8 days in Montpelier & Bennington Itinerary

8 days in Montpelier & Bennington Itinerary

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Montpelier
— 4 nights
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Bennington
— 3 nights
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Montpelier — 4 nights

Montpelier is the capital city of the U.S. state of Vermont and the seat of Washington County. Trapp Family Lodge Outdoor Center has been added to your itinerary. Popular historic sites such as Hope Cemetery and Morrill Homestead are in your itinerary. Escape the urban bustle at Camel's Hump and Texas Falls Recreation Area. Explore Montpelier's surroundings by going to Allis State Park (in Randolph) and Ricker Pond State Park (in Groton). The adventure continues: experience rural life at Morse Farm Maple Sugarworks, learn about winemaking at Fresh Tracks Farm Vineyard and Winery, take an in-depth tour of Vermont Historical Society Museum, and pause for some photo ops at Ceres.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Montpelier online day trip planner.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Montpelier. In October, daily temperatures in Montpelier can reach 58°F, while at night they dip to 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Bennington.
Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Historic Sites
Side Trips

Bennington — 3 nights

Bennington is a town in Bennington County, Vermont, in the United States. Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): explore the world behind art at Norman Rockwell Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home, and then stroll the grounds of The Old First Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Sat): try your luck at Saratoga Race Course, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake George, then learn about winemaking at Adirondack Winery Bolton Landing Tasting Room, and finally do a tasting at Adirondack Winery.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Bennington tour planning site.

Drive from Montpelier to Bennington in 2.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Bennington are 62°F, while nighttime lows are 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.
Museums · Parks · Nature · Fun & Games
Side Trips