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Trapp Family Lodge Outdoor Center
Ranked #6 of 62 things to do in Stowe
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: At the Trapp Family Lodge Outdoor Center the question isn’t what to do. The question is, where do you start? From sunrise to sunset, and in every season, there is an invigorating adventure or relaxing activity waiting for you at every turn. The Trapp Family Lodge is a 2,500 acre mecca for the outdoor and nature enthusiast. In the Winter there is cross country skiing, back country skiing and snowshoeing. In the Summer there is mountain biking, disc golf, hiking,Nordic walking and even concerts in our meadow. The lists go on and on for people of all ages!
London, England
Level 5 Contributor
68 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Beautiful location...”
Reviewed October 12, 2013

...great service. We drove up to look at the lodge and found it delightful, good little gift store. Stopped at the coffee shop which had a great balcony to sit out and enjoy the vistas from. Worth the drive.

Visited October 2013
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Sunnyvale, California
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Beautiful grounds”
Reviewed October 11, 2013

The grounds were beautiful nice view of the mountains. We walked around the grounds and hiked on the beautiful paths in back of the hotel

Visited October 2013
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New Milford, Connecticut
Level 5 Contributor
63 reviews
44 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“very beautiful”
Reviewed October 8, 2013

Very beautiful place, we toured the place, the history of the van trapped family, the pictures and paintings were very inspiring. Ate in the restaurant and walked a little of the trials. It was a nice experience and a pleasure to learn the family history....

Visited October 2013
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Ziqim, Israel
Level 4 Contributor
38 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“A great Maple sugaring tour”
Reviewed October 6, 2013

The Trapp Maple sugaring tour was excellent.
We were guided by an actual farm worker, who works at the Maple grove during the season. He showed us the entire process - from the taps on the trees in the grove all the way to the sugarhouse where the syrup is cooked to it's familiar form and bottled.
Our guide, Chris P., was very informative and knew the answers to most of the tourists' questions, and gave us a lot of background info on the Trapp property and on Vermont farming.

It's a great 90-minutes tour suitable for kids and adults alike, and I highly recommend it.

Visited October 2013
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Rochester, Minnesota
Level 6 Contributor
351 reviews
119 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
“Low expectations,,, Pleasantly surprised”
Reviewed September 5, 2013

We took the tour / history of the van Trapp Family lodge. Thinking it was a little "touristy", was reluctant.. turned out to be a great afternoon. The tour guide was beyond excellent. Information was inspiring and educational. Walked a few of the trials, ate the the restaurant, awesome experience. Try the parsnip milk shake.. very very interesting. I liked it.

Visited September 2013
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