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. Kick 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 trek along Burlington Bike Path. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Rokeby, see the interesting displays at Lake Champlain Maritime Museum, then examine the collection at Shelburne Museum, and finally don't miss a visit to World's Tallest Filing Cabinet.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Burlington trip planner.

New York City to Burlington is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from New York City in September, expect Burlington to be slightly colder, temps between 75°F and 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can drive to Stowe.

Things to do in Burlington

Museums Trails 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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Vermont Historical Society Museum, view the masterpieces at Mad River Glass Gallery, then stop by Ziemke Glass Blowing Studio, and finally look for gifts at Remarkable Things at Stowe Craft. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Vermont Ski & Snowboard Museum, get a taste of the local shopping with West Branch Gallery & Sculpture Park, and then delve into the lush surroundings at Wiessner Woods.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Stowe trip planning website .

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

Things to do in Stowe

Museums Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Mad River Glass Gallery, Vermont Historical Society Museum, Ziemke Glass Blowing Studio
Highlights from your plan
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), see the interesting displays 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. On the 27th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Vermont Institute of Natural Science (VINS) Nature Center, then browse the exhibits of Billings Farm & Museum, and then examine the collection at American Precision Museum.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Hartford day trip website .

You can drive from Stowe to Hartford in 1.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Hartford can reach 75°F, while at night they dip to 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Brandon.

Things to do in Hartford

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

American Precision Museum, AVA Gallery and Art Center, Hood Museum of Art, Enfield Shaker Museum, Billings Farm & Museum
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. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Fort Ticonderoga and New England Maple Museum. Get some historical perspective at Stephen A Douglas Birthplace and Wilson Castle. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Brandon: Norman Rockwell Museum (in Rutland) and Robert Frost Wayside Trail (in Ripton). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Brandon Music and take an in-depth tour of Henry Sheldon Museum of Vermont History.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Brandon itinerary planning website .

You can drive from Hartford to Brandon in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 73°F in September, and nighttime lows around 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to drive to Manchester.

Things to do in Brandon

Museums Historic Sites Trails

Side Trips

Proctor, Norman Rockwell Museum, Henry Sheldon Museum of Vermont History, Fort Ticonderoga, New England Maple Museum
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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. Step out of the city life by going to Lye Brook Falls and Southern Vermont Natural History Museum. You'll explore and learn at Bennington Museum and The Bennington Center for the Arts. Get out of town with these interesting Manchester side-trips: Plymouth (Calvin Coolidge Homestead & President Calvin Coolidge State Historic Site), The Art of Humor Gallery (in Wilmington) and Buttermilk Falls (in Ludlow). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at The American Museum of Fly Fishing, stop by Northshire Bookstore, explore the world behind art at Norman Rockwell Exhibition, and contemplate the long history of Park–McCullough Historic House.

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Traveling by car from Brandon to Manchester takes 1.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Manchester are 74°F, while nighttime lows are 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Manchester

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Bennington, Plymouth, Arlington, The Art of Humor Gallery, Southern Vermont Natural History Museum
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Equinox Mountain ©
Equinox Mountain
Bennington Museum ©
Bennington Museum

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