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Best Western Plus Waterbury - Stowe

45 Blush Hill Road, Waterbury, VT 05676-9067
Phone: 802/244-7822   |   Fax: 802/244-6395   |   83 Rooms
Check Out Time: 12:00 PM   |   Check In: 3:00 PM   |   Online Reservations

Welcome to the Best Western Plus Waterbury-Stowe!

The location, value and quality of our Waterbury hotel is what catches the eyes of travelers, but it's our service that brings return visitors back year after year.

Come and relax in our Green Mountain Vista Hotel surrounded by Nature. Situated atop a plateau in the heart of the Green Mountains, the Best Western Plus at Waterbury-Stowe is the perfect year round vacation, reception and meeting headquarters.

Our comfortable, attractive and affordable accommodations are suited for all budgets and travelers. From rooms with two double beds to luxurious suites with mountain views and whirlpool tubs, you will find the perfect room for your next visit to Vermont.

Enjoy good food in a casual setting at our onsite Blush Hill Bistro, and an array of first class amenities from our breathtaking glass enclosed pool and whirlpool to our fully equipped fitness center.

Explore Vermont all day and then come home to the Best Western Plus Waterbury-Stowe. Beautiful Vermont has a lot to offer, and when you stay with us the jewels of the Vermont countryside are at your fingertips. Our Waterbury hotel’s convenient location allows for unlimited options of things to see and do. We are near Stowe, Sugarbush, Montpelier, Burlington and less than a mile to Ben & Jerry’s® Ice Cream Factory.

Whether you’re here for a day or a month, on business or pleasure, you’ll find your ideal Vermont Lodging here with us. We regularly host employees and visitors to Norwich University, Green Mountain Coffee®, and National Life.

We’re committed to making your trip the best it can be, and we always go the extra mile for each of our guests.

Welcome to Best Western. We're looking forward to seeing you here in the Green Mountain State.

 

Hotel Amenities & Services

  • Exercise facilities
  • Restaurant on-site
  • Cocktail lounge
  • 100% smoke-free hotel
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Complimentary continental breakfast, choice of breads, cereal, fruit, eggs, yogurt, juice, coffee, and hot items.
  • Indoor pool Heated Glass enclosed, large pool with depth from 3 foot to 6 foot.
  • Hot tub
  • Exercise facility, Open from 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • Playground
  • Game room
  • Meeting facilities
  • Catering
  • Safe deposit box
  • Ice/vending machines
  • Cold weather hook-ups
  • Truck/RV parking
  • Free parking
  • Fax services
  • Photocopy services
  • Weight lifting equipment
  • Rowing machine
  • Stair stepper
  • Stationary bike
  • Treadmill
  • Locker room
  • Interior corridor
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Foreign currency exchange Canadian Only
  • Laundromat
  • Cable or satellite television
  • Business center, 24 hours
  • Printer available
  • Computer available
  • Photocopy, nominal fee
  • Dataports
  • Shipping
  • Banquet facilities
  • Conference facilities
  • Air-conditioning
  • Snowmobiling, trails adjoin property
  • High-speed Internet access in all guest rooms

Best Western Plus Waterbury - Stowe

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Longitude: 44.345135  /  Latitude: -72.748565

 

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We care about the quality of your stay with us. Below are nearby attractions, shopping and restaurants that are popular with our guests. Listed locations are nearby with approximate distance listed where available.

Most Popular Area Attractions

Allis State Park

The second state park in Vermont, Allis State Park opened in 1928. The park is named in honor of Wallace Allis who once owned the land where the park is set – it was then known as Bear Mountain Farm. In his will, be donated the land with the request it become a park for recreation. 

On your next trek to upstate Vermont, drive to Allis State Park from nearby Waterbury. There are nine picnic tables at Allis State Park, hiking trails, and plenty of bird watching opportunities thanks to the wealth of trees. Try your hand at bass fishing along the streams and ponds at Allis State Park, or enjoy a family BBQ. 

Ben & Jerry's Waterbury Factory

Set in the Green Mountains, Ben & Jerry's famed Waterbury Factory is located in northern Vermont in the city of Waterbury. Tours of the ice cream factory features a film in the Cow Over The Moon Theater, views of the factory floor, and the much-anticipated Flavoroom.

