5 days in Vermont & New Hampshire Itinerary

5 days in Vermont & New Hampshire Itinerary

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Burlington
— 1 night
Drive
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North Conway
— 3 nights
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Burlington

— 1 night
Burlington is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Vermont and the seat of Chittenden County. On the 27th (Wed), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Mansfield State Forest and then hike along Stowe Recreation Path. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Burlington Bike Path and then browse the eclectic array of goods at Church Street Marketplace.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Burlington trip itinerary planner.

Orlando to Burlington is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and car. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Orlando in October: high temperatures in Burlington hover around 62°F and lows are around 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can drive to North Conway.

Things to do in Burlington

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Shopping

Side Trip

North Conway

— 3 nights
North Conway combines colonial New England architecture with outlet shops selling goods from some of the world's most recognizable brands, all set amid the scenery of the White Mountains.
Venture out of the city with trips to Mt. Washington Auto Road (in Gorham) and Flume Gorge (in Lincoln). There's still lots to do: admire all the interesting features of Kancamagus Highway, admire the sheer force of Diana's Baths, look for gifts at Zeb's General Store, and take some stellar pictures from Cathedral Ledge.

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

You can drive from Burlington to North Conway in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 62°F, and evening lows to 45°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in North Conway

Nature · Parks · Scenic Drive · Outdoors

Side Trips

Vermont travel guide

4.5
Gift & Specialty Shops · Ski Areas · Hiking Trails
The Green Mountain State
Known for its autumn foliage and maple syrup, Vermont is one of the country's smallest states in terms of both population and geographic area. Despite its small size and mostly rural character, the state boasts many picturesque places to visit, including Lake Champlain, one of the nation's largest freshwater bodies. Split in half by the Green Mountains--a popular holiday destination for hiking and skiing--Vermont features a rolling landscape dotted with farms and quaint towns known for their family-run inns, antique shops, and restaurants. Be sure to explore the state's many wild areas while on vacation, but beware of the so-called "mud season," a period of a few weeks when the state's unpaved roads become undrivable due to spring thaw.

New Hampshire travel guide

4.6
Waterfalls · Theme Parks · Ski Areas
The Granite State
One of the country's smallest and least populous states, New Hampshire's wealth of recreational offerings make it a popular vacation destination. Its many pristine natural areas attract skiers, snowmobilers, hikers, and mountaineers from around the world. Named after a county in England, New Hampshire was the first of the North American colonies to establish a government independent of Great Britain's authority. Though New Hampshire's official nickname refers to its extensive granite formations and quarries, the state's license plates carry the motto "Live Free or Die," reflecting the sense of independence prized by the famously terse natives. Find out why America's artists continue to find inspiration in New Hampshire by taking a trip to its quaint villages and sightseeing in the area's old colonial towns.