One of the most famous places in Vermont to go skiing is Killington
, but many travelers don't know that this destination also offers many other things to do. Both in the winter and throughout the year, Killington offers a range of activities for people of all ages. Some of the best things to do in Killington, VT include dog sledding, hiking, horseback riding, and more. In this part of Vermont, you can expect the best of the four seasons. From excellent ski conditions to gorgeous fall foliage, Killington has it all.
1. Skiing and snowboarding
Of all the things to do in Killington, VT, skiing and snowboarding are the most popular. At the Killington Mountain Resort
, you can take lessons to improve your skills or simply soar down the variety of slopes.
2. Horse-drawn sleigh rides
Skiing isn't the only winter activity that lures visitors to Killington, Vermont. This destination offers all the pleasures of the snowy season, including horse-drawn sleigh rides. Take in the snow-covered landscape from the seat of a cozy sleigh with your family.
3. Snowmobile rides
If you're looking for an activity with a little more speed than a sleigh ride, check out local snowmobile tours. Snowmobiles allow you to cover an incredible amount of ground in a small period of time. Tours are available for beginners and experts.
Whether you visit in the winter or the summer, Killington Road
, the nightlife destination of Killington, will be bustling. Among Vermont resort towns, Killington
has a great reputation for nightlife. Here you will find live music and great drink specials at places like the Pickle Barrel nightclub
or Mogul's Sports Pub
Experienced golfers know that Vermont has some excellent courses, and Killington is no exception. Once the snow melts, golfers return to Killington to work on their swing at places like the Green Mountain National Golf Course
and the Killington Golf Course
6. Mountain biking
In the summer months, ski hills are a haven for mountain bikers. Experienced mountain bikers will head straight for the hardest trails, while others can take lessons and build their way up to the steepest slopes.
7. Fly fishing
When the good weather arrives, so does a new list of things to do in Killington, VT. One local favorite activity is fly fishing. Mountain streams are full of fish that make either independent fly fishing or a local fly fishing tour a real treat.
8. Classical music
While outdoor adventure activities are prominent in Killington, there are also cultural alternatives. During the summer there are classical music concerts offered for free on Thursday and Saturday evenings.
9. Local dining scene
You don't have to dance the night away to enjoy an evening out in Killington. Beyond the famous nightlife scene, there's also a great dining scene in this Vermont destination. If you're looking for upscale dining, be sure to check out the steaks at Choices Restaurant
, the seafood at Grist Mill Restaurant
, or the gourmet menu at Birch Ridge restaurant
10. The best of fall
While winter and summer are popular, autumn might be the most beautiful time to visit Killington
. Beyond scenic drives to witness the fall foliage, there are also many fall events worth planning a trip around including the Hay Festival
, the Killington Classic Motorcycle Touring Rally
, and the Grand Parade of Bikes
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