, 2022-12-18 19:00:00,
Skiers and boarders likely already know the name Stowe, Vermont. It is one of the US’s top ten skiing and boarding destinations, and there are more than a few reasons why. With its ski resort located on Mount Mansfield, Vermont’s tallest mountain, there is an abundance of terrain on the mountain to enjoy. However, the town of Stowe itself has a lot to offer travelers.
Travelers looking to spend some time in Stowe this winter will have more than a few things to consider. To help travelers out, here is a guide to small town Stowe, Vermont’s ultimate ski town.
What To Know When Visiting Stowe, VT
Stowe is home to many fun activities and events, both in and out of ski season. The town hosts arts and crafts shows, a balloon festival, and even a weekend-long British Invasion event held every September.
Skiers and borders, however, may be more interested in the ski area. Mount Mansfield, though the home of Stowe’s ski resort is 4,393 feet which makes it Vermont’s tallest mountain. Travelers should note the terrain of this mount is primarily for intermediate and expert skiers.
Winter season aside the area town and mountain both still have a lot to offer. Many hiking trails fill the mountain and nearby Smuggler’s Notch State Park which includes a portion of the famous Long Trail.
Best Ways To Get Around Stowe, VT
An aerial view of Stowe, Vermont
Stowe is a small town, and despite its tourism, it has relatively limited public transportation. This means cars are quite important for getting around.
An aerial view of a road around Stowe, Vermont
Driving a car will be the best way to get around Stowe, VT. It’s not a large town, so public transit is limited making cars nearly a must. There isn’t anywhere in Stowe to rent cars but nearby Burlington and its airport are where travelers can find car rentals.
Having four wheels to navigate around while in Stowe will massively increase the pleasure of the experience—and it makes a visit to Emily’s Bridge easier.
A view of Stowe’s landscape
If travelers are in Stowe from late November to early April and are staying on Mountain Road, Stowe Mountain Resort, or Stowe Village, they can access the mountain via Green Mountain Transit’s No. 108 bus.
The bus runs from 6:30 am to 9 pm and is a nice…
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