Ben & Jerry's Waterbury Factory also features a gift store and Scoop Shop, plus picnics and visits to the Flavor Graveyard during the summer. Other events include annual Winter Festival, Free Outdoor Movie Festival, and Halloween Festival – plus Free Cone Day.

Big Deer State Park

Another of the wonderful natural areas in Vermont, Big Deer State Park is a short drive east of Waterbury. As you explore upstate Vermont, be sure to plan a trip to Big Deer State Park for a wide range of outdoor run. Open from Memorial Day through Labor Day, Big Deer State Park does permit pets. 

Just one of the parks within Groton State Forest, Big Deer State Park allows access to the Osmore Pond, a great way to experience fishing in Vermont. Hikers and cyclists enjoy the Montpelier-Wells Rail Trail, while the Peacham Bog is great for a study in nature. Owl's Head Picnic Area is the place to be for a pleasant family picnic on your next trip into Vermont and the Big Deer State Park. 

Bomoseen State Park

Plan your next trip through Vermont and check out the Bomoseen State Park, a top destination on the western half of the state. Drive in from either Waterbury or Rutland and check out more than 3,500 acres of pristine natural land at Bomoseen State Park. Just one of the many sterling aspects of the Taconic Mountains, you'll find a wealth of outdoor adventure at Bomoseen. 

Explore Bomoseen State Park and check out all there is to see. From the hiking, to picnic areas, to the playground where the kids will have a blast, you'll never be without an adventure at Bomoseen.

Lake St. Catherine yields a bounty of fishing opportunities, while Lake Bomoseen is a great choice for boating and swimming. Bomoseen State Park is open from Memorial Day through Labor Day, and pets, sadly, are not permitted. 

Boulder Beach State Park

Plan your next outdoor adventure in Vermont and head for Boulder Beach State Park. A premier destination in upstate Vermont, Boulder Beach State Park is found in Groton, just east of Waterbury. Among the 75 shaded picnic areas, you'll find BBQ grills, a swimming area, boat launches, and you can even rent a canoe or kayak. 

Boulder Beach State Park is just one part of the Groton State Forest, and is set along the northeastern shore of Lake Groton. Open from Memorial Day through Labor Day, Boulder Beach State Park opens a wealth of possibilities for outdoor recreation. 

Brighton State Park

Plan your next visit to Vermont and head for Brighton State Park. Open Memorial Day through Columbus Day, Brighton State Park is in the tree-lined mountains of upstate Vermont, northeast of Waterbury. You'll find plenty to see and do at Brighton State Park. 

Whether you have an adventure at the two swimming areas, any of the many hiking trails, or cruise the waters of Island Pond on your boat, Brighton State Park is sterling choice. You'll also find access to the Spectacle Pond. 

Button Bay State Park

The Button Bay State Park is a top destination in western Vermont. South of Waterbury and adjacent to the Basin Harbor Club Golf Course, Button Bay State Park is 253 acres of well maintained and charming parkland. Yielding access to Button Bay, the state park is a great way to have an aquatic adventure in Vermont. 

History tell of times when Ben Franklin visited Button Bay State Park in 1776, and Benedict Arnold in 1777. Button Bay State Park opens to the public over Memorial Day Weekend and stays open until Columbus Day. Plan a nice picnic for you and the family, enjoy some fishing on the waters of Lake Champlain, or venture out on any of the many hiking and walking trails. 

Cochran Ski Area

Cochran Ski Area

Take the Whole Family to the Slopes of Cochran

Established in 1961 by the famed “Skiing Cochrans” family, the Cochran Ski Area is one of many ski areas in New England. Located in northern Vermont.

The Cochran Ski Area is set in Richmond – just east of Burlington and west of Waterbury on Interstate 89.

Found along the Winooski River, the Cochran Ski Area is now the country’s first non-profit ski area.

This Vermont ski area features skiing and snowboarding lessons for children as young as 3 years old, events like the weekly Lollipop Races, and Cochran's Ski Club.

Cold Hollow Cider Mill

Set in the Green Mountains, Cold Hollow Cider Millis located in northern Vermont in the city of Waterbury. Established in 1976, the mill is open daily from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. – or 7 p.m. during the summer.

Visitors to the Cold Hollow Cider Mill may stop by the Apple Core Gift Shop, Cider Mill Vermont Craft Beer Store, onsite Luncheonette, and the Grand View Winery tasting room. Be sure to take home Vermont specialties in the form of cider donuts, baked goods, cheese, honey, maple syrup, and of course, cider.  

