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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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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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02/8/2019
Activities

Reasons To Enjoy a Vermont Valentine’s Day in Killington

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As we enter the deepest and darkest days of winter, the one bright spot for many people is the celebration of the most romantic holiday of the year: Valentine’s Day. This holiday of hearts and candies is just around the corner, and because it lands on a Thursday, we’re thinking your own special Valentine will appreciate a getaway in the land of snow and mountains, our own home state of Vermont! The Green Mountain State may turn a pale shade of white during the month of February, but it and

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04/26/2017
Things to do

5 of the Coolest Attractions at the Montshire Museum of Science

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Are you interested in science and technology? If so, a trip to the Montshire Museum of Science should be in your plans! This hands-on museum is located in Norwich, Vermont and features more than 140 exhibits relating to the natural and physical sciences. It’s one of the busiest museums in New England and has attracted more than a million visitors since its opening in 1976! Here are some of the things you’ll see at the Montshire. Learn more about the Montshire Museum of Science when you download our free vacation guide.

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04/21/2017
Events

Your Guide to the Best Vermont Symphony Orchestra Events

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Are you a fan of orchestral, choral, or chamber music? If so, you need to attend a concert by the Vermont Symphony Orchestra! It’s the oldest state-assisted orchestra in the country and presents around 40 live shows each year. Whether in a historic building or beautiful outdoor venue, the Orchestra provides affordable, high-quality performances to the public throughout the state of Vermont. Here are some of the VSO’s most anticipated upcoming events. Learn more about the Vermont Symphony Orchestra when you download our free vacation guide. It’s full of recommendations

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03/16/2017
Factory Tours

3 of the Best Reasons to Take a Crowley Cheese Factory Tour

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Did you know that the Crowley Cheese Company is the oldest indigenous manufacturer of cheese in the United States? The factory was built in Mt Holly, Vermont in 1882, and it’s delicious dairy began to reach the shores of Maine and the streets of Manhattan soon after. Now visitors can take a Crowley Cheese factory tour and watch as the award-winning cheese is made by hand – just as it was over a hundred years ago. Read on for details! Learn more about the Crowley Cheese Factory when you download

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03/3/2017
Things to do

We Know the Most Remarkable Killington, Vermont, Must-See Sights

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Are you planning a trip to the “Beast of the East”? Check out our recommendations for the best Killington, Vermont, must-see sights! From scenic hiking trails to dramatic ski slopes, our diverse community is full of breathtaking vantage points. Just don’t forget to bring your camera! Here are some of our favorite places to take it all in during your vacation. Want to make your trip even more special? Download our free vacation guide! It has plenty of information on Killington, Vermont, must-see sights to explore during your stay with GetAway Vacations. Some

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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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01/11/2017
Activities

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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12/8/2016
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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11/21/2016
Activities

Everything You Need to Know About Pico Peak in Vermont

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Pico Peak is a 3,957-foot mountain in Killington, Vermont. It’s the northernmost summit of the Coolidge Range and is the second highest mountain after Killington Peak. Visitors to Pico can enjoy a variety of activities throughout the year including skiing and snowboarding, hiking, horseback riding, and much more. The next time you visit the Green Mountain State, plan a trip to Pico Peak and see what makes this mountain so special! Find out more about Pico Peak in Vermont when you download our free vacation guide. It’s full of information

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11/4/2016
Dining

Why You Need to Visit the Lookout Tavern in Killington

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Boasting a lively atmosphere and some of the best chicken wings around, the Lookout Tavern is a must-stop for anyone visiting Killington, VT. This comfortable bar/restaurant serves lunch and dinner each day and is known for their fantastic happy hour. The friendly staff, game room, and rooftop deck are just a bonus! Whether you’re visiting Killington in the summertime or the dead of winter, a trip to the Lookout Tavern should be on your to-do list. Here are some of the things you’ll find there. Find out more about the Lookout

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