Killington



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Killington
Shopping here is very limited. There area a few sports shops dotted along the main road (Killington Rd) and around the Snowshed base station. There is one well-stocked minimarket and a few gift shops. There is more variety, including factory outlets and a couple of supermarkets, in the town of Rutland, 15 mls away. During the daytime the winter activities include downhill skiing and snowboarding, snowmobiling and ice-skating; Pico offers vast cross-country skiing opportunities and a sports centre with 25-yd pool. In the summer, there is 2 championship golf courses, mountain biking, horse riding and hiking; and spectacular views from the top of 4,241-ft Killington Peak. The nightlife here is mainly confined to the hotels and a handful of lively, informal bars. In the summer, there is a music festival and playhouse. There is more life in Rutland. There is more than a dozen restaurants and snack bars dotted at intervals along the main road; many more attached to or located in hotels. Choice of cuisine includes American steaks, chicken, seafood, Mexican, Italian, French, Chinese and Thai; several pizzerias offer doorstep deliveries. Bakery/cafe. More choice and international fast food in Rutland.