60 days in Vermont Itinerary

60 days in Vermont Itinerary

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60 days in Vermont Itinerary

Start: Zurich
Fly + Drive:  13​h 15​min
1
Bennington
— 12 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Ripton
— 12 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Stowe
— 12 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Saint Johnsbury
— 12 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Woodstock
— 10 nights
Drive + Fly:  18​h 15​min
End: Zurich

12
nights
Bennington

Bennington ©
Bennington is a town in Bennington County, Vermont, in the United States. For shopping fun, head to Bennington Potters or Basketville. Get in touch with nature at Molly Stark Trail and Lye Brook Falls. Explore Bennington's surroundings by going to Manchester (Equinox Preservation Trust, Southern Vermont Arts Center, & more), Equinox Mountain (in Arlington) and Green Mountain National Forest (in Rutland). On the 8th (Thu), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Stratton Mountain. Next up on the itinerary: admire the majestic nature at Jamaica State Park, learn about winemaking at Honora Winery & Vineyard, examine the collection at The Bennington Center for the Arts, and contemplate the long history of Park–McCullough Historic House.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Bennington trip planner .

Zurich, Switzerland to Bennington is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Zurich to Bennington is minus 6 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel to Ripton.

Things to do in Bennington

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Manchester, Brattleboro, Wilmington, Arlington, Putney
Highlights from your plan
The Old First Church ©
The Old First Church
Equinox Preservation Trust ©
Equinox Preservation Trust
Jamaica State Park ©
Jamaica State Park

12
nights
Ripton

Ripton ©
Ripton is a town in Addison County, Vermont, United States. Visiting Inn to Inn and Button Bay State Park will get you outdoors. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Chimney Point State Historic Site and Stephen A Douglas Birthplace. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ripton: Vergennes (Lake Champlain Maritime Museum & Vergennes Falls Park), Addison (Snake Mountain Trail & D.A.R. State Park) and Ferrisburgh (Rokeby, Dakin Farm, & more). There's lots more to do: hike along Robert Frost Wayside Trail, admire all the interesting features of UVM Morgan Horse Farm, sample the tasty concoctions at Otter Creek Brewing, and identify plant and animal life at Texas Falls Recreation Area.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Ripton travel itinerary planner.

Drive from Bennington to Ripton in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in August, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to travel to Stowe.

Things to do in Ripton

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Middlebury, Brandon, Addison, Vergennes, Ferrisburgh
Highlights from your plan
Warren Falls ©
Warren Falls
Woodchuck Cider House ©
Woodchuck Cider House
Lincoln Peak Vineyard ©
Lincoln Peak Vineyard

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.
Visit Hope Cemetery and Round Church for their historical value. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Laughing Moon Chocolates and Burlington Farmers' Market. Change things up with these side-trips from Stowe: Burlington (Vintage Photography Emporium, Queen City Brewery, & more), Shelburne (Fiddlehead Brewing Company & Shelburne Vineyard) and Mt. Philo State Park (in Charlotte). The adventure continues: snap pictures at Gold Brook Covered Bridge (Emily's Covered Bridge), indulge your thirst for a good beer at Stowe Cider, tour the pleasant surroundings at Spruce Peak at Stowe, and take in the exciting artwork at Remarkable Things at Stowe Craft.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Stowe trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ripton to Stowe takes 1.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Stowe are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Saint Johnsbury.

Things to do in Stowe

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Burlington, Shelburne, Missisquoi National Wildlife Refuge, Camel's Hump, Beverage Warehouse
Highlights from your plan
Boyden Valley Winery & Spirits ©
Boyden Valley Winery & Spirits
Wiessner Woods ©
Wiessner Woods
St. Anne's Shrine ©
St. Anne's Shrine

12
nights
Saint Johnsbury

Saint Johnsbury ©
St. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Lamoille Valley Rail Trail and Fairbanks Museum and Planetarium. Visiting Lake Memphremagog and Lake Willoughby will get you outdoors. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Saint Johnsbury: Newport (Newport Bike Path & MAC Center for the Arts), East Burke (Mount Pisgah & Burke Mountain Resort) and Old Stone House Museum (in Orleans). Next up on the itinerary: stroll around Dog Mountain Home of Stephen Huneck Gallery, get your game on at Great Vermont Corn Maze, stop by Jed's Maple Products, and explore and take pictures at Maple Grove Farms of Vermont.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Saint Johnsbury planner .

Traveling by car from Stowe to Saint Johnsbury takes 1.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Saint Johnsbury can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. You'll set off for Woodstock on the 18th (Wed).

Things to do in Saint Johnsbury

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Newport, East Burke, Glover, Groton, Maidstone State Park
Highlights from your plan
Lake Willoughby ©
Lake Willoughby
Mount Pisgah ©
Mount Pisgah
Jed's Maple Products ©
Jed's Maple Products

10
nights
Woodstock

Woodstock
Woodstock is the shire town of Windsor County, Vermont, United States. Take a break from the city and head to New England Falconry and Ottaquechee River. Your inner history buff will appreciate FH Gillingham & Sons General Store and Calvin Coolidge Homestead. Change things up with these side-trips from Woodstock: Ludlow (Buttermilk Falls, Healdville Trail, & more), Killington (Gifford Woods State Park & Green Mountain National Golf Course) and Mt Ascutney (in Windsor). Next up on the itinerary: soar above the sights with a balloon tour, immerse yourself in nature at Quechee State Park, fly down the slopes at Suicide Six, and take in the awesome beauty at Mount Tom.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Woodstock online road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Saint Johnsbury to Woodstock takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in September, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Woodstock

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Windsor, Ludlow, Quechee, Killington, Rutland
Highlights from your plan
Mount Tom ©
Mount Tom
Suicide Six ©
Suicide Six

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