5 days in Vermont Itinerary

5 days in Vermont Itinerary

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5 days in Vermont Itinerary

Start: Portland
Drive:  4​h 30​min
1
Burlington
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Manchester
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Quechee
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
End: Portland

2
nights
Burlington

Burlington ©
Burlington is the most populous city in the U.S. Kids will appreciate attractions like North Beach Park and ECHO Leahy Center for Lake Champlain. Get in touch with nature at Stowe Recreation Path and Burlington Bike Path. Step out of Burlington to go to Waterbury Center and see Cabot Farmers' Store, which is approximately 34 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: browse the eclectic array of goods at Church Street Marketplace, sample the tasty concoctions at Queen City Brewery, have some family-friendly fun at Vintage Photography Emporium, and see the interesting displays at Shelburne Museum.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Burlington itinerary maker site .

Portland to Burlington is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. You can also fly; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 82°F, and evening lows to 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to drive to Manchester.

Things to do in Burlington

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Magic Hat Brewing Company, Shelburne Museum, Cabot Farmers' Store, Stowe Recreation Path
Highlights from your plan
Church Street Marketplace ©
Church Street Marketplace
Stowe Recreation Path ©
Stowe Recreation Path
Burlington Bike Path ©
Burlington Bike 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 (Thu), admire the natural beauty at Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home, then stroll through Bromley Mountain, and then stop by Northshire Bookstore.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Manchester trip itinerary maker .

Drive from Burlington to Manchester in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July in Manchester, expect temperatures between 81°F during the day and 58°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Quechee.

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
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 19th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Montshire Museum of Science, then identify plant and animal life at Vermont Institute of Natural Science (VINS) Nature Center, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Quechee Gorge.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Quechee trip planner .

Traveling by car from Manchester to Quechee takes 2 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 83°F, and evening lows to 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Quechee

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Montshire Museum of Science
Highlights from your plan
Quechee Gorge ©
Quechee Gorge
Montshire Museum of Science ©
Montshire Museum of Science

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