Summer in Stowe

Stowe offers the majestic beauty of Vermont's Green Mountains and a host of fun family activities. Child- friendly vacations are easy in our one to four bedroom rental condos. Top summer vacation getaways are easy at Mountainside resort. Good summer vacation ideas feature an escape from the heat of summer. A refreshing change from crowds, traffic and heat. Visitors to Stowe enjoy golf, hiking, mountain biking, fishing and swimming, as well as local events and attractions.

Hiking and Mountain Biking

Hundreds of kilometers of hiking trails and numerous mountain and road bike paths are available throughout the spectacular mountains and rolling foothills of the Stowe Region. From the top of Mount Mansfield, Vermont's highest peak, incredible views span to New York, Massachusetts and New Hampshire.

There are plenty of opportunities in and around Stowe for mountain and road biking. If you didn't bring a bike of your own, there are dozens of sport shops willing to rent you anything from a baby seat to a high-end mountain bike!

Outdoor Sports


Be sure to check out the Vermont golf experience at your choice of courses just minutes away, including the Country Club of VermontCopley Country ClubBlush Hill Country Club and Ryder Brook Golf Course.

We are currently running a Stay, Golf and Dine package with the Country Club of Vermont. Check out our specials page to take part in this great deal!


Mountainside Resort offers lighted tennis courts for your use. Tennis equipment is available to borrow at the front desk.

Horseback Riding

Several local stables offer guided trail-rides, hayrides and lessons. 

Water Sports

Whether it's fly fishing a mountain stream, or canoeing, kayaking or swimming the still waters of a pristine lake, experience the refreshing peace of Vermont's Green Mountains.

Activities at Mount Mansfield

Stowe Mountain Resort provides many exhilirating summer activities! From Gondola rides to the Alpine slide, there is something for everyone up at the mountain!

Check out the details of their summer activites and events!

Other Things To Do:

  • The Stowe Recreation Path is a scenic biking, jogging and walking path. The six mile route winds its way past farms, through the forest and over footbridges to the center of Stowe Village.
  • A variety of antiques shops are located in the village and surrounding area. Visitors to Stowe also enjoy browsing through country stores and shops specializing in handcrafted Vermont products.
  • Dining is an attraction in itself at Stowe, with an amazing variety of dining experiences offered by over 50 area restaurants.
  • For other ideas, visit our information center at Stowe Area Association!