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Killington, situated at the headwaters of Vermont’s Ottauquechee River, is home to the largest ski area in the Eastern U.S., Killington Resort. This expansive all-season playground boasts six peaks and more than 3,000 feet of vertical drop. Hiking enthusiasts will find convenient access to the Appalachian and Long trails, and Killington’s Mountain Bike Park is served by two lifts and provides a variety of trails for all skill levels, as well as a bike shop and rental center.

Other on-mountain activities include the Beast Mountain Coaster (a 4,800-foot-long alpine coaster), disc golf, ATV mountain tours, scenic lift rides and a 42-obstacle ropes course. Killington Resort is also the site of a 6,186-yard championship golf course, complete with mountain streams and scenic vistas.
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Mountain Town 4th: Where to Watch Fireworks

The following roundup highlights some of the biggest and brightest 4th of July celebrations across the country. Full Article

Green Mountain National Golf Course

(888-483-4653 or 802-422-4653; http://www.gmngc.com) Route 100 North, Killington, VT. Designed by Gene Bates, the championship course has flat and narrow, tree-lined fairways, sensational views and firm, undulating, quick greens. Walking permitted during the week. Lunch is served at the clubhouse...

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Killington History In Farms, Museums

This little resort town is ready to charm you. Take a walk into its past. Billings Farm and Museum (802-457-2355; http://www.billingsfarm.org), Route 12, Woodstock, is an historic working farm. Exhibits trace the evolution of the farm and adjacent Mt. Tom forest area into the present day.

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  • Killington History In Farms, Museums

    This little resort town is ready to charm you. Take a walk into its past. Billings Farm and Museum (802-457-2355; http://www.billingsfarm.org), Route 12, Woodstock, is an historic working farm. Exhibits trace the evolution of the farm and adjacent Mt. Tom forest area into the present day. Full Article

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  • Biking Through Killington

    Mountain bike and equipment rental is available in Killington's rental and repair shop located in the Killington Base Lodge, adjacent to the K-1 Gondola. Access on the K-1 Gondola with a mountain bike is weather permitting. Full Article

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  • Get On Your Horse In Killington

    Hawk Inn and Mountain Resort (802-672-3811; http://www.hawkresort.com), Route 100 South, Plymouth, Vt., offers hourly guided scenic trail rides for all abilities. Kedron Valley Inn Stables (800-836-1193 or 802-457-1473; http://www.kedronvalleyinn.com), Rte. 106, South Woodstock, Vt., has boarding, guided trail rides, and lessons. Full Article

    1st May 2009

  • Picnics In Killington

    Good picnic sites are found at Kent Pond, near the bottom of Killington Road on Route 100, north and across the highway in Gifford Woods State Park; at Chittendon Reservoir in Chittendon, Vt. and, in Echo Lake State Park, in Plymouth, Vt., where there's a lake, swimming beach, barbecue set-ups, playground and a snack bar. Full Article

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  • Taking the Scenic Route to Killington

    This little resort town is ready to charm you. The pace of the town slows the heart and, after a brief adjustment, you'll find yourself wanting more. Take a chairlift ride for a birds-eye view of the town.The eight-passenger K-1 Gondola travels 1.25 miles up Killington Peak. At 4,241 feet, it's New England's highest lift-serviced peak, and views of five states and Canada are revealed. Full Article

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  • Killington: Music In The Green Mountains

    In Killington, music abounds this summer. Starting June 22, 2008, get ready to listen for it. Brown Bag Concerts (802-457-2644) with music and storytelling are staged regularly on the Norman Williams Public Library (Woodstock) lawn. Castleton State College Fine Arts Center (802-468-1119), Castleton, stages plays, dance events, and concerts. Full Article

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  • Proctor-Pittsford Country Club

    (802-483-9379; http://www.proctor-pittsford.com) 311 Country Club Dr., Pittsford, VT. F. Ray Keyser, Jr. designed this semi-private course that dates from 1927. Challenging, it's marked by small, well-bunkered, sloping and rolling greens, plus narrow and tree lined fairways and water hazards on six holes. The hilly terrain yields many uneven lines. Lunch and dinner offered. Full Article

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  • The Mountain Golf School at Killington

    (802-422-6700; http://www.killington.com/summer/golf/golf_school) 227 E. Mountain Road, Killington, VT. The Mountain Golf School at Killington is carefully structured to build each facet of one's game, from basic form to game strategy. From beginners to seasoned players, golfers will spend each morning in a small group and will receive one-on-one attention from a pro. Full Article

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  • Killington Welcomes Fishermen

    Fishing is a popular summer pastime in Killington. Coming here can be a lot like coming home to the favorite fishing stream for visiting fishermen. Full Article

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  • White River Golf Club

    (802-767-4653; http://www.whiterivergolf.com) Route 100 North, Rochester, VT. A relatively flat, nine-hole course, it's set in a narrow valley surrounded by mountains, making for a very scenic golf experience. The White River comes into play on seven holes. The greens are well bunkered. This is a low-key, inexpensive club. The clubhouse serves lunch. Full Article

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