Crystal Lake State Park

As you explore northern Vermont, make plans to visit Crystal Lake State Park, northeast of Waterbury, Crystal Lake State Park. Open from Memorial Day weekend through Columbus Day, Crystal Lake State Park is an ideal destination for summer travelers – the 763-acre Crystal Lake is just waiting to be explored. 

Whether you want to boat the waters of Crystal Lake, fish the shores, or feast upon a glorious picnic with the family, make your way to Crystal Lake State Park and enjoy. During your visit, keep an eye out for the Orleans County Fair, or the Bread and Puppet Circus. 

D.A.R. State Park

Enjoy your next visit to Vermont with a trip to D.A.R. State Park. Open from Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day Weekend, D.A.R. State Park is found along the shores of Lake Champlain in western VT, not far from South Burlington. Grassy picnic areas, hiking trails, sterling views, and unmatched wilderness are trademarks of D.A.R. State Park. 

Because of the mature foliage and trees, D.A.R. State Park is a favorite among birdwatchers. If you're planning a big event or party, look into renting the Pavilion at D.A.R. Seating more than 60 people, and featuring grills, electric outlets, the D.A.R. Pavilion is an ideal way to celebrate an event in Vermont.

Elmore State Park

Pack your satchel and keep your hiking boots tied – you'll find all the adventure you can handle at Elmore State Park. A top destination in Vermont, Elmore State Park is not far north of Waterbury. At 219 acres in overall size, Elmore State Park features Lake Elmore, great for fishing and kayaking, and plenty of hiking. 

While pets are not permitted at Elmore State Park, you and the rest of the family will certainly enjoy the majestic views of north-central Vermont, the Open Air Picnic Pavilion, or the Elmore Mountain Fire Tower Trail. Experience the best of outdoor Vermont on your next visit – it's all at Elmore State Park. 

Green Mountain Coffee Café & Visitor Center

Set in a historic train station, the Green Mountain Coffee Café & Visitor Center is located in northern Vermont in the city of Waterbury. Open daily from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., the Green Mountain Coffee features guided and self-guided tours.

Visitor Center features an interpretive “tree to cup” exhibit, and many interactive, multimedia showcasing on coffee in general. Visitors may grab lunch and of course coffee at the Green Mountain Coffee Café, or stop by the gift shop.

Green River Reservoir State Park

Beginning each year on Memorial Day Weekend, Green River Reservoir State Park opens up to the public. With access available through Columbus Day Weekend, Green River Reservoir State Park is a virtual must-see on any summer visit to upstate Vermont. Make the scenic drive north to the park from Waterbury

A relatively new state park, Green River Reservoir became an official state park in 1999. With 653 acres to explore at Green River Reservoir, you'll find a wide range of adventures on your visit. From the hiking trails to the streams and ponds, Green River Reservoir State Park should yield long-lasting memories of fondness.

Hubbard Park & Tower

Outdoor enthusiasts near Montpelier, located east of the Green Mountains, love spending time in one of the wonderful city parks. The Hubbard Park and Tower encompasses 194 acres of land, just north of downtown Montpelier. Lace up comfortable shoes for trekking along the seven miles of hiking trails in the summer-time or buckle up cross-country skies for gliding across the trails in the winter.

The park features a soccer field, plenty of picnic areas, two picnic shelters, a baseball field, a small pond, a sledding hill and a 54-foot stone observation tower. Be sure to bring your camera to capture the view from the top of the tower. Make the most of your in this scenic area of Vermont by staying nearby Waterbury.

Little River State Park

Once a settlement in the 1800s, Little River State Park is now one of the most popular state parks in Vermont. The park is located along the shores of the Waterbury Reservoir, giving guests an endless amount of water recreation and plentiful activity on the shore as well.

Visitors often choose Little River for the boating opportunities, as well as fishing for bass and trout. Water-skiing, swimming, and boat rentals also provide further aquatic recreation. Whereas on land, the kids will love the play area, picnic shelters, and hiking.

Lyndon State College

A public liberal arts school, Lyndon State College was established in 1911, and accredited by the New England Association of Schools & Colleges. Located in Lyndon, Vermont, Lyndon State offers nine associate 21 bachelor degree programs, plus one masters degree program.

