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Summer Activities

Zip Tour Adventure

Stowe Mountain Resort’s new attraction, the zip tour at the top of Mt. Mansfield, is an adventure that you’ll never forget. As the longest and one of the fastest zip line tours in North America, it will thrill those who love the idea of soaring above the Vermont forest canopy!

Zip Tour
Treetop Adventure

Stowe Mountain Resort's new attraction, the aerial adventure course, entails a series of aerial tree‐to‐tree connections with various balancing challenge elements, offering a diverse and exciting experience within the comfort of knowing you're attached to continuous safety cables. The guided activity is ideal for all ages and offers outstanding pre-programmed team‐building facilities for group.

Treetop
Golf

Tee off at the exclusive Stowe Mountain Club Golf Course or the historic Stowe Country Club.


Stowe Golf
Adventure Camp

For those with little mountain enthusiasts, the camp leaders at Stowe Summer Adventure Camps create experiences for children that cater to our surroundings and create unforgettable memories.

Adventure Camp
Historic Toll Road

The Historic Auto Toll Road offers an unforgettable driving adventure with a narrow, zigzag route up to the summit ridge of Mt. Mansfield for breathtaking views of Lake Champlain and the Adirondack.

Historic Toll Road
Hiking

The possibilities around Stowe Mountain Lodge are astounding. Enjoy a relaxing walk on a nature path or a challenging Mount Mansfield summit. A fifteen minute hike or a full day adventure is at your fingertips within a short walk or drive of the lodge. Lace up and enjoy the experience at these popular Vermont vacation spots.

Speak with a guide and decide upon the best route for you up Vermont's highest peak with the option of riding the Gondola down. Options include the Long Trail, Hazelton or Hell Brook trail. All Mt. Mansfield ascents are difficult and may include rock scrambles. Not recommended for novice hikers.

Hiking
Canoeing & Kayaking

By Green River Canoe & Kayak

Morning Pond Paddle - ­ A short morning paddle that leaves the afternoon free for other activities. Guided tour only. Appropriate for ages 10 and up.

Water & Wine - ­ Wet your whistle for Vermont's local culture. This guided trip starts right in Jeffersonville and travels 4 1/2 miles (1 3/4­2 hours) by river to the award winning Boyden farm just west of Cambridge. We finish with tour a tour of the winemaking process and a wine tasting w/ bread and cheese at the Boyden Valley Winery.

Ice Cream Float - ­ What could be a more relaxing and enjoyable combination than a family paddle on a Vermont river and eating ice cream? Enjoy some of Vermont's finest. Paddle for a half hour, stop and eat Ben and Jerry's Peace Pops on a beach next to the river, and then finish with another half hour paddle (all down river).

Evening Wildlife Watch (Guided Tour) - ­ Enjoy a fun evening canoe tour, which will have you paddling along the Lamoille River past many varieties of wildlife. You may see ducks, blue heron, turtles, beaver lodges, and maybe even the beavers that built the lodges.

Rental & Shuttle - ­ A self­-guided paddle with canoes, solo kayaks, or tandem kayaks. Enjoy a leisurely float trip on the river stopping for a picnic, fishing, or a swim. You park your car at our river access behind Jana's and we will shuttle you upriver in our van either six or nine miles and then you paddle back to your car. Trip duration is typically 2 1/2 hours (Sugarhouse Trip ­ 6 miles) or 4 hours (Ithiel Falls Trip ­ 9 miles). Be sure to allow additional time for picnics, swimming, fishing, etc. 8:00am and 3:00pm daily.

All prices include paddles, life jacket and shuttle. We can also shuttle your personal boat upriver via boat.

Canoeing and Kayaking
Horseback Riding

By Lajoie Stables

Your trail ride will take you on a relaxing, serene tour through the hardwoods, on into a grove of Blue Spruce and then through the pristine open pastures. Views of Mount Mansfield will encompass you and take your breath away during this quintessential Vermont outing.

Climbing & Bouldering

By Sunrise Mountain Guides

Perfect for families, groups or anyone who wants to try out climbing for the first time via Sunrise Mountain Guides. The focus will be on shorter "top roped" climbs for every ability level. This is an excellent opportunity for those who are new to the sport. We will focus on safety, communication, technique and a variety of equipment. All equipment included.

