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Mount Equinox

1A St Bruno Dr, Arlington, VT 05250-9505
+1 802-362-1114
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Beautiful drive with great views.

On a clear day, the view on the way up and at the top is beautiful. You can see many different... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Pip M
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Belfast, United Kingdom
Skyline Drive - 5.2 miles

Truly awesome. This is where the Lord has done truly remarkable work. You can view 5 different... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jeannene A
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Hannacroix, New York
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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.
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  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“skyline drive” (12 reviews)
“viewing center” (11 reviews)
“hairpin turns” (6 reviews)
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1A St Bruno Dr, Arlington, VT 05250-9505
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Reviewed 3 days ago

On a clear day, the view on the way up and at the top is beautiful. You can see many different states and lots of trees (great in fall). The drive isn't too difficult. It's definitely worth it. The staff in the centre are helpful...More

Thank Pip M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Truly awesome. This is where the Lord has done truly remarkable work. You can view 5 different states from the top of the mountain. There are precautions, hairpin turns, steep hill, can only drive 20 miles per hour, it's that steep. They have several pull...More

1  Thank Jeannene A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This 5 mile drive is totally worth the trip. Some of the best views in Vermont. (Just make sure you do on a clear day) Can see 4 states from the peak. Also alot of history to be learned as well. Make certain your vehicle...More

Thank Wayne F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Must take this road. It is not too difficult as it is well maintained and all paved; just go down in low gear. The views are great and it is worth an hour or so. The admission fee goes to the monks.

Thank LiketoeatCincinnati
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed our trip up to the mountain top. The view was far and wide. Just being there gave us such a peaceful feeling.

Thank Diane Z
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

up the 5.3 mile drive for some magnificent views. good facilities at the top and views of mountain in three states

Thank Robert G
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Skyline toll road to the summit did not disappoint! Sweeping views await your arrival ... great photo op ... we counted ourselves lucky that there were only a few other cars in the parking lot when we visited, hurray!! I thought $20/car was a little...More

Thank Amy C
Reviewed 22 August 2017

There is a charge for the auto road $20/car. It's a 5 mile auto road currently owned and occupied by the Carthusian monks. Very well maintained and worth the price to contribute to the maintenance of the road. It's the highest peak in the Taconic...More

1  Thank Julie M
Reviewed 18 August 2017

I hiked the blue trail and while it was definitely steep, it was incredibly maintained and in amazing condition. I love that they had a bench with about 1000ft left to hike, right by the springs. Cool off or just sit and refuel, but rarely...More

2  Thank Mermaidstimesthree
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Take the skyline toll road to the summit of Mount Equinox for stunning views of the surrounding mountains and valley. Be sure to pack a lunch as picnic tables are availabe at the top! You will not regret driving up the summit as it is...More

Thank travelerAgawam_MA
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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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