prices start at $20/concert
Sponsored by Sidney & Morgan Stark

Friday, November 7, 7:30 PM – Chamber Music Program
Features chamber ensembles created just for Stowe, playing exceptional classical repertoire

Saturday, November 8, 7:30 PM – Orchestral & Choral Concert
Features all 23 residency participants performing as a chamber orchestra conducted by Itzhak Perlman, and vocal ensemble conducted by Patrick Romano.

Come to Stowe and enjoy a weekend of truly special entertainment and outstanding musical talent.  The Green Mountain Inn is conveniently located to Spruce Peak Performing Arts Center and offers luxurious accommodations that will help to make your stay exceptional.  We hope to see you soon!

09/23/2014

4th Annual Stowe Restaurant Week

Stowe Restaurant Week

Going on its 4th year, Stowe Restaurant Week has become immensely popular and is looked forward to by locals and visitors alike.  The quality of the food that everyone can discover is outstanding, and foodie magazines such as Gourmet, Bon Appétit, Wine Spectator – just to name a few – have praised this annual celebration of local fare, and just recently, Stowe was voted #1 ski town for foodies in the U.S. – Fodor’s Travel (2014)!

Restaurant week

4th Annual Stowe Restaurant Week
October 19-25, 2014
Featuring special prix-fixe, multi-course meals for $15, $25 & $35.
Visit www.gostowe.com/restaurantweek for participating restaurants and details.

Meal taxes, alcohol, and gratuities are excluded

As an added BONUS, guests dining out during Stowe Restaurant Week will receive a VIP Pass to get 10% off store-wide at several Stowe retail shops including Pinnacle Ski & Sports & Stowe Mercantile!

Make your stay in Stowe complete when you dine at The Whip Bar & Grill at the Green Mountain Inn and enjoy an unforgettable meal in a relaxing and casual atmosphere.  All meals are prepared with Vermont food products and the freshest ingredients from local farmers.

 

09/16/2014

A Stowe Lantern Tour Can Complete Your Ghoulish Getaway to Stowe!

Stowe Lantern Tours

A great way to learn about Stowe from the early settlers’ perspective is to take part in a Stowe Lantern Tour – a 1 hour professionally guided walking tour that allows participants to explore the area while carrying a candle lit lantern.  Hear entertaining stories of the resident ghosts of Stowe and New England and learn a little bit about what it was like to be an early settler of our village.

Stowe Lantern Tours Lantern 2
Fall Tours start at 8 PM
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday & Saturday Nights
September 15 through October 31
Tours begin at the Visitor’s Center on Main Street

** Special Halloween Tour on October 31 **

You are invited to sign up at the Stowe Area Association or call (802) 244-1173 to make a reservation.

What better way to enjoy the history of Stowe than to stay at an historic Inn, full of character and where you can have the opportunity to enjoy a Stowe Lantern Tour as part of your experience.  Take advantage of our Ghoulish Getaway Package, and you’ll enjoy:

  • 2 nights discounted lodging Pumpkin
  • Daily full country breakfast in the Main Street Dining Room
  • Lantern tour of Historic Stowe Village
  • Pick your own pumpkin at a nearby farm
  • Welcome box of handmade Halloween candies

Please call 800-253-7302 to make a reservation or book online.

The Green Mountain Inn, located across the street from the Stowe Visitor’s Center, offers visitors to Stowe a true Vermont experience – with luxurious accommodations that reflect New England décor, attentive staff and thoughtful amenities – all provided with our guests in mind.  We hope to see you soon.

09/09/2014

32nd Annual Stowe Foliage Arts Festival!

Stowe Foliage Arts Festival

For the 32nd consecutive year, Craftproducers Foliage Arts Festival
will bring the Stowe Foliage Arts & Crafts Festival to the area, where over 200 artists and artisans will present their one-of-a-kind wares for purchase.  From handcrafted pottery to beautiful blown glass, the Stowe Foliage Arts Festival has become an annual tradition for many and continues to amaze first time visitors.  The Stowe Foliage Arts Festival is a great place to start your holiday gift buying, where you can find unique and special gifts for that hard to buy for person.

