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05/22/2019
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Vermont Memorial Day Weekend Events in Killington

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There is no better time to check out Killington, Vermont than Memorial Day Weekend. You can enjoy the warmer temperatures without the crowds of the summer season. With the weekend comes a variety of Memorial Day events and activities for you and your family to enjoy. Here is how to plan for the perfect Vermont Memorial Day Weekend in Killington: Killington Stage Race You will not find your typical Vermont Memorial Day Weekend events in Killington but instead sporting adventures that will keep you outside to enjoy the mountainous terrain.

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05/3/2019
Events

3 Reasons to Take a Killington Vacation for the Holidays!

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You can make your travel plans to any destination for the upcoming holidays this year. But when planning a trip for your family, you should only plan for the best trip possible. You can find just that when you make plans to visit Killington, Vermont during any holiday of the year. Here is why you should consider a Killington vacation: Best Skiing in Vermont Killington is perhaps most well-known for its incredible skiing conditions found during the winter and early spring months of the year. Depending on the season you

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02/14/2019
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Best Coffee Shops in Killington

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Winter days are short and cold here in Killington, and the nights can be long and frigid. What better way to keep yourself warm than with a steaming hot cup of your favorite caffeinated beverage? Coffee serves so many purposes in our lives, from waking us up in the mornings to giving us the energy to face the troubles of the day. It is always there for us, even when others aren’t! When traveling, however, it can be difficult to find the really good stuff—unless you happen to be traveling

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01/17/2019
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Reasons to Visit Killington in the Winter

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A traveler’s mood can change very quickly. One week the desired vacation involves tropical beaches and sultry weather, while the next week their desires turn to a place where snow blankets the ground, skiing is the sport of the season, and nothing feels cozier and more romantic than sharing hot cocoa with the love of their life in front of a roaring fire. For the former, there’s not much we can offer, but if a winter vacation filled with frosty moments and all the hot beverages you can drink tempts

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05/24/2018
Attractions

Best Killington Attractions You Can’t Miss

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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 Killington attractions are just a few of the ones you don’t want to miss. Killington Ski Resort If you are looking for winter sports on the east

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03/6/2018
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Family Friendly Killington Activities

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Whether you and your clan head to the pristine mountains of Killington, VT during the epic winter ski season or to enjoy the lazy summer days, this beautiful alpine retreat has plenty more to offer than fabulous skiing. No matter when you visit, there is plenty of excitement and family-friendly Killington activities year-round. The Adventure of a Lifetime Located on the slopes of Snowshed Mountain at Killington Resort, the Adventure Center has fun for the entire family, all year long. Pick your individual attractions or buy a day-pass, then hit

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06/2/2017
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Why You Need to Visit the Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Park

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Vermont residents are passionate about land conservation and environmentalism. Nowhere is that more apparent than The Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Park, just outside of Woodstock, VT. It opened in 1998 and was the first national park in Vermont. While the name may be a mouthful, the park’s importance cannot be overstated. The park pays tribute to local conservationists and environmentalists who dedicated much of their time to protecting our beautiful land. Today, visitors can learn about this history as they explore the grounds, the famous mansion, the carriage house, and many other incredible

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05/4/2017
Things to do

Everything You Need to Know About the VINS Nature Center

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If you’re looking for an activity that’s sure to please all the nature lovers in your family, look no further than VINS Nature Center. VINS, short for Vermont Institute of Natural Science, is a nonprofit organization. Its focus is on environmental education, research, and avian rehabilitation. Their headquarters, the VINS Nature Center, is located about 40-minutes away from Killington, Vermont in the town of Quechee. Whether you’re a passionate bird lover or looking for some beautiful hiking trails you need to check out the VINS Nature Center. For more museums

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01/6/2017
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Your Ultimate Guide to the Vermont Cheese Trail

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Do you love cheese? If so, a trip to Vermont should be in your future plans! The Vermont Cheese Trail is a scenic 280-mile loop that runs from the town of Plymouth Notch to the Canadian border. It features more than 40 farms and factories throughout the state, and many have visiting hours, tours, and retail stores! Whether you’re a dairy connoisseur or just looking for something fun to do, a drive on the Vermont Cheese Trail will leave you with lasting memories. Here are some of our favorite places

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07/6/2015
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How to Prepare for the Vermont Spartan Beast

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Preparing for anything can be a challenge. We all experience the feeling of not being able to finish the project we started! When you are training for the Spartan Beast Vermont, we, here at GetAway Vacations, wish for you to be ready for all the obstacles this race is going to throw your way. Here are just a few things that you should be preparing in order to give your best at the Vermont Spartan Beast. Prepare First thing you should become familiar with is the course layout. Before you start

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