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  • Reebok Spartan Race »

    If you have tried trail races, mud runs, tough mudder runs, or a warrior dash, it’s time to step up to a brutal  Spartan Race obstacle course.   Step up and get out of your comfort zone, many will arrive, but few will leave! Spartan Beast - 10-12 mile Obstacle…

  • Labor Day through Columbus Day Killington announces a lineup of events »

    Killington Classic Motorcycle Rally, Hay Festival,  and Cooler in the Mountains concert featured this weekend

    KILLINGTON — Visitors to Killington this fall will once again be greeted by large hay sculptures. Amid the mountain vistas and fall foliage, they may find themselves face-to-face with a 25-foot…

  • Killington Restaurant Week »

    Sept. 6-13 - Tantalize your taste buds during Killington Restaurant Week.  Enjoy two, multi-course prix-fixe dinners for $42.41 (or $21.20 for one) at participating restaurants throughout Killington.

    This year’s Killington Restaurant Week participants include:

    The Lookout Tavern Mon-Thurs: 3-9:30 Fri-Sun: 12-9:30 2910 Killington Road (802) 422-5665 Lookout Menu

  • Killington Classic »

    The 2014 Killington Classic  August 28-31, 2014

    The Killington Classic Motorcycle Touring Rally is Vermont’s premier motorcycle rally in the heart of the Green Mountains, with four days of the best touring in New England!  This year, you’ll experience a bigger vendor village,…

  • Cooler in the Mountain Concert Series »

    Join the Town of Killington Saturday afternoons in July and August for our FREE signature concert series Cooler in the Mountains, presented by Long Trail Brewing.  Grab a lawn chair, a beach blanket, the whole family and head to the Roaring Brook Umbrella Bars & Deck,…

  • Killington Hay Festival »

    Labor Day-Columbus Day 2014

    Vermont’s Most Colorful Fall Festival

    Join the Town of Killington for five weeks of family fun and events to celebrate the best of the Vermont harvest season!

    Enjoy the magic of a classic New England fall as…

  • Killington Stage Race »

    Thank you to everyone who came out for the 13th edition of the Killington Stage Race! 483 cyclists ventured to the heart of the Green Mountains May 24-26 to Race the Legend.

    The Killington Stage Race is a series of three races structured to cover…

  • Vermont Challenge »


    August 13-17, 2014

    The Vermont Challenge is the only bicycle Challenge that tours Southern and Central Vermont over 3 or 4 days and draws upon the creative energy of local businesses and people of Vermont, key towns, ski resorts, and restaurants and…

  • Killington Junior Golf Championship »

    The American Junior Golf Association returned to Green Mountain National Golf Course for the fifth year in 2014 as 144 of the top junior golfers from around the world competed in the 54-hole stroke play event.

    Congratulations to Madeline Chou of Santa Ana, Calif., and Justin Lane of Woodstock, N.Y.,…

  • Killington Chili Cook-Off »


    Thursday, July 31, 5-8 pm

    Sherburne Memorial Library

    Come join us at the 2nd Annual Killington Chili Cook-off, presented by the Mountain Times , and enjoy chili, beer, and live music by the Chad…

Play and Stay

Off The Beaten Path

Killington Arts Guild

Arts Guild

Not a snow fan? Take some time to check out The Killington Arts Guild located on Route 4. Founded in 1998, the arts guild features a variety of artists and their goal is to develop cultural advancement and awareness about arts in the world.

Butternut Inn And Pancake House

Butternut Inn and Pancake House- Local meats and unlimited pancakes to start your day

Located less than three miles from Snowshed base lodge, the Butternut Inn offers 18 rooms that all include a private bath, flat screen TV and free wifi. Hardwood floors and a wood pellet stove give a true Vermont feel. Oh, and who doesn’t want an all you can eat pancake breakfast?!

Darkside Snowboards


If the time ever comes where you are bored of shopping for new gear at Darkside Snowboards, check out their own park, located right next to the building. Take a few minutes to shred some rails and boxes and potentially make some new friends who are doing the exact same thing.

Bermese Mountain Dog

Visit the famous local Bernese mountain dog at the Mountain Times

Need some puppy loving but don’t have a dog to snuggle? Come stop by the Mountain Times office and say hello to Kanosha, the resident Bernese Mountain Dog. Her favorite food is pizza and she is always open to some play time.

Ledgewood Yurt

Ledgewood Yurt for Lunch or take a snowcat up at night and experience dining at elevation

Bundle up for the memories only the Ledgewood Yurt can create. Not available by car, a snowcat drawn sleigh is the only up. Recommended for 21 and up (expect on family nights), you’ll enjoy dishes made from local ingredients, signature prime meats and a truly unique atmosphere.

Snowmobile Tours

Snowmobile Tours

Whether you’ve never been on a snowmobile before or you’re an expert, check out the snowmobile tours at Killington. A range of trails are available and all tours include the newest snowmobiles, helmets and boots. Choose from one hour or two hour tour or even a full day rental! Just another great way to spend the day having fun in the snow.

Liquid Art

Liquid Art- Stop in for a maple latte in the middle of the day or happy hour for their amazing martinis and check out the local art, music, and experience a truly unique coffee house

Forget about the polar vortex for a little while at Liquid Art where they service VT Artisan coffee, tea, espresso and lattes. If you’re looking for something a little stronger, they also offer signature cocktails. Light bites are offered for breakfast, lunch or happy hour if you get hungry.

McGraths Irish Pub

McGraths Irish Pub-1 st place in Vermont to serve Guinness.

After an exciting day at the mountain, hit up McGrath’s Irish Pub for a perfectly poured pint of Guinness, live music on the weekends and delicious food. Guinness not your favorite? They also have Vermont’s largest Irish Whisky selection.

Mountain Meadows

Mountain Meadows Cross Country or Snowshoeing on Kent Pond

Downhill skiing isn’t the only skiing available during the winter! At Mountain Meadows, they offer 31K of prime cross country skiing and shoe shoeing. Why wouldn’t you want to ski out the door to beautiful Kent pond or stomp through the winter wonderland woods?

Santa Fe Steakhouse

Jazz night at Sante Fe or check out live entertainment in the Mountain Times Newspaper. Killington is known for it’s live music scene and night life

Located right at the top of Killington road, Santa Fe steak house offers a lovely fireplace lounge, cozy booths and some of Killington’s best steaks and seafood. While you’re chowing down, let the live entertainment fill your ears with some sweet tunes.

Thundering Brook Falls

Waterfall which is pure ice right now at Thundering Brook Falls

The picturesque 140 foot waterfall is a stunning photography opportunity during the winter because it is completely frozen solid. Enjoy a rigorous hike (may not be suitable for family outings) for aruly unparallel views and experience.

Killington By The Numbers

Killington By The Numbers