How to Cool Off in Stowe This Summer

Here’s how to beat the summer heat

Beat the heat this summer with non-stop water fun in Stowe, Vermont! Whether you want to try your hand at a stand-up paddle board session at the Waterbury Reservoir, or just simply chill by a gorgeous pool, Stowe has a variety of ways to keep you cool all summer long. 


On the most sweltering of summer days, what beats a plunge in a refreshing swimming pool? And to find the destination’s best, look no further than The Lodge at Spruce Peak, perched at the base of Mount Mansfield. Its pool is spacious and sparkling, and surrounded by plenty of loungers and umbrellas to help you unwind even further.


Fans of water sports will flip for the variety of spots, which range from rivers to reservoirs, to kayak, stand-up paddle, and canoe. Many of them are surrounded by scenic hills and mountains, ensuring picturesque views from every angle. And since many of these activities are kid-friendly, you can bring the whole family along!


Though the Stowe area is a popular destination for fishing throughout the year, summer is an especially lovely time take advantage of the area’s peaceful rivers, lakes, ponds and reservoirs. Whether you’re new to the sport or an experienced angler, you’re destined to have a memorable time on the water.


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