Killington, Vermont, is one of the most desirable locations for Vermont vacation rentals - and with good reason! From world-class skiing and snowboarding in the winter to the Cooler in the Mountain Concert Series in the summer, Killington boasts myriad year-round outdoor activities for the entire family. So, come stay and play at one of our Killington vacation rentals!
People from all over New England head to Killington for its natural beauty and family-friendly activities. Leaf peepers head here every fall for the annual fall foliage spectacular. Admire the Americana at the The Norman Rockwell Museum, which celebrates the artist's time in Vermont. Afterwards, try a nosh at The Foundry at Summit Pond or any of the town's many dining options. If shopping is more your thing, take a stroll through the various bike, snowboard or ski shops in town - you'll find the perfect outfit in which to hit the slopes!
Killington is an outdoor lover's paradise, especially if one loves to ski or snowboard! The Killington resort has six peaks boasting downhill trails to test any level of skier. Scenic gondola tours lead you to the top of Killington Peak, and sleigh rides along Killington trails are all the rage, December through March.
But it's not just a winter wonderland. Head here in the summer and test your mountain biking mettle. Gifford Woods State Park boasts a plethora of hiking trails and campsites, and be sure to admire the cascading water on Thundering Falls Trail. The affordable 18-hole Disc Golf Trail winds its way down Snowdon Mountain, with Killington Peak as an inspiring backdrop. The town is also famous for its 45-mile nationally rated GM National Golf Course, challenging mountain biking, regional and national endurance racing and great fishing.
The town is a perfect base from which to take day trips around Vermont's beautiful Green Mountains. Woodstock boasts farm-to-table restaurants, making the unofficial state motto - 'The Healthiest State" - not a misnomer. Nearby Rutland is home to the Green Mountain Rock Climbing Center, a great way to spend a fun day indoors with the kids. The Paramount Theater hosts musicals, plays, and opera performances throughout the year.
Lake Champlain is only two hours away, boasting many spots to sail or laze the day away. Don't be surprised, however, if your lakeside idyll is interrupted by Champ, the lake's mythic monster! The Lake Champlain Byway is one of 10 such roads in the state, and affords visitors many bucolic towns to explore and admire. Burlington is on the banks of Lake Champlain and boasts wineries, a lovely waterfront park, the historic Ethan Allen homestead, and the world's tallest filing cabinet. (Yes, that's a real thing.)
Whether it's a summer weekend idyll or a ski trip with the family, Killington has it all. Stage an unforgettable trip when you stay and play at any of our Killington vacation rentals!
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