Sugaring in Vermont

Top 7 Reasons to Return to Stowe, Vermont

It’s unlikely that you really need more information to know why Stowe, VT is the perfect spot for the ideal getaway.

But just in case you’ve been putting it off, here are a few fun reasons why you should plan your trip back to our beautiful town tucked into the Green Mountains as soon as possible!

Whether you’re an outdoor enthusiast (hiking! biking! swimming!), you crave a few days of amazing artisanal shopping and dining, or you just want to relax and be pampered, we’ve got something for everyone.

Stowe, Vermont in Spring

These are our top 7 Reasons to return to Stowe, Vermont for vacation

1. You ran out of pure Vermont Maple Syrup

It happens! March is maple sugaring season, and syrup makers are tapping their trees right now and starting the boil for the 2018 production. Now is a great time to get last year’s syrup at reduced prices. Stowe Maple in neighboring Waterbury offers delicious syrup at local prices and you can learn about the process of making syrup and pick up a few souvenirs at their quaint shop.

2. You should have bought _____ at Stowe Kitchen Bath and Linens

Stowe Kitchen Bath and Linens is a local gem. They carry unusual items that you don’t find at big box stores, and many of them are even sourced from local Vermont artisans. It’s fun just to wander through their thoughtfully curated shop and discover some new pieces that can give your home a spring refresh… But if you don’t bring something home, you’ll certainly need to come back!

3. You are craving those delicious butter creams from Laughing Moon Chocolates. 

Laughing Moon Chocolate in Stowe, Vermont


Located on South Main Street, Laughing Moon Chocolates is the perfect place to go and sip a delicious hot cocoa after a few hours of shopping. All of their chocolate treats are hand-dipped and made with local ingredients to create a distinct flavor you won’t find anywhere else!

4. You just need a break from life.

Stowe, VT has everything you need to engage in a little much-needed self care! Maybe the last time you were here you found your zen with a walk in the woods, or maybe you just read about forest bathing (it’s a thing!) and you want to give it a try. Hike, snowshoe, or X-country ski on one of the many mountain trails or in our local parks.  Unplug and meet some new people at Slayton Pasture Cabin on the grounds of the Trapp Family Lodge.

Find your center and stretch out at one of the many yoga classes available in the area. Stowe was recently named a top yoga friendly city by! Then finish off the day by getting a massage at one of our amazing spas.

5. You really love the small-town vibe and want to hang out more with the locals. 

You want to experience a day in Stowe just like the locals do?  Black Cap Coffee is the place to go! This popular spot is not just a place to relax and enjoy the slower pace of small-town life, they also make amazing homemade treats like pies and specialty desserts. And, as the name implies, their coffee game is strong!

6. You’re dreaming of moving to Vermont. 

Spring is traditionally the height of real estate season and now is a great time to dream, or seriously scout out your dream home!  Think Vermont provides a wealth of information for anyone who wants to know the real deal about working and living in here.

Or, contact one of our fabulous area Realtors and get a personalized tour and the inside scoop on the real estate market in Northern VT!

Spring Run-off in Stowe, Vermont

7. You’ve you’ve never experienced Stowe in spring!

A spring trip will be easy on the budget with the money you save on the great deals being offered now. Explore Stowe when it’s a little less busy, and experience a side you haven’t seen before.

Need more ideas or reasons to visit? Call us directly and we can tell you about upcoming specials and packages as well as more ideas of how to make your return visit to Stowe a perfect getaway!