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Gentle Giants Sleigh and Carriage Rides

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Address: 4000 Mountain Rd, Topnotch Resort, Stowe, VT
Phone Number: 888 460 5567
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Gentle giants carriage rides was fun. I took my wife and sons. The ride lasts about 20 minutes. It was a bit expensive. 36 for 2 adults plus 26 for my 7 year old. My 5 year old... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 5, 2015
Craig1551
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Princeton Junction, New Jersey
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Potomac, Maryland
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105 reviews 105 reviews
5 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

It was a wonderful experience having a sleigh ride in the snow. Ride does not last that long, but we enjoyed every minute of it.

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Princeton Junction, New Jersey
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Gentle giants carriage rides was fun. I took my wife and sons. The ride lasts about 20 minutes. It was a bit expensive. 36 for 2 adults plus 26 for my 7 year old. My 5 year old was free. Jack ( the horse) took us on a loop. It was snowing during the ride and peaceful. For the most... More 

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Monsey, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

We had an interesting experience with Rochelle of Gentle Giants. Originally we booked the trip for a Tuesday, but then called back a week in advance and changed it to Wednesday. When we showed up, she had no recollection of us changing the date and kept saying, "i had it all set up for you yesterday!!" We also had no... More 

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Oakland, Tennessee
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85 reviews 85 reviews
37 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

I must say this first...I read reviews on Gentle Giants before I chose them and whoever wrote negative things, was just WRONG on all accounts. We looked up the sleigh ride options, which there were 3. One was closed and we had 2 left....Gentle Giants is who we choose. Upon arrival, it was 19 degrees and snowing. PERFECT for a... More 

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skibum48
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I went for a sleigh ride with my wife and inlaws, the employees were very nice and accommodating. We had a great time!

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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55 reviews 55 reviews
16 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

We booked a sleigh ride as part of a package with the B&B we were staying at. It was a neat experience and extremely picturesque Vermont with the red sleighs and the big horses. Our guide was friendly and answered our questions, though it was hard to hear him from the back of the sleigh. That said, we were in... More 

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Hamilton, Bermuda
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64 reviews 64 reviews
8 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

First of all this is a very good experience - especially with children and they all thoroughly enjoyed it. However - as the paying adult there are some major disappointments. Firstly we were told the ride lasts around 25/30 minutes and we were back within 15. There was no commentary about the area or the horses from the sleigh-driver to... More 

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Akron, Ohio
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43 reviews 43 reviews
16 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

We did not go for a sleigh ride, but enjoyed watching them tot through the snow, sleigh bells jingling, as we xc skied on the path!

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Readington, New Jersey
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34 reviews 34 reviews
8 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We were a group of 7 adults and 2 young children, and they are able to accomodate that size group in one large sleigh pulled by two Percheron draft horses (Mack and Donny). They also have a few Belgians. One-horse sleighs are available for smaller parties.The rides are offered for 30 minutes, just north of the town of Stowe, close... More 

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london
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38 reviews 38 reviews
4 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

We did a trip of 11 but it was really boring ,just sat in a carriage pulled through a field ,and through a small few trees ,supposedly a wood...worth about 10 dollars a head not the astronomical,cost we paid .

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