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Address: 80 Union Street, Equinox Resort, Manchester, VT 05254
Phone Number: (802) 362-0687
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Description: Located at The Equinox Resort, the new Land Rover Experience Driving...
Located at The Equinox Resort, the new Land Rover Experience Driving School is open year round. This experience features off-road driving instruction in all conditions. Participants experience numerous challenges on the 80-acre purpose-built course, with an extensive trail system for exploration. Here you will learn techniques on ascents, descents, side tilts and rocky terrain. The degree of difficulty is matched to the driver's skill, and more advanced drivers are invited to explore our expansive trails through the stunning Green Mountains.
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The Best Fun By Far

Amazing vehicles in a picturesque setting! The land rovers are the epitome of luxury and taking them to this course and what they let you do with them is very surprising. Over... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 2, 2015
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Middletown Springs, Vermont
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Middletown Springs, Vermont
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30 reviews 30 reviews
9 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Amazing vehicles in a picturesque setting! The land rovers are the epitome of luxury and taking them to this course and what they let you do with them is very surprising. Over hill and dale until they get you to a pivot point on a steep hill and then the instructor gets out of the vehicle and tips you with... More 

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New York City, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

We took a brand new Range Rover sport for a ride in snowy VT mountains. Rental arrangements were easy and staff is very friendly. We did an hour practice in their driving range (which is very good) and then head out to cross one of the mountains via local trails. Our instructor Dave was very knowledgeable and gave great tips... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Had a blast at the Land Rover Experience in Manchester Vermont. Got to drive a brand new Range Rover Sport on the offroad course in deep snow. So wild. Our awesome instructor Dave taught us offroad driving techniques and how to take advantage of the many features of the Range Rover Sport. Highly recommended! Definitely planning to return in the... More 

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Middlebury, Vermont
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13 attraction reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

I felt like I was about 15 years old again - what a blast. Courtland was a fantastic instructor and took us for 4 hours on several different winter/snow courses with crazy obstacles, deep snow and hills so steep I was convinced the nose would slam into the ground. It was incredible to see what these vehicles are capable of... More 

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Mansfield, MA
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

We went as part of their annual owner's day so we used our own LR4 to go through their course with instructors advising at each obstacle. So much fun and what a unique opportunity to see what these vehicles can really do! The instructors were enthusiastic and so helpful, I would recommend this to anyone traveling to the area! We'll... More 

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15 reviews 15 reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

They have an off road course where you can put the latest model Land Rovers through their paces. The Land Rovers are incredibly capable off road vehicles and the technology is amazing, I was being told to drive over obstacles and up and down inclines that I would have thought were impassable.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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60 reviews 60 reviews
6 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Really loved the off-roading experience.... The lessons are great (and much appreciated)... You drive a Range Rover through a dream course, hills, logs, steep inclines and pretty big hills.... We did the one hour session and it was great. The vehicle handled better than expected... VERY impressed... It is WELL worth the visit and money....

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Weston, Massachusetts
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78 reviews 78 reviews
27 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

My husband and 17-year-old son did the two-hour driving experience with Corey and had a blast. We were looking for an attraction to lure a teenager away from his video games long enough to spend a weekend in VT with his family, and this was definitely it. As much fun as he had driving backwards up a hill on their... More 

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Newport Beach, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

My boyfriend loved this gift...David our instructor took us all over the course in a brand new full size 2014 Rover...my bf learned how to use all the fancy buttons and drive the 80 acre course for over an hour...very cool experience and at the end you both receive a certificate of completion so that was cool!!

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

After being in Dorset, VT for the summer we accidentally came across the Land Rover Driving School at The Equinox. We signed up for a one hour session with the instructor David Nunn. The whole experience was fun and informative and left us thinking about buying a Range Rover which we had never considered. Our instructor was professional and friendly,... More 

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