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Must-Eats

Eat like a local, drink like a local, travel like a local.

BREAKFAST & COFFEE

  • Cafe on Main

  • The Bagel

  • McCarthy's Diner

  • The Butler’s Pantry

  • Black Cap Coffee & Beer

  • PK Coffee

  • Stowe Bee Bakery

LUNCH

  • Cafe on Main

  • The Butchery

  • Green Goddess Cafe

  • Idletyme Brewing Co.

  • Doc Ponds

  • Ranch Camp

  • Piecasso Pizzeria

  • vonTrapp Bierhall

DINNER

  • Edson Hill Manor

  • The Bench

  • Plate

  • Harrison's

  • Doc Ponds

  • Cork Wine Bar

  • Tres Amigos

  • Bistro at Ten Acres

BEER

  • The Alchemist

  • von Trapp Brewing

  • Idletyme Brewing Co.

  • Tap 25

  • Stowe Cider

  • Stowe Public House

  • Prohibition Pig

  • Lost Nation Brewing


Explore Our Favorite Spots

It's a playground for kids & adults Alike - get outside!

* = Kid Friendly

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HIKES & SIGHTS

  • Mt. Mansfield (6 hrs) Vermont's highest peak at 4,393' elevation! Take Sunset Ridge Trail on your way down for panoramic views.

  • Hunger Mountain (4 hrs) 3.5 mile out & back trail with a panoramic vista of Vermont at 2,334' elevation.

  • Sterling Pond Hike (3 hrs) 2.5 mile hike into a gorgeous body of water surrounded by pine & spruce trees up the Notch Rd.

  • Stowe Pinnacle* (2 hrs) 1.4-mile hike to the summit of the Pinnacle, a 2,740' peak in the Worcester Range - overlooks Stowe.

  • Bingham Falls* (< 1 hr) Drive to 5785 Mountain Rd & park. Pack your suit & hike a short trail into the most surreal swimming hole & waterfalls in Vermont - a true lagoon.

  • Sunset Rock* (< 1 hr) Pull off Tabor Hill Rd and park - hike down to Sunset rock for a view of Stowe Village, Main Street and our Farm Home!

  • Moss Glen Falls* (< 1 hr) This is a short, scenic hike to a spectacular waterfall with swimming holes.

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BIKES & BACKROADS

  • Stowe Rec Path* - Rent bikes from AJ's & hit the 5.3 mile paved trail with the whole family. The rec path criss-crosses arched bridges & the West Branch of Little River. Breath-taking mountain views and access to restaurants and local businesses make the bike path one of the most popular recreation assets in Stowe.

  • Mountain Biking - Famed trails for beginners and experts alike at Cady Hill Forest. Mountain bikes can also be rented from AJ's.

  • Cycling - Jump on your road bike or cross bike and explore the backroads of Vermont. Happy to make suggestions for looped routes!

  • Over the Notch!* - Jump in your car (or on your road bike) & take Mountain Rd past Stowe Mountain Lodge. Continue up & over "The Notch" bypass road traversing Mt. Mansfield & dropping into Smugglers' Notch.

  • Camping* - Detach from the grid and spend the night under the stars at Smugglers' Notch Campground.

AROUND TOWN

  • Stowe Calendar* - Town activities, parades, running races, fireworks, festivals & more! Visit here for full calendar.

  • Stowe Mountain Lodge Adventure Center* - Tree top zipline tours, indoor rock climbing, gondola rides to summit & Spruce Peak concerts

  • Stowe Bowl* - Boutique bowling alley great for kids & adults.

  • Percy Farm Corn Maze* - Get yourself lost in the corn maze off the Stowe Rec Path.

  • Music in the Meadow - Trapp Family Lodge for calendar.

  • Ride Indoor Cycling - Spin classes for travelers and locals alike

  • The Yoga Barn - Yoga classes for the traveling yogi

  • Bikram Yoga Stowe - Yoga classes for the sweaty & strong.

  • Green Envy - A go-to for dresses & clothing!

  • Well Heeled - Best pick for boutique shopping!

  • Shops along Main Street in Stowe Village - stroll & window shop.