Killington, Vermont, is one of the most popular ski destinations in the East. But if skiing is not your thing, there are other great outdoor activities to do in Killington, VT. Here are a few of our favorite winter picks that we think you will enjoy on your next Vermont getaway!
Snowmobile Vermont has been in business for over 26 years and is one of New England’s oldest, largest, and most experienced snowmobile tour operators. With locations in Killington, Okemo,
Mount Snow and Stowe VT. [Their Killington location is right across from our property] Their snowmobiling tours offer a wide range of riding, appealing to everyone from the beginner to the most experienced rider. They also offer new riders all the instructions you’ll need before you head out. This is a front-row seat to Vermont’s winter wonderland and a perfect alternative to waiting in lift lines. The snowmobiling tour will take you through the New England wilderness on back-country trails surrounded by evergreens, through the flats on wide-open fields, and on ski trails. Every now and then, stop to take in the view of Vermont’s breathtaking mountain vistas.
Cross Country Skiing & Snowshoeing
Cross-Country Skiing has long been a favorite winter pastime in Killington and it’s no wonder Vermont is the premiere skiing destination on the East Coast.
Cross-country skiing falls under the winter sport category of Nordic Skiing, where the heel of the boot cannot be fixed to the ski. Other types of Nordic Skiing include ski jumping, biathlon, and telemark skiing.
Mtn. Meadows is located in the heart of the Green Mountains and directly in the center of Killington. They have been attracting skiers from all over the world for the past 40 years. Snowmaking, new trail design, new rental equipment, and snowshoeing along with a warm, cozy base lodge are just a few reasons why they have been a long-time favorite. Hemlock and hardwood forests, Kent Lake, skiing to a warming hut, and endless amounts of wildlife make for a fabulous ski experience every day.
There is nothing more fun than enjoying the Vermont wilderness while on a pair of show shoes with miles of marked trails design for an amazing experience on snowshoes.
BEAST MOUNTAIN COASTER – WINTER
Next to skiing or riding, the Beast Mountain Coaster is the ultimate thrill. Located at Snowshed Lodge, this 4,800-foot-long alpine coaster twists and turns through the woods with 360-degree corkscrews and all-age excitement.
This is an outdoor adventure, so wear waterproof outerwear, winter footwear, hat, and gloves—consider goggles for added comfort.
Riders 36″ – 52″ must ride with a driver who is at least 53″ tall; riders under 36″ are not permitted.
The Beast Coaster operates weekends and peak days; 1:00-4:00 p.m. December 27, 2018 – February 10, 2019 and 1:00-4:30 p.m. February 16, 2019 – April 7, 2019.
Ski Bike Rentals
Ski Biking offers another fun way to conquer the slopes. Whether you enjoy cruising down mellow runs or carving new paths through the powder, you will discover excitement on a Ski Bike. Whether you are an expert at snowsports, an avid cyclist, or none of the above, you are bound to have a good time! Brought to you by Alpine Bike Works and Killington Mtn.
Winter Snow Tubing
The Killington Tubing Park is located at the Clubhouse on East Mountain Road across from the Killington Grand Resort Hotel and offers a multi-lane, lift-serviced good time for everyone. Looking to warm up? Step inside for a pick-me-up at the Clubhouse Grill, where they serve pizzas, pub-style entrées, and hearty, warm snacks and drinks to round out the evening.
Now that we gave you some ideas, take a look at our Cedarbrook at Killington rooms and start your next Killington Winter Getaway with us today!