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07/23/2019
Activities

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 the KMBC Bike Bum Race Series taking place every Wednesday. This event is for mountain biking enthusiasts as they take

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05/29/2018
Activities

Best Vermont Attractions Not to Miss in Killington

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Killington, Vermont is one of the most visited hotspots for outdoor activity on the east coast. It is famous for its winter sports opportunities, but it is an incredible place to visit during the summer as well. It is not difficult to find fun and excitement throughout your Killington adventures, but it never hurts to be pointed in the right direction. The following Vermont attractions are a few of the ones you won’t want to miss in Killington, Vermont. Killington Ski Resort If you are looking for winter sports on

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03/28/2018
Outdoors

Killington Sightseeing: Views in Killington, VT

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Surrounded by the majestic Green Mountains, Killington, VT is rich with stunning vistas, incredible scenery, and sweeping views of forested hills and snowy peaks. No matter when you choose to stay in the convenient and comfortable accommodations at GetAway Vacations, you can be sure that easy access to all of this natural beauty is just minutes away. So come for the fall colors, enjoy the winter skiing, or visit us in spring to soak up the blooming wildflowers and the emerald forests. Any way you choose, you are always welcome!

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09/5/2017
Activities

Getting Ready for Fall: The 5 Best Things to Do Near Killington VT

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Many people talk about all of the fun things to do and see in Killington during the summer and winter months, but what about autumn—the gorgeous season in between? Killington has so much to offer for visitors year-round, and the fall season is no exception. Below, we’ve put together a list of just a handful of the reasons why we love fall and some of the best things to do near Killington VT this season! Beautiful Fall Foliage During autumn, the lush greenery of summer becomes kissed by fire, with

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06/23/2017
Killington Vermont

The Ultimate Guide to the FIS World Cup in Killington

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The FIS World Cup is returning to Killington, Vermont this year! Some of the best ski racers in the world will be competing for the famous Crystal Globe over the course of Thanksgiving weekend. Killington Resort, a beautiful ski resort close to many of our rental properties, will be hosting the event as they have in previous years. In 2016, the Killington World Cup attracted 30,000 spectators – and more are expected to attend this year! Whether you’re a dedicated fan of competitive skiing or are new to the sport,

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05/18/2017
Day Trip

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 explorers. Looking for more sites like Mount Peg in Woodstock, VT? Download our free Vacation Guide. In it, you’ll find

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03/31/2017
Activities

4 of the Most Scenic Green Mountain Hiking Trails

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Whether you live or play in Vermont, residents and visitors alike all seem to share a sense of adventure. Our beautiful state offers everything from skiing in the winter season to bungee jumping in the summer! While there are plenty of fun things to do, we highly recommend taking a hike. Picturesque mountain views and crisp New England air make each trek unforgettable. Here are some of our favorite Green Mountain hiking trails to explore. Learn more about Green Mountain hiking trails when you download our free vacation guide! It’s

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03/22/2017
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Everything You Need to Know About Tweed River Tubing

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No summer vacation in Vermont is complete without a trip to Tweed River Tubing. Situated on the White River in Stockbridge, VT, this tube rental company is perfect for those who want to beat the heat. Cars with Massachusetts and Connecticut license plates come in droves to spend the day floating down the river, with lush forests and looming mountain peaks as a backdrop. Here’s why an adventure with Tweed River Tubing should be on your Vermont to-do list. Learn more about Tweed River Tubing when you download our free

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01/11/2017
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Everything You Need to Know About Fishing Otter Creek, VT

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Flowing 112 miles from Green Mountain National Forest to Lake Champlain, Otter Creek is Vermont’s longest river. It’s an unbelievably diverse watershed that attracts fisherman from far and wide. Seven top spill dams offer great wading opportunities, and the creek’s mixed fishery allows you to target many different species. Whether you’re an avid angler or have never cast a line, fishing Otter Creek, VT is an exciting and fun way to spend an afternoon! Here are some things you should you know about the river. Learn more about fishing Otter

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12/30/2016
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Some of the Best Ways to Experience the Beast Mountain Coaster

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The Beast Mountain Coaster in Killington, Vermont is exactly what it sounds like – a total beast of a roller coaster! Open year round at Killington Resort, this thrill ride is fun for visitors of all ages. The 4,800-foot-long alpine coaster twists and turns through the woods, offering 360-degree corkscrews that are sure to surprise and delight. Whether you’re an adrenaline junkie or a child-toting parent, “The Beast” is perfect for an afternoon of fun. Here are some things you should know about the ride. Learn more about the Beast

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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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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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