The ideal winter vacation can be found in Stowe, Vermont. With plenty of mountainous terrain, snow, forest, hills and valleys, activities run the gamut from dog sledding and carting to sleigh rides. Find out all you can do on your next Vermont winter vacation.
Winter Activities in Stowe to Get You Outdoors
Dog Sledding or Carting
Hop aboard abehind a team of Alaskan or Siberian Huskies. These hardworking dogs are eager to pull you through miles of beautiful winter terrain in the area. In many cases, you can even help drive the sled. Businesses offering guided tours in the area include Peace Pups Dogsledding, Eden Ethical Dogsledding, October Siberian Sled Dog Adventures, and Umiak Dogsledding.
Strap on some snowshoes and tramp out into the wilderness surrounding Stowe. There are extensive trails to discover and breathtaking winter landscapes to experience. Go at a leisurely pace on Recreation Path, a flat trail that’s 5.3 miles, or try some difficult turf. If you love to hike, you’ll love snowshoeing!
are available in the area from Trapp Family Lodge, Umiak Outfitters, and Stoweflake Mountain Resort. Rentals are available at no less than seven locations in town, including the Nordic Barn and Shaw’s General Store.
are a cozy and picturesque way to take in the Stowe landscape during your Vermont vacation. Bundle into a sleigh behind a team of horses and glide through fields, forest, and snowy hills.
Sleighs can fit anywhere from two people to ten. Trapp Family Lodge offers rides every Saturday and Sunday all season long (through February 26, 2017).
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