With flowing streams, hidden waterfalls, secluded lakes, quaint villages, breathtaking views, covered bridges, green hills & cool breezes, the Vermont summer seems endless.
The Killington Region has many unique areas to hike & explore, with trails for all ages & levels. If you prefer biking you can tour the region along country roads, scenic Rt 100, or ride Killington's mountain trails.
Central Vermont is home to numerous championship golf courses. Enjoy playing in the cool mountain air on greener than green impeccably manicured courses, many of which have splendid views, all of which will challenge even the serious golfer.
There's also fly fishing, horseback riding, kayaking & many other outdoor activities. Culturally, central VT boasts many museums, galleries, areas to shop & historical sites to visit. Just a short drive away is Woodstock VT, a quaint little town with interesting shops & home of Billings Farm and Museum. Or, the outlets of Manchester are a great day trip.
Other Activities: snowboarding
Ski: The largest ski and snowboard resort in eastern North America, Killington celebrates its 50th birthday on Dec. 13, 2008 with more than $8.4 million in on-mountain improvements, including the new Skye Peak Express, ski trails, efficiency upgrades to the world's most extensive snowmaking system and expanded environmental programs.
In addition to the new Skye Peak Express and new trail enhancements, Killington debuts The Stash, an all natural terrain park located off the shoulder of Skye Peak and accessible by the Skye Peak Express. Killington's Stash is one of only five that exist worldwide and the only one on the East Coast. Plus, a new 500-foot Magic Carpet at Snowshed improves the uphill learning experience for beginner skiers and riders in the Killington Ski and Snowboard School, and Burton Learn to Ride Programs. A new beginner trail and a more advanced trail off Skye Peak also debut for the 08/09 season.