Hiking is king in Killington, and its hundreds of miles of trails have helped put it on the map for visitors from all over the country. The king of all East Coast trails, the Appalachian and Long Trails, run straight through Killington.
To experience the beauty and scale of this incredible trail, head to Appalachian Trail Adventures. This tour company offers daily guided hiking, kayaking and caving adventures as well as sightseeing tours in the Green Mountains. Tours are suitable for all ages.
What to Expect When You Explore Vermont
ATA offers novice, intermediate and advanced day hikes. You’ll visit waterfalls, lakes, vistas and off beat trails. Tours regularly go to Woodstock’s National Historical Park Mount Tom and Mount Peg. You’ll even be led to off-the-map sites, including waterfalls, swimming holes, gold mines, vistas and covered bridges—all the things that define Vermont.
Tours aren’t just about the outdoors. Tours with the ATA are an all-around great way to experience Killington and Rutland County. You also can visit artisan stores, covered bridges, cheese tastings, breweries and antique stores.
What to Bring
Wear comfortable shoes, weather appropriate clothing, and bring water and snacks in a pack when you explore Vermont.
The Appalachian and Long Trails
Of course, ATA specializes in offering guided hikes along the Appalachian and Long Trails. The Appalachian Trail is the nation’s longest marked footpath. For approximately 2,178 miles, it parallels the East Coast from Maine to Georgia. The Long Trail is the oldest long-distance hiking trail in the U.S. and runs 272 miles from the Massachusetts-Vermont border to the Canadian border.
When visiting Killington, you should definitely clear some time to experience these incredible trails with Appalachian Trail Adventures.
How to Book
To book tours and learn more about pricing, head to the ATA’s website.