Stowe Vermont is classic New England skiing. Stowe makes our favorite place to ski list for many reasons. Surely you have heard about the legendary Front Four – some of the steepest trails on Vermont’s highest peak – Mt. Mansfield. We love Stowe for the New England ski terrain, spectacular Vermont views, and the on mountain village, complemented by Stowe’s authentic village in town. Perhaps you have heard about the beautiful Stowe Mountain Lodge and Spruce Peak Village with Spa and Performing Arts Center… its very Beaver Creek comes to Vermont. And you may have also heard that Vail Resorts is purchasing Stowe Mountain! This will be an Epic addition to Vail’s Epic Pass next season, when you consider lift tickets at Stowe are $124 a day, the pass is around $800 for 13 resorts!
There is more to the story at Stowe than skiing laps on the swift Forerunner Quad. There’s scenic lunch at The Cliff Lodge atop the bright red Gondola, or at Stowe Country Club’s Cottage, then spa treatments at the Stowe Mountain Lodge followed by après ski at the Hourglass, or a visit to the quaint village of Stowe, Vermont’s Ski Museum on Main Street, the Trapp Family Lodge Brewery, or Picnic at Field Guide.
A Stowe vacation is about phenomenal skiing at both Mount Mansfield and Spruce Peak, posh slopeside lodging, enticing shopping up and down Stowe’s Mountain Road, and some of the finest dining in ski country. We love Stowe. Families will find some of the best ski and snowboard instruction and all day kids camps on snow. And there’s always snow in Stowe you know…
Vertical Drop: 2,360’, Summit Elevation 4,395′
Skiable Terrain: 485 acres
13 Lifts, 116 Trails
Founded in 1934