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Stowe Summer Stay-cation at Sun & Ski

July 18, 2019 11:46 am

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Planning a summer trip for the whole family can be tricky.  You want everyone to have fun, but you’d also like some time to relax. Whether you’re journeying out to Stowe for a new adventure or just looking for some local fun, we have plenty to offer.

If you’re looking for a break that is equal parts relaxing and entertaining, check out all of the outdoor and indoor activities available on-site at the Sun & Ski Inn & Suites!

Family Fun Right In Our Backyard

While staying at our suites, you won’t even need to leave the property for endless fun. We are proud to offer several exciting attractions that are sure to please the whole family.


Get your putt on and try out our 18-hole mini-golf course located just outside your hotel room!

Whether you’re out to learn a new game or show off your skills, this course is ideal for all ages. Professionally designed as a miniaturized golf course, Stowe Golf Park offers an exciting challenge full of hazards, fairways, and natural obstacles.

In-house guests of Sun & Ski Inn and Suites also receive $2 off a round of mini-golf per person!


Summer Season: 10:00 am to 9:30 pm

Pre- and Post-Season: 10:00 am to dark


We take bowling to the next level at Stowe Bowl. Not your grandma’s bowling, our boutique bowling lounge features eight lanes, high-quality dining, a fully-stocked bar, and offers a state-of-the-art audio-visual experience.

One of our recent visitors loved that our suites are “connected to Stowe Bowl,” calling it the perfect spot for “rainy day activities and awesome food.”

Guests of our inn and suites get special discounts at Stowe Bowl and Stowe Eatery. Our Stay and Bowl package offers guests a discount on bowling. Another great option is to plan ahead and book a Bowl and Eat package for $80. Book your bowling and food package before you arrive and save 20% on bowling and food at Stowe Bowl! Receive one hour of bowling for four people including shoe rental and your choice of four food menu items!

Whether you’re a beginner just out for some fun, or a local looking for your new go-to hangout spot, our bowling alley welcomes and encourages all ages and skill levels! We even have a Vermonters Club for Vermont residents – join in some friendly competition with your neighbors!


Monday – Friday: 4:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Saturday – Sunday: 11:00 am to 10:00 pm

Hotel Amenities

Sometimes all you need is a beautiful location and a little imagination. Without ever stepping foot off the property, you can explore Vermont nature in our yard or head to the pool for a swim!

Pool and Hot Tub

No matter the weather, come take a dip in our indoor/outdoor pool and hot tub! The pool is free to guests. We are also open to the public for a fee. If you’re looking to take a swim for the day or visit throughout the summer, we offer day passes for adults and discounts for children.

Additionally, there is a fitness center available on the property which is also included in the day pass fee.

Outdoor Exploring

While relaxing at Sun & Ski, spend some time wandering around the hotel and discover Vermont’s natural beauty. Summer in the Green Mountains is an excellent time to look for the many types of wildlife out and about in the sun.

The West Branch of Little River runs through our property, and is a wonderful place to dip your feet, cool off, and relax for a while. Kids of all ages will enjoy running throughout the spacious green and along the bubbling river!

We are also proud to be a pet-friendly hotel! Instead of leaving your fur-babies at home, take them along for a trip that is truly for the whole family.

Some of our recent visitors noted that their “two doggies loved it.” We’re glad that everyone enjoys their stay at our suites – even our fuzzy, four-legged guests! Bring your pets along for free when you stay for two or more nights with our Pet Friendly Package.

Family Dining

Nothing like a good meal after a long day of fun! We currently offer a complimentary European-style continental breakfast for all guests and are locally renowned for our creative eats at Stowe Bowl.

The Eatery at Stowe Bowl

So much more than just bowling, The Eatery is known for unique and delicious apps, sharing plates, and comfort food. Our menu features many old favorites and new twists that are sure to satisfy even the pickiest eater.

You can also visit our lounge to try any of our house-designed cocktails or grab a local craft beer. Whether you’re ready for a night out or want a night in with some take-out, The Eatery is definitely the way to go!

In-Room Dining

Traveling with the family, especially small children, can be exhausting and complicated.  Simplify your day with our updated rooms!

Each spacious room includes comfortable beds, modern bathrooms, and stylish decor. Our suites are ideal for families looking to make their room a home away from home, including a full kitchen with a refrigerator, stove and oven, microwave, and a dishwasher!

One of our visitors loved the “huge room with a full kitchen,” and noted that “everything was clean and more than adequately furnished.” We aim to make it as easy as possible for you to enjoy your vacation at our suites, and that might mean being able to come back to your fully-equipped room to make a tasty treat or a full meal!         

For information about rooms and rates, learn more here.

A recent visitor praised: “the hotel itself was perfect for us – from the complimentary breakfast, semi-outdoor hot tub to homemade cookies in the evening.” We love to hear that our guests claim to have “never had a better stay anywhere.” We like to think it’s equal parts our central location, our proximity to endless activities like bowling and golf, and of course our incredible staff.

We hope that you think of us for your next family vacation — all-inclusive doesn’t have to be overly pricey or reserved for big cities. We’ve got it all, right in the heart of Vermont!