Killington, Vermont is a town in Rutland County, located on VT Route 100 in the "Crossroads of Vermont" region, just 35 minutes from the Rutland Southern Vermont Regional Airport. Perfectly situated in the Green Mountains, Killington has some of the highest and most varied mountain terrain in all of New England, and is home to the popular Killington Resort ski area.
Killington Lodging and Dining in Killington
The Killington Region is an all-season vacation destination. Choose from a variety of Killington lodging options for your vacation in Vermont, from luxury Killington VT hotels to cozy bed and breakfasts in Killington VT and more. The town is famous for its legendary nightlife and there are many wonderful places to eat in Killington. Whether you're looking for fine dining or casual restaurants in Killington VT, there's something for everyone.
Killington Weddings and Conferences in Killington
Discover all the resources you'll need to plan your perfect event in Killington. Whether you're planning a destination wedding in Killington VT, a local family reunion in the Killington area, or a business conference in Killington, you'll find the backdrop and facilities for all tastes and wishes. From Killington reception halls to conference rooms in Killington, you'll find the perfect location to host your events in Killington Vermont.
Killington Real Estate
Whether you're looking for a Killington vacation rental, or a new house in Killington, real estate in Killington VT comes in a variety of sizes. Many real estate properties are near Killington Mountain, making it very attractive for visitors to the area, but Killington real estate isn't just for visitors. Many residents marvel at the beautiful scenery, the quality of life and access to activities and events in Killington.
Things to do in Killington
From skiing in Killington VT to playing a round at Killington Golf Course, to the abundant nightlife in Killington, there's always something to do in Killington. Great skiing can be found at Killington Mountain Resort and Pico Mountain, with Okemo Mountain Resort just 30 minutes south (Ludlow) and Suicide Six about 35 minutes east (Pomfret). During the warmer months, enjoy mountain biking, golf, tennis, swimming, hiking, and more.
Quick Facts About Killington
Latitude / Longitude: 43.66 N / 72.79 W
Zip Code(s): 05751
Population (2010): 811
Elevation: 1,841 feet | Land Area: 46.6 sq mi
Town Clerk: 802-422-3243
Nearest Hospitals: Rutland Regional Medical Center
Nearest Airports: Rutland Southern Vermont Regional Airport, Burlington International Airport (2hrs North)
Nearest Amtrak: Killington (RTE4), and Rutland (RUD)
|Colleges/Universities: Green Mountain College. Nearby: a branch of the Community College of Vermont (12.7 miles SW), Castleton State College (26.6 miles W). Vermont Law School (29.5 miles NE), Dartmouth College (39.2 miles E).||Top Employers: Killington Mountain Resort|
|Tourist Attractions: Killington Mountain Resort, Pico Mountain, Green Mountain National Golf Course.|
Fun Fact: The town was originally named Killington but in 1800 it was renamed Sherburne in honor of Colonel Benjamin Sherburne, one of the original grantees. Because there was so much confusion when people were looking for Killington (not realizing that they actually wanted Sherburne), in 1999 the name was changed back to Killington.
Nearby Cities and Towns:
Region 7: Crossroads of Vermont | Chittenden (2.9 miles NW) | Pittsfield (2.7 miles NW) | Rutland (City) | Rutland Town (3.1 miles W) | Stockbridge (2.7 miles NE) | Bridgewater (2.6 miles SE) | Plymouth (3.1 miles SE) | Mendon (2.3 miles W)
Vermont Events in July
Downtown Throwdown in Killington 6/6/15 - 6/8/05
The Town of Killington will host the second annual skateboard and street luge on East Mountain Road June 6 – 8, 2015. Riders from all over the world will gather at Killington to ride 2 miles of the fastest course east of the Mississippi. Reaching speeds of over 60 mph, gravity lovers have a new reason to visit Killington in the summer
Killington River Road Concert Series 7/9/15 - 8/13/15
Head to the Sherburne Memorial Library Thursday evenings for this summer concert series. Bring lawn chairs, blankets and snacks to relax, while enjoying a variety of free musical entertainment.
Dirty Girl Mud Run - Killington 7/11/15 - 7/11/15
The Dirty Girl Mud Run is a 3.1 mile(ish) obstacle course run for women, and women ONLY! If you’re an uber cross fitter looking to make your weekend more challenging, Dirty Girl Mud Run has a place for you. If this is your first time running an organized obstacle run or 5k, YOU WILL GET TO THE FINISH LINE! Over 900,000 women of all ages, shapes, sizes, and athletic backgrounds have completed this incredibly fun obstacle course since it’s debut in 2011. Some run to challenge themselves, some make it a girls weekend with a group tailgate before the run (cough…Wisconsin…cough). Most run in memory of a loved one who lost their battle with breast cancer, or OUR HERO’S – Those who have looked cancer in the eye, kicked it’s ass and are celebrating their health at our start line. The Dirty Girl Mud Run is for every lady out there. Dirty Girl Mud Run events inspire fabulous females to run, walk, climb, jump, and laugh their way, hand in muddy hand, to an unabashed sense of accomplishment. And today? Oh yeah, you betchya, things have gotten a WHOLE LOT DIRTIER! Dirty Girl Mud Run brings its muddy merriment into 2015, cementing its place in history as the World’s Largest Women’s Only Mud Run. So what are you waiting for? Sign up today to be a part of something truly magical, side-splittingly memorable, and wonderfully muddy! Visit our FAQ Page for all your questions or our Volunteer page for information on how to volunteer with us!
Killington Wine Festival 7/17/15 - 7/19/15
Toasting over 13 years of wine in the Green Mountains of Vermont! The Killington Wine Festival has earned a reputation for being one of the Killington region’s signature summer events. Over the years, the festival has grown immensely and now features more than 500 wines from a collection of over 40 vineyards around the world. Come enjoy a nice July weekend tasting fine wines with Killington Peak and the Green Mountains of Vermont serving as a scenic backdrop.
Biggest Loser Run Walk Half Marathon/5K/Kids Fit Fun Run- Killington, VT 7/26/15 - 7/26/15
Sunday July 26th, 2015 Event Basics A race for all fitness levels, whether you are ready to set a personal record or this is your first race, come join us at The Biggest Loser RunWalk! Each registered participant and finisher will receive the following: The Biggest Loser Finisher's Medal Commemorative Biggest Loser RunWalk shirt Drawstring Backpack Chip-Timed Race for Runners and Those Tracking Personal Goals Free Downloadable Race Photos Award Divisions for Runners and Walkers Celebrity appearances by former contestants from "The Biggest Loser" Hydration Stations with Water/Sports Drinks Along the Course & Food at the Finish Line Last but not Least, a Truly Inspirational and Unforgettable Experience Half Marathon Registration* $70.00 through 6/30/2015 $80.00 through 7/22/2015 $90.00 @ Packet Pick-up Registration (if available) 5K Registration* $35.00 through 6/30/2015 $40.00 through 7/22/2015 $45.00 @ Packet Pick-up Registration (if available) Kids 1 Mile Fun Run: (Ages 4-12)* Pre-registered and @ Packet Pick-up - $15.00 Packet Pick-up (Saturday - July 25th, 2015) Where: Killington Resort’s K-1 Lodge 4763 Killington Road Killington, VT 05751 When: Date: Saturday - July 25th, 2015 Time: 12-4pm Race Day (Sunday - July 26th, 2015) Start Times/Schedule 8:30 am – 5k start time for all participants (wave start) 8:30 am – Half-Marathon start time for all participants (wave start) Start/Finish Line Killington Resort’s K-1 Lodge 4763 Killington Road Killington, VT 05751
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