The LSC campus offers points of interest like the Vail Center, the Alexander Twilight Theater, the Samuel Read Hall Library, and the Stannard Gymnasium. The Lyndon State Hornets athletics department consists of 12 varsity teams within Division III of the NCAA.

Maidstone State Park

Known as the most remote of Vermont’s many state parks, Maidstone State Park offers visitors an outdoor adventure they won’t soon forget.  Located just east of Waterbury, the park is set along the shores of Maidstone Lake, creating a plethora of water-recreation.

Visit Maidstone State Park and experience great fishing – as the lake is chock full of trout and salmon. Plenty of native wildlife inhabits the region, though, so be sure to keep your eyes peeled on the shores as well. Other activities include beach swimming, numerous hiking trails, a picnic shelter, and play area for the kids.

New Discovery State Park

Originally settled as an access way for travelers going from Canada to Massachusetts, New Discovery State Park is now a scenic stop for Vermont visitors looking to experience the great outdoors.

Located just outside of Waterbury, guests will be treated to a play area, horseshoe pits, a picnic pavilion, a pond for fishing, and a staging area for miles of hiking trails. Visit the park and enjoy the beautiful scenery set within Groton State Forest.

Norwich University

The Military College of Vermont, Norwich University was founded in 1819, making it the nation’s oldest private military college. Set in Northfield in northern Vermont, Norwich is also known as the Birthplace of ROTC.

Norwich University’s rural campus covers 1,200 acres, and features the Kreitzberg Library, the Engineering, Math & Science Complex, the Sullivan Museum & History Center, and more. Consisting of 20 varsity teams, the Norwich Cadets are members of the NCAA Division III.

Ricker State Park

Established in 1930, Ricker State Park has plenty to offer outdoor enthusiasts visiting the park. Given its namesake, the park is located along the shores of Ricker Pond, near Waterbury in northern Vermont.

Of course, having a home along a large water source has lead to a wide selection of water-related recreation. Swimming, boat launches, and fishing is in full swing in the summer months. Moreover, the park features biking trails, hiking trails, and picnic areas throughout the park.

Smugglers' Notch State Park

Located just north of Waterbury, Smugglers’ Notch State Park treats visitors to a great deal of history set among the Green Mountains in northern Vermont. Given its namesake, the park was originally a pass through the Green Mountains for Vermont settlers to trade with Montreal.

The park is riddled with natural beauty, too. The path is set between hanging, 1,000-foot cliffs and is ideal for hiking, picnicking, and wildlife viewing.

Stillwater State Park

Located along the pristine waters of Lake Groton, Stillwater State Park offers a multitude of outdoor recreation to visitors of the parkland. The park is set among the 26,000 acres of woodland in Groton State Forest.

Visitors of the park are treated to some of the best shoreline and water-related recreation Vermont has to offer. Partake in the shoreline swimming, picnicking, hiking the different trails, and of course, outstanding fishing.

Stowe Mountain Resort

Containing Mount Mansfield and Spruce Peak, the Stowe Mountain Resort is a 485-acre ski acre set in New England – specifically northern Vermont. Found in Stowe – about 20 minutes north of Waterbury – the Stowe Ski Area features 116 total runs.

Stowe Mountain Resort is home to the 2,360-foot Mount Mansfield – Vermont’s fourth largest mountain and New England’s fifth. The ski area offers 14 lifts, 12 terrain parks, and the 4.3-mile Toll Road ski run.

Sugarbush Resort

Set in the Mad River Valley, the Sugarbush Resort is a 4,000-acre ski area set in northern Vermont ­– about 20 miles southwest of Waterbury. New England’s third largest ski area, Sugarbush features 111 runs across 578 skiable acres.

Opened in 1958, the Sugarbush ski area contains Lincoln Peak, Castlerock Peak, North Lynx Peak, Gadd Peak, Inverness Peak, and the 4,083-foot Mount Ellen. Sugarbush is divided into three terrain parks, and features guided, advanced ski-tours of Slide Brook Basin.

The Alchemist Brewery

Specializing in unfiltered IPA – or India Pale Ale – the Alchemist is a brewpub located in downtown Waterbury in northern Vermont. Established in 2003 as a seven-barrel brewpub, the Alchemist is best known for their American Double IPA named Heady Topper.

Open Monday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., the Alchemist features a tasting room and retail shop. Self-guided tours of the Alchemist brewery are also available to visitors.

