60 days in Vermont Itinerary

60 days in Vermont Itinerary

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60 days in Vermont Itinerary

Start: Austin
Fly + bus:  10​h 15​min
1
Manchester
— 10 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Brandon
— 9 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Stowe
— 10 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Jay
— 10 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Saint Johnsbury
— 10 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Quechee
— 10 nights
Drive + Fly:  9​h
End: Austin

10
nights
Manchester

Manchester ©
Manchester is a town in, and one of two shire towns (county seats) of, Bennington County, Vermont, United States. Venture out of the city with trips to Weston (Vermont Country Store, Mill Museum, & more), Whiting Library (in Chester) and Ludlow (Okemo Mountain Resort & Buttermilk Falls). There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home, identify plant and animal life at Equinox Preservation Trust, take in the dramatic scenery at Lye Brook Falls, and stroll around Dana L. Thompson Memorial Park.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Manchester journey builder tool .

Austin to Manchester is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight, train, and bus; or drive. Traveling from Austin to Manchester, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Austin in September, plan for slightly colder days and cooler nights in Manchester: temperatures range from 74°F by day to 48°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Brandon.

Things to do in Manchester

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Arlington, Londonderry, Brattleboro, Weston, Putney
Highlights from your plan
Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home ©
Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home
Equinox Preservation Trust ©
Equinox Preservation Trust
Earth Sky Time Community Farm ©
Earth Sky Time Community Farm

9
nights
Brandon

Brandon ©
Brandon is a town in Rutland County, Vermont, United States. Change things up with these side-trips from Brandon: Bennington (New Catholic Cemetery, Bennington Battle Monument, & more), Bucklin Trail (in Mendon) and Killington (Thundering Falls Trail & Killington Resort). There's much more to do: head outdoors with Inn to Inn, tour the pleasant surroundings at Robert Frost Wayside Trail, examine the collection at Lake Champlain Maritime Museum, and relax in the rural setting at Dakin Farm.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Brandon trip planner .

You can drive from Manchester to Brandon in 1.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Brandon can reach 73°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to drive to Stowe.

Things to do in Brandon

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Bennington, Bristol, Pittsford, Killington, Proctor
Highlights from your plan
Killington Resort ©
Killington Resort
Maple View Farm Alpacas ©
Maple View Farm Alpacas
Bennington Battle Monument ©
Bennington Battle Monument

10
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Stowe side-trips: Burlington (Vintage Photography Emporium, Church Street Marketplace, & more), Hacketts Orchard (in South Hero) and Shelburne (Shelburne Museum & Shelburne Farms). There's lots more to do: trek along Stowe Recreation Path, get outside with Bingham Falls, admire all the interesting features of Smugglers Notch State Park, and take in the awesome beauty at Mount Mansfield State Forest.

Plan a Stowe trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Drive from Brandon to Stowe in 2 hours. In September, daytime highs in Stowe are 73°F, while nighttime lows are 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to drive to Jay.

Things to do in Stowe

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Burlington, Montpelier, Shelburne, Barre, Cabot Farmers' Store
Highlights from your plan
Stowe Recreation Path ©
Stowe Recreation Path
Mount Mansfield State Forest ©
Mount Mansfield State Forest
Shelburne Museum ©
Shelburne Museum

10
nights
Jay

Jay ©
Jay is one of the northernmost towns in Orleans County, Vermont, United States, located on the Canada–US border. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Jay: Isle La Motte (Goodsell Ridge Preserve, Hall Home Place, & more), Missisquoi National Wildlife Refuge (in Swanton) and Newport Bike Path (in Newport). There's much more to do: make a splash at Jay Peak Pump House, hit the slopes at Jay Peak Resort, admire the sheer force of Big Falls, and explore the activities along Lake Carmi State Park.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Jay trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from Stowe to Jay in 1.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 69°F, and evening lows to 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can drive to Saint Johnsbury.

Things to do in Jay

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Isle La Motte, Newport, Montgomery, Old Stone House Museum, Kingdom Brewing
Highlights from your plan
Lake Memphremagog ©
Lake Memphremagog
Jay Peak Resort ©
Jay Peak Resort
Missisquoi National Wildlife Refuge ©

10
nights
Saint Johnsbury

Saint Johnsbury ©
St. Venture out of the city with trips to Groton (Owls Head Trail, Ricker Pond State Park, & more), Sunset Lake Floating Bridge (in Brookfield) and East Burke (Mount Pisgah, Lake Willoughby, & more). There's lots more to do: stroll around Dog Mountain Home of Stephen Huneck Gallery, hike along Lamoille Valley Rail Trail, explore the world behind art at St. Johnsbury Athenaeum, and get curious at Museum of Everyday Life.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Saint Johnsbury online trip maker .

You can drive from Jay to Saint Johnsbury in 1.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Saint Johnsbury are 60°F, while nighttime lows are 40°F. You'll set off for Quechee on the 20th (Sun).

Things to do in Saint Johnsbury

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

East Burke, Groton, Glover, Charles D. Brainerd Library, Brighton State Park
Highlights from your plan
Fairbanks Museum and Planetarium ©
Fairbanks Museum and Planetarium
St. Johnsbury Athenaeum ©
St. Johnsbury Athenaeum

10
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. Change things up with these side-trips from Quechee: Cedar Circle Farm (in East Thetford), Rockingham (Rockingham Meeting House & Vermont Country Store) and Plymouth (President Calvin Coolidge State Historic Site & Calvin Coolidge Homestead). Next up on the itinerary: explore the stunning scenery at Quechee Gorge, take in the views from Quechee Bridge, admire all the interesting features of Marsh - Billings - Rockefeller National Historical Park, and enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour.

For where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Quechee trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Saint Johnsbury to Quechee in 1.5 hours. In October in Quechee, expect temperatures between 62°F during the day and 40°F at night. You'll set off for home on the 30th (Wed).

Things to do in Quechee

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Woodstock, Windsor, Rockingham, Wilmington, Plymouth
Highlights from your plan
Quechee Gorge ©
Quechee Gorge
Sugarbush Farm ©
Sugarbush Farm
Billings Farm & Museum ©
Billings Farm & Museum

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