32nd Annual Stowe Foliage Arts Festival
October 10-12, 2014
10:00 AM – 5:00 PM Daily
Stowe Events Field
Held Rain or Shine under heated Camelot Tents

Stowe art and crafts festivalHighlights:
Over 200 Artists & Artisans – Handcrafted Pottery, Blown Glass, Jewelry, Clothing, Photography, Drawings, Paintings, Sculpture, Collectibles, Leather, Specialty Food Products, Fine Arts and Contemporary Crafts
Vermont Cheese, Beer and Sausage Festival
Dining Tent & Culinary Court
Family Friendly Activities
Live Entertainment

If you’re looking for a place to stay during the Festival – because one day is surely not enough time to see everything – the Green Mountain Inn offers exceptional accommodations and a true Vermont experience throughout our historic Inn.  We hope to see you soon!

Images courtesy of Craftproducers & GoStowe

09/02/2014

The 18th Annual Stowe Oktoberfest – Tradition, Food & Fun!

Stowe Oktoberfest

From Oompah band’s to authentic German foods to – of course – freshly brewed Vermont beers, the 18th Annual Stowe Oktoberfest will give families, couples and visitors alike a chance to create some wonderful Autumn season memories over a full weekend in October.  A portion of the proceeds raised at Friday evening’s event will go to support The Lamoille Home Health and Hospice.  Last year, Oktoberfest allowed Stowe Rotary to provide over $50,000.00 worth of support to over twenty local charities and scholarships in the greater Lamoille/Washington County region.

18th Annual Stowe Oktoberfest
Town of Stowe Events Field/Under the Big Tent
October 3-5, 2014
Friday – 7-11 PM
Saturday – 11 AM – 8 PM
Sunday – 11 AM – 3 PM

Stowe OktoberfestHighlights:

  • Free Live Music & Dancing from The Sugardaddies, The Inseldudler, and Die Lustigen Almdudler!
  • The Grand Parade on Saturday @ 10:00 AM – official opening of Stowe Oktoberfest @ Mountain Road and Main Street
  • Traditional German food like bratwurst, knockwurst w/sauerkraut and potato salad
  • Kinderplatz – for kids – jumping fun house and face painting
  • Silent Auction

The Stowe Oktoberfest celebration is presented by the Rotary Club of Stowe and is a great way to welcome the beautiful Fall season to the area – just look for the big tent at the Town of Stowe Events Field.  The Green Mountain Inn, located on Main Street, provides exceptional accommodations for you during your visit to the 18th Annual Stowe Oktoberfest and is the perfect place to relax after a full day of German festivities!

08/26/2014

Welcome Autumn’s Glory with a Fall Foliage Scenic Boat Charter

Fall Foliage Boat Charters

Grab a bag…ok, ready…pack it with some sunglasses, a water bottle, insect repellant, a hat if you so choose, maybe some snacks and DO NOT forget your camera, because you’re headed to the Fly Rod Shop to enjoy one of their Fall Foliage Scenic Boat Charters

Just imagine quietly motoring along the beautiful, serene Waterbury Reservoir and suddenly you spy a Bald Eagle, or even a Moose!  Not to mention the gorgeous foliage that you will have the opportunity to take in all around you – all 860 acres of it.

Fall foliage boat charterFall Foliage Scenic Boat Charters
The Fly Rod Shop
Tours begin September 15 and run daily through October 19
10 AM – 3 PM Hourly
2-6 people - $40 per person
Reservations required

The Fly Rod Shop provides transportation from its shop beginning at 9:30 AM on the hour and the last trip leaving at 2:30 PM.  Trips go out rain or shine.

The Green Mountain Inn welcomes you to come and fully enjoy your stay in Stowe with a stay at our Inn.  Located just minutes from The Fly Rod Shop, your stay will be convenient, luxurious and memorable.  We hope to welcome you soon.

Image courtesy of: The Fly Rod Shop

08/19/2014

Enjoy the View with a Fall Foliage Trip to Stowe!

Vermont in the Fall

"The first week of October in Vermont is the unbearably beautiful American time and place. Brilliant yellow birch-covered hills slope down to glowing green meadows. Every sugar maple along every country lane combusts in scarlet and gold. The autumn sun brightens the white church steeples in the pretty valley towns. Plump pumpkins appear in orange pyramids outside the crossroads stores, and the smell of wood smoke hangs in the air. The intensity of the season so overpowers the senses that autumn cannot be remembered one year to the next, so its splendor always comes as a shock." ~ Charles Kuralt, CBS "On The Road" Correspondent

Fall in Stowe is the perfect time to plan your vacation to Stowe, Vermont and the Green Mountain Inn can help with our Autumn Brilliance Package.

