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Best time to visit

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Best time to visit

What month is the best time to visit outside of ski season? April or May?

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1. Re: Best time to visit

Define "best" and we can help you better.

What do you like to do?

What do you want to see?

What type of weather do you desire?

These are just some of the questions I'd need before I could give you an answer.

FYI, April and May are two of the slower months in Stowe, just behind November.

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2. Re: Best time to visit

nice spring weather - snow gone, pleasant temps - we like outdoors stuff - golf, etc. shop restaurants

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If golf is on your agenda, the quality of the golf is likely to be significantly better in May than in April.

The same can be said for your desire for a "spring" experience, too: April in Vermont often is a very wet, grey, cold miserable affair. The leaves don't come out on the trees until early May as a general rule. Spring 2010 was an exception to that rule, when April (and May) were gloriously sunny and warm...

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Thee is usually snow on the ground until May.

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Stay away in April. Many restaurants will be closed for the 'slow' month and April is mud season. You won't want to get off of the paved roads and into Vermont's more remote (and more beautiful) areas for fear of being stuck in the mud.

Many mountain passes that close in winter will still be closed most of April.

It can still be fairly chilly in April. It's often very rainy in April.

May is perfect. You beat the peak tourist season but everything is open. The leaves on the trees are a light, vibrant green. It's reasonably warm. The sun shines.

Having survived another dark winter, people are in a fantastic mood in May.

May. That's the time to visit.

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Hi TKenn.. Early May usually is in the 50s-60s. Few leaves or flowers out yet. Late May thru early June is our springtime, with temps ~55-70s. Late June-Early Sept are summer with temps generally in the 70s and 80s.

Acceptable golf usually starts sometime in May.

:)

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