Enjoy the cooler temperatures before the snow arrives in Killington with a fall vacation getaway. fall in Killington The fall season tends to be a bit quieter than the summer and winter months, but do not let that make you think it’s a bad time to visit. This later season in the year is one of our favorites thanks to some exciting activities that are best enjoyed at this time. Here are our favorite ways to spend the fall in Killington:
Play Your Perfect Game
The crowds and warmer temperatures of summer will be long gone during the fall, so hit up the local golf courses for your best game. Nearby courses such as the Killington Golf Course are best enjoyed during the cooler temperatures of the fall. There are several changes in elevation around Killington, so be prepared for some vertical play at Killington golf courses.
Find the Thundering Falls
Grab a light jacket and enjoy the incredible hiking trails surrounding Killington. One of our favorite hikes is the trail to the Thundering Falls, a local cascading river found nearby. There are three paths that will lead you to your destination with each path being easy enough for inexperienced hikers to enjoy. Your kids will have a blast too, so make sure to bring a camera and document your family’s travels!
Take a Ride on the Gondola
The gondola at the Killington K-1 Base not only operates in the winter for skiing but also for scenic rides during the summer and fall in Killington. Book a ride to the second highest peak in Vermont for unbelievable views. The gondola rides are typically available until mid-October each year for visitors to enjoy.
Find Excitement at the Adventure Center
Find all the thrills you could ever want by spending a day at Adventure Center in Killington. This local activity center features incredible fun for all ages to enjoy. Attractions at the Adventure Center include an outdoor roller coaster, zip line racecourse, a sky rope course, bungie jumping tower, and much more. You can easily spend a day or more at the Adventure Center this fall season.
Your Fall Getaway to Killington
Come see for yourself why the fall season is one of our favorite times of the year to experience Killington. Our vacation rentals will keep you comfortable throughout your stay and close to all of these exhilarating attractions. Let us host your next Killington adventure getaway this fall!
Many people talk about all of the fun things to do and see in Killington during the summer and winter months, but what about autumn—the gorgeous season in between? Killington has so much to offer for visitors year-round, and the fall season is no exception. Below, we’ve put together a list of just a handful of the reasons why we love fall and some of the best things to do near Killington VT this season!
Beautiful Fall Foliage
During autumn, the lush greenery of summer becomes kissed by fire, with golden yellows and vibrant reds and oranges dominating the landscape. The season for changing leaves begins in mid-September and lasts through early to mid-October, with transitions beginning in northern Vermont and running south. Higher elevations, such as Killington, are among the first to change colors. Visitors tend to flock to Killington during the foliage season, so plan ahead and book your stay early to see peak foliage!
Killington IDF World Cup
On September 8th through 10th, the International Downhill Federation World Cup Tour makes another appearance in Killington, bringing talented skateboarders from all over the world to our town in the final event of the series. During the first two days of the event, visitors can ride for free, though the last day of the event is for IDF racers only, as the final race takes place. Spectators can watch for free as the racers speed down at over sixty-five miles per hour.
Killington has hosted three world championship events for the Spartan Race series, being the place where the Spartan Race first began. Tackle one of the world’s most intense obstacle courses on September 16th and 17th, with over twelve miles of mud running, twenty-one miles of obstacles, and even half-mile and one-mile Spartan Kids races.
The craft beer craze is no passing trend, and Killington has fully embraced high-quality brews for all to enjoy since as early as 1995. Sample delicious food and some of the best locally-brewed beer around, with over one hundred breweries participating in the Killington Brewfest. Live music is also played during the festival, with that fall foliage we mentioned before serving as a picturesque backdrop for the festivities. The brewfest kicks off with a golf tournament on September 29th, then culminates in tasting sessions on September 30th.
Killington kicks off the spookiest season of the year with a fun-filled weeklong festival in early October where visitors can enjoy craft beer, pumpkin launching, hay rides, and a haunted house. The festivities begin on October 6th with the opening of the haunted house and the haunted hike at 5:00pm, with live music at 6:00pm. From October 6th until October 15th, there are daily activities beginning at 10:00am and lasting until 9:00pm, including apple launching, pumpkin painting, bounce houses, trick-or-treating, costume competitions, face painting, and more.
Let the Vacation Experts at GetAway Vacations Help You Plan Your Stay!
Contact our reservations team to learn more about the activities and attractions that are waiting for you in Killington not only during the fall but all year long when you book your accommodations in one of our lovely vacation rentals today!