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Mount Mansfield

Address: Mountain Rd., 7 mi from Rte. 100, Stowe, VT
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Ranked #2 of 17 Attractions in Stowe
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Mountains, Outdoors
Activities: Skiing, Hiking
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Owner description: Vermont mountain resembling a person's profile.

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Cape Cod
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

On a nice crisp morning what a fun thing to do. A gentleman at the base mentioned we may be a bit cold @ the top. The gondola was so much fun and the color was awesome. So happy we went there!

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Middletown, CT
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29 reviews 29 reviews
5 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

My husband and I drove to the top of the Toll Road and what a great sight! It was a bit disappointing that the visitors center at the top seemed to be abandoned, especially since you have to pay to drive up the mountain, but over all, it was great. We also got out and went on foot most of... More

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wirral
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88 reviews 88 reviews
30 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

We enjoyed our time on the mountain so much we chose not just to ride the cable car but also to drive up the toll road to the top. Both offer stunning views over miles and miles of countryside and delightful mountain trails. A must do!!

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London, United Kingdom
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80 reviews 80 reviews
24 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

The long trail up was a good scramble to the top but so was the scramble down to the gondola. The views were fantastic but we were surprised to see families with small kids and people in sandals who had come up on the gondola struggling to get up (and presumably back down) from the gondola to the summit pass.... More

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Montreal, Canada
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29 reviews 29 reviews
17 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We hiked the long trail (south) up the mountain (wasnt easy, they ranked it as moderate but again it had some hard spots). Amazing hike, I love climbing up streams and the views from the top. it instantly became one of my favorite spots

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Tampa, Florida
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Great value ($4 per car), includes an audio CD and sticker. The views are fantastic. There is a docent at the top , to help with directions. Easy hike with great views of four states.

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We considered taking the gondola, but in the end, took the toll road - which I was pretty apprehensive about as I'm generally afraid of falling down mountains. The bulk of the drive wasn't all that scary, save for the fact that our rental car didn't have the best traction and almost didn't make it when we had to stop... More

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London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
4 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

The view from the top of Mount Mansfield is precious, but the cost of driving up is very steep: $19 per vehicle and extra for each additional passenger aside from the driver. The hike along the rock ridge at the top is fantastic and affords beautiful views of the valley below.

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Chepstow, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Good cable car ride up Mount Mansfield (and back). Some hike up and ride down, others vice-versa. We rode up and down again, being lazy!

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Middle England
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37 reviews 37 reviews
18 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

I'll be honest here. Stowe Village isn't much to write home about so the next best thing is to head to Stowe Mountain Resort and take either the Toll road or the Gondola. The chairlift had recently closed for maintenance and as I didn't want to risk the rental car we took the Gondola. It is not a long ride... More

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