The beautiful scenery around Brattleboro and the villages of southeastern Vermont are ideal for driving and walking holidays in summer. In winter it is a popular area for skiing and snowsports making it a great choice for art lovers, history buffs and those who enjoy outdoor pursuits.
Holiday homes in southeastern Vermont make the perfect base for hiking, mountain biking, scenic drives and browsing the many antique shops in the area. During the winter it is a mecca for skiing and snowsports. Snowboarding, snowmobiling, Nordic skiing, snowshoeing, tubing and ice skating can be enjoyed along with downhill skiing. The quiet roads, river valleys and forested hills are ideal for hiking and horseback riding in the summer. In the fall there are opportunities for fruit-picking of apples, blueberries, peaches, blueberries and pumpkins along with wagon and sleigh rides.
Brattleboro is a delightful town with historic buildings and attractions such as the Brattleboro Museum and Art Center. The Music Center has an interesting program of concerts and events and the Gallery Walk on the first Friday of the month showcases local talent at more than 40 venues. Grafton is a scenic old village which has been labeled one of America's Top 10 Most Beautiful Destinations by USA Weekend magazine. Visit the Village Cheese where Vermont's finest cheddar can be sampled along with locally produced wine. For families the Retreat Petting Farm at Brattleboro offers the chance to touch and pet animals or enjoy one of the trails from the farm.
Holiday rentals in the Killington area enjoy warm summers with temperatures reaching 81°F (27°C). From November to April the area has deep snow and freezing temperatures making it popular for skiing and winter sports on the mountains. Spring is a pleasant time to visit and enjoy the scenery. This area of New England is best known for its fall foliage when the trees are dressed with bright red, orange and gold leaves.
The nearest main airport to holiday rentals in the Killington area of Vermont is Rutland Regional (RUT) Airport which has connections to Boston Logan Airport. Burlington International (BTV) Airport is about 58 miles away. International visitors will find plenty of flights to Albany International (ALB) Airport, 82 miles away, or Boston-Logan (BOS) International Airport which is 127 miles drive from Killington. A hire car is necessary to reach Killington in Vermont and for exploring this scenic area of New England.