Hen of the Wood
92 Stowe Street, Waterbury, VT
+1 802 244 7300
Chef Eric Warnstedt is the genius behind Vermont’s award-winning culinary masterpiece. Seven James Beard nominations, beautiful farm fresh fare, legendary wines and seamless service fill the 40 seats nightly, requiring reservations months in advance to secure a table.

Prohibition Pig
23 S. Main St, Waterbury, VT
+1 802 244 4120
Bacon and hooch are on the menu at this hip, casual-style eatery serving up stellar Southern small plates and BBQ dishes. The 20+ craft beers on tap will hold you over while you navigate the up to an hour wait any given day of the week.

The Bench
492 Mountain Rd, Stowe, VT
+1 802 253 5100

Food aficionados will enjoy the Kale Caesar Salad and Moss Glen Pizza that come out of the open kitchen, while those in search of the perfect cocktail should opt for the Perry Merrill named after my favorite trail.

The Plate
91 Main St, Stowe, Vermont
+1 802 253 2691
This chic dinner spot is owned and operated by a Los Angeleno who now resides in Vermont. The Plate’s menu is a marriage between the flair and fire of Vermont flavor with the clean eating principles of California.

The Skinny Pancake
7416 Mountain Road, Stowe, VT
+1 802 760 6501

Bottomless cups of coffee, authentic crepes and abundant salads are sourced from more than 40 vibrant Vermont farms. But even better than the food is the fact that one percent of proceeds go towards not-for profit organizations dedicated to greening our planet.


The Lodge at Spruce Peak

The Lodge at Spruce Peak

The Field Guide

The Field Guide

Spruce Peak
7412 Mountain Road, Stowe, VT
+1 888 478 6938
Centered at the base of Mount Mansfield, Spruce Peak is a premier destination in its own right. This luxury alpine style resort provides unparalleled hospitality and the only ski-in, ski-out lodging in New England, serving as a playground for the discerning traveler. Winter wonder off the 116 trails include ice skating, ice climbing, snowshoeing, and nightly s'mores by the bonfire. Guests can choose from a variety of “off-season” activities such as hiking, horseback riding, mountain biking, rafting, fishing and zip-lining.

The Field Guide
433 Mountain Rd, Stowe, VT
+1 802 253 8088
Stowe’s latest newcomer is a boutique hotel offering 30 mountain-chic rooms and suites with playful pops of color. While the hotel is a 15 minute ride to the mountain, it is centrally located downtown in the heart of Stowe.


Dog Sled Rides
849 South Main St, Stowe, VT 05672
+1 802 253 2317
Umiak Outdoor Outfitters offers daytime scenic adventure tours and evening rides.

Snowmobiling Tours
849 Main St, Stowe, VT
+1 802 253 6221
Stowe Snowmobile Tours offers an adventurous 25-mile journey through the Mount Mansfield State Forest for both the beginner and advanced riders.

Stowe Bowl
1613 Mountain Road Stowe, VT
+1 802 253 2494
Bowling for the cool kids. Make lane reservations well in advance as they book quickly during high season.

Laughing Moon Chocolates
78 South Main St, Stowe Village, VT
+1 802 253 9591
In addition to amazing homemade chocolates, they also offer free Chocolate Dipping Demonstrations daily at 2pm, as well as adult and family workshops to create your own chocolates.

Stowe Mercantile
38 Main Street, Stowe, VT
+1 802 253 4554
Housewares, specialty treats, Stowe souvenirs and more all under one roof.

Stowe Public House
109 Main St, Stowe, VT
+1 802 585 5785

Stowe Wine and Cheese
1799 Mountain Road, Stowe, VT
+1 802 253 8606


Doc Ponds

Doc Ponds

Idletyme Brewing Company

Idletyme Brewing Company

Doc Ponds
294 Mountain Road, Stowe, VT
+1 802 760 6066
Apres-ski spots are as important as ski conditions and no one takes it more seriously then the guys behind Doc Ponds. (The creative geniuses behind Hen of the Wood) This modern pub serves up farm to table comfort food, rotating craft brews and live music on Sunday evenings. The bayley blue balls and smoked ½ chicken are crowd faves.

Idletyme Brewing Company
1859 Mountain Road, Stowe, VT
+1 802 253 4765
Legendary family friendly pub with a simple and seasonal menu geared for locals and tourists seeking a cool atmosphere and a solid high-fare meal. Brussel sprout salad and grilled salmon balance out the 2am cheese fries and homemade pretzel nuggets.