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The snow continues to fall here at historic Edson Hill in Stowe, Vermont. Snow oftentimes signifies the beginning of the skiing season here in Vermont, but it’s also an indication that the holidays are just around the corner. It might be hard to believe, but we’re only five weeks away from Christmas Day. Families often travel to the quintessential mountain town of Stowe for a Christmas getaway because the area is the perfect combination of relaxation, beauty, and holiday spirit. Edson Hill rests on 38 genuinely gorgeous acres of Vermont countryside, perfectly situated between Stowe Mountain and downtown. Most families and couples who choose Edson Hill for their holiday escape are searching for tranquility, elegance, and warmth, three characteristics that we’ve perfected here in the peaceful Green Mountains. Spending Christmas in Vermont is precisely what your family needs this year. Here are some of the perks of staying at Edson Hill in Stowe.

Christmas in Stowe, Vermont

There are several holiday events that your family can enjoy on the weekend before Christmas. The kids can Skate with Santa at Stowe Arena on Saturday afternoon. This popular event also allows children to write letters to Santa, listen to holiday tunes, and devour Christmas treats. Laughing Moon Chocolates in downtown Stowe is hosting handmade candy cane demonstrations all December long. Embark on a romantic sleigh ride at Gentle Giants, a popular winter activity for tourists and locals alike. The trip features a covered bridge, massive mountains, lush forestry, and majestic draft horses. Visit Stowe Cider on Saturday from 3-6 p.m. for live music, hard cider, and drink specials. Visit these Stowe staples if you’re planning on spending Christmas in Vermont.

On-Site Winter Activities

Christmas in Vermont wouldn’t be complete with a full day of snow-filled adventure. Edson Hill is the proud home to a four-kilometer Nordic skiing trail system. Visit the Nordic Center before exploring the picturesque countryside to purchase trails passes, ski rentals, and on-site lessons. Some prefer to meander through our lush wilderness via snowshoe, which only cost $30 per pair. Edson Hill is home to 18 professionally-groomed trails, which is enough mileage to keep you busy for an entire weekend.

Fireplace Guest House Rooms

Open presents with the entire family next to a modern fireplace in one of our charming, elegant guest house rooms. Our double queen bedrooms are particularly ideal for small families. Each guestroom is a classic combination of old-world charm, contemporary luxury, and rustic allure. Don’t forget to make a reservation in the Dining Room, one of the best Stowe restaurants, for a grand Saturday evening culinary journey. Ask the front desk service about dinner recommendations in Stowe on the days that the Dining Room is closed. Dial 1-802-253-7371 to learn about our seasonal specials and weekly promotions.