Tour start | end: Charlotte, Vermont at the Sojourn Office
Length: 5 Days / 4 Nights
Sojourn is thrilled to invite you to Stowe, Vermont this August for a truly exclusive and highly specialized trip for cyclists and tennis fans in the heart of the Green Mountains. The Stowe Mountain Lodge Classic is a world-class tennis tournament serving as a warm-up to the US Open held at historic Stowe Mountain Lodge, your home for 4 nights during the trip. The competition brings together eight of the world’s top ATP players for an opportunity to fine-tune their game in preparation for the biggest tournament of the year. Enjoy participating in this pro tennis event all while experiencing one of Sojourn’s award-winning Vermont cycling itineraries. This unique trip will feature guided morning rides in and around the picturesque Stowe Valley before the opportunity to settle in court-side each afternoon for exclusive VIP match-viewing at the Stowe Mountain Resort’s renowned stadium. Enjoy an hour-long private tennis clinic hosted by one of the ATP Pro from the Stowe Mountain Lodge Classic, arranged exclusively for Sojourn guests. Get an insider’s look into life on the pro tour, discuss tennis tips, and receive instruction from professionals at the very highest level of the game.
Ride past rolling farmland and through quaint villages featuring stunning views of the Green Mountains. Ride along one of our favorites stretches of road tracing the Huntington River Valley to the historic town of Richmond. Enjoy a festive lunch at Stone Corral Brewery before continuing to the celebrated town of Stowe, also known as the “ski capital of the East.” Stowe Mountain Lodge, one of New England’s finest luxury resorts will be your home for the next four evenings.
Ride a renowned cycling loop coveted by both locals and road biking enthusiasts around New England. The notch through the Green Mountains was named for smugglers who, more than two centuries ago, used its caves and heavily forested slopes to hide illicit goods destined for Canada. Ride along Lamoille Valley Rail Trail and stop for lunch and to sample local craft beer at Lost Nation Brewing before finishing the grand loop back to Stowe Mountain Lodge. Take in another late-afternoon professional tennis match at the Stowe Mountain Lodge Classic.
A shorter morning on the bike will bring you back to the Resort in time for the first of two semi-final matches of the Stowe Mountain Lodge Classic tournament, beginning at midday. Bike to the renowned Trapp Family Lodge in the morning. The Von Trapp family toured the United States as the Trapp Family Singers and eventually settled here on an enchanted farm with sweeping mountain views reminiscent of their beloved homeland of Austria. Their journey was made famous by the acclaimed movie “Sound of Music”. Hike around the property before an optional visit to their Austrian Tea Room and adjacent Von Trapp Brewery.
Enjoy an hour-long private tennis clinic hosted by one of the ATP Pros from the Stowe Mountain Lodge Classic, arranged exclusively for Sojourn guests. Get an insider’s look into life on the pro tour, discuss tennis tips, and receive instruction from someone at the very highest level of the game. Relax and unwind at the resort’s own luxury spa take a gondola ride to the top of Mount Mansfield or visit the iconic storybook village of Stowe.This afternoon, watch the ATP pros battle it out as the Stowe Classic Finals offer a thrilling end to a truly classic tennis tournament.
Follow the bike path along the river from Stowe Mountain Lodge to the tiny hamlet of Moscow where you can visit a local glassblowing studio. Michael Trimpol is an internationally renowned artist who began his career with a focus on stained glass before developing a love for blowing glass. Continue along picturesque back roads past one of Vermont’s historic – and reputedly haunted – covered bridges to the village of Stowe, the Vermont Ski Museum and the Stowe Craft Gallery. Enjoy a delicious picnic lunch prepared by your tour leaders overlooking the banks of the Little River.
Built at the base of Stowe Mountain Resort, Stowe Mountain Lodge offers a truly luxurious setting while still paying respect to the Vermont traditions of utilizing local artisan products and embracing the tranquility of nature. (4 nights)Lodging Website
Reserve one of our regularly scheduled trip dates for your private group and qualify for reduced pricing. The larger your group, the lower the per person price. Gather your friends and we’ll do the rest to provide your group with a truly personalized and memorable vacation. Smaller groups can join published trips and receive reduced pricing on trips that aren’t reserved as private trip dates.
For groups of 16-18 people traveling together on a published tour date, a 10% discount on the double occupancy trip price will apply.
For groups of 12-15 people traveling together on a published tour date, a discount of 8% on the double occupancy trip price will apply.
For groups of 8-11 people traveling together on a published date, a discount of 6% on the double occupancy trip price will apply.
Group discounts may not be combined with other offers.