Although Stowe is known for winter activities, summertime is their most popular time to visit. Summer activities in Stowe Vermont include Green Mountain views along the world-famous Recreation Path, along with plentiful shopping and dining.
Summer vacations at Stowe hotels include many different activities. With the pleasant, cool days and nights, Stowe offers an escape from summer heat. Some summer activities in Stowe Vermont include biking, canoeing, dog carting, golfing, hiking, horse-drawn carriage rides, tennis, zip lining, and shopping.
Hotels in Stowe for summer vacations are conveniently located to complete all of your desired summer activities. Bike riders of all ages and skill levels will enjoy the opportunities for road cycling and mountain biking in Stowe. Stowe has the award-winning Stowe Recreation Path, which is a 5 mile, paved path. There are also many other trails throughout Stowe.
Canoeing and kayaking in Stowe offers a great way to see Vermont’s beautiful landscape. You are able to canoe and kayak through the Green Mountains. There are plenty of lakes and rivers located within a short drive of Stowe, including Lake Elmore, Green River Reservoir, and Lamoille and Winooski Rivers. All lakes and rivers offer different activities to do. Lake Elmore has a state campground and beach, while Green River Reservoir is undeveloped, and the rivers wind through farms and forests.
As the perfect summer vacation at Stowe hotels there are many activities available, such as hiking. Stowe has many trails for hikers of all ages and abilities. The Pinnacle Trail is a short hike in the east of town. The trailhead in Stowe Hollow is a 2.8-mile drive from Main Street of mostly paved roads. It will be a 1.4-mile hike to the summit of the Pinnacle, which is a 2,740-foot peak in the Worcester Range. The summit offers breathtaking views of the town of Stowe and Mt. Mansfield, located to the west. Long Trail is a 265-mile trail that runs through Vermont, crossing Mt. Mansfield and Spruce Peak in Stowe. For more experienced hikers, they can follow the Long Trail South from Smugglers’ Notch up Mt. Mansfield, as it is almost 3,000 vertical feet to the top. For those looking for a leisurely walk, Wiessner Woods offers a nice walk in the woods with streams, meadows, and a nice trail network with an opportunity to see nature.
With many other activities to keep all travelers busy while visiting Stowe in the summer, finding hotels in Stowe for summer vacations is important. The Green Mountain Inn is located right in Stowe, and we offer luxurious accommodations for those looking for a place to stay after a long day of enjoying the beauty of Stowe.