Stowe offers activities for skiers and non-skiers alike. Here are some fun ideas for those who want to participate in the weekend's evening activities, support the event's charities, and enjoy all the beauty and opportunity that Stowe offers without gliding downhill
Located just steps from the Spruce Camp Base Lodge, the brand-new Ice Rink at Spruce Peak Village Center is FREE to use and open to the public. The ice rink is open daily, 12pm-9pm, December 19, 2015 – April 24, 2016 (pending conditions.) Bring your own skates or rent from us.
Hours: 12pm-9pm (Thursday-Saturday), 12pm-7pm (Sunday-Wednesday). Credit card required for deposit. Renters must be 18 or accompanied by a parent or guardian. Rentals are nonrefundable. Click here for additional information.
You'll find over 45 unique stores in Stowe's charming New England village and along the Stowe Mountain Road. The local, knowledgeable staff will greet you and help you decide from amongst the many offerings – from art, jewelry, crafts & furniture to Vermont specialty foods, shoes, clothing & sports equipment.
CULTURE & THE ARTS
Stowe is a wonderfully eclectic village that is home to a thriving arts community and exciting cultural happenings. So while it's a great place to eat, drink and play outdoors, you can also feast on arts and culture. Check out:
WELLNESS & BEAUTY
Get restored and rejuvenated at one of the many wellness & fitness facilities. Whether you choose to enjoy a hot stone massage or take an invigorating Pilates class, you'll be relaxed and refreshed.
TOURS & ATTRACTIONS
Stowe offers a number of shouldn't miss attractions. You can learn about cheese making with a guided tour of the Cabot Creamery Cooperative. See cider being made at the Cold Hollow Cider Mill. The Boyden Valley Winery offers a European artisanal cheese & wine experience. And who wouldn't enjoy a tour of the Ben & Jerry's Factory?
SPORTS & THE OUTDOORS
With an average snowfall of 22 feet, Stowe is typically blanketed in white from mid-November through April. Not everyone's a downhill skier, but you can still take advantage of the snow cushion in a variety of other ways: