Entries by Nicole Finnegan

The Best Killington Hiking Trails

It should come as no surprise to you that the Green Mountains that surround the charming town of Killington, VT, provide thrill-seekers and avid hikers with a seemingly endless network of mountaintop trails within minutes of The Killington Group’s vacation rentals. While there’s no off-season for backcountry hiking in our neck of the Vermont hardwoods, […]

The Killington Mountain Biking Season Is Nearly Here!

The Killington Bike Park is scheduled to open on Memorial Day weekend, conditions permitting, much to the excitement of New England’s dedicated cycling community. What makes our beautiful Green Mountains city so unique is that we’re not only the first-to-open and last-to-close skiing destination on the East Coast, but the cycling season begins immediately afterward. […]

Killington Mountain: First to Open, Last to Close

Did you miss out on a potential world-class skiing trip to breathtaking Killington, Vermont, this winter? Well, don’t fret, because Killington Mountain is the first to open AND the last to close ski resort in New England. There’s still plenty of time to plan an early-spring skiing adventure with The Killington Group, the area’s top […]

Discovering the Best Killing Mountain Slopes

The warmer-than-usual temperatures that have swept across the northern half of the United States in recent weeks had an adverse effect on our slopes here on Killington Mountain, but things are finally looking up! With expected snowstorms and freezing temperatures heading our way, it’s only a matter of time before more than 100 ski trails […]

Best Breweries near Killington VT

Skiing enthusiasts and craft beer lovers rejoice! Vermont is the unofficial microbrewery capital of the United States. Our beautiful state ranks first in breweries per capita (11.5) and gallons per 21+ adult (18.9), according to the Brewers Association. The craft beer industry had a $309 million impact in 2017, the second largest in the U.S. […]

The Killington Skiing Season Is Finally Here

The nation’s first-to-open and last-to-close ski resort is officially up and running here in mid-November. Killington Mountain, the “Beast of the East,” already has over a foot of snow with more headed our way this upcoming weekend. The Killington skiing scene is widely considered the premier winter getaway in New England for many reasons. The […]

Women’s Audi FIS Ski World Cup on Killington Mountain

The best female alpine skiers in the world will convene on Thanksgiving weekend here in snowy Killington, VT. Killington Mountain will yet again play host to the 2018 Women’s Audi FIS Ski World Cup. This ultra-popular free event will be the only World Cup expo in the United States this winter. After the Northeast went […]

Best Area Attractions near Killington VT

Whether you’re visiting Killington VT for a summertime mountain biking adventure or a world-class snowy ski trip, you’re going to need one afternoon of leisurely activities to recharge your batteries. Not only is our beautiful slice of New England paradise an outdoor enthusiast’s playground, but the area is home to many popular attractions, especially for […]

Best Autumn Mountain Biking Trails Near Killington

No season compares to colorful autumn for zealous mountain bikers here in Killington – fresh, crisp mountain air, picturesque foliage, and perfect trail conditions. Fall is the last chance for Northeastern residents before those beautiful first few flakes of snow begin to accumulate on Killington Mountain signifying the start of winter sports. The Killington Group […]