Vermont History Museum

History is alive and well in Northern Vermont. The Vermont History Museum, located in Montpelier, proudly displays the state's cultural history through its exhibits and displays. In 2004, the permanent display, Freedom and Unity: One Ideal, Many Stories, was the recipient of a national award.

Stroll through this 5,000 square foot exhibit to learn about the history of Vermont dating back to 1600. Take your time to view the three themes: What is wise use of the land?, Who are the Vermonters? and How do we foster a democratic society?

The museum, located next to the Vermont State House, is managed by the Vermont Historical Society. The society has been collecting information, materials, documents and artifacts, preserving the history of Vermont, since 1838. While in Northern Vermont, enjoy a short and scenic drive to Waterbury.

Vermont State House

Vermont Statehouse

Enjoy a Tour of the Vermont State House

Capital city visitors ready to learn about the history of Vermont, need to include downtown Montpelier on their list of must-dos. The Vermont State House is located just north of the Winooski River, on the west side of town.

This beautiful Neoclassical and Greek Rivial style building, featuring a golf leaf dome, was built in 1833. This is the third State House building built on this site. The building has been carefully renovated throughout the years, featuring a 19th century style in the interior rooms.

Although the Vermont General Assembly, the legislative body of Vermont, meets at the State House, it's also a living museum. The State House, nicknamed the "People's House", is open for tours with few restrictions.

Winter-time visitors enjoy the "Farmers Nights" concerts held in the Representatives Hall. While at the State House, also visit the Vermont History Museum, located next door, to learn more about the state's history. Stay close to Montpelier in nearby Waterbury.

Waterbury Center State Park

Make the most of a day spent outdoors in Vermont. The Waterbury Center State Park can be found along the eastern shore of Waterbury Reservoir, featuring a wide variety of aquatic and landlocked outdoor recreation. Just west of Burlington, the park is housed on a 90-acre peninsula in northern Vermont.

The park features 22 picnic sites, a swimming beach, boat ramps, and the peninsula nature trail – a hiking trail that traverses the park grounds boasting 10 sites to be seen along the way. Fishing is a popular activity among park visitors as well – there are two fishing platforms along the trail suspending over the reservoir.

Waterbury Village Historic District

Containing over 200 buildings, the Waterbury Village Historic District is located in northern Vermont in central Waterbury. The area is bordered north by Thatcher Brook, east by High Street and Railroad Street, and south and west by Randall Street.

Historic structures include the 1824 United Church of Christ, Waterbury Public Library & Museum and home of Henry Janes, and much more. Visitors need take advantage of the Waterbury Walking Tour in which 30 downtown structures as described.

More Area Attractions & Services

  • 0.50 mile(s) from Ben and Jerry's Ice Cream, factory tours
  • 0.50 mile(s) from Blush Hill Country Club, 9 hole course offering gorgeous Vermont Vistas.
  • 1.20 mile(s) from Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Interactive tour in a historic train station
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Cabot Creamery Annex, world renowned for award winning cheddars.
  • 3.00 mile(s) from Cold Hollow Cider Mill, working apple cider press. Watch cider making.
  • 5.50 mile(s) from Red Hen Baking Company, premium quality breads baked on site. Retail Store.
  • 16.00 mile(s) from Morse Maple Sugar Farm, Tour available. Sample maple products.
  • 17.00 mile(s) from Stowe Gondola
  • 17.00 mile(s) from Alpine Slide
  • 23.00 mile(s) from Rock of Ages, granite quarries
  • 27.00 mile(s) from Church St. Marketplace, Stroll through shops and restaurants.
  • 27.00 mile(s) from Lake Champlain Cruises, Auto and Pedestrian ferry
  • 27.00 mile(s) from ECHO Lake Aquarium
  • 30.00 mile(s) from Shelburne Museum
  • 31.00 mile(s) from Shelburne Farms

Local Area Recreation Opportunities

  • Hot tub
  • Playground
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Blush Hill Country Club, 9-hole golf course
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Country Club of Vermont, 18-hole golf course
  • 3.00 mile(s) from boating
  • 4.00 mile(s) from lake
  • 5.00 mile(s) from fishing
  • 15.00 mile(s) from horseback riding
  • 15.00 mile(s) from snow skiing

Nearby Restaurants

  • Blush Hill Bistro, on premises, cafe, American, open for: breakfast, dinner

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