5 days in Vermont Itinerary

5 days in Vermont Itinerary

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5 days in Vermont Itinerary

Start: New York City
Drive:  4​h 15​min
1
Manchester
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Quechee
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Shelburne
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h
End: New York City

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hours
Manchester

Manchester ©
Manchester is a town in, and one of two shire towns (county seats) of, Bennington County, Vermont, United States. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): explore the galleries of Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home, stop by Northshire Bookstore, and then look for gifts at Vermont Country Store.

For maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Manchester trip planner .

New York City to Manchester is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from New York City in November, with highs in Manchester at 49°F and lows at 29°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can travel to Quechee.

Things to do in Manchester

Shopping Museums Parks

Side Trip

Vermont Country Store
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Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home ©
Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home
Vermont Country Store ©
Vermont Country Store
Northshire Bookstore ©
Northshire Bookstore

1
night
Quechee

Quechee ©
Quechee is a census-designated place and one of five unincorporated villages in the town of Hartford, Windsor County, Vermont, United States. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at VINS Nature Center, get curious at Montshire Museum of Science, and then relax in the rural setting at Sugarbush Farm.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Quechee planner .

Drive from Manchester to Quechee in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 47°F in November, and nighttime lows around 28°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can travel to Shelburne.

Things to do in Quechee

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Montshire Museum of Science, Sugarbush Farm
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Montshire Museum of Science ©
Montshire Museum of Science
Sugarbush Farm ©
Sugarbush Farm

2
nights
Shelburne

Shelburne ©
Shelburne is a town in southwestern Chittenden County, Vermont, in the United States. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): examine the collection at Shelburne Museum, then contemplate the long history of Shelburne Farms, then sample the tasty concoctions at Magic Hat Brewing Company, and finally hunt for treasures at Church Street Marketplace. On the 5th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Whiteface Mountain and then explore the striking landscape at High Falls Gorge.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Shelburne vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Quechee to Shelburne takes 2 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Shelburne can reach 47°F, while at night they dip to 31°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Shelburne

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Wilmington, Church Street Marketplace, Magic Hat Brewing Company
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Shelburne Museum ©
Shelburne Museum
Whiteface Mountain ©
Whiteface Mountain
Shelburne Farms ©
Shelburne Farms

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