5 days in Vermont Itinerary

5 days in Vermont Itinerary

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5 days in Vermont Itinerary

Start: Sacramento
+2
Fly + foot + bus:  11​h 30​min
1
Manchester
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Woodstock
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Waterbury
— 2 nights
Fly:  11​h 15​min
End: Sacramento

1
day
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 14th (Mon): take in nature's colorful creations at Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home, view the masterpieces at Southern Vermont Arts Center, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Stratton Mountain Resort, and finally play a few rounds at The Golf Club at Equinox.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Manchester planning tool .

Sacramento to Manchester is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight, train, and bus; or drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 3 hour difference. Traveling from Sacramento in October, expect Manchester to be little chillier, temps between 62°F and 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can drive to Woodstock.

Things to do in Manchester

Outdoors Golf Museums

Side Trip

Stratton Mountain Resort
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Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home ©
Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home
Southern Vermont Arts Center ©
Southern Vermont Arts Center
Stratton Mountain Resort ©
Stratton Mountain Resort

1
night
Woodstock

Woodstock ©
Woodstock is the shire town of Windsor County, Vermont, United States. Start off your visit on the 15th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Billings Farm & Museum, sample the tasty concoctions at Harpoon Brewery, and then take in breathtaking views at Quechee Gorge.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Woodstock tour itinerary maker site .

Getting from Manchester to Woodstock by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Woodstock can reach 62°F, while at night they dip to 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Waterbury.

Things to do in Woodstock

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trips

Quechee Gorge, Harpoon Brewery
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Billings Farm & Museum ©
Billings Farm & Museum
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 (Wed): indulge your thirst for a good beer at 1st Republic Brewing Company, then see the interesting displays at Shelburne Museum, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Magic Hat Brewing Company, and finally learn about winemaking at Boyden Valley Winery & Spirits. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Thu): sample the tasty concoctions at The Alchemist and then trek along Stowe Recreation Path.

To see more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Waterbury trip app .

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. In October in Waterbury, expect temperatures between 58°F during the day and 38°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Waterbury

Breweries & Distilleries Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Stowe, Shelburne Museum, Magic Hat Brewing Company, 1st Republic Brewing Company, Boyden Valley Winery & Spirits
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Magic Hat Brewing Company ©
Magic Hat Brewing Company
Stowe Recreation Path ©
Stowe Recreation Path
Shelburne Museum ©
Shelburne Museum

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