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GetAway Vacation offers you the best family rentals in Vermont for your next family getaway to Killington, Vermont! Whether it’s a festive holiday ski-trip, an escape to the cooler temperatures of the mountains in the summer months, or a colorful vacation to watch the leaves change, our family rentals in Killington have you covered with unbeatable locations and amenities!
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Maybe you’re planning a big ski-trip with all your extended family, or perhaps you’re just looking for an intimate weekend vacation with your partner and children—either way, we have something for you in our portfolio of family rentals! Our vast array of Killington vacation rentals includes options from 1-bedroom condos in the heart of town, to exclusive and secluded 8-bedroom ski chalets, and everything in-between! Many of our properties have a convenient “Ski-On, Ski-Off” feature, where you can zip to the trails right from the front steps of your vacation home! And good news, you don’t have to rent a vast mountainside home to take advantage of this highlight—quite a few of our Ski-On, Ski Off family rentals in Vermont have just one or two bedrooms.
Whichever property you choose to stay, you’ll find fully equipped kitchens for having family meals in the comfort of your rental, or maybe outside under the Vermont summer sky. Amenities differ from home to home but can include perks such as private hot tubs for taking a soak after a vigorous day of hitting the slopes, fireplaces for snuggling around in the evenings, and stunning mountain views. You’ll always find towels and fresh linens, and other amenities can include firewood, paper towels, toilet paper and other extras.
When it comes to family activities, there’s no shortage of fun to be had in our family rentals in Vermont! Other than zipping down the mountainside, there’s an array of seasonal recreation to participate in. When it’s winter, celebrate the season by going on a real horse-drawn sleigh ride at Kedron Valley Stables, or take one of Killington Ski Resorts “Snowcat sleigh” rides, where the sleigh is pulled by giant Snowcat machines. In the fall you can enjoy hiking trails in beautiful temperatures and bring a picnic to watch the leaves change—they also make a vibrant backdrop for family photos! It’s also a terrific season to go apple picking at nearby orchards such as Mendon Mountain Orchards. When it’s summertime, go for a horseback trail ride, or a mountain bike adventure. For dining out in Killington you’ll find numerous family-friendly restaurants offering children’s menus, among them Casey’s Caboose, Domenic’s Pizzeria, and the Back Country Buffet. At Casey’s Caboose you can even sit inside the namesake caboose located in the restaurant. Domenic’s Pizzeria has all of your favorite pizzas to choose from; the adults will enjoy the good selection of local craft beer from around Vermont too.
There is something for everyone to enjoy when traveling as a family to Killington. Since a majority of our vacation rentals feature ski-in/ski-out access, you will want to take advantage of the incredible skiing conditions during the winter. Killington Mountain is popular for locals and visitors alike due to its incredible trails. Introductory lessons are available for children and adults alike to ensure they are ready to take on the mountain. Once everyone has a bit of practice under their belt, you will be ready to hit the slopes together. Don’t pass up on this exciting family-friendly activity!
Additional ways to have fun with the whole family include a trip to Pico Adventure Park. This local attraction allows kids of all ages to enjoy a variety of activities including a rope course, zip line, bouncy trampolines, and more. The weather is clear during the spring, summer, and fall seasons, allowing your family to get the most from being outdoors. You can also take a beautiful hike around Killington. Thundering Falls Trail is a simple yet gorgeous hike to the infamous waterfalls in the area. Expect a light walk that is less than a mile to the picture-perfect destination. More rigorous hikes can also be found in the area for older children and adults to enjoy. Deer Leap Trail is a moderate level hike with plenty of elevation. When you reach the end of this 1.9-mile hike, you will find incredible views of the surrounding area. Make sure you do not forget your camera!
Last but certainly not least is a visit to Gifford Woods State Park. This local state park includes more hikes like those mentioned above and more. Your family can relax by Kent Pond and set up a picnic. Gifford Woods State Park actually features part of the infamous Appalachian Trail that your kids may have learned about in school. We recommend visiting this park during the fall season when all of the leaves are turning to beautiful shades of red and orange.
The activities listed above are just the beginning to the many family-friendly activities you have available in Killington. Vacationing with the whole family is all about having new experiences together that will bring everyone closer to one another. The fun is just beginning in Killington when you choose our vacation rentals.
Killington Mountain stands tall in the area and highlights the beauty of the region. The winter season is a long one in Killington and you will be excited to take advantage. The skiing conditions on Killington Mountain allow it to be the best spot to ski in all of Vermont. If you and the family have not skied before, have no fear, as the local resort and shops provide training classes. You will be able to perfect the art of skiing on the safe low slope hills. Once you are ready, head up the ski lifts and take on more adventurous courses. Local shops also provide many rental options so you can leave everything at home instead of hauling it with you.
Mix a little education into your family adventure by exploring one of the many state landmarks named after Calvin Coolidge. Killington has an appreciation for our 30th president that you will find nowhere else. President Calvin Coolidge Homestead is the childhood home of Calvin Coolidge. You can take a guided tour throughout this historic site and see how our former president grew up to be the man we once called president. The Coolidge State Park is also named after him and is the largest state park in all of Vermont. This park is located in Plymouth, where Coolidge was born and raised; Plymouth is just a short drive away from our Killington vacation rentals. Explore the many hiking trails in the area along with an abundance of wildlife and sightseeing.
If you want to explore the natural beauty in Vermont but keep things closer to Killington, make sure you trek up to Thundering Brook Falls Trails. This popular hiking trail is rated easy as it is only .4 miles in length and has an elevation change of just 29 feet. The Thundering Falls are a sight to behold and bring local wildlife to the area, especially birds. No family vacation is complete without your dog, so bring them along on a leash for the hike as well!
Our Killington family rental properties have something for everyone, whether you’re a family of avid skiers or simply looking to relax in the mountains. Give us a call and one of our reservation specialists will be happy to assist with any questions you may have and can help you reserve your Killington family rental today!