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Stowe, Vermont: Trapp Family Lodge and Graves

The singing Trapp family were immortalized in the film "The Sound of Music," but their all-too-mortal remains are buried in the small family cemetery next to their lodge.

700 Trapp Hill Rd, Stowe, VT
I-89 exit 10 (Waterbury/Stowe). Drive north on Hwy 100 for 7.5 miles. Turn left onto Moscow Rd. Drive two miles. Turn right onto Trapp Hill Road. Drive two miles. You'll see the Trapp Family Lodge on the left. The Trapp Family Cemetery is just to the left of the main lodge building.
Day pass for non-guests.
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Trapp Family Lodge and Graves

Visitors must buy a day pass to pay your respects at the graves if not staying at the lodge.

[Mark, 07/17/2020]

Maria Von Trapp grave.

Trapp Family Lodge and Graves

This is a must-see place, especially in the fall. Take some time and stay awhile. It's kept very well and has great views.

[Howard, 09/27/2015]
Trapp Family Lodge

In a current entry for ["Sound of Music"] Trapp Family Lodge there is a note from the RA editors that it doesn't seem to be a very interesting attraction, from the RA perspective, due to a lack of obvious weirdness or kitsch. However, it's worth noting that Maria and the Captain are actually buried right at the lodge along with all their children. That's not really mentioned in any of the Trapp Family Lodge literature -- I came across the graves while I was snowshoeing. Personally, I was delighted.

[roadside millie, 01/22/2009]

Thanks, Millie. Guess it would be too much to expect a grave site pressure plate that plays music?

Von Trapp Family Lodge.

Trapp Family Lodge

The site where the Von Trapp family ("The Sound of Music") settled in America. There were quite a few people there the day we visited. There are a lot of cabins/lodges where you can stay on the site and a gift shop. It is a fabulous view from there!

[Jen, 08/24/2007]

Not sure why we should care about this place, unless everyone dresses in lederhosen and loudspeakers continuously blare the movie soundtrack...

Von Trapp Family sign.

Von Trapp Family Lodge

The lodge where the Von Trapp family ("Sound of Music") took up residence after moving to America. The gift shop is a big tourist trap, with overpriced mementos. The highlight for my friend and I was the electric fence which ran behind the lodge (I dunno, maybe our odd senses of humor, we just found it amusing). Also, the real story behind the family isn't quite how it was portrayed in the Rodgers and Hammerstein version, so be prepared if this should bother you.

[R Pelfrey, 09/19/2005]

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