7 days in Vermont Itinerary

7 days in Vermont Itinerary

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7 days in Vermont Itinerary

Start: Syracuse
Drive:  3​h
1
Bennington
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Woodstock
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Stowe
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
4
Shelburne
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
End: Syracuse

1
night
Bennington

Bennington is a town in Bennington County, Vermont, in the United States. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): look for gifts at Bringing You Vermont, take an in-depth tour of Bennington Museum, then get great views at Bennington Battle Monument, and finally stroll the grounds of New Catholic Cemetery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the different monuments and memorials at The Old First Church and then kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Bennington online journey maker .

Syracuse to Bennington is an approximately 3-hour car ride. Traveling from Syracuse in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Bennington, with lows of 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can drive to Woodstock.

Things to do in Bennington

Outdoors Tours Adventure

Side Trip

Zipline
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Zipline
Bennington Battle Monument ©
Bennington Battle Monument
Bennington Museum ©
Bennington Museum

1
night
Woodstock

Woodstock ©
Woodstock is the shire town of Windsor County, Vermont, United States. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): experience rural life at Sugarbush Farm, then explore the striking landscape at Quechee Gorge, then get curious at Montshire Museum of Science, and finally identify plant and animal life at Eshqua Bog Natural Area.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Woodstock trip planning tool .

You can drive from Bennington to Woodstock in 2 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 81°F, and evening lows to 56°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can go by car to Stowe.

Things to do in Woodstock

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

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

2
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've now added Stowe Pinnacle to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): stop by Stowe Mercantile, then hike along Stowe Pinnacle, then fly down the slopes at Smugglers' Notch Resort, and finally hike along Stowe Recreation Path. Keep things going the next day: glide through natural beauty at Trapp Family Lodge Outdoor Center and then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Mansfield State Forest.

For more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Stowe trip itinerary builder site .

You can drive from Woodstock to Stowe in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Stowe are 78°F, while nighttime lows are 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Shelburne.

Things to do in Stowe

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trip

Smugglers' Notch Resort
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Stowe Recreation Path ©
Stowe Recreation Path
Mount Mansfield State Forest ©
Mount Mansfield State Forest
Trapp Family Lodge Outdoor Center ©
Trapp Family Lodge Outdoor Center

2
nights
Shelburne

Shelburne ©
Shelburne is a town in southwestern Chittenden County, Vermont, in the United States. On the 24th (Sat), get curious at ECHO, Leahy Center for Lake Champlain, then steep yourself in history at Shelburne Farms, then see the interesting displays at Shelburne Museum, and finally immerse yourself in nature at D.A.R. State Park. On the 25th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through North Beach Park, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Burlington Bike Path, then tour the pleasant surroundings at White's Beach, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Vintage Photography Emporium.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Shelburne trip maker tool .

Getting from Stowe to Shelburne by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Stowe in August, expect a bit warmer with lows of 61°F in Shelburne. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Shelburne

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Burlington, White's Beach, D.A.R. State Park
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Shelburne Museum ©
Shelburne Museum
Burlington Bike Path ©
Burlington Bike Path
ECHO, Leahy Center for Lake Champlain ©

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