Fall Foliage and Great Deals in Vermont Have Travelers Glowing at Stoweflake Mountain Resort & Spa

Resort’s Autumn Glow Escape Offers 15% Rate Savings & 20% Off Spa or Restaurants

Enjoy Best View of Fall Foliage from a Stoweflake Hot-Air Balloon

Online PR News – 31-August-2013 – Stowe, VT – STOWE, VT, August 30, 2013 – It’s that time of year again to decide where to go for the best fall foliage. Here are some tips to help you decide. Vermont is known as the mecca for leaf peepers in the Eastern U.S., thanks to its unique blend of vibrant reds, yellows and oranges. Stowe, VT boasts a classic, picturesque setting with its white steeple church, covered bridge and Green Mountains. And, Stoweflake Mountain Resort & Spa, a family-owned resort celebrating 50 years in hospitality, offers a special savings of 15 percent off room rates. The resort also offers adventures in hiking, Nordic walking, mountain biking and hot-air ballooning for those looking for unique ways to enjoy the foliage, and an award-winning spa for those looking for their own body glow.

Stoweflake’s Autumn Glow Package is available Sundays through Thursdays (except holidays) from Sept. 1 to Oct. 31, 2013. Rates start at $229, with a two-night minimum stay. Or, visit longer and save more. For three nights or longer, stay for only $199. Rates are per night, based on double occupancy.

The package includes:
•Daily breakfast,
•Vermont maple leaf treats,
•Self-Guided Leaf Peeping Driving Tour, and
•20 percent off voucher for the Spa at Stoweflake (Sunday through Thursdays, excluding holidays) or Charlie B's Pub and Restaurant.

To get a true Autumn Glow, guests can head to the award-winning Spa at Stoweflake and use their 20 percent off voucher toward any treatment, including such autumn-inspired treatments as Ilike Harvest Facial and Vermont Maple Body Sugar Polish.

Some of the best ways to view the fall foliage at Stoweflake, include:

•Stoweflake Hot-Air Balloon Ride Take in the breathtaking views of the majestic Green Mountains of Vermont from the resort’s own Spirit of Stoweflake hot-air balloon. The balloon takes off from the resort. The in-flight time is about 45 minutes, but the entire experience is approximately two-and-a-half hours, including balloon inflation, flight and return to launch site after landing. Pricing: Flights are for two people only. The fee for Stoweflake guests is $525.00 per flight.

•Picturesque Hiking Trails. As Vermont’s renowned Green Mountains turn to brilliant shades of red, gold, and orange in the fall, Stowe boasts some of the country’s most picturesque hiking trails. Its most popular hikes include: The Long Trail, the oldest long-distance trail in the United States, and trails down Mt. Mansfield, Vermont’s highest peak. All are just a few minutes from Stoweflake.

•Mountain Bike Tourism. Hit the bike trail for a fall foliage adventure. Mountain biking is rapidly growing throughout the state. Stowe has a large trail network for all levels, including Vermont's first marked mountain biking trail on state land, Cottonbrook.

•Stowe’s Recreation Path. Take a scenic stroll or bike ride on Stowe's pet-friendly paved recreation path that starts in the village and stretches 5.5 miles along the West Branch River.

For more information or reservations, visit www.stoweflake.com or call 1.800.253.2232

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* Valid on new reservations only. Cannot be combined with any other offers. Rate does not include tax and gratuity and will vary based on room type, availability, and dates.

About Stoweflake Mountain Resort & Spa

The AAA four-diamond Stoweflake Mountain Resort & Spa, located in the heart of Stowe, VT, features 120 guest rooms and suites and 58 townhouses, the 50,000-square-foot Spa at Stoweflake, recognized by Conde Nast Traveler and Fodor’s Travel as a Top Resort Spa in the U.S.; a nine-hole par three and 18-hole championship golf courses; and Charlie B’s Pub & Restaurant.