8 days in Vermont Itinerary

8 days in Vermont Itinerary

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8 days in Vermont Itinerary

Start: Newark
Drive:  3​h 15​min
1
Bennington
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Woodstock
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Burlington
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
End: Newark

1
night
Bennington

Bennington ©
Bennington is a town in Bennington County, Vermont, in the United States. On the 25th (Sun), admire the sheer force of Lye Brook Falls and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Old First Church. On your second day here, look for gifts at Manchester Hot Glass, look for all kinds of wild species at Equinox Preservation Trust, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Equinox Mountain, and finally don't miss a visit to Bridge at the Green.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Bennington online trip maker .

Newark to Bennington is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Newark in August, with highs in Bennington at 79°F and lows at 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Woodstock.

Things to do in Bennington

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Manchester, Arlington
Highlights from your plan
The Old First Church ©
The Old First Church
Equinox Preservation Trust ©
Equinox Preservation Trust
Equinox Mountain ©
Equinox Mountain

3
nights
Woodstock

Woodstock ©
Woodstock is the shire town of Windsor County, Vermont, United States. For shopping fun, head to FH Gillingham & Sons General Store or Quechee Gorge Village Vermont Antique Mall. You'll discover tucked-away gems like President Calvin Coolidge State Historic Site and Calvin Coolidge Homestead. Explore Woodstock's surroundings by going to Texas Falls Recreation Area (in Hancock) and Buttermilk Falls (in Ludlow). And it doesn't end there: get curious at Montshire Museum of Science, look for all kinds of wild species at Eshqua Bog Natural Area, make a trip to Taftsville Covered Bridge, and hike along Thundering Falls Trail.

Plan trip to Woodstock with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

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 your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Burlington.

Things to do in Woodstock

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Plymouth, Thundering Falls Trail, Texas Falls Recreation Area, Montshire Museum of Science, Buttermilk Falls
Highlights from your plan
Montshire Museum of Science ©
Montshire Museum of Science
FH Gillingham & Sons General Store ©

3
nights
Burlington

Burlington ©
Burlington is the most populous city in the U.S. Step out of the city life by going to Bingham Falls and Toll Rd. Get some historical perspective at Hope Cemetery and Ethan Allen Homestead. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Burlington: Ziemke Glass Blowing Studio (in Waterbury), Stowe Recreation Path (in Stowe) and Boyden Valley Winery & Spirits (in Cambridge). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at North Beach Park, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Queen City Brewery, and examine the collection at Shelburne Museum.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Burlington trip planner.

Traveling by car from Woodstock to Burlington takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Burlington can reach 81°F, while at night they dip to 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Burlington

Outdoors Parks Museums

Side Trips

Stowe, Ziemke Glass Blowing Studio, Hope Cemetery, Shelburne Museum, Boyden Valley Winery & Spirits
Highlights from your plan
Ethan Allen Homestead ©
Ethan Allen Homestead
Hope Cemetery ©
Hope Cemetery
Boyden Valley Winery & Spirits ©
Boyden Valley Winery & Spirits

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