Killington Ski Area

The biggest ski resort on the East Coast, this Vermont favorite offers skiing, snowboarding, snow bikes, fine dining and more.

With six mountains, 141 runs and a 3,000-foot-plus vertical drop, it’s no wonder that Killington, located in central Vermont, is nicknamed “The Beast.”

Skiing, snow tubing, snow bike rentals, a beast mountain coaster, scenic gondola rides, snowmobile tours, snowshoe tours and snowcat-drawn sleigh rides, are just some of the fun winter activities to enjoy. Killington Ski Resort a also offers shops, fitness centers, spas and delicious dining services. Additionally, Killington Mountain provides vacation packages for those who want to spend extra time enjoying all the activities and amenities.

Killington Ski Resort provides a variety of lessons, as well as child care. There are also discounts on passes for those who choose to stay at Killington Grand Resort Hotel, Killington’s only full-service mountainside hotel.

Killington is a cashless resort—so bring your credit cards.

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Dining at Killington

There are more than a dozen places to eat at Killington. Preston’s serves après and dinner with indoor and patio dining available during the summer months. During the winter Preston’s also offers breakfast daily and lunch on weekends. You can dine at the Peak Lodge, where the stunning views compete with the farm fresh food and drinks. This is also a popular wedding spot.  Other options include a variety of food trucks, the Roaring Brook Umbrella Bar, the Jerk Jamaican Mountain Grill and the Waffle Cabin.

Mountain Tours

Killington offers special complimentary ‘Meet the Mountain Tours’ daily at 10:00 and 11:00 am. With nearly 2,000 acres to ski, Mountain Ambassadors will help guide visitors through an array of trails and will also familiarize them with the rest of the resort. This allows visitors to maximize their time and fun on the mountain.

Visitors can also enjoy a variety of snowmobile tours depending on their interests. The Mountain Tour lasts about one hour through trails and the woods. The Backcountry Tour lasts double the time, taking visitors on a 25-mile trip through the Calvin Coolidge State Forest. Killington has Kids’ Tours too, using child-sized snowmobiles in a guide-monitored setting.

Summer Activities

The fun lasts the whole year at Killington, with many summer activities to enjoy. The bike park includes 30 miles of trails with varying difficulties for all skill levels. Killington also has a unique golf course on the mountain terrain open from May to October. Additionally, the Adventure Center will get your adrenaline pumping, with access to the Beast Mountain Coaster, Zip Line Racer, Skye Ropes Course, Trampoline Jump and more.

Take Amtrak to Killington Ski Resort

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Experience an outdoor adventure at Killington via Amtrak to Rutland Station in Vermont. Travel time from Penn Station is six hours and thirty minutes.

Skis, poles and snowboards must be in a bag or hard-side case. You can carry on your skis, snowboards, boots and ski poles if they weigh 50 pounds or less and are 72 inches or shorter. Otherwise, ski and snowboard gear must be checked.

If you prefer a rental car, Rent a car with Enterprise! Pick up your reserved NYTRAIN Enterprise Rent-a-Car right at the Rutland Station. Click here to reserve your car or call the Vermont office today at 802-773-0855.

“Great resort with amazing skiing. The trails are well groomed, the lifts are quick and rentals went well. We will be back.”

—Natalie S, Trip Advisor