5 days in Vermont Itinerary

5 days in Vermont Itinerary

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5 days in Vermont Itinerary

Start: Buffalo
Fly:  5​h 15​min
1
Woodstock
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Waterbury
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Manchester
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 15​min
End: Buffalo

1
night
Woodstock

Woodstock ©
Woodstock is the shire town of Windsor County, Vermont, United States. On the 14th (Wed), steep yourself in history at Calvin Coolidge Homestead.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Woodstock day trip app .

Buffalo to Woodstock is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Buffalo in August since evenings lows in Woodstock dip to 56°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Waterbury.

Things to do in Woodstock

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Montshire Museum of Science, Quechee Gorge, Calvin Coolidge Homestead
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Sugarbush Farm ©
Sugarbush Farm
Montshire Museum of Science ©
Montshire Museum of Science
Quechee Gorge ©
Quechee Gorge

2
nights
Waterbury

Waterbury ©
Waterbury is a town in Washington County in central Vermont, United States. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): observe the fascinating underwater world at ECHO, Leahy Center for Lake Champlain, then see the interesting displays at Shelburne Museum, and then trek along Stowe Recreation Path. On your second day here, stroll around Waterfront Park, browse the eclectic array of goods at Church Street Marketplace, and then hike along Burlington Bike Path.

For traveler tips and tourist information, refer to the Waterbury sightseeing site .

You can drive from Woodstock to Waterbury in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Woodstock in August, expect nights in Waterbury to be about the same, around 54°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 76°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Manchester.

Things to do in Waterbury

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Burlington, Shelburne Museum, Stowe Recreation Path
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Church Street Marketplace ©
Church Street Marketplace
ECHO, Leahy Center for Lake Champlain ©
Stowe Recreation Path ©
Stowe Recreation Path

1
night
Manchester

Manchester ©
Manchester is a town in, and one of two shire towns (county seats) of, Bennington County, Vermont, United States. On the 18th (Sun), tour the pleasant surroundings at Bromley Mountain and then take in nature's colorful creations at Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Manchester trip planning app .

You can drive from Waterbury to Manchester in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. August in Manchester sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 55°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Manchester

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Bromley Mountain
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Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home ©
Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home
Bromley Mountain ©
Bromley Mountain

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