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08/23/19
Activities

Our New Favorite Restaurants in Killington

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To truly indulge in the full vacation experience, you need to try the local flavors. Killington offers a number of fantastic restaurants which serve up delicious eats. While we have our classic favorites, we continue to find additional restaurants that are a treat to dine at. Here are some of our newest favorite restaurants in Killington: iPie Pizzeria One of the best comfort foods to enjoy during any vacation getaway...

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07/23/19
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Your Killington Labor Day Weekend Vacation

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Make sure to spend the last days of summer on an exciting getaway vacation to Killington Labor Day Weekend. The city is offering plenty of exciting events and activities during this time, making sure it will be your best weekend in Killington yet! KMBC Bike Bum Race Series Killington is hosting several recurring events over the summer season that continue throughout Labor Day Weekend. Get to Killington early to catch...

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06/30/17
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Take a Day Trip to the Coolidge Homestead

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Vermont is a haven for anyone interested in U.S. history. From Hildene, the summer home of the Lincoln family, to sites of historic battlefields to the birthplaces of two presidents, we are lucky to be surrounded by such history. An example of this is the Coolidge Homestead. Less than 20 minutes from Killington, VT, is the birthplace of our 30th President: Calvin Coolidge. This 600-acre site includes the hillside cemetery...

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05/26/17
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Why You Need to Explore Coolidge State Park

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A trip to Coolidge State Park in Vermont is like taking a trip back in time. You’ll see the park as it was when it was first created in the 1930s. The park, named for President Calvin Coolidge, is flanked by the eastern sections of Calvin Coolidge State Forest. Calvin Coolidge State Forest is the biggest in the state, and Coolidge State Park, which serves as its recreational center, is...

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05/18/17
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Explore the Stunning Woodstock Hiking Trails at Mount Peg

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About 30 minutes outside of Killington is the quaint town Woodstock. Though Woodstock is small, its residents are passionate about environmental preservation and protection. Nowhere is this clearer than Mount Peg, a small hiking spot right outside of the Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historic Park. Once used as a country club, Mount Peg in Woodstock, VT is now a stunning hiking trail that is perfect for casual hikers to more experienced trail...

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04/12/17
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Why You Need to Experience Simon Pearce Glassblowing

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If you have an affinity for glassware and pottery, chances are you’ve heard of Simon Pearce. This prominent Irish-American designer creates gorgeous pieces for everyday use. He’s worked with notable glassmakers all over Europe and even opened a U.S. factory in Quechee, Vermont. Situated on the scenic Ottauquechee River, the Simon Pearce flagship store offers a restaurant, bar, and a demonstration facility. Here’s why attending a Simon Pearce glassblowing event should...

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10/27/16
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Some of the Best Ways to Explore Green Mountain National Forest

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Often referred to as the “granite backbone” of Vermont, the Green Mountain National Forest offers an unparalleled recreation experience near Rutland, VT. This 399,151-acre area is the biggest contiguous land mass in the state and is accessible year-round. The forest supports a variety of wildlife including beaver, moose, coyote, black bear, and white-tailed deer. It’s also home to eight cascading waterfalls. No matter what time of year you visit, a...

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10/11/16
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Why You Need to See Knight’s Spider Web Farm in Vermont

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If watching a spider spin a web is enough to send you running for the hills, prepare to have your mind changed! Knight’s Spider Web Farm in Williamstown, Vermont, is a studio and gift shop owned by Will Knight, an artist who uses spider webs to produce art. With just a few sheds and some wooden panels, Knight utilizes the talent of these eight-legged crawlers to create artwork that attracts...

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08/17/16
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5 of the Most Beautiful Vermont Covered Bridges

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With more than 100 covered bridges located throughout the state, Vermont has the densest concentration of covered bridges in America. These historic structures date back to the 1800s and were originally built to protect the bridge from the elements. Today, Vermont covered bridges are among the state’s most popular attractions and are wonderful places to visit and photograph. The next time you visit the Green Mountains, check out a covered bridge...

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08/6/16
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Take in the Scenic Views of Killington on a 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...

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07/25/16
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What is the Southern Vermont Garlic and Herb Festival?

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Each September, thousands of garlic lovers from all over New England flock to Camelot Village in Bennington, VT, for the most delicious event of the year – the Southern Vermont Garlic and Herb Festival! Considered one of the top garlic festivals in the world, this annual event features hundreds of food and craft vendors, live music, demonstrations, kids activities, and more, all centered around garlic and herbs. If you’re a fan...

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07/20/16
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What You’ll See at the Beautiful Lake Bomoseen State Park

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Bomoseen State Park, a 3,576-acre lakeside park in the Taconic Mountains, is one of the most beautiful and historic sites in Vermont. The area was once quarried for slate and contains quarry holes and several slate-processing buildings. In addition to its rich history, the park lies within the 2,340-acre Bomoseen State Forest and combines all of Vermont’s most famous natural elements including rolling terrain, forests, and serene New England lakes....

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