With the holiday season behind us but plenty of winter still ahead, there’s no better way to kick off the new year than with a ski trip. While the northeast is home to many a snowscape, we’ve put together a list of our recommendations for a stay in Killington, Vermont.
Where to Stay
Located on Kent Pond in the heart of Killington, Mountain Meadows Lodge offers guests the chance to retreat and recharge during their stay. Amenities include, a full spa, game room, fireplace lounge, and a free shuttle to Killington Ski Resort as well as the downtown district.
A skier’s dream locale, the Killington Ski Resort centrally located by the base of 5 peaks and a total of 155 trails. This full service resort is complete with onsite dining, spa amenities, and the Wobbly Barn, the in-house live music venue.
If you’re looking for a home away from home, The Snowed Inn provides cozy bed and breakfast style lodging by the slopes. Perfect for the ski focused traveler, the Inn leaves nothing to be desired when it comes to comfort and relaxation.
Where to Dine
After a long day on the mountain, look no further than The Lookout Tavern. Warm up with a cold beer, hot wings, and a variety of cocktails for any taste and preference.
With a rustic vibe and room for families/groups, Casey’s Caboose is rated Killington’s #1 restaurant by TripAdvisor. Diners can choose from surf and turf, burgers, and homestyle favorites like macaroni and cheese. Wash it down with a local draft or cocktail.
Killington’s upscale Italian favorite, The Garlic is open daily for dinner, offering a variety of pastas, share plates, wine and cocktails.
Art gallery meets the ski lodge at Liquid Art Coffeehouse, with the work of Killington’s local artists displayed throughout the decor. This casual spot is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, with a wide selection of shareables, sandwiches, and entrees.
What to Do
Killington’s hotspot for concerts and live music, The Pickle Barrel Nightclub hosts an eclectic mix of musical acts each weekend for guests to enjoy.
Need a break from the slopes? Vermontology Guided Tours provide small group tours of Killington and its neighboring towns.
Warm up with a flight from Killington Distillery – Still on the Mountain, with choices from their expansive list of made-in-house liquors.
Stop by the Greenbrier Gift Shop for a souvenir on your way out of time to commemorate your stay.
How to Get There
Rutland/Southern Vermont Regional Airport (KRUT) is an approximately 25 minute drive from downtown Killington.
- Private Charter from New York City (Teterboro) to Rutland, VT – starting at $5,800 for a Turboprop or $10,900 for a Light jet
- Private Charter from Boston to Rutland, VT – starting at $5,800 for a Turboprop or $10,900 for a Light jet
- Private Charter from Washington DC to Rutland, VT – starting at $10,400 for a Turboprop or $10,900 for a Light jet
- Private Jet from Chicago to Rutland, VT – starting at $14,100 for a Light jet
Check out our flight cost calculator to start planning your trip to Killington.