1 . Smugglers' Notch Resort

Jeffersonville, Vermont

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Smugglers’ Notch Resort offers alpine adventures for all ages! With Mount Mansfield just a hop, skip, and jump away, your family can find trails ranging from bunny to black diamond. For those who would like to elevate their skiing skills, consult the expert staff at Stowe Mountain Resort. If you’d prefer to remain at ground level, cross country skiing trails are plentiful as the snow. In the summer, try hiking, climbing, and ziplining. After working your muscles on the slopes, work out those knots with a treatment at the Mountain Massage Center! The resort itself offers a mountain of amenities. Make a splash in an indoor pool or melt away the stress in a hot tub. The condominium homes keep relaxation on repeat with majestic mountain views, internet access, and cable television. Kid and teen programs keep every age entertained while shuttle rides to all of the area's attractions keep you in the middle of the action. There's excitement at every elevation here!

Address

4323 Vermont Route 108 South, Smugglers' Notch, VT 05464

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No matter the season, you'll have high-flying adventures on a zipline canopy tour, which runs year round!

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The FunZone Family Entertainment & Recreation Center is a blast for all ages! An arcade, table games, and a 45-foot obstacle course make for plenty of mountain memories.

2 . Stowe Mountain Lodge

Stowe, Vermont

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Stowe Mountain Lodge is your vacation destination for unlimited outdoor fun! Resting at the base of beautiful Mount Mansfield, this resort offers four seasons of fun. In the summer, hike through the pristine mountain trails, swing away at Stowe Mountain Golf Club, or shoot down the 2,300-foot Alpine Slide. When the white stuff falls, brace yourself for some of the state's best downhill skiing at Stowe Mountain Resort. Find big fun at a lower elevation with cross country skiing, dog sledding, and snow mobile rides. Once you've had your fill of fun, return to the lodge and prepare to be pampered. The 21,000-square-foot New England spa facility showcasing relaxing treatments, Jacuzzis, and swimming pools. Kick up your feet in a cabin, suite, or guestroom, many of which feature flat-screen televisions, private balconies, stone fireplaces, and more. Your peak-side paradise awaits at Stowe Mountain Lodge!

Address

7412 Mountain Road, Stowe, Vermont 05672

Highlights

Come soar through the peaks of the Green Mountains, traverse high above a babbling mountain stream, and spend time among centuries-old hemlocks and paper birch trees on Vermont's first World-Class Zipline Canopy Tour!

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Explore some of Vermont's best trout streams with Orvis-endorsed fly fishing guides for a six- or eight-hour float targeting rainbow trout, brown trout, and smallmouth bass from the comfort of a three-person Star drift boat.

3 . Inn at the Mountain & Condominiums

Stowe, Vermont

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The Inn at the Mountain & Condominiums are cradled by Mount Mansfield, serving as a base camp for alpine adventures! This idyllic natural setting plays host for almost endless mountain fun. The winter wonderland is perfect for skiing and snowboarding, cross country skiing, and snowshoeing. During the warmer seasons, enjoy the Inn’s outdoor heated pool, clay tennis courts, golf, Auto Toll Road, Gondola SkyRide, and Alpine Slide! A redefine rustic at this quaint yet elegant 32-room country inn. A private balcony or patio puts the pristine peaks on full display while a scrumptious continental breakfast gets you started each morning. Pool tables, fireplaces, and free wireless internet add to the charm. Catch the big game on the common area's big-screen television or just savor the simplicity of Vermont's natural splendor. There's a reason to visit every season!

Address

5781 Mountain Road, Stowe, VT 05672

Highlights

Stowe Mountain Resort offers runs for everyone from beginning boarders to skiing savants!

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the nearby Stowe Mountain Club Golf Course features an unmatched Vermont setting and some of the best short par fours in the state!

