6 BR / 3 BA / Sleeps 31 6 31 Min stay variesHome / 6 Bedrooms / Sleeps 31
4 BR / 2 BA / Sleeps 10 4 10 Min stay variesChalet / 4 Bedrooms / Sleeps 10
5 BR / 3.5 BA / Sleeps 18 5 18 Min stay variesChalet / 5 Bedrooms / Sleeps 18
1 BR / 1 BA / Sleeps 4 1 4 Min stay variesCondo / 1 Bedroom / Sleeps 4
4 BR / 3 BA / Sleeps 12 4 12 Min stay variesHome / 4 Bedrooms / Sleeps 12
3 BR / 2 BA / Sleeps 8 3 8 Min stay variesCondo / 3 Bedrooms / Sleeps 8
2 BR / 2 BA / Sleeps 8 2 8 No min stayHome / 2 Bedrooms / Sleeps 8
6 BR / 4 BA / Sleeps 12 6 12 No min stayCottage / 6 Bedrooms / Sleeps 12
3 BR / 2.5 BA / Sleeps 6 3 6 Min stay variesHome / 3 Bedrooms / Sleeps 6
3 BR / 2 BA / Sleeps 6 3 6 Min stay variesCottage / 3 Bedrooms / Sleeps 6
5 BR / 2.5 BA / Sleeps 22 5 22 1 night min Home / 5 Bedrooms / Sleeps 22
4 BR / 4 BA / Sleeps 12 4 12 Min stay variesCondo / 4 Bedrooms / Sleeps 12
5 BR / 4.5 BA / Sleeps 15 5 15 Min stay variesHome / 5 Bedrooms / Sleeps 15
3 BR / 3.5 BA / Sleeps 8 3 8 Min stay variesHome / 3 Bedrooms / Sleeps 8
3 BR / 2 BA / Sleeps 8 3 8 3 night min Home / 3 Bedrooms / Sleeps 8
Killington, Vermont is a small town in Rutland County that offers classic New England beauty and a plethora of outdoor activities to enjoy all year long. From hiking to biking in the summer and skiing to tubing in the winter, there is never a dull moment here. Visitors can choose from a variety of Killington vacation rentals surrounded by nature for an authentic Vermont getaway.
Because most of the activities in Killington are outdoors, it’s important to check the weather conditions before your trip. The area experiences all four seasons and the temperature varies significantly throughout the year. July is typically the hottest month with temperatures climbing into the 80s, while January is often the coldest month with temperatures that can fall below 10 degrees. Killington sees an average of 250 inches of natural snow each winter and is well-known as a winter wonderland destination.
Things to Do
When snow isn’t carpeting the ground in Killington, this town is an excellent destination for hikers. Both the Long Trail and the Appalachian Trail go through Killington and this area is where some of the most scenic hiking trails can be found. One of the more beautiful trails is Thundering Falls, which is an easy walking trail for hikers of all abilities and boasts a thundering waterfall that is a great place for taking photos. Other ways to explore Killington’s beauty include playing a round of golf at Green Mountain National, one of the best courses in Vermont, or to ride the K-1 Express Gondola over the trees to the top of Killington Peak.
When visiting in the fall, tourists are in for a visual treat, as Killington comes alive with the season’s vibrant fall colors. Drive through the mountains on a foliage tour or explore Gifford Woods State Park on foot to see the leaves changing color up close. Biking is also a popular activity and a great way for tourists staying in Killington vacation rentals to get around the area.
During the winter, skiers and winter enthusiasts flock to Killington for its snow-covered mountains and challenging slopes. Killington Resort has six peaks and Pico Mountain Ski Resort has 52 trails, so there are a great variety of outdoor adventures. Those in search of flatter ground will enjoy Mountain Meadows Cross Country Ski & Snowshoe Center, while families will love spending time at the Killington Tubing Park.
Food & Dining
Après ski or away from the hiking trails, Killington boasts a vibrant bar scene and nightlife. The base lodges at Killington Resort, including K-1 and Snowshed, offer a variety of food options as well as regular live music and entertainment. For a more intimate atmosphere try The Foundry at Summit Pond. It can get crowded during ski season, so eat here during the off season. The Ledgewood Yurt provides a memorable dining experience as diners eat beside a wood burning stove at this seasonal ski-in/ski-out spot.
Those staying in Killington vacation rentals are in for a good time if their trip coincides with one of the town’s special events, such as the Killington Music Festival. This festival includes frequent performances that take place all summer long, and it is the only resident professional classical music organization in central Vermont. Another annual event is the Reebok Spartan Race in September. The race is fun to watch or participate in, and there is even a Spartan Kids Race. For vacations later in the year, the town comes alive during December. This month brings the Vermont Holiday Festival with fun and entertainment for all ages, as well as unique events like Test Fest and Jingle Jam at the nearby resorts.
The town of Killington transforms itself from season to season and is a popular vacation spot no matter what time of year you visit. Killington vacation rentals serve as comfortable places to relax after a full day experiencing the great outdoors. Whether you’re looking for scenic leisurely strolls or adrenaline-pumping trails, you’ll find it all in this central Vermont town.