TripBuzz found 90 things to do with kids in or near Killington, Vermont, including 78 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Woodstock, Windsor, Rutland and Ludlow.
From Root's Ski & Snowboard to President Calvin Coolidge State Historic Site, the Killington area offers 74 different types of family activities, including: Hiking Trails, National & State Parks, Resorts and Golf.
Rutland County is home to the town of Killington, Vermont, with a vast land of almost 50 square miles and small population. The Ottauquechee River, making for an addition to the already beautiful scenery, intersects Killington. The town is known for its many resorts and ski lodges, calling on an outdoor adventure to any visitor.
President Calvin Coolidge State Historic Site, located in the birthplace of US president Calvin Coolidge, is a historic village including Coolidge's family home, community church, schoolhouse, general store and cheese factory, many still featuring original furnishings.
Giffords Woods State Park hosts recreational hiking trails through old growth forest and fishing spots at Kent Pond. Well-maintained campgrounds have fire pits, storage lean-tos, and areas for tents or RVs.
Guests can enjoy fishing from the shore or aboard boats at Kent Pond. The pond offers boat ramp access and a shore fishing platform and features a large population of largemouth bass in addition to trout and sunfish.
Killington's McLaughlin Falls are stunning waterfalls that provide visitors with remarkable natural views. The surrounding woods are particularly scenic in the fall. A hiking and biking trail takes visitors right up to the falls.
Appalachian Trail Adventures is a hiking spa offering guided trail tours and all-inclusive customized hiking vacations in the Green Mountains. Activities include hiking, caving and kayaking, with accommodations at the Summit Lodge and spa.
An 18-hole golf course built into the mountains, the Green Mountain National Golf Course also offers a restaurant and bar, pro shop, practice facilities, and private or group lessons. Voted Vermont's #1 Public Course by Golf Week and Golf Digest.
Killington Mountain contains several downhill ski trails at all skill levels, five base areas each with lift access, food court and restrooms, and Peak Lodge, a lounge, restaurant and event space located at the 4 100 ft level of the mountain's highest peak.
Killington Resort is the largest downhill ski and snowboarding resort in New England. Featuring 92 miles of terrain across seven mountain peaks, Killington offers an 18-hole golf course, hiking and mountain bike trails in the off-season. Non-ski options include a lift-service tube park, snowmobile tours, cross-…
Thundering Falls Trail – a relocated section of the Appalachian Trail -- provides hiking access to Thundering Falls, a 100-foot cascade at high water. A raised boardwalk makes the site wheelchair-accessible.