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07/20/15
Killington Vermont

How to Plan Great Vermont Weekend Getaway

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It is truly no surprise that Vermont is ranked as one of the top places in which to live, work and vacation. From its breathtaking landscape to its different seasons, Vermont is great anytime of the year. Whether you are planning a ski trip for December or a last minute summer weekend escape, GetAway Vacations wants you to have the best possible memories from your trip. Planning a smooth and...

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06/29/15
Killington Vermont

Why You Should Be Excited for the Vermont Challenge

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Everyone loves a challenge, whether it is making a cake or running a 10k for the first time. There are several ways to enjoy the countryside; one way to see it is on the Vermont Challenge. This August, ride across the beautiful state on a challenge that will test your limits. Read on to find out more on the Vermont Challenge! The 4th Annual Vermont Challenge is this August 13th...

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06/23/15
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The Killington Classic Motorcycle Rally: Great Rides and Fun Events

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This August Killington will be filled with the sound of motors reeving their engines as they prepare to hit the roads. Come to Vermont for an event packed full of great rides and exciting events that you cannot find anywhere else. What exactly does the Killington Classic Motorcycle Rally have to offer? Here are just a few things we, here at GetAway Vacations, love about this festival! Experience The Killington...

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05/29/15
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How Best to Plan your Vermont Summer Vacation

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New England is an incredible place to visit in the summer, Vermont in particular. With daytime temperatures hovering around 80 and evening temperatures in the 50s, you’ll find a Vermont summer vacation is the perfect place to enjoy sunny days yet still sleep with the windows open to enjoy the cool night air. Where to Stay? Vermont has three regions, all incredible in their own right. We may be a...

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05/19/15
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10 Things to do near Killington VT

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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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04/19/15
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9 Vermont Summer Activities to Enjoy

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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

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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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04/4/15
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Green Mountain National Golf Course Reopens in May

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While Vermont has some of the finest golf courses in the Northeast, none can match the beauty and design of the Green Mountain National Golf Course in Killington. Ranked Number 1 public golf course in all of Vermont by both Golf Digest and Golf Magazine, the course is a must play.  The course’s unique layout allows for a great experience for golfers of all ability levels. The Green Mountain National...

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03/27/15
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Spend a day at the Rutland County Farmers Market

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Do you enjoy fresh, locally grown food? Then you will love the Rutland County Farmer’s Market. It is the oldest farmers market in the state and one of the only markets that strictly sells products that are grown or made directly by them.  The market is located only about a 30 min. drive away from us! The Market is open from May until November at Depot Park in Downtown Rutland....

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03/20/15
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Visit the Norman Rockwell Museum of Vermont

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Without thinking too much about it in specific terms, I was showing the America I knew and observed to others who might not have noticed. —Norman Rockwell   Born in New York City in 1894, Norman Rockwell always wanted to be an artist. He found success early and earned his first commission before his sixteenth birthday. By age 22, Rockwell painted his first cover for The Saturday Evening Post, the magazine...

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