Guided Tours in Stowe, Vermont.
Green Mountain Sherpas
Stowe, Vermont 05672
Green Mountain Sherpas provide informative, exciting and comfortable hiking, walking, mountain biking, and backcountry skiing tour experiences for families, couples, groups and individuals. We provide insight on local history, flora and fauna, and geology while guiding you along some of northern Vermont’s most scenic trails.
Guides are available to meet you at any hotel or rental property in the Stowe area so you can follow the guide to the trailhead in your own vehicle. Guides may also be able to offer pick up and drop off service depending on your group size. Ask when you book your tour.
Guided Hiking Tours of Sterling Gorge, Mount Mansfield, the Worcester Range, and more - tours are customizable, just tell us what you are looking for!
Catamount Fishing Adventures
699 Glenbrook Road
Stowe, VT 05672
Guided fly-fishing, spin-fishing, and ice-fishing adventures. Stream and lake trips offered. Three-day fly-fishing school. Certified casting instructor by the Federation of Fly Fishers.
All abilities encouraged and welcomed.
All equipment is provided.
Mud City Adventures
77 Park Street
Stowe, VT 05672
If we did the same thing every day it wouldn’t be an adventure. After a summer of surfing, river tubing, mountain biking and wakeboarding, Mud City Adventures is excited that the hills are white again. Send the kids or join us yourself for a day of winter awesomeness. We can explore lift access stashes or, better yet, hunt it out in the backcountry. We love to bust out the ski bikes and snow tubes, build fires and igloos, or find a view by snowshoe. Sign up for a Jay Peak Glades and Waves road trip or create a custom adventure with us. At Mud City Adventures FUN rules.
Ben & Jerry's Guided Tours
1281 Waterbury-Stowe Rd
Waterbury, VT 05676
Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream Factory Tour, recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the top 10 tour experiences in the country, costs $4.00/adult, $3.00/senior, 12 and younger are free.
Open 10:00-6:00 daily with tours running 10:00-5:00. Closed only Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years Day. Info 866-258-6877.
Mountain View Tours
415 Lendway Lane
Stowe, VT 05656
Enjoy a wonderful and unique experience as you explore the Green Mountain State’s “Special World.” Travel through some of Vermont’s famous and not so famous sights and landmarks. Learn about Vermont’s expanding history: “The way life used to be.” See some of the State’s picturesque landscapes and peerless mountain scenery as well as out of the way places. Try out our special: "Taste of Vermont Tour " for the complete Vermont Experience or spend a fun day in Montréal [just a short hop away]. As your “Destination Specialist”, Mountain View Tours offers year-round day tour planning for groups both large and small, step-on-guide services and private personalized tours.
Catamount Trail Association
1 Mill Street
Burlington, VT 05401
The Catamount Trail Association (CTA) was incorporated in 1984 and is a member-supported, non-profit organization with the purpose of building, maintaining and protecting the Catamount Trail as a public resource, and furthering cross-country skiing in the state.
Thanks to the cooperation of the Vermont Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation, the U.S. Forest Service, the 36 Vermont town governments the Trail passes through, as well as the nearly 200 private landowners whose property the Trail crosses, the Catamount Trail is now 100% complete.
Stowe at Night Lantern Tours
51 Main Street
Stowe, VT 05672
Stowe, At Night, Lantern Tours
Ghost Stories and History Too!
Carry our candle lit lantern as you hear entertaining stories of the resident ghosts of Stowe. Hear compelling stories of early settlers and view Stowe's historic buildings.
Chosen by USA Today as a Top Ten Flickering Lights Tour!
August 3 through September 5
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday Nights
Starts at the Stowe Area Visitor's Center. These 1 hour walking tours begin at 8 pm at the Visitor's Center, Main Street, Stowe
Note: In the event of rain the tour still happens. Part of the tour moves under cover and part moves inside. These 1 hour walking tours begin at the Visitor's Center, Main Street, Stowe
Reservations Suggested. 802-244-1173 or Newf1Ted@aol.com
Admission: $10 Adults, $5 Students ( 10-18 ) Under 10 Free
73 Smugglers View Road
Jeffersonville, VT 05464
Canoe & Kayak tours set in the heart of Vermont's beautiful Green Mountains. All tours and/or lessons are set up to your times and needs, while maintaining very high standards of client safety and satisfaction. Everything about us is customer service - oriented, with an emphasis on "Custom". Our tours and lessons go when you do. If you want to fit in a training ride at a moments notice give "Bert" a call. Special events such as overnight tours and camping are available by reservation.
