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Ski Area
Killington Resort , Killington
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Killington Resort features a 9 km (6.2 mi) continuous run, a 957 m (3,050 ft) vertical drop (the largest in New England), and numerous bars,
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Among the finest golf courses in New England, Green Mountain National has been voted the #1 Public Course by both Golf Digest and Golf Week M
Specialty Museum
Shelburne Museum , Shelburne
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An open-air museum, Shelburne Museum houses more than 150,000 works depicting historic New England life. The Impressionist paintings, folk ar
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Sit back and relax and leave the driving to us so you can enjoy the splendor of one of New England’s most magical areas. From; Forts, waterfalls, covered bridges, mountain summits, Olympic history, to lake crossings. This private tour is for you and your booking party alone.
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Stowe Mountain Resort is a ski resort in the northeastern United States, near the town of Stowe in northern Vermont, comprising two separate
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Killington

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Killington is a town in Rutland County, Vermont, United States. The population was 811 at the 2010 census. Killington Ski Resort and numerous vacation lodges are located here. The town was previously named Sherburne, but was renamed to its original name, "Killington," in 1999.HistoryThe town of Killington was chartered on July 7, 1761 by a New Hampshire grant. In 1800, it was renamed Sherburne after landholder Colonel Benjamin Sherburne. The town voted to revert to its original name of Killington on March 2, 1999; which was approved by the Vermont General Assembly, and became effective July 1, 1999.The 2007 town meeting considered a proposal to impose a three cent surcharge on every dollar of property tax revenue. The proceeds would have been used to fund a town economic development group. The surcharge was not approved by the voters.Killington was one of thirteen Vermont towns isolated by flooding caused by Hurricane Irene on August 28, 2011. Killington was cut off for 19 days.Secession referendumsKillington's voters have twice voted to secede from Vermont and join the state of New Hampshire, 25mi to the east. The movement stems from what some residents perceive as an inequity in taxes sent to the state of Vermont, for services received. The votes are largely symbolic, as secession is highly unlikely and would require the agreement of both states' legislatures, as well as that of the U.S. Congress. Before you visit United States, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

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