13 days in Vermont Itinerary

13 days in Vermont Itinerary

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13 days in Vermont Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly:  4​h
1
Burlington
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
2
Stowe
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Hartford
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Brandon
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Manchester
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
End: New York City

1
night
Burlington

Burlington ©
Burlington is the most populous city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): see the interesting displays at Robert Hull Fleming Museum, explore the world behind art at Burlington City Arts Center, and then hike along Burlington Bike Path. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Rokeby, then examine the collection at Lake Champlain Maritime Museum, then see the interesting displays at Shelburne Museum, and finally make a trip to World's Tallest Filing Cabinet.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Burlington online trip builder .

New York City to Burlington is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from New York City in September; daily highs in Burlington reach 75°F and lows reach 53°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Stowe.

Things to do in Burlington

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Shelburne Museum, Rokeby, Lake Champlain Maritime Museum
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Burlington Bike Path ©
Burlington Bike Path
Shelburne Museum ©
Shelburne Museum
Lake Champlain Maritime Museum ©
Lake Champlain Maritime Museum

2
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.
On the 24th (Thu), get advice or help at Vermont Historical Society Museum, then get a taste of the local shopping with Mad River Glass Gallery, then view the masterpieces at Ziemke Glass Blowing Studio, and finally view the masterpieces at Remarkable Things at Stowe Craft. Keep things going the next day: delve into the lush surroundings at Wiessner Woods, see the interesting displays at Vermont Ski & Snowboard Museum, and then get a taste of the local shopping with West Branch Gallery & Sculpture Park.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Stowe trip maker site .

Traveling by car from Burlington to Stowe takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Burlington in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Stowe, with lows of 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to travel to Hartford.

Things to do in Stowe

Museums Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Vermont Historical Society Museum, Ziemke Glass Blowing Studio, Mad River Glass Gallery
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West Branch Gallery & Sculpture Park ©
Wiessner Woods ©
Wiessner Woods
Ziemke Glass Blowing Studio ©
Ziemke Glass Blowing Studio

2
nights
Hartford

Hartford ©
Hartford is a New England town in Windsor County in the state of Vermont, in the United States. On the 26th (Sat), examine the collection at Main Street Museum, then take in the exciting artwork at AVA Gallery and Art Center, then take an in-depth tour of Enfield Shaker Museum, and finally admire the masterpieces at Hood Museum of Art. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Vermont Institute of Natural Science (VINS) Nature Center, experience rural life at Billings Farm & Museum, and then examine the collection at American Precision Museum.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Hartford travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Stowe to Hartford takes 1.5 hours. September in Hartford sees daily highs of 75°F and lows of 50°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can travel to Brandon.

Things to do in Hartford

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Enfield Shaker Museum, Billings Farm & Museum, AVA Gallery and Art Center, American Precision Museum, Hood Museum of Art
Highlights from your plan
Enfield Shaker Museum ©
Enfield Shaker Museum
Billings Farm & Museum ©
Billings Farm & Museum
Hood Museum of Art
Hood Museum of Art

3
nights
Brandon

Brandon ©
Brandon is a town in Rutland County, Vermont, United States. Fort Ticonderoga and Brandon Music are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Your inner history buff will appreciate Stephen A Douglas Birthplace and Wilson Castle. Explore Brandon's surroundings by going to Norman Rockwell Museum (in Rutland) and Robert Frost Wayside Trail (in Ripton). There's more to do: examine the collection at Vermont Marble Museum and take an in-depth tour of Henry Sheldon Museum of Vermont History.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Brandon trip planner.

Drive from Hartford to Brandon in 1.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Brandon are 73°F, while nighttime lows are 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to drive to Manchester.

Things to do in Brandon

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Proctor, Fort Ticonderoga, Norman Rockwell Museum, New England Maple Museum, Henry Sheldon Museum of Vermont History
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Fort Ticonderoga ©
Fort Ticonderoga
Vermont Marble Museum ©
Vermont Marble Museum
Brandon Music ©
Brandon Music

4
nights
Manchester

Manchester ©
Manchester is a town in, and one of two shire towns (county seats) of, Bennington County, Vermont, United States. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like President Calvin Coolidge State Historic Site and Bennington Museum. Museum-lovers will appreciate Museum of Creative Process and The Bennington Center for the Arts. Change things up with these side-trips from Manchester: Buttermilk Falls (in Ludlow), Bennington (Fiddlehead at Four Corners & Park–McCullough Historic House) and Calvin Coolidge Homestead (in Plymouth). There's much more to do: admire the sheer force of Lye Brook Falls, explore the activities along Battenkill River, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Equinox Mountain, and get a taste of the local shopping with Norman Rockwell Exhibition.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Manchester online holiday maker .

Getting from Brandon to Manchester by car takes about 1.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Manchester can reach 74°F, while at night they dip to 48°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Manchester

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Bennington, Arlington, Plymouth, Buttermilk Falls
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Equinox Mountain ©
Equinox Mountain
Bennington Museum ©
Bennington Museum

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