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Mount Equinox

1A St Bruno Dr, Arlington, VT 05250-9505
+1 802-362-1114
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Steep but worth it

The entrance fee of $20 for two may seem a little steep but it was worth every cent. The views at... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
KP11347
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Haslemere, United Kingdom
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If you are bored in Manchester

$15 for one car and $5 for each additional passenger makes this a place to visit if you are bored... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Eric C
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Paoli, Pennsylvania
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Drive this scenic mountain which is also used as a outdoor classroom for the study of various species of plants and animals. At 5.2 miles, the Mount Equinox Skyline Drive is the longest privately owned paved toll road in the U.S. Those who prefer to hike can pick up a trail map at the Toll House. At the top of the mountain is our new Saint Bruno Scenic Viewing Center packed with info about Equinox Mountain and the Carthusian Monks. The private property which is 7,000 acres is owned by the Carthusain monks. A cloistered order of Catholic monks. There is the Catholic gift shop at the bottom of the mountain and also souvenirs from your trip.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“skyline drive” (12 reviews)
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1A St Bruno Dr, Arlington, VT 05250-9505
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+1 802-362-1114
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The entrance fee of $20 for two may seem a little steep but it was worth every cent. The views at the top are truly spectacular. It was a little hazy on the day we visited but it was still wonderful. Not to be missed...More

Thank KP11347
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

$15 for one car and $5 for each additional passenger makes this a place to visit if you are bored and have little else to do. Better to pick up a hiking map and hit the trails. Once up on top of the mountain there...More

Thank Eric C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The views on the way up and then on the summit are absolutely worth the $20 or however much it is to go up! Once at the top there are a couple of trails you can walk on to get to other viewing spots. It...More

Thank Lisa G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The views were high and pretty of the valley below but I would not say stunning and not really worth the $20 toll

Thank Sandi3333333333333
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were very lucky to have great weather. There wasn't a cloud in the sky as we drove to the top of Mount Equinox. The view from the top is breath taking. We were able to see several mountain ranges.

Thank bruwest
Reviewed 10 June 2017

It's a long way to the top of Equinox mountain, and since it is a toll road, it's also not cheap -- but it's a beautiful view, and a great way to see the top of Vermont. Take in the St. Bruno center at the...More

Thank Walter C
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Hiked to the top of Mount Equinox from the West Union Street trailhead. The trail is very steep and very strenuous. It is definitely worth it. Views at the top are great. Passed quite a few people on the trail. Just make sure to take...More

Thank Trap2163
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

My Equinox is a wonderful way to view nature at its best. At the top you can see 4 states, the beauty of the valley, monestary..... The road is very curvy but if you stay in low gear and stop at the various lookout points...More

1  Thank mountainrevin
Reviewed 29 March 2017

The drive up Mount Equinox is well worth the trip. Make sure, however, that when you drive back down you do as little braking as possible. It's easy to burn the brakes out!!! We were OK but have heard of others who did damage. Signs...More

2  Thank MawaNewYork
Reviewed 2 November 2016

It had been many years since we had gone to the top of the mountain but, we had friends here who were in love with Vermont, so we took them up! We could see for ever, 5 states to be exact. The last time were...More

1  Thank crazycatladyx3
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joan w
13 October 2015|
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Response from broadbeb111 | Reviewed this property |
We did the drive up to the top of My.Equnoix but did not go to the Equinox hotel to eat. No food at the top but great views.
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