4 . The Green Mountain Inn

Stowe, Vermont

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The Green Mountain Inn offers high levels of fun at a high elevation! The inn has been perfecting its craft for more than a century, meaning that it has the art of a great vacation down to a science. Located in the heart of historic Stowe, this inn features 103 unique guestrooms, suites, and villas equipped with a host of amenities. Dine at two acclaimed restaurants, find the perfect souvenir at the specialty shops, make a splash in a recently renovated year-round heated outdoor pool, or relax in an in-ground spa. Sip on afternoon tea, have a blast in the game room, and make use of a fully equipped health club and massage at Stowe Village Massage. Explore the Green Mountains during all four seasons. Famous for its phenomenal skiing, Stowe offers downhill skiing and snowboarding for all skill levels. When the summer rolls around, try kayaking on the Waterbury Reservoir and on Lake Champlain or zip down the Alpine Slide. Hike through the beautiful Mount Mansfield or horseback ride along the unique terrain. In the fall, snap photos of the colorful foliage. Fun is always just footsteps away at this inn!

Address

18 Main Street, PO Box 60, Stowe, VT 05672

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The inn is within 15 minutes of four outstanding golf courses: Stowe Country Club, Country Club of Vermont, The Farm Resort, and Copley Country Club.

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Take a dip and sip at the pool bar, which features a collection of delicious cocktails!

5 . Bolton Valley

Bolton Valley, Vermont

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Bolton Valley combines alpine activities and an abundance of amenities to create the ultimate Vermont vacation! Sample the cuisine at the two onsite restaurants, work out at the sports center, or take a dip in the sparkling swimming pool. Relax in the hot tub and sauna before having a blast at the Indoor Amusement Center. And, onsite childcare is offered for parents looking to get a little time alone. The activities are almost endless onsite! The excitement continues off-site, where an array of alpine adventures await! Averaging more than 300 inches of snowfall every year, skiing and snowboarding opportunities are almost endless. Featuring varying terrain on a multitude of runs, there's a trail for every level. In the summertime, hike the pristine mountain trails or try your hand at fly fishing in the nearby streams. Bolton Valley provides an unforgettable Vermont adventure!

Address

4302 Bolton Valley Access Rd, Bolton Valley, VT 05477

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Aside from high-elevation fun on the 3,150-foot summit, Bolton Valley offers unparalleled back country and Nordic skiing and snowshoeing on 100 kilometers of trails.

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The skiing doesn't have to end when the sun goes down. Bolton Valley lights up the slopes for night skiing and riding on 11 trails, served by four lifts every Wednesday through Saturday night.

6 . Topnotch Resort and Spa

Stowe, Vermont

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Be treated to high-class accommodations at a high altitude at Topnotch Resort and Spa! Before you hit the slopes, get your body in tip-top shape at the onsite spa, which features deep-tissue massages, a full-service salon, and a relaxing sauna. Once you’re at full strength, attack Mount Mansfield at full force, carving up the snaking ski trails all afternoon. If you’d prefer dome flatland fun, cross country ski through the powder-white oasis, observing the tree-lined Vermont scenery!! Before you hit the slopes, get your body in tip-top shape at the onsite spa, which features deep-tissue massages, a full-service salon, and a relaxing sauna. Once you’re at full strength, attack Mount Mansfield at full force, carving up the snaking ski trails all afternoon. If you’d prefer dome flatland fun, cross country ski through the powder-white oasis, observing the tree-lined Vermont scenery! In the summer, hike the mountain trails and fly fish the many surrounding streams! The accommodations are also topnotch. Spacious guestrooms, suites, and vacation homes offer the height of luxury. Warm your chilly fingers by the elegant fireplace, catch a movie on the 42-inch televisions, and observe majestic mountain views from your walk-out deck. Take a dip in a shimmering swimming pool and soak in the granite tile bath. Luxury and leisure are on full display here!

Address

4000 Mountain Road, Stowe, VT 05672

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The equestrian center will pair you with the perfect horse while providing guided trail rides as well as horseback riding lessons.

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The onsite spa features a host of relaxing treatments, salon services, clinical skincare, and more!

7 . Mountainside Resort at Stowe

Stowe, Vermont

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Alpine adventures abound year round at Mountainside Resort at Stowe, a rustic yet refined resort resting on the picturesque hills of Stowe. Golf, hiking, and fishing abound in the summer, but the winter offers the main course. Once the mountains are covered in snow, enjoy some of the state's best skiing at Mount Mansfield. If you prefer the flatland, cross country ski through the beautiful landscape or let the powder fly on a snowmobiling adventure. No matter what the season, you can visit the many shops and exhibits that showcase the handiwork of local artists. The one- to four-bedroom condos can accommodate a family vacation or a romantic retreat. Warm your fingers by the fireplace, soothe your soul in the Jacuzzi, or shoot a game of pool. You'll have a ball on the basketball courts and the BBQ grills are perfect for preparing a family picnic!

