8 days in Vermont Itinerary

8 days in Vermont Itinerary

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8 days in Vermont Itinerary

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

1
night
Bennington

Bennington ©
Bennington is a town in Bennington County, Vermont, in the United States. On the 17th (Sat), look for gifts at Northshire Bookstore, then admire the natural beauty at Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home, and then explore the world behind art at Norman Rockwell Exhibition. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Sun): take an in-depth tour of Bennington Museum, explore the different monuments and memorials at New Catholic Cemetery, then take in the views from Papermill Village Bridge, then look for all kinds of wild species at Equinox Preservation Trust, and finally take in the views from Bridge at the Green.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Bennington trip planner .

Newark to Bennington is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Newark in August; daily highs in Bennington reach 79°F and lows reach 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Woodstock.

Things to do in Bennington

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Manchester, Arlington
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Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home ©
Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home
Bennington Museum ©
Bennington Museum
New Catholic Cemetery ©
New Catholic Cemetery

3
nights
Woodstock

Woodstock ©
Woodstock is the shire town of Windsor County, Vermont, United States. Billings Farm & Museum and Montshire Museum of Science will appeal to museum buffs. Escape the urban bustle at Quechee Gorge and Texas Falls Recreation Area. Venture out of the city with trips to Jud Hartmann Gallery (in Grafton) and Vermont Country Store (in Weston). It doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Vermont Institute of Natural Science (VINS) Nature Center and contemplate the long history of President Calvin Coolidge State Historic Site.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Woodstock trip planner .

Getting from Bennington to Woodstock by car takes about 2 hours. August in Woodstock sees daily highs of 81°F and lows of 56°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) to allow time to drive to Stowe.

Things to do in Woodstock

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Quechee, Eshqua Bog Natural Area, Vermont Country Store, Montshire Museum of Science, Texas Falls Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
Billings Farm & Museum ©
Billings Farm & Museum
Quechee Gorge ©
Quechee Gorge
Montshire Museum of Science ©
Montshire Museum of Science

3
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Shelburne Museum and Frog Hollow Craft Center. You'll get in some beach time at D.A.R. State Park and White's Beach. Explore Stowe's surroundings by going to Burlington (Burlington Bike Path, Church Street Marketplace, & more) and Shelburne Bay Park (in Shelburne). There's more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Stowe Recreation Path and stop by Cabot Farmers' Store.

To find ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Stowe day trip app .

Getting from Woodstock to Stowe by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: 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. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Stowe

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Burlington, Shelburne, Cabot Farmers' Store, White's Beach, D.A.R. State Park
Highlights from your plan
Stowe Recreation Path ©
Stowe Recreation Path
Shelburne Museum ©
Shelburne Museum
Church Street Marketplace ©
Church Street Marketplace

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