Stowe Journals

Summer Visit to Stowe Vermont

A July 2000 trip to Stowe by Yankee in the World

Quote: We needed a short week away from the city. Had to find someplace with charm, good food and enough activites for all. We again choose Stowe. It was marvelous. We were pleased. The weather cooperated with temps in the upper 70s and sunshine

Summer Visit to Stowe Vermont


The veiw from the balcony at the Von Trapp Lodge is incredible. That is what I will remember for ever. The mountains are soft, green and as the sign leading up to the lodge says 'It's a little piece of Austria in Vermont.' I don't think the camera could capture the view. The lodge itself resembles the pictures you have seen of Austrian inns. The flowers boxes along the balconies. The folks at the desk are very friendly. They offer tours of the area (even one of the flowers in the gardens) and information to make any stay pleasant. We would suggest you take advantage of Tea Time, apple strudel,and Mozart concerts in the meadow for a lovely stay. Quick Tips: Besides all the usual small hotel a...Read More
The rooms were large and comfortable...but it was the view from the balcony at the main lodge that was memorable. The lodge was chic and the food was delicious. The Austrian Tea Room, besides serving afternoon teas, served from a wonderful luncheon menu. Soups and sandwiches and the greatest desserts. We dined on the deck overlooking the mountain view. The personnel were very friendly and helpful. At the lodge I signed up for a garden tour and the kids liked the mountain Kids Club.

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on July 27, 2000

Trapp Family Lodge
Stowe, Vermont 05672