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Stowe Introduction

Stowe ski holidays take you to one of the oldest resorts in North America. Located in the New England state of Vermont,the picturesque town exudes charm and the skiing on Spruce Peak and Mount Mansfield is superb. Its slopes cater for all levels of ability and there is a snow park for boarders. Stowe is a family-friendly resort which offers tuition from the age of four and childcare from six weeks to six years. For groups with non-skiers in their midst, a range of recreational activities include, snowmobiling, tobogganing, sleigh rides and horse riding, and spa and fitness centres. If you are looking for an upmarket resort with good snow and modern amenities, a Stowe ski holiday would fit the bill.

Why Go To Stowe?

Stowe ski holidays cater for skiers and boarders at all levels of ability in a relaxed, friendly resort which offers good service, exciting days and pleasant evenings.

Stowe ski holidays enjoy wide popularity as there are trails to satisfy all levels of skiing and boarding. They have particular appeal for families as the provision for children is very good and there are childcare facilities from six weeks.

When To Go To Stowe

The Stowe ski holiday season lasts from December until April during which time there is usually snow cover. If nature fails to provide, there are snow making facilities over ninety percent of the slopes. The summer months are popular with climbers, hill walkers and mountain bikers.

Stowe - The Place

Stowe ski holidays offer a traditional New England winter break with good skiing and boarding for all. A free bus transports visitors to one of the ski areas, Mount Mansfield, which is Vermont's highest mountain. This mountain is where advanced skiers head as there are demanding runs, mogul fields and steep vertical drops. Novices usually begin in Stowe and with expert tuition quickly move on to Spruce Peak. A variety of high speed lifts give quick and easy access to the slopes. Ski schools offer first class tuition in both skiing and boarding, and accept children from the age of four. The resort also provides good childcare facilities from the age of six weeks. The schools also provide guides for off-piste skiing. Mount Mansfield is great for free-riding and there is also a snow park with a half-pipe. Cross country skiers have access to one hundred miles of trails through a picturesque landscape.

Hotels, apartments and lodges provide a range of high quality accommodation, while restaurants, bistros and cafes cater for all palates. Stowe ski holidays are ideal for groups with non-skiers in their midst, as there are a variety of recreational activities to fill their daylight hours. These include snow shoeing and winter walking trails, tobogganing and dog sledging and spa and fitness centres. There are shops for all your ski holiday needs, including gifts and souvenirs.

Stowe ski holidays offer delightful days in stunning surroundings followed by evenings that can be as lively or as relaxed as you wish, as there are venues to suit every mood and taste.

Stowe Nightlife

Although there are a number of lively bars and pubs, Stowe nightlife is fairly low key, reflecting the resort's popularity with families and couples. Evenings are taken up with eating in the company of friends. There is also a cinema.

Stowe Shopping

Stowe ski holidays offer good shopping with stores, retail outlets and specialist shops. It provides for all your holiday needs including sports equipment and clothing, arts and crafts.

Stowe Eating

Stowe has over sixty restaurants and with many bars and bistros serving food, the choice is enormous and caters for even the most pernickety of palates. Fast food outlets are also available.