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08/23/2019
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 is your favorite pizza pie. iPie Pizzeria is available in Killington to serve up your new favorite slice along with

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06/27/2018
Events

Best Places to Watch Killington 4th of July Fireworks

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People come to Killington, Vermont in the summer for its amazing weather, beauty, and fun. Another aspect of what makes Killington a great place to visit is the great events, and there are no better than those that come with the Killington 4th of July holiday. Of course, you can see great fireworks, but there is so much more to enjoy about Independence Day activities around Killington. The following are some of the best ways and places to take in some great fireworks displays. Chamber of Commerce 4th of July

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03/22/2017
Activities

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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02/1/2017
Activities

What Is the Vermont Maple Festival?

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Did you know that the Vermont Maple Festival has been a staple in St. Albans, VT for more than 50 years? It’s held on the last weekend in April and features a wide range of events and attractions dedicated to – you guessed it – maple syrup. Pure Vermont Maple Syrup is a hot commodity across the country, and the three-day Maple Festival is the perfect place to try it! Here are some things you should know before you go. Learn more about the Vermont Maple Festival when you download

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01/25/2017
Activities

Some of the Best Killington Summer Activities to Enjoy

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Killington, Vermont is famous for its snow-covered winters. But did you know that summertime often steals the show? Warm, breezy days and cool, clear nights make this mountain town perfect for a family getaway. From hiking and biking to sightseeing and shopping, the list of Killington summer activities is endless! Here are just a few of our favorites. Learn more about Killington summer activities when you download our free vacation guide. It’s full of recommendations for fun things to do during your stay with GetAway Vacations! Top 4 Killington Summer

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12/30/2016
Activities

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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07/20/2016
Activities

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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06/13/2016
Day Trip

Why You Need To Visit the Vermont Cheese Festival

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With the highest number of cheesemakers per capita in the United States, it’s no surprise that the Green Mountain State is also home to the Vermont Cheese Festival. Each year, visitors flock to the shores of Lake Champlain to try fine cheeses, taste local beer and wine, and meet all of the wonderful artisans who make them. From sharp VT cheddar to award-winning gorgonzola, the Vermont Cheesemakers Festival has something for everyone – and it’s all just a short drive from GetAway Vacations! Here are some of the things you’ll

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06/8/2016
Activities

Your Guide to the Most Fun Vermont River Tubing

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If you’re searching for an exciting vacation activity that won’t break the bank, you’re in luck! Tubing season is in full swing here in Vermont, where gentle waves and tumbling whitewater provide a fun, heat-escaping good time for visitors of all ages. The next time you visit the Green Mountain State, book your stay with GetAway Vacations and bring the whole family to these natural playgrounds for an awesome day of Vermont river tubing! Some of the Best Places to Enjoy Vermont River Tubing Tweed River Tubing Just a 15-minute

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05/23/2016
Activities

Get Excited for the Green Mountain Adventure Challenge!

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Each year, the Green Mountain Adventure Challenge takes guests on a wild goose chase through ancient forests, over mountain summits, and around spectacular landscapes near Dover, Vermont. Part hike and part treasure hunt, participants will search miles of trails for clues that lead to an awesome cash prize. If you think you have what it takes to complete the challenge, book your stay with GetAway Vacations and get ready for the adventure of a lifetime! Here are some of the things you’ll find during the 2016 Green Mountain Adventure Challenge.

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05/9/2016
Activities

How to Have the Best Day at the Killington Golf Course

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Situated 2,000 feet above sea level, the Killington Golf Course in Killington, Vermont is a par 72 Championship Golf Course and is one of the most beautiful golf destinations in the state. Noted architect Geoffrey Cornish was the mastermind behind this 6,186-yard course, which features unique terrain, snowmelt streams, and expansive vistas of the area’s signature green mountains. While playing, guests can enjoy a variety of amenities including a full-size retail pro shop, practice facility, on-course beverage cart and caddy shack, and much more – and it’s all just a

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05/5/2016
Activities

Where Can I Find the Best Vermont Concerts?

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Nothing says summer like sitting on a blanket in the grass and enjoying some great food, cold drinks, and live music on a warm day. This is especially true in Vermont, where a wide variety of festivals, concerts, and events take place virtually every weekend in the summertime. If you’re planning a trip to the Green Mountain State this summer, book your stay with GetAway Vacations and get your tickets for one of these incredible Vermont concerts! The Top 4 Upcoming Vermont Concerts 1. Cooler in the Mountains Concert Series

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