Tubes, Brews, and Views Before You Say “I do”

July 1, 2022


It’s easy for the Best Man or Maid of Honor to fall into the cliché trappings of typical bachelor or bachelorette party festivities, but why settle for the ordinary when you can take your best friend’s party to the next level. Whether you’re hoping for a relaxing, laid-back trip in nature or seeking an adventurous thrill, Stowe Vermont has plenty of party trips that can take you through some of New England’s most stunning landscapes any time of year. When there’s already the stress of a wedding to plan, let the locals of Stowe make bachelor or bachlorette party planning easy, so you can focus on the important stuff: each other!

Floating on the Water

Floating is a classic Vermont summer activity with many different vessels to choose from. But there’s no better way to beat the summer heat than inner tubing down a peaceful Vermont river. Have your bachelor party join Umiak Outdoor Outfitters this summer for a relaxing tour on the beautiful Winooski River. If you need to cool down, even more, head on over to a local brewpub for some ice-cold brews! Let the “Hoppy Daze” continue with rich IPA’s and refreshing fruity sours. The Tube & Brew river float will have you and your party soaking in the sun and washing away the stress of wedding planning.

Bird’s Eye View

Stowe, Vermont is intertwined with magic and mystique all year-round, home to a romance that other states envy. Idyllic scenes come to mind with just a mere mention of the state’s name; sunlit mountainsides, the purple gradient of lupine meadows, glorious fall foliage, and sparkling hues of rivers flowing by. Another Vermont exists high up within the Green Mountain range that encompasses the historic town of Stowe. Your bachelor or bachelorette party can fulfill their adventurous side with a 4,395-foot summit of Vermont’s highest peak, Mount Mansfield. Expect extraordinary panoramic views and a solid 5 hours of quality time with your party. Or, catch the golden hour at Sunset Rock, a 15- to 20-minute hike up to the overlook that rewards you with a distant view of Mount Mansfield lit by a stunning golden blanket from the sunset.

Savor the Taste

The craft beer industry is thriving in Stowe! Local breweries are the top attraction in town for beer, wine and cider drinkers alike. There are several different options scattered around Stowe where you can unwind after a day of hiking and exploring with a nice cold beverage. Whether you’re an amateur or a connoisseur, your party can enjoy some of Vermont’s award-winning craft breweries, cideries, wineries, and distilleries. Leave the driving up to the tour guide! Savor Vermont will bring you from great places like Idletyme Brewery Co., Stowe Cider and many of the other options in the area. sit back, and enjoy breathtaking views of Vermont’s Green Mountains, as you’re whisked away from one unforgettable tasting to another.

Make the most of your bachelor or bachelorette party creating memories, having fun and spending quality time with friends. Let the stress of planning float away while brewing, tubing, and viewing the best of Vermont.

About the Author
Hayley Filipiak joined Umiak Outdoor Outfitters last fall, bringing her love of the outdoors and passion for fun to anyone that comes and signs up for a tour. In the summer you can find her cruising through the trails on her bike or floating on a paddle board in the sun with her dog.