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12/8/2016
Activities

Thundering Falls Trail Is One of the Best Trails in Vermont

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Are you ready for an unforgettable adventure? Plan to visit the Thundering Falls Trail in Killington, VT! Part of the Vermont Appalachian Trail, Thundering Falls is an easy hike on a 0.4-mile boardwalk that leads to one of the tallest waterfalls in Vermont. From a viewing platform, visitors can watch in awe as the water cascades through a steep and narrow cataract. It’s a spectacular sight to behold! Whether you’re an avid hiker or just starting out, a trip to Thundering Falls will leave you with lasting memories. Here are

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08/6/2016
Activities

Take in the Scenic Views From the Killington Gondola Ride

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Are you looking for the easiest way to get to the top of central Vermont’s Green Mountains? Hop on board the K-1 Express Killington Gondola and ride to the top of the 4,241-foot Killington Peak in a comfortable, enclosed chairlift. Whether you take the Killington Gondola in the winter to ski, in the summer for fun, or in the autumn to scout out the best fall foliage in Vermont, the views from the top of Killington Peak, the highest lift-served mountain in Vermont, won’t disappoint.  Once your 1.25-mile ride up

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04/9/2016
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How to Explore the Appalachian Trail in Vermont

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Winding from the snow-capped peaks of Maine to the blue mountains of Georgia, the Appalachian Trail is the longest hiking-only footpath in the world, with over 150 miles of trails located inside the state of Vermont. Ranging from easy to challenging, these trails are characterized by Vermont’s dense, green forests and even coincide with sections of the Long Trail in Vermont, which was the first long-distance hiking trail in the United States. Just an hour away from GetAway Vacations, a trip to the Appalachian Trail in Vermont is a must

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07/28/2015
Appalachian Trail

5 Reasons to Explore the Long Trail in Vermont

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The great outdoors of Vermont are breathtaking, with their expansive green space and massive trees. We here at GetAway Vacations want you to have a blast exploring the long trail in Vermont. Around every bend there is something new to be discovered, from interesting wildlife to stunning flowers. No matter your skill level, you will be able to enjoy this Vermont jewel. Here are 5 reasons to explore the Long Trail in Vermont. 1. The History The Green Mountain Club established the Long Trail in Vermont between 1910 and 1930 by

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