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

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

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
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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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05/1/15
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9 Places To Go Vermont Mountain Biking

It’s hard to imagine a better environment for biking. Vermont’s varied terrain and beautiful rural scenery provides opportunities for mountain biking and accommodates bicyclists of all abilities. In no particular order, here are nine of our favorite places to go Vermont mountain biking… 1. Kingdom Vermont Bike Trails These Vermont bike trails are open to the public all seasons of the year, but do require a pass to be purchased....

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

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

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

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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03/14/15
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Searching for A Weekend GetAway from Boston?

Dreaming of a quick getaway? Pack your bag for the weekend and head up to the Green Mountain State. Only a 2 hour and 40 min drive from Boston, Killington, Vermont really knows how to deliver romantic weekend getaways from Boston. A small ski village surrounded by snowy peaks in the heart of the mountains, it is the perfect vacation destination all year round. Hit the slopes for the winter...

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