5 Romantic Activities in Stowe

by STOWE AREA ASSOCIATION

With Valentine’s Day around the corner, it’s time to make plans for a romantic day–or, better yet, a weekend escape. There are a variety of ways to celebrate your sweetheart in Stowe. Named the “Best Romantic Winter Destination for Couples” (CBS San Francisco), Stowe offers an abundance of events and winter activities to enjoy the area’s natural beauty.

Here are five ways couples can experience the “#1 Winter Town in New England” (Yankee Magazine).

1. Treat your sweetheart during Stowe Sweet.
Area lodging, restaurants, shops and attractions are offering romantic specials during Stowe Sweet, February 11 – 17. Experience everything sweet Stowe has to offer. Indulge your senses on an enchanting dinner for two, shop for an engagement ring or artisan jewelry, enjoy a night of bowling or explore Vermont’s winter woods on a moonlight snowshoe tour, complete with fondue. One lucky couple will win a Sweet Escape for Two.

2. Take a leisurely sleigh ride through the winter woods.
Snuggle up on a snowy sleigh ride with picturesque views of surrounding hills and countryside.

3. Skate on ice together.
Ice skating is one of several popular winter activities in Stowe. There are several options in Stowe, including Spruce Peak at Stowe with beautiful Mt. Mansfield–Vermont’s tallest peak–as a backdrop, and Stowe Arena in the historic Village. Pick up ice skates and other equipment rentals as well as sports gear and apparel in town.

4. Dine at one of Stowe’s world-class restaurants.
Nothing says romance like an enchanting dinner for two. Find information about area restaurants in the Stowe Dining & Shopping Guide. Explore Stowe’s fireside dining and fine dining options, and events such as Wine & Dine Your Valentine at Cork Wine Bar & Market of Stowe.

5. Relax and rejuvenate at the spa.
Slow down and rejuvenate at one of Stowe’s word-class spas. You’ll leave feeling relaxed and refreshed. Stowe offers a variety of spa and wellness products including massages, spa treatments, salon specialties, an array of health clubs and classes in fitness, yoga and Pilates.Stoweflake Mountain Resort & Spa

Featured photo courtesy: Mark Vandenberg Photography
Photo courtesies: Stoweflake Mountain Resort & Spa, Stowe Mountain Resort