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Things To Do in Killington That’s Not Skiing

Killington is a small town nestled in the heart of the Green Mountains of Vermont and is home to the largest ski resort in the Eastern U.S. Though skiing may be one of tourists’ primary reasons to travel there, it’s certainly not the only thing to do. With approximately 811 residents recorded in 2010, Killington is home to several unique attractions, from mountain biking to wine festivals.

Things To Do in Killington Ski Resort That’s Not Skiing

1. Mountain Biking
With new bike trails in Killington’s Ski Resort, rent bikes or take tours through Killington’s mountain bike park. You can choose easy or intermediate options with sharp turns and terrain for advanced bikers.

2. Adventure Center
Killington’s Adventure Center is full of several attractions and activities. With the Adventure Center Pass, guests can play a round of disc gold, access to the Skye Ropes Course, and ride three times on Skyeride, a 600-foot long gliding ride that glides 30 miles per hour. Even more comes with the day pas, including access to the Terra-Maze and Snowshed Pond.

3. The Grand Spa
In the heart of the Green Mountains, the Grand Spa is an escape from stress. With several signature treatments, including Swedish massages, facials, and pedicures, these spa treatments are designed to release tension from the stresses of everyday life.

Things To Do in the Town of Killington, Vermont

4. The Grand Tasting, Killington Wine Festival
July 18 and 19 are two signature days of the summer in Killington as festival-goers can try wine from more than 40 vineyards around the world. The festival features more than 500 wines with Killington Peak and the Green Mountains in Vermont creating a beautiful scenery for wine tasters.

5. Dog-Sledding
Can’t make it to Alaska? No problem. Around the Killington area, Braeburn Siberians can take guests on an adventure as they ride along in a sled with a professional driver and 8 to 10 dogs pulling them for a fast and unique experience. Travel in a traditional and safe way (that’s not skiing) through the snowy terrain of Vermont in the winter.

About the Author: Jeff is a guest contributor of GetAway Vacations, a site for vacation rentals in Killington, VT.

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