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Winter Activities

A Wonderland of Adventure

The Equinox Golf Resort & Spa, set amidst the splendor of Vermont’s scenic Green Mountains with 914 acres of mountain trails right in our backyard. Located in Manchester, Vermont, a mountain town that has everything: spectacular dining, history and of course spectacular skiing. With easy access to both Bromley and Stratton Mountains, The Equinox Resort & Spa is right in the epicenter for skiing, snowboarding, and other winter recreation.

Downhill Skiing

Beginning and experienced skiers alike can take advantage of our resort’s proximity to Vermont’s best trails. Bromley Mountain is just seven miles away, and Stratton Mountain is 17 miles from the resort.

Cross Country Skiing

Explore a variety of trails that wind through beautiful Vermont scenery. Trails are appropriate for cross country skiers of all abilities.

  • Viking Nordic  - 35 kilometers of trails for skiing  & snowshoeing just 20 minutes from Manchester.

  • Hildene - 8 miles of trails with ski & snowshoe rentals

Land Rover vehicle

Land Rover Experience

Whether this is your first time off road or you have plenty of experience away from the pavement, a lesson with Land Rover Experience Driving School cover the basics of expedition-style driving and mastering off-road obstacles such as steep ascents and descents, side-tilts, log and water crossings, rock crawls, and boulders. And, yes, it’s as fun as it sounds.

Book your Experience

 

Sleigh Rides

Manchester and the surrounding areas offer several unforgettable sleigh ride experiences. Enjoy scenic wagon rides through the snow-capped Green Mountains. Weather dependent.

  • Taylor Farm at (802) 824 5690 for information and reservations. 

Ice Skating

Strap on a pair of blades at the Olympic-sized , just a few minutes from the resort. Rentals are available .Located about 3 miles north of the Equinox off Route 7A at Hunter Park. 

Snowshoeing

Many scenic trails are available for exploring in the winter, and we have the maps to get you there. Equipment Rental Options:

  • Eastern Mountain Sports (802) 366-8082

  • The Mountain Goat (802) 362-5159

Tubing

Try a classic thrilling winter pastime at one of the local mountains. Simply hop on a tube and enjoy the ride, then get up and do it all over again.

Snowmobiling

There are miles and miles of snowmobile trails throughout the area providing access to the beautiful backcountry and breathtaking vistas.

Stratton Snowmobile Tours:  802 379 1483 email: strattontours@gmail.com

Dog Sledding             

Looking for a unique winter adventure. Why not experience the exuberance of dogsledding your way across the snow.    

Chief Happiness Officer

Meet Cooper

The Equinox Golf Resort & Spa's most popular employee, Golden Retriever, Cooper the Equinox Resort's Chief Happiness Officer. Cooper's day-to-day tasks include greeting guests with the #EquinoxPawsUp greeting. Cooper will also concentrate his canine efforts on creating memories with all of our guests and making everyone feel at home.

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Cozy up with Cocktails & Apps

Equinox Igloo Experience

2 Hour Private Igloo Experience complete with Charcuterie for Four & a Bottle of Wine or Prosecco or 4 Craft Beers.

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Snow Zone - Follow the Signs - Snowmen at Work

Snowman Garden

Snowman Kits also available for sale in the Gift Shop - Snow Excuses - It's Time for Fun

  1. Do You Want to Build a Snowman

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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On The Lincoln Lawn near the Snowman Garden

S'mores by the Firepit

S'mores Kits Available for Purchase in the Gift Shop or at the Front Desk

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Out on the Hill

Hit the Sleds

Grab one of the resort sleds & then head out for some old-fashioned winter fun. Then on your way in, warm-up and relax by one of the fires.

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So Much Fun

Monster Trax Snow Shoes

Kids can explore the snow with Monster Trax Snow Shoes available at the resort. If Adults want to join in the fun, adult snow shoes are also available to rent from Bradley’s Pro Shop and The Mountain Goat.

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E-Gift Cards

The Perfect Gift is Just a Click Away

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Treat Yourself to Lunch with 20% Savings

Local Lunches - Vermonters Weekday

Join us in Marsh Tavern for your all your favorites weekdays from 12-3 & receive 20% off. (Monday-Thursday)

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