30 days in Vermont Itinerary

30 days in Vermont Itinerary

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30 days in Vermont Itinerary

Start: Austin
Fly + bus:  10​h 15​min
1
Manchester
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Woodstock
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Saint Johnsbury
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Shelburne
— 8 nights
Fly:  9​h
End: Austin

7
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 Bromley Mountain. Appreciate the collections at Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home and The American Museum of Fly Fishing. Get out of town with these interesting Manchester side-trips: Half Moon State Park (in Fair Haven), Weston (Vermont Country Store & Weston Priory) and Grafton (Gallery North Star, Grafton Historical Society, & more). Next up on the itinerary: view the masterpieces at Southern Vermont Arts Center, immerse yourself in nature at Lake Shaftsbury State Park, walk around Lowell Lake State Park, and experience rural life at North Meadow Farm.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Manchester driving holiday planner .

Austin to Manchester is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight, train, and bus; or drive. Traveling from Austin to Manchester, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Austin in September, expect nights in Manchester to be colder, around 48°F, while days are slightly colder, around 74°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Woodstock.

Things to do in Manchester

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Arlington, Grafton, Brattleboro, Weston, Bromley Mountain
Highlights from your plan
Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home ©
Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home
Bromley Mountain ©
Bromley Mountain
Jamaica State Park ©
Jamaica State Park

7
nights
Woodstock

Woodstock ©
Woodstock is the shire town of Windsor County, Vermont, United States. Museum-lovers will appreciate Billings Farm & Museum and Montshire Museum of Science. Step out of the city life by going to Marsh - Billings - Rockefeller National Historical Park and Thundering Falls Trail. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Woodstock: Bennington (New Catholic Cemetery, The Old First Church, & more), Vermont Marble Museum (in Proctor) and Killington Resort (in Killington). There's much more to do: experience rural life at Sugarbush Farm, look for all kinds of wild species at Vermont Institute of Natural Science (VINS) Nature Center, contemplate the long history of FH Gillingham & Sons General Store, and take in the pleasant sights at Rutland murals.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Woodstock online route maker .

You can drive from Manchester to Woodstock in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In September in Woodstock, expect temperatures between 75°F during the day and 50°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Saint Johnsbury.

Things to do in Woodstock

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Bennington, Killington, Quechee, Plymouth, Vermont Marble Museum
Highlights from your plan
Killington Resort ©
Killington Resort
Quechee Gorge ©
Quechee Gorge

7
nights
Saint Johnsbury

Saint Johnsbury ©
St. Take a break from the city and head to Lamoille Valley Rail Trail and The Long Trail. Museum-lovers will appreciate Fairbanks Museum and Planetarium and Old Stone House Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Saint Johnsbury: Barre (Rock of Ages Granite Quarry, Vermont Granite Museum, & more), Sunset Lake Floating Bridge (in Brookfield) and Montpelier (Morse Farm Maple Sugarworks & Bragg Farm Sugar House & Gift Shop). And it doesn't end there: stroll around Dog Mountain Home of Stephen Huneck Gallery, explore the activities along Lake Memphremagog, steep yourself in history at Tea at the Governor's House, and explore the landscape on two wheels at Newport Bike Path.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Saint Johnsbury trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by car from Woodstock to Saint Johnsbury takes 1.5 hours. September in Saint Johnsbury sees daily highs of 72°F and lows of 49°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can drive to Shelburne.

Things to do in Saint Johnsbury

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Barre, Montpelier, Newport, Glover, East Burke
Highlights from your plan
Hope Cemetery ©
Hope Cemetery
Old Stone House Museum ©
Old Stone House Museum

8
nights
Shelburne

Shelburne ©
Shelburne is a town in southwestern Chittenden County, Vermont, in the United States. Popular historic sites such as Shelburne Farms and Saint Albans Museum are in your itinerary. You'll explore and learn at Shelburne Museum and Lake Champlain Maritime Museum. Explore Shelburne's surroundings by going to St. Anne's Shrine (in Isle La Motte), Waitsfield (Madsonian Museum of Industrial Design & Artisans' Gallery) and Stowe (Mount Mansfield State Forest, Blessed Sacrament Church, & more). And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Burlington Bike Path, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at ECHO, Leahy Center for Lake Champlain, browse the eclectic array of goods at Church Street Marketplace, and contemplate the long history of Ethan Allen Homestead.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Shelburne trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from Saint Johnsbury to Shelburne in 2 hours. September in Shelburne sees daily highs of 75°F and lows of 53°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Shelburne

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Burlington, Stowe, Waitsfield, Smugglers' Notch Resort, D.A.R. State Park
Highlights from your plan
Shelburne Farms ©
Shelburne Farms
Stowe Recreation Path ©
Stowe Recreation Path
Shelburne Museum ©
Shelburne Museum

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