11 days in Vermont Itinerary

11 days in Vermont Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Vermont vacation planner

©
This plan was created by another user. Make it your plan

Route & dates

11 days in Vermont Itinerary

Start: Palm Springs
Fly + Drive:  11​h 45​min
1
Bennington
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Woodstock
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Saint Johnsbury
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Burlington
— 4 nights
Fly:  9​h 15​min
End: Palm Springs

1
night
Bennington

Bennington ©
Bennington is a town in Bennington County, Vermont, in the United States. On the 29th (Thu), take in the awesome beauty at Equinox Mountain, take in the dramatic scenery at Lye Brook Falls, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at The Old First Church. Keep things going the next day: browse the exhibits of Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home, then take in the exciting artwork at Southern Vermont Arts Center, then look for all kinds of wild species at Equinox Preservation Trust, and finally stop by Sugar Shack.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Bennington trip builder site .

Palm Springs to Bennington is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Palm Springs to Bennington due to the time zone difference. In August, Bennington is much colder than Palm Springs - with highs of 79°F and lows of 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Woodstock.

Things to do in Bennington

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Manchester, Arlington
Highlights from your plan
Equinox Mountain ©
Equinox Mountain
Equinox Preservation Trust ©
Equinox Preservation Trust
The Old First Church ©
The Old First Church

2
nights
Woodstock

Woodstock ©
Woodstock is the shire town of Windsor County, Vermont, United States. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Sat): delve into the lush surroundings at Mount Tom, then take in the views from Taftsville Covered Bridge, then get curious at Montshire Museum of Science, and finally take in the views from Cornish-Windsor Bridge. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of FH Gillingham & Sons General Store, trek along Thundering Falls Trail, then admire the sheer force of Buttermilk Falls, and finally contemplate the long history of Calvin Coolidge Homestead.

To plan Woodstock vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Getting from Bennington to Woodstock by car takes about 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 81°F in August, and nighttime lows around 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Saint Johnsbury.

Things to do in Woodstock

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Cornish-Windsor Bridge, Montshire Museum of Science, Thundering Falls Trail, Buttermilk Falls, Calvin Coolidge Homestead
Highlights from your plan
Mount Tom ©
Mount Tom
Montshire Museum of Science ©
Montshire Museum of Science
FH Gillingham & Sons General Store ©

2
nights
Saint Johnsbury

Saint Johnsbury ©
St. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): explore the world behind art at St. Johnsbury Athenaeum, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Dog Mountain Home of Stephen Huneck Gallery, and then admire the striking features of The Dog Chapel. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue): examine the collection at Fairbanks Museum and Planetarium, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Willoughby, and then see the interesting displays at Bread and Puppet Theater.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Saint Johnsbury trip planner.

You can drive from Woodstock to Saint Johnsbury in 1.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Saint Johnsbury are 72°F, while nighttime lows are 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to drive to Burlington.

Things to do in Saint Johnsbury

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Bread and Puppet Theater, Lake Willoughby
Highlights from your plan
St. Johnsbury Athenaeum ©
St. Johnsbury Athenaeum
Bread and Puppet Theater ©
Bread and Puppet Theater
Fairbanks Museum and Planetarium ©
Fairbanks Museum and Planetarium

4
nights
Burlington

Burlington ©
Burlington is the most populous city in the U.S. Visit Hope Cemetery and Ethan Allen Homestead for their historical value. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Lake Champlain Maritime Museum and The Alchemist. Get out of town with these interesting Burlington side-trips: Stowe (Stowe Recreation Path & Bingham Falls), Ziemke Glass Blowing Studio (in Waterbury) and Boyden Valley Winery & Spirits (in Cambridge). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at North Beach Park, do a tasting at Shelburne Vineyard, sample the tasty concoctions at Otter Creek Brewing, and examine the collection at Shelburne Museum.

For ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Burlington trip planner .

Traveling by car from Saint Johnsbury to Burlington takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 75°F in September, and nighttime lows around 53°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Burlington

Outdoors Breweries & Distilleries Parks

Side Trips

Stowe, Shelburne, Lake Champlain Maritime Museum, Woodchuck Cider House, Boyden Valley Winery & Spirits
Highlights from your plan
Boyden Valley Winery & Spirits ©
Boyden Valley Winery & Spirits
Lake Champlain Maritime Museum ©
Lake Champlain Maritime Museum
Woodchuck Cider House ©
Woodchuck Cider House

Similar Plans

12 days in Vermont BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, popular sights PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 14 days in Vermont BY A USER FROM NETHERLANDS August, culture, outdoors, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 15 days in Vermont BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, popular sights PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 15 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, kids, relaxing, beaches, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, kids, relaxing, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 32 days in Vermont BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, fast-paced, popular sights PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Fast-paced 15 days in East Coast of USA, West Virginia & Vermont BY A USER FROM CANADA May, kids, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, kids, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 30 days in Vermont BY A USER FROM CANADA April, popular sights PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 10 days in Vermont, Connecticut & New York City BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 28 days in Vermont BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 49 days in Vermont BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 3 days in Vermont BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, culture, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: October, culture, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 4 days in Vermont BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, culture, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: April, culture, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans