For those who feel there is no season quite like winter, Killington, Vermont may be an ideal spot to getaway for a weekend. Vermont has so much more than maple syrup to offer visitors and the Killington area has slopes that are all the rage for skiing, snowboarding, and simply taking in the sights. In fact, this ski area promises snow throughout the season. Whatever Mother Nature fails to deliver they back up with one of the most extensive systems for creating snow in the world. If you are new to the wonderful sports of skiing and snowboarding be sure to attend ski or snowboard school before you hit the slopes.