KILLINGTON, Vt. (Nov. 12, 2008)
– With cold temperatures for making snow and Mother Nature lending a hand with natural snowfall, the 2008-09 ski and snowboard season is off to a great start. Heading into the holidays, Killington Resort is decking the halls and celebrating its 50th Birthday season on and off the slopes with events and deals that everyone will enjoy.
Give yourself a present of the best skiing and riding in the East, plus Killington's famous après-ski options, with a three-night/three-day or longer pre-Christmas package! Arrive Sunday December 21, 2008 for three nights lodging and a three-day lift ticket. Packages including lodging and lift tickets start at $86 per person per night.
Now that your holiday obligations are over, take time for yourself and take advantage of big savings with the New Year’s First Tracks Ski Stay Package. Arrive January 1 for three nights and depart Sunday January 4, 2009 or later. Packages including lodging and lift tickets start at $134 per person, per night.
After a day on the slopes, rejuvenate body and soul at Killington’s newest day spa, located in the Killington Grand Resort Hotel. The Spa features a Vichy ShowerTM, wet room, the Sothy’s spa line and Judith Jackson aromatherapy products. The Killington Spa Package is available anytime November through April 19, 2009 – choose from a large selection of services including massages, manicures, body wraps, facials, etc.
Killington Resort is celebrating its 50th Birthday December 12-14 with numerous events and activities for the entire family, including offering a special commemorative 50th birthday medallion valid for a full weekend of skiing and riding. In addition to two days of skiing and riding Dec. 13 and 14, the $50 commemorative medallions also include numerous deals from Killington Chamber of Commerce members, including restaurant, retail and lodging discounts. Special 50th Birthday Ski and Stay Packages, including commemorative medallions, start at just $62 per person, per night.
The Fifth Annual Vermont Holiday Festival will be held at the Killington Grand Resort Hotel Thursday, Dec. 18 through Saturday, Dec. 20. More than 100 decorated Christmas trees will be on display in the hotel and everyone will have the opportunity to purchase raffle tickets to win their favorite real Vermont Christmas tree to take home. Santa Claus will be visiting all weekend with his satellite workshop set up where children are welcome to help him make toys for Christmas Eve. Sleigh rides are available throughout the weekend and a sparkle and twinkle will shine through the hills as the annual White Lights of Killington light up local businesses.
About Killington Resort
The largest ski and snowboard resort in eastern North America, Killington debuts $8.4 million in improvements for its 50th Birthday Season, including the new Skye Peak Express and “The Stash.” Killington Resort features diverse terrain, an expansive lift network, the most extensive snowmaking system in the world and numerous off-mountain activities, including après, dining, shopping and lodging options.