8 days in Vermont Itinerary

8 days in Vermont Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Vermont holiday planner
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Make it your trip
Fly
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Burlington
— 3 nights
Drive
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Woodstock
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bennington
— 2 nights
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Burlington — 3 nights

Burlington is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Vermont and the seat of Chittenden County. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Burlington: Stowe (Moss Glen Falls & Stowe Recreation Path). Next up on the itinerary: hunt for treasures at Church Street Marketplace, walk around Waterfront Park, see Vintage Photography Emporium, and relax in the rural setting at Shelburne Farms.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Burlington online trip builder.

Las Vegas to Burlington is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and car. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 3 hour difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in May, things will get a bit cooler in Burlington: highs are around 71°F and lows about 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to drive to Woodstock.
Parks · Outdoors · Shopping · Trails
Side Trips

Woodstock — 2 nights

Woodstock is the shire town of Windsor County, Vermont, United States. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): explore the stunning scenery at Quechee Gorge and then experience rural life at Sugarbush Farm. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of Billings Farm & Museum and then hit the slopes at Killington Resort.

To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Woodstock trip maker.

Traveling by car from Burlington to Woodstock takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and taxi; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 70°F in May, and nighttime lows around 45°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to go by car to Bennington.
Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors
Side Trips

Bennington — 2 nights

Bennington is a town in Bennington County, Vermont, in the United States. On the 22nd (Sun), pause for some photo ops at Bennington Battle Monument, get engrossed in the history at Bennington Museum, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at New Catholic Cemetery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at Lye Brook Falls and then take an in-depth tour of Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home.

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Bennington trip itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Woodstock to Bennington in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Bennington are 70°F, while nighttime lows are 45°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to catch the flight back home.
Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks
Side Trip

Vermont travel guide

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Gift & Specialty Shops · Ski Areas · Hiking Trails
The Green Mountain State
Known for its autumn foliage and maple syrup, Vermont is one of the country's smallest states in terms of both population and geographic area. Despite its small size and mostly rural character, the state boasts many picturesque places to visit, including Lake Champlain, one of the nation's largest freshwater bodies. Split in half by the Green Mountains--a popular holiday destination for hiking and skiing--Vermont features a rolling landscape dotted with farms and quaint towns known for their family-run inns, antique shops, and restaurants. Be sure to explore the state's many wild areas while on vacation, but beware of the so-called "mud season," a period of a few weeks when the state's unpaved roads become undrivable due to spring thaw.