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Killington Vermont Rides

Killington is in the heart of Vermont's Green Mountains. Its central location gives access to Vermont's great gap roads. The Eastern Adirondacks and Western New Hampshire are short rides away. There is good riding in all directions with a nice mix of exciting twisties and scenic sweepers. The rides below are listed according to the regions names in blue on the map. Be sure to click on the many red links in the descriptions for more information.

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Vermont Gaps

The Vermont Gaps Region has some of the prettiest mountain passes in the Northeast. They also have many of Vermonts Best Twisty Roads. Routes 17, 125, and 73, Lincoln Gap Road, and Bethel Mountain Road are sure to put a smile on your face. Throw in Route 100, Moss Glen Falls, and Texas Falls and you have the makings of a superb day of riding.

 

 

 

 

Ride #1 - This 204 mile ride is filled with great twisty roads and spectacular scenery. This is one great and exciting ride. Ride Vermont's best Gap roads. Routes 17, 125, and 73, Lincoln Gap Road, and Bethel Mountain are all part of this ride. Lincoln Gap Road has some hard-pack gravel. (approx 5 1/2 hours without stops.)

 

Lunch at The Warren Store.

 

 

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Adirondacks Twisty Roads & Vermont Gaps

 

The Adirondacks has some of the greatest roads in the Northeast. The scenery is terrific with mountains to the west and and Lake George and Lake Champlain to the east. Great roads include Tracy Road (Route 6) - (video), Ensign Pond Road (Route 4) - (video), Lincoln Pond Road (Route 7) - (video), Route 9 (video).

 

 

 

Ride #1 - This 234 mile ride features some of the best roads in Vermont and in the Adirondacks. Highlights include Vermont Route 17 over Appalachian Gap, Tracy Road (Route 6) - (video), Ensign Pond Road (Route 4) - (video), Lincoln Pond Road (Route 7) - (video), Route 9 (video), Vermont Route 73, and Vermont Route 100. (approx 5 1/2 hours without stops).

 

Lunch is at the Deer's Head Inn Restaurant or Bub's Pizza and Deli.

 

 

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Vermont Piedmont

 

Vermont's Piedmont Region is the foothills that run roughly from Route 89 east to the New Hampshire border. The Piedmont is an area of rolling hills, forests, and farms. A day in the Piedmont is sure to bring a smile to your face.

 

 

 

 

Ride #1 - This 204 mile ride follows Routes 100 and 107 north to Route 14 in South Royalston. Follow Route 14 north to the floating bridge in Brookfield. Continue north on Route 14 to Barre. Next is superb twisty route 232 (video). Take Routes 302 and 25 to Bradford. Then pretty Lake Morey and Lake Fairlee to twisty routes 113 and 132. Finish with Route 4 (stop at Quechee Gorge), Route 100A, and Route 100 back to Killington. (approx. 5 1/2 hours without stops.)

Lunch is at the the Colatina Exit Restaurant in Bradford or at  Tuckerbox in White River Junction.     

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Southwest Vermont

Southwest Vermont is a great place to ride. Route 140 (BONE Road) is one of the best twisty roads in the northeast. Other Best of New England Roads include Skyline Drive, Route 7A, Route 100 and Route 100A. Great views can be seen from Mount Equinox.

 

Ride #1 - This 230 mile ride follows Route 100 south to Route 140. Route 140 (BONE Road) is one of the best twisty roads in the northeast. Next travel along some scenic and hilly farm roads through Washington County, NY. Stop for lunch at famous Steiningers in Salem. Ride over the Rexleigh, Shusan, and Eagleville Covered Bridges and then follow the Batten Kill on Route 313 back to VT. to NY. The ride then follows pretty Route 7A (BONE Road) through Arlington and then climbs Skyline Drive (BONE Road) to the summit of Mount Equinox (BONE View). Route 100 through Weston is one of Vermont's prettiest roads. While in Weston, check out the original Vermont Country Store. (approx 6 hours without stops).

Lunch at Steiningers in Salem, NY.

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Southeast Vermont

Southeast Vermont is a beautiful mix of scenic farms and quaint towns. Highlights include VT 100, Kingdom Road/Tyson Road (BONE Road), VT 131 (BONE Road), the Vermont Country Store, Dover Road, Dummerston Bridge, East-West Road, Top of the Hill Grill, VT 30, VT 35, Grafton, Chester, and the summit of Mount Ascutney.

Ride #1 - This 222 mile ride follows some of Vermont's best roads. The ride begins with VT 100 south to Kingdom Road/Tyson Road (BONE Road) which is a fun twisty between Routes 100 and 106. Turn back west on  VT 131 (BONE Road) which is a scenic road that runs along the Black River. Route 100 through Weston is one of Vermont's prettiest roads. While in Weston, check out the original Vermont Country Store. Dover Road is twisty and scenic and leads to Dummerston Bridge. After crossing the bridge, ride great East-West Road which is one of the best rides in this region. Enjoy lunch at the Top of the Hill Grill in Brattleboro. Ride north on VT 30 and VT 35 to the beautiful towns of Grafton and Chester. Ride to the top of pretty Mount Ascutney. Finally, follow VT 106 to Woodstock and then VT 4 back to Killington.

(approx. 6 hours without stops.)

Lunch at Top of the Hill Grill in Brattleboro, VT.