All Foliage Season Packed with Events, Activities throughout Killington Region

By AlpineZone News |
Aug 30 2010 - 10:48 AM

KILLINGTON, Vermont — Killington Resort provides the perfect venue to view the outstanding fall foliage colors from early-September through mid-October throughout Vermont’s Central Green Mountains with events, activities and attractively-priced vacation packages.

From Rutland to Woodstock on Route 4 and Pittsfield to Ludlow on Route 100, Killington Resort is the epicenter of fall foliage in New England, providing the perfect mix of lodging and dining options and numerous opportunities to view the colors, including scenic drives and gondola rides.

A scenic ride on the K-1 Gondola to the highest lift-served terrain in Vermont offers an opportunity to view the foliage colors in the heart of the Green Mountains. In addition, the summit of KillingtonPeak, a short 10-minute hike from the top of the gondola, provides a panoramic view of five states and Canada on a crisp, clear autumn day.

To highlight the foliage season, the Killington Region is packed with family friendly fall activities and events, including:

  • Killington Hay Festival, September 5-October 11
  • Killington Classic Motorcycle Touring Rally, September 9–12
  • Dock Dogs, September 17-19
  • IDIC 5k & 15K running race, September 19
  • PicoMountain Septemberfest, September 25
  • 15th Annual Killington Brewfest, October 2
  • Killington Ski Club Swap and Sale, October 10
  • Rutland Farmers’ Market, Tuesday and Saturday through October 30

Fall Foliage Gondola Rides The K-1 Gondola is open from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. weekends through September 26 and daily October 2 through 11. Killington Resort offers fall foliage lodging packages, including a roundtrip ride on the K-1 Gondola, starting at $45 per person/per night through October 11.
About Killington Resort The largest resort in eastern North America, Killington offers lift-served hiking and mountain biking, a championship 18-hole golf course and the Pico Mountain Adventure Center with guided horseback trail rides, Alpine Slides, mini golf and more during the summer and autumn months. Killington winters offer the most diverse ski and snowboard terrain in the east, an expansive lift network, the most extensive snowmaking system in the world and numerous off-mountain activities, including apres, dining, shopping and lodging options.