Hotels in Stowe, Vermont, United States of America - your base to discover the city.
Stowe HotelsChallenge yourself on twisting ski runs on the slopes of stunning Mount Mansfield, sip cocoa and nibble on s'mores and enjoy marshmallows melting in your mouth in bistros, and get to grips with golf on the fairways of the town’s beautiful course, Stowe is the perfect destination for a vacation in Vermont. Old-fashioned townhouses line up along traditional shopping streets, historic hardware stores sit next to outdoor adventure shops, and the glistening waters of Little River trail peacefully through its laid-back town center.Things to seeRegarded as the winter sports capital of the East, everything in Stowe is all about the snow. At the first sign of the white stuff, people start pulling on snow shoes, riding around on dog sleds, or heading to the Nordic Center to try some cross country skiing. If you prefer a warmer climate, the Stowe Mountain Resort still has summertime activities on offer. The mountains are beautiful in all their green finery, their faces crisscrossed by a network of challenging hiking trails. If that sounds too energetic, the Gondola Skyride offers exceptional views without all the effort. There’s another way to enjoy the cold in Stowe, and that’s on a tour of the Ben & Jerry’s factory. It’s only half an hour long but once you’ve been dazzled with the array of ice creams going through the manufacturing process you can spend as long as you like in the gift shop, indulging in your favorite flavors or creating some of your own. The vast landscape of Smuggler’s Notch State Park is beautiful as well as historic. Once used as the trade route for illegal goods, this verdant, hilly landscape is home to an adventurous network of caves and tunnel systems that make for an exciting day out. Hotels in StoweThere’s a great choice of hotels in Stowe, from pretty family-run inns to high-class alpine-style lodges, and they’re all within walking distance of the main street. If you have a healthy budget to spend on accommodation, luxury hotels in Stowe are a real treat. Four poster beds, fireplaces, luxury spa bathrooms, and flat-screen televisions with cable or satellite are just a few of the luxuries you can expect to find in your well-decorated guestroom. There are some quiet suites that are a great choice for travelers who enjoy catering for themselves. Small kitchenettes give you the freedom to set your own mealtimes – perfect for lazy mornings and coffee in the garden.Where to stayOn the lower slopes of a dramatic mountain range, Stowe is a quiet mountain town that’s blanketed in snow during the winter, surrounded by forests that are emerald green in spring, and speckled with auburn and gold as fall approaches. Its winding roadways are lined with quaint restaurants, white-painted churches, and a selection of outdoor shops and cozy cafés along bustling Main Street. To the south, the artsy town of Montpellier has a similar look. Its busy streets are lined with Georgian-style colonial architecture, gaudy thrift shops, and tempting delis with vibrant window displays.How to get to StoweIf you’re flying to Vermont, Burlington International Airport is the best choice of arrival port, and it’s well used to dealing with plenty of harsh weather. Onward travel can be by taxi or bus, but there are car rental desks in the arrivals terminal if you’d rather have the option of driving yourself. For groups, some hotels in Stowe will happily arrange airport transfers, but however you choose to make the journey, it’s around 40 minutes from the airport to Main Street in Stowe.