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Why You Should Take a Late Summer Getaway to New England

Why You Should Take a Late Summer Getaway to New England

In Vermont, summer basically begins in earnest at the Fourth of July, and we fully embrace this special season as long as the sunshine and warm weather lasts, usually all the way into September.

But when the calendar flips to August, we notice that some people act as if summer is winding down, and they let a “back-to-school” mode take over.

Wouldn’t you like to celebrate and enjoy summer for just a little longer? Why not take a late summer getaway to New England, and make the most of the season the way we do in Vermont!

Gloriously sunny days, cool evenings, and nights that are perfect for sleeping are what late summer in Vermont is all about.

And late summer is the perfect time to unplug, recharge, and take that truly relaxing Vermont vacation you’ve been daydreaming of!

We love to welcome our guests as friends, and provide an experience that will allow them to totally decompress from the daily grind. The Green Mountains, pristine lakes and rivers, and fresh mountain air of northern Vermont provide the perfect backdrop for a real getaway, and our guest rooms complete the experience of calm and relaxation with carefully curated decor and luxury amenities.

We even have special offers and discounts valid throughout the entire summer – check out our Promotions page for mid-week savings and unique family packages!


What to do in late summer in Stowe, VT?

Vermont is particularly good at filling the days and nights of summer with fun, local festivals and celebrations. Here is a taste of what is going on in the Stowe, VT area in the upcoming months:

Stowe Tango Music Festival  

August 17-20, 2017 – Get your groove on during this lively three day event featuring tango orchestra and dance performances!  The weekend includes many free and outdoor events with opportunities to purchase tickets and passes to the performances of your choice.

Stowe Wine and Food Classic

August 26-27, 2017 – This longstanding fundraiser is a foodie favorite. Wine and food tastings from local Vermont establishments as well as from around the globe are at the heart of this popular festival set against the backdrop of Mt. Mansfield.

Race to the Top of Vermont 

August 27, 2017 –  If you’ve got a competitive streak and enjoy a steep 4 mile climb to the top of Vermont’s highest peak, then put this one on your calendar! While the name suggests otherwise, this is actually an event that is open to everyone at all skill levels. Many join in more for the great community atmosphere and unique experience.

Stowe Jazz Festival

September 8-10, 2017  – Featuring jazz bands from within Vermont as well as out of state, this free event will be held on the Mountain Rd. in Stowe, VT. Visitors will be able to stroll, eat, drink, and mingle while jazz fills the air!

Ready to surround yourself with the natural beauty, artisanal foods, friendly people, and local festivals that draw people to New England from all over the world?

Don’t let this summer go by without a visit to Vermont. Give us a call or visit our reservations page today to book your perfect late summer getaway. We would love to see you here!

Erik Stacy
General Manager
Edson Hill

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