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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.

  1. Winter Equinox Events & Happenings

Chief Happiness Officer

Meet Cooper

Equinox Resort's most popular employee, Golden Retriever, Cooper, Chief Happiness Officer. Cooper's 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.

  1. FOLLOW COOPER

Throw Some Axe

Axe Throwing

All ages, 10+ years old on the axe throwing trailer. Toy target with foam axes for younger. Select Dates Include; 5/28, 6/18, 6/25, 7/2, 7/23, 8/13, 8/27, 9/2, 9/10, 10/1, 10/8, 10/15

Meet Reptiles, Birds & Mammals 6/25, 7/16, 8/6, 9/3, 9/24, 10/8

Vermont Wildlife

We'll meet some live animals from the Green Mountain State and have opportunities to talk about northeastern wildlife in this engaging presentation.

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Visit with Hawks, Owls & Falcons 6/4, 7/2, 7/30, 8/20, 9/10, 10/1 & 10/15

Meet the Raptors

Meet live birds of prey in this interactive and informative visit from the Southern Vermont Natural History Museum.

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Something for Everyone.

The Perfect Gift is Just a Click Away

Dining, Spa, Golf or Overnight Getaways.

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Join Us Saturdays at 10am

GOLDEN HIKES WITH “JAY & COOPER”

Join Jay & Cooper, our Chief Happiness Officer for a casual hike on the 914-acre Equinox Preserve. Dress for the weather, comfortable shoes, a water bottle, your sense of adventure and your four-legged friends! (Kids Under 13 must be accompanied by an Adult)

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On the Lincoln Lawn

Lawn Games

Challenge them to a friendly game of croquet, corn hole and more...

  1. PLAY

Challenge Yourself on Our New Disc Golf Course

Discover Disc Golf

Pick up your discs at Falcon Bar & some cocktails to go. Discs also can be picked up at the Front Desk during the day.

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

Bring your own skates and glide & twirl on our new outdoor skating rink. For year round skating head to Olympic Sized Riley Rink , just a few minutes from the resort. Riley Rink also offers rental skates.

Please note our On Site Skating Rink is Closing for the Season on 2/22

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.    

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