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Killington Gondola Ride and Hiking

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Killington Gondola Ride

A relaxing mile and a quarter ride up the K-1 Express Gondola to the top of 4,241-foot Killington Peak.

Located in the thick of central Vermont's Green Mountains, Killington Peak serves as a trailhead for 45 miles of mountain biking and 15 miles of designated hiking trails for adventure seekers, complete with mountain views stretching for miles across surrounding states.

Plymouth Cheese Factory in Plymouth, Vermont

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Plymouth Artisan Cheese

The Plymouth Cheese Factory in Plymouth, Vermont, is one of the oldest cheese operations in the United States, and was founded by John Coolidge the father of the 30th President of the United States, Calvin Coolidge.

The factory is located at the Coolidge State Historic Site, in the preserved village of Plymouth Notch which is also a historical site for President Calvin Coolidge. This is a worthy excursion and is close to Hearthside. See Google map link below.

Long Trail Brewing Co.

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Long Trail Ale

The Long Trail Brewing Company began its mission to brew high quality craft beer in November 1989. A humble beginning in the basement of the old Bridgewater Woolen Mill along the Ottauquechee River in the Green Mountains of Vermont was soon outgrown so the brewery packed up and “Hit the Trail” up the road to a riverside hay field where they now reside in a state of art, environmentally friendly brewery.

Ludlow Parks & Recreation Department

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Forests, Parks & Recreation

The Ludlow Parks and Recreation Department offers a host of summer recreational programs for residents and visiting guests. Activities include summer camps for kids, swimming lessons for all ability levels, soccer, basketball, junior tennis, archery, horseback riding, karate, water skiing, yoga, aerobics classes and much more. (802) 228-2655

Castle Hill Resort and Spa

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Castle Hill Restaurant

Dining At Castle Hill - prepare for an amazing dining experience. Executive Chef Alphonsus Harris overseas our gourmet restaurant in Ludlow, and we promise that your dining experience at Castle Hill will be a feast for the eyes as well as the palate! His French-influenced American cuisine will delight your taste buds for breakfast and dinner.

Tacos Tacos

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Tacos Tacos - Ludlow, Vermont

Welcome to Tacos Tacos, Ludlow, Vermont’s only Mexican restaurant! Established in 1991, Tacos Tacos is a destination all its own, nestled in the heart of a four-season resort town. We are located less than a mile from the Okemo Mountain access road on Main Street in Lamere Square, across from the Shaw’s Supermarket Plaza.


  SUNDAY – THURSDAY: 11 A.M. – 8:30 P.M.

  FRIDAY – SATURDAY: 11 A.M. – 9:30 P.M.

Last half-hour is take-out only, no exceptions.

Coleman Brook Tavern

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Coleman Brook Tavern is located in the Jackson Gore Inn

Located in the Jackson Gore Inn, The impressive menu combines a unique mix of traditional and modern cuisine orchestrated by Chef Scot Emerson. Chef Scot enjoys relationships with the food he serves to ensure you’re in for a dining treat. Everything is carefully sourced – you’re always getting the best available. And, his creative preparations will delight your culinary needs.


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