Eden Ethical Dog Sledding
1390 Square Road
Eden Mills, VT 05653
Toll Free: 866-635-9070
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Eden Dog Sledding offers educational sledding adventures for families or couples Spring, Summer, Winter, and Fall! Our goal is to provide a healthy, happy home for our dogs while giving guests of all ages a hands-on, educational, breath-taking experience.
Located only 45 minutes from Stowe, Eden Dog Sledding is home to many of New England’s sledding champions.
We want our guests to learn about dogs and dogsledding, so each tour includes a fun, interactive presentation, and lots of time to ask questions.
What our guests say:
We thought it would be fun when we saw the brochure, but this is more magical than words could ever describe!
Check out our website for more information and videos of our tours!
Self-Guided Brewery, Winery, Distillery Tours
Boyden Valley Winery and Spirits
64 VT Route 104, Cambridge, VT
Taste our award-winning wines, Vermont Ice and cream liqueurs.
Free Tours Daily: 11:30pm - 1:00pm
French Gourmet Cheese Plates (June - September)
Open Daily: 10:00am - 5:00pm. $7.00 per person, price includes a Boyden Valley Winery glass!
Green Mountain Distillers
2919 Laporte Road Morrisville, VT
Green Mountain Distillers is a small batch craft distillery located in the heart of Vermont’s Green Mountains. They have been dedicated to creating hand-made, organic distilled spirits since 2002.
Open Thursday - Saturday: 12-5pm
Idletyme Brewing Company
1859 Mountain Road Stowe, VT
Brewmaster Will Gilson came to Idletyme Brewing Co. with close to 20 years of brewing experience and always has something new and exciting brewing!
Open Daily: 11:30am - to close
1815 Pucker Street, Stowe, VT
New Extended Hours
Open: Thursday -Monday from 1-6
Smugglers’ Notch Distillery
276 Main Street, Jeffersonville, VT
Father/son artisan distillery crafting award-winning spirits - corn and winter wheat vodka, single bourbon-barrel rum, true-distilled gin, straight bourbon whisky.
Open Daily: 1:00pm - 5:00pm. Free Tastings!
Von Trapp Brewing
700 Trapp Hill Road, Stowe, VT
The new von Trapp Brewery built in the spring of 2015 is located on the von Trapp property just South of the Trapp Family Lodge. Doors to the Brewery as well as our 6,000 square foot Bierhalle restaurant will officially open to the public late Summer 2016. Tastings and purchases of von Trapp year round and seasonal lagers are still available at our Deli bakery. Open: 7:00 AM-7PM (Food at 6:00).
Vermont Canoe and Kayak
4805 Route 15
Jeffersonville, Vermont 05464
We do one river and one river well---the Lamoille! Take the short, scenic trip through Smugglers' Notch to the other side of the mountain. Vermont Canoe and Kayak is located in the picturesque village of Jeffersonville right along the Lamoille River.
We offer rentals of canoes, solo and tandem kayaks and paddleboards. We'll shuttle you upriver to any one of our three launch locations. Pack a lunch, fishing pole, bathing suit, even your dog and enjoy a leisurely self guided paddle back to your car.
Prefer a guided tour? Choose from... our popularWater and Wine Tour that takes you in the boat of your choice to the Boyden Valley Winery in Cambridge, our Ice Cream Float - who wouldn't want to stop and eat Ben and Jerry's on a beach along the way? our Evening Wildlife Watch which gives you an opportunity to see some of the wildlife that frequent the river, and our Morning Pond Paddle...an opportunity to try out all of our boats including the stand-up paddleboards on a beautiful calm, serene 15 acre private pond.
Large family reunions, wedding parties, or corporate getaways? We can customize and discount any large group of 10 boats or more.
Rock of Ages Quarries (Visitors Center)
558 Graniteville Road
Barre, VT 05654
Phone: 802- 476-3119
Experience Rock of Ages!
We offer an eclectic mix of Vermont-made granite gifts and jewelry, granite and stone gifts from around the world.
Company logos and Vermont-logo clothing, Vermont specialty gifts and foods, Vermont-made crafts, Vermont puzzles and prints and youth gifts, such as Vermont-made wooden toys, educational crafts, books, rocks and minerals.
Boyden Valley Winery
RR2, 40 min. N. of Stowe
Cambridge, VT 05444
Boyden Valley Winery & Spirits is part of a fourth-generation farm in the picturesque Lamoille River Valley. Producing over a dozen award winning Wines, Vermont Ice Wines, Cream Liqueurs, and Hard Cider; the winery offers Tastings, French Gourmet Cheese Plates (seasonal only), and Free winery tours (at 11:30am & 1:00pm);groups of up to 50 guests can be accommodated with reservations.
