Living in the Killington, Vermont Area

The Killington, Vermont area is made up of the communities of Killington, Mendon, and Chittenden. 

The Best Ski Destination in the Northeast United States

Many consider Killington the premier skiing destination in the Eastern United States. In the heart of the Green Mountains, Killington is a natural paradise with plenty to do. Along with Mendon and Chittenden, the Killington area is one of the best addresses in the state with homes for just about any lifestyle. 

Three Season Destination with Lots to Do!

Those who live near the Killington resort value the opportunity for three season recreation, shopping, great dining, fun night life, beautiful views, and easy access to the commerce hub of Rutland. The area is also just 45 minutes to Interstates 89 and 91, which connects you to all New England and beyond.

Ski Central… Pick Your Resort!

With the Killington and Pico ski resorts, you’ll experience a diverse ski area with miles of trails dedicated to skiing, snowboarding, and any other winter sports you enjoy. It is some of the most varied and highest mountain terrain in all New England. And in the Summer, skiing turns into hiking on the Long Trail, climbing Deer Leap, and canoeing on the nearby Chittenden reservoir. 

Hit the Links in the Green Mountains

The area is also home to what is considered one of the best public golf courses in the state and features two PGA golf courses. The incredible mountainside views and terrain make these courses an incredible experience every time. Check out the Killington Golf Course and the incredible views, or the Gene Bates-designed Green Mountain National Golf Course, considered one of the top public courses in all of Vermont. 

Want Nightlife? It’s the Best Around

The fun doesn’t stop when the sun goes down. Killington is host to an exciting night life. You’ll find the perfect spots for music and dancing, billiards and sports bars, speakeasy lounges, taverns, Irish pubs, and more. There’s always something to do, no matter what you’re in the mood for.

Plenty of Shopping and Dining

In the Killington area, you’ll find a variety of stores and all kinds of shopping experiences to make your time off the slopes as enjoyable as it is on the slopes, trails or golf course. And when it’s time to stop for a bite to eat, you’ll find everything from casual to fine dining, from French to Vermont traditional. There’s something for everybody no matter what your tastes are.

Excellent Public and Private Schools

Killington, Mendon and Chittenden all have outstanding school options for children and teens. 

Area Elementary Schools 

Killington Elementary School: A highly rated, public school located in Killington, VT with approximately 100 students in grades PK-6 with a student-teacher ratio of 11 to 1.

Barstow Memorial School: A highly rated, public school located in Chittenden, VT with 205 students in grades PK-8 and a student-teacher ratio of 11 to 1.

Private Schools

Killington Mountain School is an above average, private school located in Killington, VT. It has less than 50 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 4 to 1. 60% of students from this school go on to attend a 4-year college after graduating.

Area Middle and High Schools 

Woodstock Union Middle School: A high performing public school located in Woodstock, VT with 178 students in grades 7-8 and a student-teacher ratio of 13 to 1.

Woodstock Union High School: A highly rated public school located in Woodstock, VT with 320 students in grades 9-12 and a student-teacher ratio of 10 to 1.

Getting Here and There

Killington, Menden and Chittenden are all located adjacent to US Route 4 and is only about a 45-minute drive to Interstate 89, which gets you everywhere in the Northeast you want to go.

The area has easy access to the commercial hub of Rutland, Vermont, and has all the additional amenities you will need. 

The region is served by Amtrak trains, with a station in nearby Rutland, VT. The closest regional airport is also in Rutland, where commuters will find the Southern Vermont Regional Airport, with daily flights to Boston and all its connections. Another close by airport is in West Lebanon, NH, which you can get to in under an hour, with daily service to Boston and White Plains, NY. Those who live in the area can also drive to Manchester-Boston Regional Airport, arriving in about 2 hours, where flight departures can take you anywhere in the world.

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