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THINGS TO DO IN OR AROUND VERMONT

Battenkill Valley Outdoors -  1414 State Rt 313 Cambridge, NY. 518-677-3311. Bike rentals. Can bike on back country roads nearby into Vt. They have one tandem bike. Call in advance to reserve it!
Mount Equinox Skyline Drive, Manchester, VT. Also called Equinox Preservation Trust.
Hildene- Mansion and beautiful grounds (with a garden with a view of the mointains) of Robert Lincoln- abe's son and an original restored Pullman train car
Bromley Mountain 3984 Vt. Rt. 11 Peru, VT. 802-824-5522 (fun park: zipline, chairlift, alpine slide & more)
Emerald Lake State Park US 7 North Dorset, Dorset, VT. 802-409-7579
Stratton Mountain 5 Village Lodge Rd. Stratton Mountain. 802-448-8528
 
Follow Molly Stark Trail that begins in Bennington, VT. Scenic drive. Along the trail, there are a few things that we can do:
Hogback Mountain
Woodford State Park (boating on adams reservoir and a nice hike near it)


Things to do in Killington, VT
K1 Express Gondola Killington Rd
Thundering Falls Trail can bring a stroller to this simple scenic walk to a beautiful waterfall
Killington Pico Adventure Center 4763 Killington Rd. 800-734-9435. Think the gondola is included in this program. Mountain coaster, alpine slides, zip line, etc.

please add your own ideas


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Re: Vermont Master Thread
« Reply #15 on: August 16, 2013, 05:28:35 PM »
We're going to Equinox next week Tuesday-Friday with our 5 & 6 year old kids, hope to make a TR. there is kids stuff to do (nice little hikes and paddle boats), and a nice-looking park at Bromley nearby.

http://www.equinoxresort.com/thingstodo/summer/

http://www.equinoxresort.com/thingstodo/kids/

http://www.bromley.com/attractions/
Do you know if they are located in a nice area and if the weather there is better than NYC?

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Re: Vermont Master Thread
« Reply #16 on: August 19, 2013, 02:38:56 AM »
never went before but looks to be nice and about 4 degrees cooler than nyc.

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Re: Vermont Master Thread
« Reply #17 on: August 20, 2013, 11:52:02 PM »
Really nice so far, in a 2 queen bed deluxe room with mountain view (suites were sold out) and its pretty beautiful here, with good service too!

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Re: Vermont Master Thread
« Reply #18 on: January 06, 2014, 12:07:45 PM »
Headed to Vermont for the weekend, iy"h!

Never skiied, but I'd like to try it out.

Aside from the items you can rent- what winter/outerwear gear is a must?

Will I freeze without proper snow pants?
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Re: Vermont Master Thread
« Reply #19 on: January 06, 2014, 12:08:46 PM »
Headed to Vermont for the weekend, iy"h!

Never skiied, but I'd like to try it out.

Aside from the items you can rent- what winter/outerwear gear is a must?

Will I freeze without proper snow pants?
If you never skied, you will be on the floor a lot and you will need snow pants!
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Re: Vermont Master Thread
« Reply #20 on: January 06, 2014, 01:43:36 PM »
Headed to Vermont for the weekend, iy"h!

Never skiied, but I'd like to try it out.

Aside from the items you can rent- what winter/outerwear gear is a must?

Will I freeze without proper snow pants?
Snow pants, thick socks, gloves, goggles, hat (unless you rent a helmet). If it's very cold I'd recommend long johns and a ski mask
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Re: Vermont Master Thread
« Reply #21 on: January 06, 2014, 03:25:01 PM »
Snow pants, thick socks, gloves, goggles, hat (unless you rent a helmet). If it's very cold I'd recommend long johns and a ski mask
goggles can't be rented together with skis?
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Re: Vermont Master Thread
« Reply #22 on: August 03, 2014, 09:34:21 PM »
Any Trip reports?
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Re: Vermont Master Thread
« Reply #24 on: August 06, 2014, 02:10:40 PM »
here's mine from lower VT at the Equinox: http://www.tripadvisor.com/ShowUserReviews-g57312-d100078-r180258932-The_Equinox_Golf_Resort_Spa-Manchester_Vermont.html#REVIEWS
bring food and enjoy.

Rates seem to be around $639 for this weekend....

I would love to go this weekend for 2 nights.. No specific preference- only reasonable :)

any suggestions?... Please.. Thanks so much!

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Re: Vermont Master Thread
« Reply #25 on: August 06, 2014, 04:15:47 PM »

Rates seem to be around $639 for this weekend....

I would love to go this weekend for 2 nights.. No specific preference- only reasonable :)

any suggestions?... Please.. Thanks so much!
if u don't have points u are pretty stuck. Living social had a special on the adjacent townhouse on property a lil while back but that is prob dead. Search equinox tow homes deal and see if groupon/travelzoo or someone else has a deal still available, usually about 200 a night for a suite (note that isn't SPg and u don't get SPg points or perks).

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Re: Vermont Master Thread
« Reply #26 on: September 28, 2014, 11:24:55 PM »
I was thinking of going to vermont for chol hamoed.
This time of year is best to view foliage.
Anyone have ideas of attractions for a 4 and 2 year old.
Any recommendations on what area to stay?

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Re: Vermont Master Thread
« Reply #27 on: June 29, 2016, 09:05:27 AM »
Any on e every gone to the programs in Vermont in the summer. Can you post your experience.

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Re: Vermont Master Thread
« Reply #28 on: June 29, 2016, 09:11:32 AM »
Any on e every gone to the programs in Vermont in the summer. Can you post your experience.
We went with Vermony Menucha last year.
Beutiful experience.

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Re: Vermont Master Thread
« Reply #29 on: June 29, 2016, 09:17:41 AM »
We went with Vermony Menucha last year.
Beutiful experience.
What City?