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Field Guide Lodge

by Megan DuBois
Photo: Courtesy of the property
by Megan DuBois
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Imagine yourself in a rustic, homey, and cozy lodge after spending a day in the Vermont wilderness hiking, exploring, and taking in the fantastic mountain views.

After retreating to your room in the afternoon, sit by the fireplace and swap stories with friends and family as everyone gets cleaned up for dinner and drinks. Enjoy it all at Field Guide Lodge in Stowe, Vermont. 

It's All in the Details

What You Need to Know

The Look of Field Guide Lodge

Field Guide Lodge is a chic mountain lodge ideal for those looking for a rustic escape with all of the amenities of home. The property is known for its casual hangout spots — including the on-site bar — that are reminiscent of old-school ski hauses.

Around the hotel, you'll find touches of the natural world in the form of wooden headboards, as well as dark greens and burnt orange accents that reflect the warm autumnal colors outside on the mountains in fall. 

The Vibe at Field Guide Lodge

From the moment you enter Field Guide Lodge, you know you're in for a treat. Since the hotel is so small, each guest enjoys personalized attention from the hospitable staff.

The outdoor common area is a popular mingling spot with plenty of chairs and cozy communal fireplaces. At the new Après Only bar and tasting room, guests can sip on IPAs or bourbons while munching on locally curated gourmet boards, crudité, charcuterie, and bar snacks.

Who Will Love Field Guide Lodge

Couples and adults traveling without children will enjoy Field Guide Lodge the most. The hotel mainly caters to adult travelers looking to explore the surrounding neighborhoods and, of course, the great outdoors. There is also plenty of nature and hiking trails within walking distance of the property. The vibrant downtown area, dotted with shops and restaurants, is also nearby. 

Who Might Not Love Field Guide Lodge

Those traveling with kids or larger groups may want to look elsewhere for accommodations. While the hotel does allow children, most rooms only sleep two guests. 

Best Amenity at Field Guide Lodge

The chic Après Only bar is the property's best amenity. Between the cozy aesthetic, the cocktails, and the elevated eats, there's something for everyone here. 

Money Matters 

What's Included at Field Guide Lodge

Your stay here includes access to the heated pool and hot tub, the bar, and free wifi and coffee in common areas. Parking is also complimentary (one vehicle per room).  

Fees and Extra Costs You Should Know About at Field Guide Lodge

Typical hotel fees and taxes should be expected here. 

How to Get a Deal at Field Guide Lodge

The hotel offers discounts for all active and retired military (mid-week stays only). More deals can be found here. Book directly with the property for the cheapest rates.

Getting There

In the Neighborhood of Field Guide Lodge

Field Guide Lodge is within close proximity to plenty of attractions, such as art galleries, breweries, and restaurants. Laughing Moon Chocolates' chocolate dipping demos and the Ben and Jerry's factory tour are both must-dos. Meanwhile, outdoor enthusiasts will enjoy birding, kayaking, mountain biking, dog sledding, rock climbing, and ziplining.

Nearest Airport to Field Guide Lodge

Burlington International Airport is about 45 minutes away. 

The Bottom Line

Couples and solo travelers who enjoy spending time outdoors will enjoy a stay at this charming property.

It's All in the Details