Stowe is a charming little town located in northern Vermont. It is best known for autumn leaf peeping season. But Stowe has a vibrant food scene and fun outdoor recreational activities all year long!
You can savor Vermont’s famous cheese, indulge in farm-to-table dining, go maple tasting, perk up at a local artisan cafe, and check out the local craft breweries.
And if you’re into picturesque New England towns, Stowe’s village area is postcard-perfect. It’s lined with charming shops, galleries, and cafes, making it a delightful place to stroll and soak in the small-town atmosphere.
Get aquainted with Stowe by going for a walk along the Stowe Recreation Path. The path is just a little over 5 miles long and has multiple access points, so you can start and finish at different locations.
Located in Smugglers’ Notch State Park, Bingham Falls is one of the most popular waterfalls near Stowe. It’s easily accessible via a short hike and offers a stunning cascade into a refreshing pool.
Apple picking is a popular autumn activity in Vermont! And while Stowe itself doesn’t have many orchards within its town limits, you can find apple orchards in the surrounding areas.
The Stowe Gondola is a popular attraction year round at Stowe Mountain Resort and offers scenic rides up Mount Mansfield, Vermont’s highest peak.
On our last day in Stowe, the temps dropped to the 40s, and there was still a line with a 45 minute wait outside of Ben and Jerry’s to get ice cream. It is SO WORTH it though.
Read more about visiting Stowe, Vermont in the fall!