Fly Rod Shop
2703 Route 100
Stowe, VT 05672
Toll Free: 800-535-9763
The Fly Rod Shop in Stowe, Vermont offers fly fishing's best products and gear, as well as Vermont's premier fly fishing guide service.
The Fly Rod Shop offers 1/2 day and full day Fly Fishing Instructional tours year round (ice fishing in winter). Their experienced guides will take you and your family or friends out for four or eight hours of private fly fishing. Call the Fly Rod Shop (802-253-7346) for more information or to book a spot for one of these tours.
We also have FREE fly fishing clinics here at the shop.
4 Points Mountain Bike School & Guides
Stowe, Vermont 05672
New to mountain biking? Interested in the sport, but not really sure how to get started? Let 4 Points trained instructors show you the way by walking you through a step by step process to get you familiar with the equipment, proper body position, cornering, braking and a lot more. Lessons are two hours, which is usually long enough to actually learn the basics and still have time to do some riding. Please give us as much advance notification as possible so we have the right instructor available for you.
Basic Pricing Info:
MTB Private Lesson: $99, 2 hrs. + $30 ea. additional person
MTB Group Lesson: $65, 2 hrs. Minimum 2 people
MTB Guide Service: $120, 2 hrs. Up to 6 riders + $50 ea. add. hr.
Bike + Brew Tours: $189, 3 hrs. Mtn biking, Lunch, 3 -4 Breweries. Minimum 4 people
For more information on pricing and specific lesson/service descriptions, please open this document or follow the links below to book a lesson or tour!
October Siberian Sled Dog Adventures
Tours led out of Waterbury and Stowe
Waterbury, VT 05676
October Siberians Sled Dog Adventures offers the most unique trip into the winter wonderland of Vermont that will have you reminiscing for years to come. Multiple layers are interwoven into this experience, so that it not just a ride in a dog sled.
These Siberian Huskies are friendly, energetic, independent and honest hard working dogs. This is not just a ride in a dog sled, but an interactive experience of driving the sled. Our sleds are designed for two drivers with the Mushers maintaining full control while the second driver responds and adjust for the sled to perform properly, so the client is part of the team.
Little River State Park, the primary location of our sled tours, is the gem of Central Vermont. The beauty of the reservoir, the campground roads, and the hillside trails give a diversity of terrain to take you far enough into the back country to escape civilization. Not to mention Rob, the musher, has over 20 years experience working with dogs.Call for availability and more info.
Vermont Chauffeured Transportation
17 Town Farm Lane
Stowe, VT 05672
Toll Free: 800-388-0150
We offer airport transportation, regional charters, and excursion, services in our Cadillac sedans, all-wheel drive SUVs, executive vans, stretch limousines, and customized mini-coaches.
Our local management team and drivers can enhance your visit with interesting additional information about the area.
For a full list of our luxury services please see our services page.
Peace Pups Dogsledding
239 Cross Road
Lake Elmore, VT 05657
Visit Peace Pups Dogsledding at one of our area locations for a wide range of dog powered activities.
We offer year round kennel visits, fall dog cart tours and once there is snow on the ground we run daytime dogsled tours at our Lake Elmore trail site. These are all located an easy 25 minute drive from the village of Stowe.
We are available for educational dogsledding presentations for both private gatherings and schools. These can be custom tailored to fit your needs and can include slide shows and demonstrations.
We encourage all guests to book well in advance for any of our activities. We maintain a small kennel with the focus on sustainability and attention to detail.
We believe this offers our guests the best possible experience but it does limit the number of customers we can take out each week.
2305 Laporte Road, Route 100
Morrisville, VT 05661
Toll Free: 800-898-7845
Come soar with us at Stowe Soaring, the premier soaring site in New England, located 6 miles north of Stowe on Route 100. Enjoy an unforgettable experience - a smooth and graceful ride on silent wings. Our highly experienced pilots will give you the ride of a lifetime.
If you are adventurous, they will show you beautiful maneuvers and give you a chance to fly. Glider instruction and rental are available for novice and experienced pilots. Open 7 days per week, end of July through October.
849 South Main Street
Stowe, VT 05672
Vermont’s Adventure Center offering Adventure Tours, Equipment rentals and retail equipment and clothing.
Winter offerings include guided Snowing Shoeing, Nordic Ski, Performance Sledding Tours and rentals.
Summer offerings include: guided and self-guided river trips, hiking and custom instructional programs. Lakefront rentals available at Waterbury Reservoir and North Beach (Burlington). Car top rentals of kayaks, canoes and SUPs also available. Prefer an indoor adventure? Check out our Brewery Tour Perfect for a group. For updated information or online reservation please visit our website.