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How to Prepare for the Vermont Spartan Beast

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...

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Why You Should Be Excited for the Vermont Challenge

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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The Killington Classic Motorcycle Rally: Great Rides and Fun Events

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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3 Exciting Things to Do in Killington VT in Summer

Killington Vermont is a wonderful place to visit, no matter the time of year. During the summer months, visitors to the area have numerous options of things to do in Killington Vermont. The opportunities are boundless, whether you wish to hike through lush green forest or play a few rounds of golf on the greens. With so many fantastic things to do, you are sure to create lasting memories while...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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