“Autumn is a second spring, when every leaf is a flower.” – Albert Camus
You may recall the opening scene of “The Bob Newhart Show” depicting a vignette of a small Vermont town festooned in its colorful autumnal foliage. That image is quintessential Vermont in the fall. It’s no wonder that folks faithfully pilgrimage to Vermont every year to witness its kaleidoscope of fall colors.
Killington Mountain Resort is a popular destination for many of these travelers seeking the ideal place to experience the Green Mountain State’s autumn festival of colors. Situated in the heart of the Green Mountains, Killington is a year-round mountain paradise. However, it is in the fall when the Killington landscape comes alive with a palette of fiery reds, radiant yellows, and glowing oranges. The resort offers a number of venues with which to absorb the bright scenery while taking advantage of great off-season deals.
One memorable way to enjoy the Vermont fall foliage is on a mountain bike. Killington offers over 30 miles of great bike trails with a variety of experience levels from beginner to advanced. You’ll find everything you’ll need at Killington’s popular bike park for your fall biking adventure. The resort’s full-service bike park offers great savings on mountain bike packages. Killington’s expert outfitters will match each rider with the right fit. Lift ticket packages are also available to transport you to the mountaintop. For those of us who may need a little extra help, electric bikes are also available.
For the purists among us, there is no better way to enjoy Vermont’s multi-colored canopy than a trek on one of Killington’s many hiking trails. The biggest advantage of walking is that it leaves your hands free to capture all of the spectacular scenery with your camera. Three great hiking destinations to suggest are Deer Leap Trail located only minutes from Mountain Green Resort. Thundering Falls which is a 15-minute ride from the resort and features the 6th largest waterfall in the state, and nearby Kent Pond which is located along the Appalachian Trail. One of the best ways to view the autumn scenery is from the birds-eye view of a ski lift. Killington offers a seasonal 50% off for ski lift tickets.
There is an array of lodging choices ranging from budget-conscience motels to palatial condos. For more information on lodging deals, visit our Killington area for the best of the deals. The area also hosts a diverse range of eateries and micro-breweries to please every palate and pocketbook. Be sure to book early to take advantage of great savings. For more information on great deals, contact us.