Autumn in Vermont is nothing short of magical. And where better to immerse yourself in this natural spectacle than Stowe? At the heart of this charm is the Green Mountain Inn, offering unparalleled views of the vibrant foliage that has made Vermont a beacon for autumn enthusiasts.
Every fall, nature paints a masterpiece in the mountains surrounding Stowe. While the peak season is slightly elusive, varying yearly due to factors like temperature and rainfall, it's typically best appreciated between the last week of September and the first two weeks of October.
Stowe has been drawing visitors for over a century during this period. The invigorating cool weather pairs perfectly with the rich tapestry of colors, making it a prime time for exploration. Venture into Stowe's vibrant town, brimming with unique shops, galleries, live music venues, award-winning restaurants, craft breweries, and theaters.
But it's the great outdoors that truly beckons. Journey through scenic drives like Moscow & Little River or Brush Hill, experiencing every hue and shade of the season. For those wanting a closer connection with nature, there's no shortage of options. Float down the Lamoille River, taking in the colors from a drift boat, followed by a delightful wine and cheese tasting at Boyden Valley Winery. Or perhaps, challenge yourself to find your way out of Paul Percy’s intricately mown maze at Bouchard Farm.
For adventure seekers, a host of activities awaits – from soaring gondola rides, horseback journeys, ghostly lantern tours, exhilarating zip lines to biking trails offered by Umiak Outfitters. And don’t miss the chance to taste Vermont’s renowned beverages. Whether it's a cold cider at Stowe Cider's taproom or a beer trail featuring local breweries like Alchemist and Idletyme, your palate is in for a treat.
If you're hoping to experience the season in luxury, consider the Fall Brilliance Package. Here, the Green Mountain Inn ensures your stay is as vibrant as the season, offering discounted lodging, a hearty country breakfast, a scenic horse and carriage ride, and a gourmet harvest basket.
In essence, autumn in Stowe is an experience like no other. And at the heart of it all, the Green Mountain Inn awaits to make your stay unforgettable. So why wait? Book your spot and come witness nature's grandest show.