58 days in Vermont Itinerary

58 days in Vermont Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Manchester
— 10 nights
2
Addison
— 8 nights
3
Swanton
— 9 nights
4
Jay
— 9 nights
5
Stowe
— 12 nights
6
Quechee
— 9 nights

10
nights
Manchester

Manchester ©
Manchester is a town in, and one of two shire towns (county seats) of, Bennington County, Vermont, United States. Visiting Equinox Preservation Trust and Lye Brook Falls will get you outdoors. Get some historical perspective at Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home and New Catholic Cemetery. Get out of town with these interesting Manchester side-trips: Rutland (Norman Rockwell Museum, Rutland murals, &more), Proctor (Vermont Marble Museum & Marble Bridge) and Killington (Green Mountain National Golf Course, Killington Golf Course, &more). There's lots more to do: relax in the rural setting at North Meadow Farm, stop by Vermont Country Store, take some stellar pictures from Bennington Battle Monument, and take in the dramatic scenery at Buttermilk Falls.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Manchester trip planner.

San Francisco to Manchester is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of subway, train, and bus. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 3 hours. Traveling from San Francisco in July, expect nights in Manchester to be about the same, around °F, while days are a bit warmer, around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel to Addison.

Things to do in Manchester

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Bennington, Rutland, Killington, Ludlow, Proctor
Highlights from your plan
Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home ©
Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home
Killington Resort ©
Killington Resort
Okemo Mountain Resort ©
Okemo Mountain Resort

8
nights
Addison

Addison ©
Addison is a town in Addison County, Vermont, United States. Get some historical perspective at Chimney Point State Historic Site and Stephen A Douglas Birthplace. Step out of the city life by going to D.A.R. State Park and Snake Mountain Trail. Get out of town with these interesting Addison side-trips: Robert Frost Wayside Trail (in Ripton), Brandon (Inn to Inn, Foley Brothers Brewing, &more) and Texas Falls Recreation Area (in Hancock). There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Mahaney Center for the Arts, admire the majestic nature at Mt. Philo State Park, examine the collection at Lake Champlain Maritime Museum, and explore the activities along Kingsland Bay State Park.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Addison trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Manchester to Addison takes 2 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can travel to Swanton.

Things to do in Addison

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Middlebury, Brandon, Ferrisburgh, Charlotte, Vergennes
Highlights from your plan
Texas Falls Recreation Area ©
Texas Falls Recreation Area
Lake Champlain Maritime Museum ©
Lake Champlain Maritime Museum
Snake Mountain Trail ©
Snake Mountain Trail

9
nights
Swanton

Swanton
Get in touch with nature at Missisquoi National Wildlife Refuge and Alburg Dunes State Park. Kids will appreciate attractions like White's Beach and Allenholm Farm. Venture out of the city with trips to Fisk Quarry Preserve (in Isle La Motte), South Hero (Snow Farm Vineyard and Winery & Hacketts Orchard) and Grand Isle (Grand Isle Art Works, Grand Isle State Park, &more).

To see more things to do and more tourist information, refer to the Swanton trip builder website.

You can drive from Addison to Swanton in 1.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Swanton can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. You'll set off for Jay on the 1st (Sat).

Things to do in Swanton

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Isle La Motte, South Hero, Saint Albans, Grand Isle, North Hero
Highlights from your plan
Missisquoi National Wildlife Refuge
Missisquoi National Wildlife Refuge
Saint Albans Museum ©
Saint Albans Museum
Grand Isle Art Works ©
Grand Isle Art Works

9
nights
Jay

Jay ©
Jay is one of the northernmost towns in Orleans County, Vermont, United States, located on the Canada–US border. Get in touch with nature at Jay Peak Resort and Lake Memphremagog. Bring the kids along to Jay Peak Pump House and Jay Peak Ski Resort. Change things up with these side-trips from Jay: East Burke (Mount Pisgah, Lake Willoughby, &more), Brighton State Park (in Island Pond) and Saint Johnsbury (Fairbanks Museum and Planetarium & St. Johnsbury Athenaeum). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Bread and Puppet Theater, take an in-depth tour of Old Stone House Museum, stop by Jed's Maple Products, and immerse yourself in nature at Maidstone State Park.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Jay tour itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Swanton to Jay takes 1.5 hours. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Swanton in August since evenings lows in Jay dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Stowe.

Things to do in Jay

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Newport, East Burke, Glover, Saint Johnsbury, Kingdom Brewing
Highlights from your plan
Brighton State Park ©
Brighton State Park
Bread and Puppet Theater ©
Bread and Puppet Theater
Jay Peak Resort ©
Jay Peak Resort

12
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.
Bring the kids along to Shelburne Museum and Shelburne Bay Park. Take a break from the city and head to Stowe Recreation Path and Mount Mansfield State Forest. Change things up with these side-trips from Stowe: Burlington (Burlington Bike Path, North Beach Park, &more), Magic Hat Brewing Company (in South Burlington) and Jeffersonville (Smugglers' Notch Resort & Smugglers' Notch Distillery - Maple Products - Gift Shop - Local Products). The adventure continues: cruise along Smugglers Notch State Park, stroll the grounds of Hope Cemetery, engage your brain at GreenSpark Sustainability Park, and experience rural life at Maple Grove Farms of Vermont.

For maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Stowe trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Jay to Stowe takes 1.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Quechee.

Things to do in Stowe

Breweries & Distilleries Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Burlington, Shelburne, Morrisville, Jeffersonville, Hill Farmstead Brewery
Highlights from your plan
Smugglers Notch State Park ©
Smugglers Notch State Park
Shelburne Museum ©
Shelburne Museum
Stowe Recreation Path ©
Stowe Recreation Path

9
nights
Quechee

Quechee ©
Quechee is a census-designated place and one of five unincorporated villages in the town of Hartford, Windsor County, Vermont, United States. Family-friendly places like Quechee Gorge and Balloon Rides will thrill your kids. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Billings Farm & Museum and Marsh - Billings - Rockefeller National Historical Park. Explore Quechee's surroundings by going to Putney Mountain Winery and Spirits (in Putney) and Plymouth (President Calvin Coolidge State Historic Site & Calvin Coolidge Homestead). There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Vermont Institute of Natural Science, take a stroll through Artisans Park, make a splash at Upper Valley Aquatic Center, and get curious at Montshire Museum of Science.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Quechee holiday tool.

Traveling by car from Stowe to Quechee takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi. In August, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Quechee

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Woodstock, Windsor, Plymouth, Putney Mountain Winery and Spirits, Montshire Museum of Science
Highlights from your plan
Quechee Gorge ©
Quechee Gorge
Billings Farm & Museum ©
Billings Farm & Museum
Montshire Museum of Science ©
Montshire Museum of Science

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