5 days in Vermont Itinerary

5 days in Vermont Itinerary

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5 days in Vermont Itinerary

Start: Syracuse
Drive:  4​h
1
Manchester
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Woodstock
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Stowe
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h
End: Syracuse

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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 12th (Mon): admire the natural beauty at Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home and then look for gifts at Northshire Bookstore.

To find reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Manchester trip site .

Syracuse to Manchester is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Syracuse in August, expect little chillier with lows of 55°F in Manchester. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can drive to Woodstock.

Things to do in Manchester

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home ©
Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home
Northshire Bookstore ©
Northshire Bookstore

1
night
Woodstock

Woodstock ©
Woodstock is the shire town of Windsor County, Vermont, United States. Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): relax in the rural setting at Sugarbush Farm, then take in the dramatic natural features at Quechee Gorge, then get curious at Montshire Museum of Science, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Eshqua Bog Natural Area.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Woodstock trip planning tool .

Getting from Manchester to Woodstock by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Woodstock are 81°F, while nighttime lows are 56°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Stowe.

Things to do in Woodstock

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Eshqua Bog Natural Area, Quechee Gorge, Montshire Museum of Science
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Quechee Gorge ©
Quechee Gorge
Montshire Museum of Science ©
Montshire Museum of Science
Eshqua Bog Natural Area ©
Eshqua Bog Natural Area

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nights
Stowe

Stowe ©
Stowe bustles in winter when skiers and snowboarders flock here to challenge themselves on the long, steep trails careening down Vermont's tallest peak, Mt.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Stowe: Burlington (Church Street Marketplace, Vintage Photography Emporium, & more) and Shelburne Museum (in Shelburne). There's lots more to do: hike along Stowe Recreation Path, take in the dramatic scenery at Moss Glen Falls, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Mansfield State Forest, and cruise along Smugglers Notch State Park.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Stowe online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Woodstock to Stowe takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 78°F, and evening lows to 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Stowe

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Burlington, Shelburne Museum
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Stowe Recreation Path ©
Stowe Recreation Path
Burlington Bike Path ©
Burlington Bike Path
Mount Mansfield State Forest ©
Mount Mansfield State Forest

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