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Activities

Summer Activities

Explore. Discover. Play. 

What could be better than summer in Vermont? Balmy days turn into cool evenings at The Equinox, perfectly nestled in Southern Vermont’s Green Mountains. Our summertime activities offer something fun for everyone in the family to enjoy, from heart-pounding off-road driving lessons to serene hikes in the woods. 

THE GOLF CLUB AT THE EQUINOX

Experience our challenging par-71, 6423-yard golf course set among the picturesque Green Mountains. Guests may make tee times upon confirming hotel reservations. Lessons and rental clubs are available

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TENNIS CLUB AT THE EQUINOX

Grab a friend and play a tennis match on one of our three plexi-cushion courts. Racquet rentals and tennis balls are available. Clinics, group and private lessons are also offered.

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Green Mountain Falconry School

Take advantage of the rare opportunity to handle a trained hawk and learn about the art of falconry from master falconer Rob White. Guests of all ages are welcome; individuals must be 12 years of age or older to handle birds.

  1. MEET THE FALCONS
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Land Rover Driving Experience

Learn the techniques of off-road driving in all conditions through the beautiful Green Mountains. Participants go through several challenges on different types of terrain based on their skill level. Book your experience on-line. 

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Woman fly fishing

Orvis Fly Fishing School

Pick up a fly rod and let our instructors show you how to set up, select your fly, tie knots and more on our fully stocked casting ponds and the Battenkill River. Trips of two to four hours with up to two people are available.

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Orvis Shooting School

Beginning and experienced shooters alike can learn new techniques with instruction based on the English Churchill method. Our complete shooting system is applicable to upland hunting, waterfowling and sporting clays.

  1. Orvis Shooting
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Boating

Rent paddleboats and canoes at the beautiful Emerald Lake and Lake Shaftsbury. Or, try a leisurely canoe ride down the Battenkill River. 

Bromley’s Sun Mountain Adventure Park

Bring the whole family for classic summertime fun including New England’s longest zipline, Vermont’s longest water-slide raft ride, America’s longest triple-track Alpine slide, climbing walls, mini-golf and much more. Open weekends from late-May through mid-October. 

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Hiking

Explore the trails of scenic Mt. Equinox, located within walking distance of the resort. The famous Appalachian and Long trails are also just four miles away. Nearby Merck Forest offers 2,900 acres of woodlands, meadows, ponds and streams.

Horseback Riding

Enjoy a one-hour scenic trail ride through the Green Mountains, just a 25-minute drive from our resort. Individual horseback riding is available by appointment.

Mountain Biking

Tour Manchester Village on a bicycle from our golf club or take a trek through the Equinox Preserve. 

WALKING & JOGGING

Request a map from our concierge to guide you on walking and jogging routes around historic Manchester Village. 

Please contact the concierge for additional information on any of these activities.

UNLIMITED GOLF PACKAGE

STAY & PLAY

Tee-off for an amazing Unlimited Vermont Golf experience including accommodations, lunch and a loaded golf cart!

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EQUINOX ROAD TRIP

Experience an adventurous getaway when you hit the road for The Equinox Golf Resort & Spa. And recieve a $25 resort credit!

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DESIGN YOUR DREAM WEDDING!

CAN’T WAIT TO SAY ” I DO”?

The Equinox provides a stunning backdrop for your dream wedding and the perfect balance between historic charm and modern amenities.

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