5 days in Vermont Itinerary

5 days in Vermont Itinerary

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5 days in Vermont Itinerary

Start: Newark
Drive:  3​h 45​min
1
Manchester
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Woodstock
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Burlington
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
End: Newark

1
night
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 26th (Thu): take in nature's colorful creations at Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home and then don't miss a visit to Bridge at the Green. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: relax in the rural setting at North Meadow Farm, then take in the awesome beauty at Bromley Mountain, then admire all the interesting features of Okemo Mountain Resort, and finally look for gifts at Vermont Country Store.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Manchester trip tool .

Newark to Manchester is an approximately 4-hour car ride. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Newark in December; daily highs in Manchester reach 39°F and lows reach 23°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Woodstock.

Things to do in Manchester

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trips

Okemo Mountain Resort, Vermont Country Store, Bridge at the Green, Bromley Mountain
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Okemo Mountain Resort ©
Okemo Mountain Resort
Bromley Mountain ©
Bromley Mountain
North Meadow Farm ©
North Meadow Farm

1
night
Woodstock

Woodstock ©
Woodstock is the shire town of Windsor County, Vermont, United States. On the 28th (Sat), experience rural life at Sugarbush Farm, take in breathtaking views at Quechee Gorge, then get curious at Montshire Museum of Science, and finally don't miss a visit to Taftsville Covered Bridge.

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You can drive from Manchester to Woodstock in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Woodstock can reach 35°F, while at night they dip to 20°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Burlington.

Things to do in Woodstock

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

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

2
nights
Burlington

Burlington ©
Burlington is the most populous city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): hike along Stowe Recreation Path, then see the interesting displays at Shelburne Museum, and then browse the eclectic array of goods at Church Street Marketplace. On the 30th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: observe the fascinating underwater world at ECHO, Leahy Center for Lake Champlain, then stroll through Burlington Bike Path, and then fly down the slopes at Smugglers' Notch Resort.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Burlington road trip planning app .

You can drive from Woodstock to Burlington in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Burlington can reach 36°F, while at night they dip to 23°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Burlington

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Shelburne Museum, Stowe Recreation Path, Smugglers' Notch Resort
Highlights from your plan
Church Street Marketplace ©
Church Street Marketplace
ECHO, Leahy Center for Lake Champlain ©
Smugglers' Notch Resort ©
Smugglers' Notch Resort

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