13 days in Vermont Itinerary

13 days in Vermont Itinerary

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13 days in Vermont Itinerary

Start: Louisville
Fly:  5​h 45​min
1
Burlington
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Middlebury
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Saint Johnsbury
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Quechee
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Manchester
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  8​h 30​min
End: Louisville

5
nights
Burlington

Burlington ©
Burlington is the most populous city in the U.S. Step off the beaten path and head to Boyden Valley Winery and Fiddlehead Brewing Company. Get out of town with these interesting Burlington side-trips: Smugglers' Notch Distillery (in Jeffersonville), Stowe (Gold Brook Covered Bridge (Emily's Covered Bridge), Laughing Moon Chocolates, & more) and Rock Art Brewery (in Morrisville). There's lots more to do: learn about winemaking at Shelburne Vineyard, get your game on at Vintage Photography Emporium, have fun at Battery Park, and hunt for treasures at Burlington Farmers' Market.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Burlington tour itinerary maker site .

Louisville to Burlington is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Louisville in October, things will get little chillier in Burlington: highs are around 62°F and lows about 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Middlebury.

Things to do in Burlington

Breweries & Distilleries Shopping Wineries

Side Trips

Stowe, Shelburne, Rock Art Brewery, Boyden Valley Winery & Spirits, Smugglers' Notch Distillery - Maple Products - Gift Shop - Local Products
Highlights from your plan
Church Street Marketplace ©
Church Street Marketplace
Boyden Valley Winery & Spirits ©
Boyden Valley Winery & Spirits
Rock Art Brewery ©
Rock Art Brewery

1
night
Middlebury

Middlebury ©
Middlebury is the shire town (county seat) of Addison County, Vermont, United States. Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): do a tasting at Lincoln Peak Vineyard, sample the tasty concoctions at Woodchuck Cider House, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Otter Creek Brewing.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Middlebury day trip planning website .

You can drive from Burlington to Middlebury in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 61°F in October, and nighttime lows around 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Saint Johnsbury.

Things to do in Middlebury

Breweries & Distilleries Wineries

Side Trip

Woodchuck Cider House
Highlights from your plan
Woodchuck Cider House ©
Woodchuck Cider House
Lincoln Peak Vineyard ©
Lincoln Peak Vineyard

2
nights
Saint Johnsbury

Saint Johnsbury ©
St. On the 15th (Mon), examine the collection at Fairbanks Museum and Planetarium, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Dog Mountain, and then admire the striking features of The Dog Chapel. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the different monuments and memorials at Hope Cemetery and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Willoughby.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Saint Johnsbury journey planning tool .

Drive from Middlebury to Saint Johnsbury in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 60°F in October, and nighttime lows around 40°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel to Quechee.

Things to do in Saint Johnsbury

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lake Willoughby, Hope Cemetery
Highlights from your plan
Fairbanks Museum and Planetarium ©
Fairbanks Museum and Planetarium
Hope Cemetery ©
Hope Cemetery

2
nights
Quechee

Quechee ©
Quechee is a census-designated place and one of five unincorporated villages in the town of Hartford, Windsor County, Vermont, United States. On the 17th (Wed), take in the views from Cornish-Windsor Bridge, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Tom, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Long Trail Brewing Company. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Taftsville Covered Bridge, then pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Quechee Gorge Village Vermont Antique Mall, then sample the fine beverages at Vermont Spirits, and finally look for gifts at Dan & Whit's General Store.

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Drive from Saint Johnsbury to Quechee in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 62°F in October, and nighttime lows around 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Manchester.

Things to do in Quechee

Nature Breweries & Distilleries Shopping

Side Trips

Woodstock, Cornish-Windsor Bridge, Long Trail Brewing Company, Dan & Whit's General Store
Highlights from your plan
Mount Tom ©
Mount Tom
Long Trail Brewing Company ©
Long Trail Brewing Company
Vermont Spirits ©
Vermont Spirits

2
nights
Manchester

Manchester ©
Manchester is a town in, and one of two shire towns (county seats) of, Bennington County, Vermont, United States. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): admire the natural beauty at Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home, then appreciate the history behind Bennington Battle Monument, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at The Old First Church. Keep things going the next day: stop by Manchester Hot Glass and then take in the dramatic scenery at Lye Brook Falls.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Manchester trip maker tool .

Traveling by car from Quechee to Manchester takes 2 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 62°F, and evening lows to 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Manchester

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Bennington
Highlights from your plan
Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home ©
Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home
Lye Brook Falls ©
Lye Brook Falls
The Old First Church ©
The Old First Church

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