Fall Guided Tours
Stowe’s natural beauty comes alive in the fall with vibrant colors, cool mornings and sunny days perfect for exploring. Whether you’re looking for a family-friendly activity, or something a little more adventurous, experience Stowe’s most colorful season on one of these guided tours.
While Stowe is home to an extensive mountain bike trail system, more leisurely options are available such as the Stowe Recreation Path, which draws visitors all year-round to enjoy its winding turns, bridges and views. During fall, biking on the “Rec Path” is popular way to leaf peep. For the mountain biker, bike rentals and lessons are available.
Fall hiking offers a glimpse of foliage you’ve never seen before. Majestic mountain views with sweeping vistas and bright oranges, yellows and reds entice hikers of all ages and abilities to make the trek up one of Stowe’s trails. Many local trails are ideal for families, while others offer a more challenging climb. Test your skills on Mt. Mansfield, Vermont’s highest peak, or explore the wilderness on trails through Kirchner Woods and Wiessner Woods. The views are worth it.
There are few ways to experience Vermont’s foliage like zipping through the trees on a zip line adventure. Take a tour with a professional guide and enjoy the ride as you glide among the fall colors, admiring mountain views along the way.
Unique Fall Tours
Enjoy the beauty of Vermont in with a dog cart tour. The falling leaves, cooler temperatures and scents of fall are the perfect backdrop to this unique experience.
Take a tour of a local granite quarry, which at nearly 600 feet deep, is believed to be the largest operating granite quarry in the world. Though the quarry itself is spectacular, fall ushers in spectacular colors, which only add to this unique experience.
Looking for a scarier experience? Stowe, at Night, Lantern Tours offers a one-hour walking tour of Stowe where you’ll hear ghost stories and local history. Carry your candle lit lantern as you hear entertaining stories of the resident ghosts of Stowe, compelling stories of early settlers and view Stowe’s historic buildings.
Take in the foliage along the beautiful and serene Waterbury Reservoir on a Fall Foliage Scenic Boat charter. Settled between two mountain ranges, the reservoir offers extraordinary foliage views.