11 days in Vermont Itinerary

11 days in Vermont Itinerary

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11 days in Vermont Itinerary

Start: Grand Junction
Fly:  11​h 30​min
1
Woodstock
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Stowe
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
East Burke
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Manchester
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  11​h 15​min
End: Grand Junction

2
nights
Woodstock

Woodstock ©
Woodstock is the shire town of Windsor County, Vermont, United States. Step off the beaten path and head to Mount Tom and Ottaquechee River. Visiting Thundering Falls Trail and Buttermilk Falls will get you outdoors. There's still lots to do: pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Quechee Gorge Village Vermont Antique Mall, relax in the rural setting at Sugarbush Farm, steep yourself in history at Calvin Coolidge Homestead, and snap pictures at Cornish-Windsor Bridge.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Woodstock sightseeing planner.

Grand Junction to Woodstock is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Grand Junction in October: highs in Woodstock hover around 62°F, while lows dip to 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can drive to Stowe.

Things to do in Woodstock

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Quechee Gorge Village Vermont Antique Mall, Cornish-Windsor Bridge, Thundering Falls Trail, Long Trail Brewing Company, Calvin Coolidge Homestead
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Mount Tom ©
Mount Tom
Cornish-Windsor Bridge ©
Cornish-Windsor Bridge

3
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Stowe Recreation Path and Sterling Falls Gorge. Head to Laughing Moon Chocolates and Craft Beer Cellarfor plenty of shopping. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Stowe: Hope Cemetery (in Barre) and Boyden Valley Winery (in Cambridge). There's much more to do: get outside with Bingham Falls, tour the pleasant surroundings at Gentle Giants Sleigh and Carriage Rides, experience rural life at Nebraska Knoll Sugar Farm, and take a peaceful walk through Wiessner Woods.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Stowe road trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Woodstock to Stowe takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Stowe can reach 60°F, while at night they dip to 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to travel to East Burke.

Things to do in Stowe

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Hope Cemetery, Craft Beer Cellar, Boyden Valley Winery & Spirits
Highlights from your plan
Bingham Falls ©
Bingham Falls
Wiessner Woods ©
Wiessner Woods
Boyden Valley Winery & Spirits ©
Boyden Valley Winery & Spirits

1
night
East Burke

East Burke ©
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Pisgah, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Willoughby, and then savor the flavors at Mike's Tiki Bar.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the East Burke road trip planner .

Drive from Stowe to East Burke in 1.5 hours. October in East Burke sees daily highs of 56°F and lows of 38°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel to Manchester.

Things to do in East Burke

Nature Parks Nightlife
Highlights from your plan
Lake Willoughby ©
Lake Willoughby
Mount Pisgah ©
Mount Pisgah
Mike's Tiki Bar ©
Mike's Tiki Bar

3
nights
Manchester

Manchester ©
Manchester is a town in, and one of two shire towns (county seats) of, Bennington County, Vermont, United States. Do your shopping at Hidden Springs Maple and Sugar Shack. Take a break from the city and head to Lye Brook Falls and Equinox Preservation Trust. Get out of town with these interesting Manchester side-trips: The Art of Humor Gallery (in Wilmington) and Bennington (The Old First Church & Silk Road Covered Bridge). It doesn't end there: stop by Manchester Hot Glass and experience rural life at Taylor Farm.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Manchester online trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from East Burke to Manchester in 3 hours. When traveling from East Burke in October, plan for somewhat warmer days in Manchester, with highs around 62°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Manchester

Parks Shopping Wildlife

Side Trips

Bennington, The Art of Humor Gallery, Sugar Shack, Taylor Farm, Hidden Springs Maple
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Lye Brook Falls ©
Lye Brook Falls
Equinox Preservation Trust ©
Equinox Preservation Trust
Manchester Hot Glass ©
Manchester Hot Glass

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