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Mount Mansfield

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Address: Mountain Rd., 7 mi from Rte. 100, Stowe, VT
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Vermont mountain resembling a person's profile.

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Toll Road, Hike and Views

We had plans to hike all the way up the Long Trail to the summit, but decided to take the easier route up - the Auto Toll Road. This is not a paved road, but rather a dirt road... read more

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Bainbridge Island, Washington
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Bainbridge Island, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

We had plans to hike all the way up the Long Trail to the summit, but decided to take the easier route up - the Auto Toll Road. This is not a paved road, but rather a dirt road that is used in the summer for the communication towers and in the winter for the snow machines and skiers. The... More 

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Laval, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We went on mount Mansfield top (almost) using the gondolas. Price is $28/person. View is fantastic, ride is smooth. Good value for the money. Once there you can walk down or take the gondola. To go on top seems to me for experts only or at least very fit people!

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Petach Tikva, israel
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We took the gondola ride both ways and it might make more sense to take it up and hike down,.The view on top is great but not much to do once you get there. For the more adventursome you can try the zipline

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Thank Kenneth K
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

A must-do in Stowe and Vermont in general! I hiked Hell's Brook Trail, the hardest but shortest way up, which was very well-marked and beautiful. Well worth the hike! I would suggest hiking the Long Trail down.

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New Haven, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful views from the tallest mountains in Vermont and one of three tallest in New England. Take the toll road (for a fee) and drive part way, then park and pick from many trails to hike, rated easy through difficult. Worthy hike for people who love to be outdoors.

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a bit pricey ($26pp) to take a gondola ride up to the top of the mountain, but it is breathtaking. The alternate is to take the toll road up by car with hairpin turns for half the price. We were happy we took the gondola....but at the top was a bit disappointing since there really was nothing much... More 

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Grand Island, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We rode the gondola to the top and then spent time enjoying the fantastic views...even watched a glider overhead for about 10 minutes. Really fun to watch the zip liners getting hooked up and start their trip down. The restaurant was reasonably priced with friendly wait staff, Can highly recommend the hamburgers and avocado salad.

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NJ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife's deathly afraid of these types of situation, so we only made it to parking lot 1. 4x4's are recommended but not needed. I wouldn't do this with a large vehicle. We have a Acadia and had a little tight squeeze with some passing. Views are unreal though. I can't imagine from all the way up. Have to be... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We finally went all the way to the peak this year. We stopped at the lower lip last time because we didn't know we were so close to the chin at that point (I learned the whole nose, lip, chin thing only this year even though this was my fifth trip up on the scenic road). We had two families... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a great hike. Easy brining and got increasingly harder. The end was a lot of boulder climbing. Kids and adults loved it. Parking was limited.

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