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01/5/2018
Activities

New Year’s in Killington, Vermont

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2017 has drawn to a close, and you may find yourself reminiscing about the past 12 months and anticipating the next 12. This past year was a busy one, and now that the holidays are over, you may be feeling tired, overwhelmed, and in need of a good vacation. Well, what better way is there to start the new year than a vacation in a charming and comfortable cottage or cabin in scenic Killington, Vermont? Spend your days skiing, your evenings relaxing, and celebrate the promise of an exciting 2018

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01/18/2017
Dining

7 of the Best Killington, VT Restaurants

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Killington, Vermont is famous for its epic skiing. But did you know that our town also has a bustling food scene? It’s the perfect place to enjoy a delicious meal after a long day on the slopes! Whether you’re craving stick-to-your-ribs fare or a light, healthy snack, these Killington, VT restaurants will leave you feeling full and satisfied. Here are some of our favorites! Learn more about the best Killington, VT restaurants when you download our free vacation guide. It’s full of recommendations for great places to dine during your stay

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11/30/2016
Activities

Vermont Snowboarding: What You Need to Know

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If you thought that the mountains of Vermont were exclusive to skiers, think again! Vermont snowboarding is some of the very best in the United States, and with so much history, it’s easy to see why. Some of the country’s most renowned snowboarders got their start in VT. (Does Olympic Gold Medalist Shaun White ring a bell?) Vermont is also home to Burton Snowboards, the world’s first snowboard factory, and Suicide Six Resort, the first resort to allow snowboarding back in 1982. So if you’re an avid rider, a trip

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11/21/2016
Activities

Everything You Need to Know About Pico Peak in Vermont

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Pico Peak is a 3,957-foot mountain in Killington, Vermont. It’s the northernmost summit of the Coolidge Range and is the second highest mountain after Killington Peak. Visitors to Pico can enjoy a variety of activities throughout the year including skiing and snowboarding, hiking, horseback riding, and much more. The next time you visit the Green Mountain State, plan a trip to Pico Peak and see what makes this mountain so special! Find out more about Pico Peak in Vermont when you download our free vacation guide. It’s full of information

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11/16/2016
Activities

Your Guide to the Best Killington Snowshoe Tours

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Killington, Vermont, is famous for its fantastic skiing and snowboarding. But if you’re looking to experience this region’s beauty on foot, you need to take a snowshoe tour! Located at the Clubhouse on East Mountain Road, Bear Trax Adventures offers a variety of guided snowshoe tours that explore Killington. You can traverse the rolling terrain of Killington Golf Course or trek trails on and off the mountain. Plus, snowshoes and poles are provided at no additional cost! Here are some of our favorite tours to try this winter. Find out

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10/15/2016
Activities

4 of the Most Amazing Ski Mountains in Vermont

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The breathtaking mountains of Vermont are famous for offering incredible skiing and snowboarding. They’re an ideal destination for those searching for fresh, powdery snow and smooth, exciting rides. If you’re looking to experience a rush of adrenaline, these jagged peaks have you covered. Here are some of the best ski mountains in Vermont that are sure to get your blood pumping. Learn more about ski mountains in Vermont when you download our free Vermont vacation guide. It’s full of information on the best things to do during your stay with GetAway Vacations! Shred These Incredible Ski Mountains in Vermont 1. Killington

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09/28/2016
Activities

A Beginner’s Guide to the Best Skiing in Vermont

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If you want to experience the best skiing in Vermont but are unsure if your skills are up to par, Getaway Vacations has you covered. We know the perfect spots to visit so that you can master the sport (or at least stand up without falling!) and have the most enjoyable day possible out in the snow. Here are some of our favorite places to go for a little guidance and a great time! Learn more about the best skiing in Vermont when you download our free vacation guide. It’s full of information

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09/20/2016
Killington Vermont

What Are the Best Ski Resorts in Vermont?

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It’s no secret that some of the best ski resorts in the country are in Vermont. Whether you’re a cross-country junkie or an alpine adventurist, these world-class resorts have everything you need for an unforgettable ski trip. Enjoy delicious restaurants, luxurious spas, heart-pumping trails, and more at the best ski resorts in Vermont. Here are a few of our favorites. Learn more about the attractions near GetAway Vacations when you download our free vacation guide. It’s full of information on things to see and do in the area, like visiting

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09/8/2016
Activities

Snowmobiling in Killington VT: What You Need to Know

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Specially designed for winter travel and outdoor recreation, snowmobiling is a great way to enjoy fresh powder. Snowmobiles are similar to a motorcycle or ATV. They typically have a windshield, a small seat for one person, and skis at the front to provide directional control. Whether you want to take a relaxing ride through the trees or tear up the trails at high speeds, renting a snowmobile in Killington, VT, guarantees a day of fun on the mountain. Here are some of our favorite places to go snowmobiling in Killington VT:

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08/23/2016
Killington Vermont

Black Dog Sports in Killington Has Some of the Best Winter Gear

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Planning a trip to Vermont this winter? Be sure to stop by Black Dog Sports in Killington, VT! Conveniently located in the Mountain Green Resort, this sports shop offers ski and snowboard rentals as well as the latest equipment, clothing, and accessories. They even boast some of the most reasonable rates in the area. Whether you’re new to winter sports or are a seasoned professional, Black Dog Sports has everything you need for a memorable getaway in Killington. What You’ll Find at Black Dog Sports Products Dave Manning is a

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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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07/20/2016
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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. With so much to offer, a trip to Lake Bomoseen State Park is a must when you stay with GetAway

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