Autumn Brilliance Package Autumn
Available September 19 through October 18, 2014
(excludes Columbus Weekend)
From $276 per person

  • Two nights discounted lodging (minimum)
  • Daily full country breakfast
  • Scenic horse and carriage ride
  • Fall harvest picnic lunch “to go” with seasonal specialties and bottle of wine

All rates are per person (pp), based on double occupancy and do not include 10% Vermont State Rooms and Meal tax and 6% Service Charge

Call 800.253.7302 to make a reservation or visit our website to book online.

The best time of year to view the fall foliage in Stowe is typically from mid-September through late October, and as always, you can expect to have a spectacular show!  Check out Stowe.com for a convenient list of Scenic Drives, some Fun Foliage Facts and a Free downloadable Kid’s Activity Book.

Make your plans now to come and enjoy the fall foliage in Stowe and stay at the Green Mountain Inn for a true Vermont experience!  We hope to see you soon.

08/12/2014

The British Invasion Car Show in Stowe!

British Invasion Car Show

The British Invasion Car Show is back and it’s sporting a new location – the Stowe Events Field!  From the tiniest of Mini Coopers to the grandest dame of them all, the Rolls Royce, the British Invasion Car Show in Stowe has become North America’s largest British classic sports car and motorcycle event!  It’s a weekend long celebration and a salute to the great British Motorcar and also to the British lifestyle, and every year, on the third weekend in September the town of Stowe becomes a bit more “ace”.  MG, Lotus, Singer and British racing cars are featured Marques for 2014.

British InvasionBritish Invasion Car Show in Stowe
September 19-21, 2014
Saturday – 9-5, Sunday – 9-3
NEW location this year!
Stowe Events Field

Parking proceeds will benefit the
American Cancer Society

Events:
Friday – Driving Tour, Registrant’s Reception & Stowe Main Street Party Hosted by the Stowe Vibrancy Committee
Saturday – British Classic Motorcar Show, People’s Choice Judging & Concours d’Elegance
Sunday – The Notch Run Driving Tour, Tailgate Picnic Competition & The Competition of Colors
Saturday & Sunday – The British Pub
Friday thru Sunday – British Market Place & Auto Jumble & British Car Corral

Hundreds of British car enthusiasts descend upon Vermont to enjoy the winding roads and rolling hills of the area and to browse the over 60 classes of motorcars that compete in the British Invasion Car Show in Stowe.  The Green Mountain Inn is proud to be a supporter of the Show and welcomes one and all to come and experience the British culture through activities, crafts and unique British gifts all present at the 24th British Invasion Car Show in Stowe.  Make your reservations now and enjoy luxurious accommodations and thoughtful amenities sure to make your stay in Stowe exceedingly memorable.

08/05/2014

3rd Annual Darn Tough Ride!

Darn Tough Ride

It forms a loop…starting in Stowe, over Mt. Mansfield, to Jeffersonville, Eden, Belvidere and back over Smuggler’s Notch…and it’s a Darn Tough Ride!  Mark your calendars for the much anticipated 3rd Annual Darn Tough Ride on Sunday, August 31st.  Sponsored by Darn Tough Vermont, the race welcomes cyclists from Canada and all over New England to Stowe to be part of this end of summer ritual that helps to raise money to support the Mt. Mansfield Winter Academy and Friends of Stowe Adaptive Sports.

Darn tough ride2014 Darn Tough Ride
August 31, 2014

Total Elevation – 8,000 feet
Riders are expected to complete the ride in less than 6.5 hours
Additional route options include distances of 65, 45 and a Family Ride.
After Party at the Commodores Inn with BBQ, live music, swimming, prizes and raffles
Ride is limited to the first 300 entrants

The Green Mountain Inn appreciates the work that Mt. Mansfield Winter Academy and Friends of Stowe Adaptive Sports does for the many children that attend their programs and wishes everyone involved in the 2014 Darn Tough Ride a successful ride.  If you’re staying the weekend, take some time to visit The Whip Bar & Grill for an outstanding meal while in Stowe.

Image source: Darn Tough Ride

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