Address

171 Cottage Club Road, Stowe, VT 05672

Highlights

Visitors can hike or ride the Stowe Gondola or drive the historic Auto Toll Road to the top of Mount Mansfield, Vermont's highest peak.

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Stowe is teeming with events all through the year including the Antique Car Show, the British Invasion, Oktoberfest, and more!

8 . The Arbor Inn

Stowe, Vermont

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Claim your secluded Green Mountain getaway at The Arbor Inn! At the base of the majestic Mount Mansfield, you can breathe in the fresh mountain air of this accommodating bed and breakfast. Choose a cozy room or a spacious suite, as both feature wood-burning or gas fireplaces, free Wi-Fi, cable television, and more! Enjoy a complimentary breakfast each morning, dive into the swimming pool during the day, and sip a cocktail in the onsite bar each evening. Excitement awaits just outside your door. Hit the ski slopes, as the mountains feature a multitude of runs for skiers of all levels. Stay at a lower elevation and cross country ski or snowshoe. In the summer, hike the pristine nature trails, horseback ride through the varied terrain, or try your hand at fly fishing. There's always something to do in Stowe!

Address

3214 Mountain Rd., Stowe, VT 05672

Season

The Vermont landscape comes to life during autumn, where fall foliage tours display fiery reds, golden yellows, and vibrant oranges!

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Shoot some pool or catch the big game on the big-screen television at the Autumn lounge/game room, located on the lower level.

9 . Town & Country Resort at Stowe

Stowe, Vermont

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The Town & Country Resort at Stowe serves up almost endless Green Mountain memories in the heart of Stowe! Consisting of three buildings spread over 10 lush acres, this resort features stunning scenery and outstanding amenities. Located just five miles from Stowe Mountain Resort in Stowe Vermont, world-class skiing is just minutes away. The resort's facilities include the Carriage Room Restaurant, Fireside Pub, Stowe's largest outdoor pool, and an indoor pool. Soak in the hot tub, relax in the sauna, or swing away on the tennis court! There's more adventures to be had just outside your door! In the winter carve up the ski slopes, as the mountains showcase plenty of runs for skiers of all levels. If you prefer the flatland, try cross country skiing or snowshoeing. When the summer sun is shining, hike the pristine nature trails, horseback ride through the varied terrain, or try your hand at fly fishing. Stowe features almost endless alpine adventures!

Address

Box 1497 876 Mountain Road, Stowe, VT 05672

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Avid anglers can explore the Lamoille River(10 miles North of Stowe) and the Winooski River(10 miles South of Stowe), which are both teeming with trout!

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The resort can accommodate elegant banquets of up to 300 people comfortably and also features a separate conference room area for groups of up to 100 people.

10 . Stowehof Inn & Resort

Stowe, Vermont

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Gorgeous scenery and gourmet dining make Stowehof Inn & Resort your ultimate Vermont vacation! Cherish views of the towering Green Mountains as you indulge with a soak in the hot tub. Make a splash in indoor and outdoor pools, unwind in the sauna, or cozy up next to the fireplace. Sample the delights of the onsite restaurant, which serves cuisine evocative of the European Alps with a unique Vermont influence. Afterward, grab a pint at Coslin's Pub. Everything you need is onsite! However, just off the property awaits mountains of adventures. Hit the ski slopes, as the Green Mountains feature an array of runs for skiers of all levels. Climb down from the peaks and cross country ski or snowshoe. When the warmer months arrive, hike the lush nature trails, horseback ride through the beautiful landscape, or cast out your line on a fly fishing expedition. You're in store for year-round fun in Stowe!

Address

434 Edson Hill Road, Stowe, Vermont 05672

Fun facts

The inn was built in 1949 as an Austrian ski house and bed and breakfast by eccentric architect Larry Hess.

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Make your dream wedding a reality with your choice of elegant venues including the Ceremony Garden with a spectacular Mount Mansfield backdrop.

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