58 days in Vermont Itinerary

58 days in Vermont Itinerary

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Start: San Francisco
Fly:  11 h 30 min
1
Manchester
— 10 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Addison
— 8 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Swanton
— 9 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Jay
— 9 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Stowe
— 12 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
6
Quechee
— 9 nights
Fly:  9 h 30 min
End: San Francisco

10
nights
Manchester

Manchester ©
Manchester is a town in, and one of two shire towns (county seats) of, Bennington County, Vermont, United States. Visiting Equinox Preservation Trust and Okemo Mountain Resort will get you outdoors. Get some historical perspective at Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home and The Old First Church. Get out of town with these interesting Manchester side-trips: Rutland (Norman Rockwell Museum, Rutland murals, &more), Killington (Green Mountain National Golf Course, Killington Golf Course, &more) and Proctor (Vermont Marble Museum & Marble Bridge). There's much more to do: admire the sheer force of Lye Brook Falls, look for gifts at Vermont Country Store, take some stellar pictures from Bennington Battle Monument, and hit the slopes at Mount Snow Resort.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Manchester trip itinerary builder tool.

San Francisco to Manchester is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of subway, train, and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from San Francisco to Manchester is 3 hours. Traveling from San Francisco in July, expect nights in Manchester to be about the same, around 58°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 81°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel to Addison.

Things to do in Manchester

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Rutland, Bennington, Killington, Dover, Wilmington
Find places to stay Jul 5 — 15:
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Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home ©
Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home
Killington Resort ©
Killington Resort
Okemo Mountain Resort ©
Okemo Mountain Resort

8
nights
Addison

Addison ©
Addison is a town in Addison County, Vermont, United States. Get some historical perspective at Chimney Point State Historic Site and Stephen A Douglas Birthplace. Step out of the city life by going to D.A.R. State Park and Texas Falls Recreation Area. Get out of town with these interesting Addison side-trips: Robert Frost Wayside Trail (in Ripton), Brandon (Inn to Inn, Foley Brothers Brewing, &more) and Branbury State Park (in Salisbury). And it doesn't end there: take in the awesome beauty at Snake Mountain Trail, examine the collection at Lake Champlain Maritime Museum, take in the dramatic scenery at Bristol Falls, and see a show at Mahaney Center for the Arts.

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Addison trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Manchester to Addison takes 2 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Addison can reach 80°F, while at night they dip to 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Swanton.

Things to do in Addison

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Middlebury, Brandon, Ferrisburgh, Charlotte, Vergennes
Find places to stay Jul 15 — 23:
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Texas Falls Recreation Area ©
Texas Falls Recreation Area
Lake Champlain Maritime Museum ©
Lake Champlain Maritime Museum
Snake Mountain Trail ©
Snake Mountain Trail

9
nights
Swanton

Swanton
Get in touch with nature at Missisquoi National Wildlife Refuge and Grand Isle State Park. Kids will appreciate attractions like Alburg Dunes State Park and White's Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to South Hero (Allenholm Farm, Snow Farm Vineyard and Winery, &more), Grand Isle (Grand Isle Art Works & Hyde Log Cabin) and Knight Point State Park (in North Hero).

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Swanton journey tool.

Getting from Addison to Swanton by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 79°F in July, and nighttime lows around 60°F. You'll set off for Jay on the 1st (Sat).

Things to do in Swanton

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

South Hero, Isle La Motte, Saint Albans, Grand Isle, North Hero
Find places to stay Jul 23 — Aug 1:
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Missisquoi National Wildlife Refuge
Missisquoi National Wildlife Refuge
Saint Albans Museum ©
Saint Albans Museum
Grand Isle Art Works ©
Grand Isle Art Works

9
nights
Jay

Jay ©
Jay is one of the northernmost towns in Orleans County, Vermont, United States, located on the Canada–US border. Get in touch with nature at Jay Peak Resort and Maidstone State Park. Bring the kids along to Jay Peak Pump House and Museum of Everyday Life. Change things up with these side-trips from Jay: East Burke (Mount Pisgah, Lake Willoughby, &more), Saint Johnsbury (Fairbanks Museum and Planetarium & St. Johnsbury Athenaeum) and Brighton State Park (in Island Pond). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Bread and Puppet Theater, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Memphremagog, don't miss a visit to MAC Center for the Arts, and grab your bike and head to Newport Bike Path.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Jay journey maker website.

Getting from Swanton to Jay by car takes about 1.5 hours. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Swanton in August since evenings lows in Jay dip to 54°F. On the 10th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Stowe.

Things to do in Jay

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

East Burke, Newport, Glover, Saint Johnsbury, Maidstone State Park
Find places to stay Aug 1 — 10:
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Brighton State Park ©
Brighton State Park
Bread and Puppet Theater ©
Bread and Puppet Theater
Jay Peak Resort ©
Jay Peak Resort

12
nights
Stowe

Stowe ©
Stowe bustles in winter when skiers and snowboarders flock here to challenge themselves on the long, steep trails careening down Vermont's tallest peak, Mt.
Bring the kids along to Shelburne Museum and Shelburne Bay Park. Take a break from the city and head to Stowe Recreation Path and Moss Glen Falls. Change things up with these side-trips from Stowe: Jeffersonville (Smugglers' Notch Resort & Smugglers' Notch Distillery - Maple Products - Gift Shop - Local Products), Magic Hat Brewing Company (in South Burlington) and Burlington (Burlington Bike Path, North Beach Park, &more). There's lots more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Mansfield State Forest, relax in the rural setting at Maple Grove Farms of Vermont, take in the exciting artwork at Remarkable Things at Stowe Craft, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Hope Cemetery.

To see maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Stowe online holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Jay to Stowe takes 1.5 hours. August in Stowe sees daily highs of 78°F and lows of 55°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Quechee.

Things to do in Stowe

Breweries & Distilleries Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Burlington, Shelburne, Jeffersonville, Morrisville, Hope Cemetery
Find places to stay Aug 10 — 22:
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Smugglers Notch State Park ©
Smugglers Notch State Park
Shelburne Museum ©
Shelburne Museum
Stowe Recreation Path ©
Stowe Recreation Path

9
nights
Quechee

Quechee ©
Quechee is a census-designated place and one of five unincorporated villages in the town of Hartford, Windsor County, Vermont, United States. Family-friendly places like Quechee Gorge and Vermont Institute of Natural Science will thrill your kids. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Billings Farm & Museum and Calvin Coolidge Homestead. Explore Quechee's surroundings by going to President Calvin Coolidge State Historic Site (in Plymouth) and Putney Mountain Winery and Spirits (in Putney). Next up on the itinerary: shop like a local with Simon Pearce Mill, take a memorable tour with Tours, identify plant and animal life at Wilderness Trails and the Vermont Fishing School, and explore the striking landscape of Marsh - Billings - Rockefeller National Historical Park.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Quechee driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Stowe to Quechee in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of train and taxi. In August, plan for daily highs up to 81°F, and evening lows to 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Quechee

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Woodstock, Windsor, Plymouth, Montshire Museum of Science, Putney Mountain Winery and Spirits
Find places to stay Aug 22 — 31:
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Quechee Gorge ©
Quechee Gorge
Billings Farm & Museum ©
Billings Farm & Museum
Montshire Museum of Science ©
Montshire Museum of Science

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