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Gentle Giants Sleigh and Carriage Rides

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4000 Mountain Rd, Topnotch Resort, Stowe, VT 05672-4801
+1 888-460-5567
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Beautiful Horses

Very nice relaxing carriage ride on a sunny fall day. It was through mostly fields with some woods... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2017
New Milford, Pennsylvania
Happy, friendly horses. Look forward to a relaxing time.

It's so inviting to see the horses and buggies beside the Mountain Road in Stowe. What a calm... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2017
Brent W
Stowe, Vermont
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  • Average8%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
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“draft horses” (3 reviews)
“bitter cold” (2 reviews)
4000 Mountain Rd, Topnotch Resort, Stowe, VT 05672-4801
+1 888-460-5567
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Reviewed 27 October 2017

Very nice relaxing carriage ride on a sunny fall day. It was through mostly fields with some woods but the colors were beautiful. The owner is very freindly has numerous different carriages and seems to be restoring some as well. The horses are a french...More

1  Thank Malinda53
Reviewed 19 October 2017

It's so inviting to see the horses and buggies beside the Mountain Road in Stowe. What a calm, comfortable ride. The horses are well taken care of and very calm. It's very romantic and scenic. It would be very worth your while to try a...More

Thank Brent W
Reviewed 29 July 2017

We took a ride on a carriage and it was a fun time, going through the woods nearby. The horses are very impressive, and we also were able to pet the horses and get some great photos. This is a nice unique activity for Stowe...More

1  Thank IlliniRon
Reviewed 29 July 2017

Beautiful draft horses. Nice lady. Our horse, Jack, took us through the woods and fields on a beautiful VT day. The ride is only 1/2 hour. It was a fun thing to do.

1  Thank ruth4HMB
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

Although short, the sleigh ride is everything you would expect in this winter wonderland. Kudos to the very friendly staff. Another enjoyable experience in VT. Thanks!

Thank neslyn
Reviewed 15 February 2017

We were looking for a sleigh ride and called this place multiple times with no answer, it said the mail box was full. The next day we stopped by on our way to another location. We spoke with the gentleman and scheduled our ride. The...More

Thank Zac1mac1
Reviewed 7 February 2017

We have never been on a sleigh ride and what better place than in Vermont! We were the only two in the sleigh which made it very nice and private. The driver made sure she helped us in the sleigh with some steps. They are...More

Thank broomhilda04
Reviewed 14 January 2017

I had always wanted to take a one horse open sleigh ride in Vermont during the winter, so that is one of the reasons we came to Vermont, and I was not disappointed. We traveled along the river and through the woods and even saw...More

1  Thank ThomasTCat
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

It was bitter cold and the wind was blowing hard but our ride was great. We had Jack the horse who was very amusing. The warm red blanket cut the chill right down. It is a little icy where you get on, and the plastic...More

Thank Vsa800
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

We recently went with 8 adults and 8 children on a sleigh ride at Gentle Giants. The spot is beautiful and location convenient to Stowe Mountain, but the ride was only 13 minutes and incredibly expensive. I recommend seeking other sleigh operators - there are...More

1  Thank Leonora W
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15 September 2015|
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Not sure about all year long. I wanna say it was like $250 for 5 adults - the price is determined on the size of the sleigh , not the people.