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05/5/16
Activities

Where Can I Find the Best Vermont Concerts?

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...

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04/11/16
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Where Is the Best Vermont Farmers Market?

The Green Mountain State is known for its diverse agricultural industry, where a variety of dairy farms, maple sugarhouses, orchards, and pastures produce some of the best meats, cheeses, and vegetables in the country. Vermont is also home to countless farm stands and over 85 farmers markets, where consumers can purchase a wide variety of locally-grown foods, plants, and handmade crafts, and even speak directly to farmers and artisans who...

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04/9/16
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How to Explore the Appalachian Trail in Vermont

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...

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03/31/16
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Have a Thrilling Day at the Killington Bike Park

Featuring 45 miles of trails, staggering vertical drops, and a full-service mountain bike shop, the Killington Bike Park in Vermont is ideal for those who love to ride. From easy-going dirt roads to rugged single track, this park offers mountain bike trails for all ability levels and is a wonderful place to pedal. Open throughout the mild summer months, a trip to the bike park is a must when you...

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03/14/16
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Some of the Best Vermont Mountain Biking Places

When the snow begins to melt and the trees regain their leaves, you know it’s the perfect time to mountain bike in Vermont. Miles of winding trails await, and varying terrain gives both beginner cyclists and experienced riders the chance to glide through the mountainside. Vermont’s mountain bike trails are surrounded by rolling hills, historic farms, and peaceful pastures and are punctuated by pristine streams and lakes, offering an ideal...

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02/16/16
Killington Vermont

Killignton Race: The Dirty Girl Mud Run?

In July 9, 2016, the Dirty Girl Mud Run will take Killington, Vermont, by storm. As the largest women’s only mud run in the world, this 5K features challenging obstacles, crazy costumes, and tons of mud – and it’s all for a good cause. Since 2011, over 900,000 women across the country have participated in this incredibly fun obstacle course that benefits Bright Pink, a non-profit organization dedicated to the...

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11/30/15
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Some of The Absolute Best Killington Activities to Enjoy

With beautiful seasons and unbelievable scenery, Vermont is a premier vacation destination for visitors from across the country. The unique climate offers tons of attractions throughout the year for families who want to escape their daily lives and relax amongst nature. In particular, Killington, VT gives guests the chance to experience the Green Mountain State like never before. With an endless list of fun things to do, Killington activities provide...

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05/19/15
Activities

10 Things to do near Killington VT

The summer season is knocking on our door bringing with it warm temperatures and a strong desire to get outside and mingle with nature. No longer trapped by the harsh reality of winter, now may be the perfect time to visit Killington, VT. But what is there is there to do here, you ask? In a nutshell, everything. This area offers a plethora of options for every activity level and...

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05/11/15
Activities

Check out the Killington Wine Festival

The Killington Wine Festival, one of the Killington region’s signature summer events, is celebrating 14 years. This year’s event will take place Friday July 17th until Sunday July 19th and feature more than 400 wines from a collection of over 40 vineyards around the world, there are plenty of reasons to raise a glass. So pack your toothbrush, golf clubs, and a healthy appetite and head to the Killington Wine Festival...

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04/27/15
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Spend the day at Bomoseen State Park

During Memorial Day weekend, Bomoseen State Park, a 3,576-acre park nestled in the Taconic Mountains, will welcome the first guests of the season. The area, once quarried for slate, contains quite a few quarry holes and several slate-processing buildings. A self-guided Slate History Trail leads hikers through remnants of this bygone era. In addition to rich history, the Bomoseen State Park lies within the 2,340-acre Bomoseen State Forest. The outlying...

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04/19/15
Activities

9 Vermont Summer Activities to Enjoy

Thinking about spending the summer with us? We love Vermont in every season, but summer in the Green Mountains is hard to beat. Lush, green summer foliage offers the perfect backdrop for festivals, music, food and the great outdoors.   Here is our list of the top Vermont summer activities: Killington Music Festival The Killington Music Festival hosts a “Music in The Mountains” classical open to the public concert series. The...

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04/11/15
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Killington Music Festival

Now in its 33rd season, The Killington Music Festival, a non-profit organization, is the only resident professional classical music organization in central Vermont. Every summer, students from institutions such as the Julliard School of Music, Boston Conservatory, The New England Conservatory, The Manhattan School of Music, Peabody Conservatory, Eastman School of Music and the University of Arizona gather in Killington to participate in the Killington Music Festival. These talented, young...

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