8 days in Vermont Itinerary

8 days in Vermont Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Portland
Drive:  3 h 15 min
1
Woodstock
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Manchester
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
3
Burlington
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Saint Johnsbury
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
End: Portland

1
night
Woodstock

Woodstock ©
Woodstock is the shire town of Windsor County, Vermont, United States. On the 30th (Sat), contemplate the long history of Billings Farm & Museum and then identify plant and animal life at Eshqua Bog Natural Area. On the 31st (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: relax in the rural setting at Sugarbush Farm, thentake in the views from Taftsville Covered Bridge, thentake in the dramatic natural features at Quechee Gorge, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Harpoon Brewery.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Woodstock trip planner.

Portland to Woodstock is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. When traveling from Portland in May, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Woodstock: temperatures range from 70°F by day to 45°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to drive to Manchester.

Things to do in Woodstock

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Quechee Gorge, Harpoon Brewery, Eshqua Bog Natural Area
Find places to stay May 30 — 31:
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Billings Farm & Museum ©
Billings Farm & Museum
Sugarbush Farm ©
Sugarbush Farm
Quechee Gorge ©
Quechee Gorge

2
nights
Manchester

Manchester ©
Manchester is a town in, and one of two shire towns (county seats) of, Bennington County, Vermont, United States. Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): admire the natural beauty at Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Equinox Preservation Trust, and then stop by Vermont Country Store. On the 2nd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the different monuments and memorials at The Old First Church, appreciate the history behind Bennington Battle Monument, thenexplore the world behind art at Bennington Museum, and finally take in the views from Bridge at the Green.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Manchester visit planner.

Traveling by car from Woodstock to Manchester takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 70°F in May, and nighttime lows around 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to drive to Burlington.

Things to do in Manchester

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Bennington, Vermont Country Store, Bridge at the Green
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Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home ©
Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home
Equinox Preservation Trust ©
Equinox Preservation Trust
Bennington Museum ©
Bennington Museum

3
nights
Burlington

Burlington ©
Burlington is the most populous city in the U.S. Explore Burlington's surroundings by going to Stowe (Mount Mansfield State Forest, Stowe Recreation Path, &more). There's still lots to do: hunt for treasures at Church Street Marketplace, stop by Lake Champlain Chocolates, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Magic Hat Brewing Company, and stroll around Waterfront Park.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Burlington trip builder.

Traveling by car from Manchester to Burlington takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 77°F in June, and nighttime lows around 57°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can go by car to Saint Johnsbury.

Things to do in Burlington

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Stowe, Shelburne, Magic Hat Brewing Company
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Church Street Marketplace ©
Church Street Marketplace
Burlington Bike Path ©
Burlington Bike Path
Shelburne Museum ©
Shelburne Museum

1
night
Saint Johnsbury

Saint Johnsbury ©
St. Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): snap pictures at Sunset Lake Floating Bridge, explore the world behind art at St. Johnsbury Athenaeum, thenwalk around Dog Mountain Home of Stephen Huneck Gallery, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Lamoille Valley Rail Trail.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Saint Johnsbury travel tool.

Getting from Burlington to Saint Johnsbury by car takes about 2 hours. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Burlington in June since evenings lows in Saint Johnsbury dip to 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Saint Johnsbury

Parks Museums Trails

Side Trip

Sunset Lake Floating Bridge
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Dog Mountain Home of Stephen Huneck Gallery ©
St. Johnsbury Athenaeum ©
St. Johnsbury Athenaeum

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