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Found in the serene landscapes of Vermont, Stowe emerges as an ideal escape during the warm summer months, offering an abundance of activities that promise adventure and relaxation. For those seeking the perfect base to explore this vibrant area, Edson Hill provides a picturesque retreat, blending elegance with the comforting touch of home. This distinguished hotel not only captivates you with its historical elegance and modern comforts but also positions you at the heart of the area’s top summer activities.

Mountain Biking Extravaganza

A visit to Stowe in the summer is incomplete without experiencing its extensive network of mountain bike trails. Stowe Trails Partnership manages over 35 miles of well-maintained paths across several key areas, catering to all skill levels. From the diverse and scenic Cady Hill Forest with its 23 trails to the challenging terrains of Sterling Forest, these trails weave through the heart of Vermont’s natural beauty. Not to be missed are Adams Camp’s unique mix of doubletrack and flow, and the remote, rugged routes of Little River & Cottonbrook, perfect for off-season rides. Each trail network offers a unique biking experience amidst the verdant landscapes of Stowe, making it a top destination for outdoor enthusiasts.

Guided Outdoor Explorations

Sunrise Mountain Guides offers another avenue to immerse yourself in Vermont’s rugged landscapes. Positioned at the foot of Mount Mansfield, Vermont’s highest peak, they provide personalized tours across various outdoor activities. Whether it’s hiking, rock climbing, or simply soaking in the natural vistas, their expert guides ensure a safe and enriching experience, tailored to reveal the hidden treasures of the Green Mountains.

Fishing Adventures

For those who favor tranquility over thrill, Catamount Fishing Adventures offers a serene getaway. Under the guidance of Willy Dietrich, explore the idyllic waters around Stowe through fly-fishing or spin fishing. Each session is both educational and engaging, ideal for beginners and seasoned anglers alike, ensuring a peaceful day out on the water amidst stunning backdrops.

Scenic Hikes and Waterfalls

Stowe is home to some of the most beautiful hiking trails in New England. A short drive from Edson Hill will lead you to Moss Glen Falls, where a gentle hike rewards you with the view of a spectacular waterfall — perfect for a refreshing swim on a hot day. Another notable trail is the hike to Sterling Pond, accessible via Smugglers’ Notch. It offers a moderately challenging walk that culminates in a serene pond surrounded by lush forest.

Cultural and Leisure Activities

After a day of adventure, Stowe’s Recreation Path presents a more relaxed pace. This paved trail stretches over 5.3 miles and offers picturesque views, access to local shops and cafes, and numerous spots for a leisurely picnic along the river. For golf enthusiasts, the Stowe Country Club provides a scenic 18-hole course where beauty and challenge meet, all within a stone’s throw from the luxurious comfort of Edson Hill.

Edson Hill: Your Summer Sanctuary

Amidst these varied activities, Edson Hill stands out as a haven of tranquility and luxury. Each guestroom and cottage are meticulously designed to offer comfort and elegance, mirroring the natural beauty outside its windows. The dining experience at Edson Hill is an adventure in itself, featuring locally sourced ingredients that highlight Vermont’s culinary richness.

From exhilarating mountain bike rides and fishing expeditions to peaceful hikes and leisurely golf rounds, Stowe is a playground for summer adventurers. And at the heart of it all, Edson Hill offers not just a place to stay, but a place to be — deeply immersed in the beauty and vibrancy of Vermont. Whether you seek thrills or tranquility, Edson Hill ensures your summer getaway is nothing short of extraordinary.