Fall, winter, spring, & summer, Stowe is a wonderful place to live.
Known as the “ski capital of the east,” Stowe has many restaurants, inns, resorts, attractions, events, and places to shop – some within walking distance of The Woodlands at Stowe.
This location makes us perfect for those who wish to enjoy the peace and quiet of rural living or those who’re looking for a home base to venture out and explore the best Vermont has to offer.
Here are Some of the Attractions Within Walking Distance:
- Bear Pond Books
- Black Cap Coffee & Bakery
- Cork Restaurant & Natural Wine Shop
- The Current (formerly Helen Day Art Center)
- Green Mountain Inn
- Plate Restaurant
- Stowe Free Library
- Stowe Mercantile
- Stowe Public House & Bottle Shop
- Stowe Town Hall
- Union Bank
- U.S. Postal Service
And with Stowe’s downtown and other nearby towns just minutes away, residents can attend church services, cinemas, cultural attractions, restaurants, shopping, social events, and so much more.
Wider Stowe/Waterbury Area Attractions:
Stowe’s restaurant offerings include breakfast cafes, steak, and seafood, Italian, Mexican, Japanese, American, and much more.
Whether you’re shopping for clothes, jewelry, food, Vermont specialty products, art or furniture – Stowe has what you’re looking for.
Activities & Culture
Throughout the year Stowe is the place for your cultural activities – 12 months a year. Some of the year-round highlights include exhibits presented by The Current (formerly Helen Day Art Center), an annual car show, craft fairs, plays presented by Stowe Theatre Guild, Stowe House Tours, Garden Festival, and Balloon Festival.
Stowe’s many attractions can keep visitors and residents busy, including biking, hiking, canoeing and kayaking, fishing, golfing, horseback riding, scenic drives, skiing (alpine and cross country), snowshoeing, snowmobiling and sleigh rides just to mention a few.
Stowe’s Recreation Path is a popular place for walkers, joggers or those on bikes or skates. The 5.5-mile-long scenic path offers a place for resting, picnicking, or a quick splash in one of the few swimming holes.
For more information, visit GoStowe.
The Stowe Country Club offers 18-holes of breathtaking views, or perhaps you might enjoy 18-holes of miniature golf at Stowe Golf Park. Stowe Mountain Resort offers several scenic attractions, including its auto toll road, gondola ride, and alpine slide. Other great nearby attractions include art galleries, the Vermont Ski and Snowboard Museum, Little River Hot Glass, Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream, Cold Hollow Cider Mill, Cabot Creamery, Danforth Pewter, and the Trapp Family Lodge.
- Montpelier – 30 minutes
- Burlington – 45 minutes
- Montreal – 2.5 hours
- Boston – 3 hours