Climbing and Bouldering
Fishing

By Green Mountain Troutfitters

Walk and Wade River Tours
Join our Orvis Endorsed fly fishing guides for a 4, 6, or 8 hour outing on one of Vermont's pristine trout streams. Under the watchful eye of your guide, you'll cast flies to wily brook, brown and rainbow trout amidst a most serene environment. Our Orvis Endorsed guides are seasoned fishermen who take pride in offering an exceptional level of service and professionalism to our guests. 

Fishing
Hot Air Ballooning

Take in all of the scenic beauty that Vermont has to offer by the views provided from a hot air balloon with Above Reality Hot Air Balloon. The FAA licensed pilots will fly you amongst the Green Mountains of Vermont and the sparkling shores of Lake Champlain. Your flight will provide a lifetime of memories and a magical experience like no other. Our traditional post flight celebration includes a champagne toast or sparkling cider, Cabot cheddar cheese and crackers, and Vermont fudge. Come experience Vermont from a truly unique perspective.

Hot Air View
Mountain Biking

Mountain biking in Vermont is quickly gaining notoriety as trail building continues to grow across the state. Fortunately for guests of Stowe Mountain Lodge, the Stowe area offers some of the very best mountain biking in Vermont.
Identifying the best rides can be challenging, as local riders all have their individual favorites. Riders of every level can explore a wide range of opportunities accessed off of Mountain Road. There are 50+ miles of trails in the area and it is easy to find a quick 45­-minute ride or longer rides for the true adventurer.

Mountain Biking in Stowe, VT
Road Cycling

One of the simple pleasures of cycling is the scenery that one encounters while on the road. Fortunately, for visitors of Stowe, Vermont, the area offers many scenic routes for road cyclists to enjoy eight months of the year.
Stowe offers a riding experience for all levels including challenging hills for the accomplished cyclist. As with many rural areas, the roads here can be a bit narrow and the shoulders are often small. However, Vermont drivers are used to sharing the road and tend to be very courteous to cyclists.

Road Cycling
Mountain View Tours

MONTREAL DAY TOUR by Mountain View Tours
A full day of tours and fun spent in the Romantic City of Montréal, Canada. Ride into the historic Old Port dating back to 1642. Enjoy a visit through Chinatown, Check out the excitement of Crescent Street and the Bell Center. Tours include a visit to the legendary 76 Olympic Park and the Olympic pools including "The Bio Dome." Enjoy an extraordinary meal at the famed restaurant: Bonaparte in Old Montréal. Time is included to shop or browse in the world's largest underground city or ride to the top of Montreal's highest peak in Mount Royal Park.

Learn more about the additional tours available
Mountain View Tours
Glider Tours

By Stowe Soaring
On your next Vermont getaway, come soar with Stowe Soaring, the premier soaring site in New England, located six miles north of Stowe on Route 100. Enjoy an unforgettable experience ­ a smooth and graceful ride on silent wings. Their highly experienced pilots will give you the ride of a lifetime. If you are adventurous, they will show you beautiful maneuvers and give you a chance to fly. Glider instruction and rentals are available for novice and experienced pilots. Open 7 days per week, May through October.

Glider Rides
Wine Tours & Tasting

Boyden Valley Winery
Located in a restored 1875 carriage barn on our family farm, the Boyden Valley Winery is steeped in the culture and agricultural heritage of Vermont's Green Mountains. From 8,000 grapevines and 100 acres of maple trees, lovingly tended by our family for four generations, we craft wines that feature only the finest locally grown fruit from loamy soils of the Lamoille River Valley. The care with which we've nurtured the Boyden Farm for 100 years lends itself to traditional wine-making techniques, producing wines clean to the palate and balanced.

Wine Tasting
Tennis

Whether you are here for the day, staying with us for a week, or call us home, the Stowe Mountain Lodge Tennis Program is a great way for adults and kids alike to hone their skills on the court. Our pros will guide you to success in your tennis endeavors. All lessons and clinics are held at the Stowe Mountain Resort Har­Tru courts across from the Inn at the Mountain. For more information and reservations, please contact the Spa Concierge at 802.760.4782.

Tennis
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