First Bend River Cabin is a cozy getaway with stunning Lamoille River and Mt. Elmore vistas. The cabin is centrally located in the 10 Bends area 15 miles north of Stowe. This beautiful vacation property provides an array of recreational opportunities just outside the door....from fly fishing or kayaking in the Lamoille River, to swimming in the spring fed community pond, to hiking, mountain biking or cross country skiing. The cabin is also close to world-class downhill skiing or golf -- 20 minutes to either the Stowe or Smuggs resorts and only 30 miles to Jay Peak. The cabin has a warm interior ambiance with natural wood, rough hewn pine beams, vaulted ceilings and multi-colored vermont slate finishes. Every room has walls of windows for natural light and views. A wood stove provides a cozy fire on a chilly night. Relax in the private hot tub on the back deck while taking in the lovely mountain and river view. In the family room, the leather furniture provides well appointed lounging opportunities. The fully equipped kitchen and outdoor propane grill are a cooks delight. And the high definition blu-ray home theatre/stereo - with 150 satellite TV channels and an eclectic mix of books and music - provide a variety of indoor entertainment options. Well behaved pets are welcome! Four wheel drive is required during the winter months.
Only Stowe Vermont combines a classic 200-year-old village with Mt. Mansfield, Vermont's highest peak. This unique juxtaposition imbues Stowe with a character reminiscent of great European mountain resorts. Stowe has consistently rated tops by travelers worldwide. Here's just some of the more recent reviews on Stowe, Vermont...
"Stowe is a wonderful destination in summer, fall, or winter..." Frommers
"Stowe, a magical name in American skiing...is a quintessential Vermont village..." NY Times Stowe, Vermont: Top 5 Best Ski Towns for Summer Vacations Family Circle Magazine
"From high-end spas to skiing and hiking, Stowe seems to offer something for everyone in all seasons..." Boston.com
"...a chic resort with a surfeit of clapboard churches..." The Guardian
"Stowe is the "quintessential Vermont spot...” Newsday
Stowe, Vermont rated Top 9 Mountain Getaways Sharing Travel Experiences
"Stowe is the prototypical Vermont resort town..." National Geographic Magazine
Outdoor Sports & Year-round Activities in Stowe Vermont. At 4,395 feet, Stowe's Mt. Mansfield is- literally- the high point of Vermont. This spectacular mountain forms the centerpiece of a region that is legitimately world famous for its outdoor activities and adventures.
While Stowe is well-known as the winter sports capital of the East, summer is our most popular time to visit! Activities abound: perhaps you'd like to go dog-carting or try your hand at zip lining. Summer in Stowe is a time to enjoy all that Vermont has to offer, from fabulous Green Mountain views along the world-famous Recreation Path to great shopping and dining.
Fall in Stowe brings the explosions of autumn color for which Vermont is internationally famed. The brilliance of Stowe's fall foliage adds an extra dimension of enjoyment to every outdoor pursuit, from serene strolls on the world famous recreation path to nerve-jangling rock climbs on the faces of Smugglers Notch and everything in between.
In winter, skiers and snowboarders come from around the world to experience Mt. Mansfield's storied terrain. Stowe also offers sleigh and dogsledding, snowmobiling, snowshoeing, and ice skating. Stowe is especially famous as one of North America's premier cross country skiing destinations, with hundreds of kilometers of groomed and backcountry trails.