Our charming town of Killington is a fantastic place to ring in the new year, whether it be for a group ski trip with friends or to simply relax in the tranquility of the mountain air. With sweeping mountain views, cozy alpine aesthetics, and ski-on, ski-off properties, our extensive portfolio of vacation homes has something perfect for your Killington New Year’s Eve getaway!
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Ring in the New Year in Your Own Killington Slopeside Rental
We have an excellent variety of Killington slopeside rentals for groups large and small, from cozy, cabin-like condos to spacious homes built in the style of ski chalets. Stay in one of our amazing, “Ski-On, Ski-Off” properties to access the trails straight from your front door, and spend New Year’s Eve hitting the slopes one last time for the year, or start the new one-off by racing down the mountainside. If staying in the heart of town to be closer to the New Year’s nightlife is more your style, many of our rentals are centrally located and offer shuttles to the ski-lifts, or only reside a short drive away. Our Killington slopeside lodging features fully equipped kitchens, making cooking your own meals or making snacks and cocktails for a New Year’s gathering as easy as it would be at home. If you want to unwind and bring in the new year surrounded by nature, we offer many Killington slopeside rentals with stunning mountain views, private hot tubs, and fireplaces you can cuddle up around with a glass of cider as you countdown to midnight.
Celebrate Out on the Town or Relax at Home
There’s plenty of options for your Killington New Year’s Eve events and parties to keep you busy. The Killington Ski Resort offers a number of festivities, such as their past Torchlight Parade, fireworks, and their New Year’s Eve bash at The Wobbly Barn. At the elegant The Foundry at Summit Pond they hold a New Year’s Eve celebration, with a champagne toast, live music, food specials, and fireworks over the pond. In town, you’ll find parties at local bars as well, such as the Pickle Barrel Nightclub, McGrath’s Irish Pub, Charity’s Tavern, and more. And of course, you can always grab a few local brews from the Killington Market and enjoy your guests’ company in the comfort and privacy of your rental.
More Ways to Bring in the New Year
There are more than enough ways to bring in the new year when you vacation to Killington. The New Year’s holiday is in the middle of the winter season, allowing you to enjoy the incredible activities Killington has to offer. It should come as no surprise that perhaps the most popular winter activity in Killington is skiing and snowboarding. Killington Mountain offers the best skiing conditions in the state, allowing you to experience a perfect day on the slopes during your stay. Getting started is as easy as visiting a local rental shop. Most shops in the area feature the best gear to rent or buy. If you are new to the sport, you can sign up for introductory lessons that will have you feeling comfortable on a board or pair of skis in no time. Once you are ready to take on Killington Mountain, visit one of the local resorts and purchase a ski lift pass to take you to the summit. The snow and trails are some of the best you can experience in all of New England.
If you want to explore more of what Killington has to offer outdoors, make sure you reserve a snowmobile tour. These exciting tours are guided and take you across town and out into the wilderness. Naturally, you will want to dress warm, as the temperatures are quite chilly in January. If snowmobile tours are a little too fast for you, make sure you try cross-country skiing. This allows you to explore the snow-covered terrain much easier than with a simple pair of boots.
Other great ways to spend your Killington New Year’s Eve include frequenting the local restaurants and pubs in the city. Football is still going strong around New Year’s, so catch all of the big games at The Lookout Tavern. You can find all kinds of drink specials, delicious pub food, and all the big games on the TVs. The Lookout Tavern is especially popular for the collegiate crowd who cheer on their alma mater every weekend. You can even enjoy some fine dining when staying in Killington. The Garlic is an upscale Italian restaurant that features a cozy interior. The menu consists of decadent Italian entrees and smaller tapas plates to share and enjoy. The martini bar can either shake up or stir up your favorite cocktails that especially delicious.
Experience a Killington New Year’s Eve
Staying in a vacation home offers a much more personal experience than a standard hotel, and our friendly staff can advise you on the area and activities you’d like to do. Browse our collection of Killington New Years’ rentals online. You can find all of our beautiful homes like Sweet Life and The Strac Shack. Contact us to get yours booked today!