8 days in Vermont Itinerary

8 days in Vermont Itinerary

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8 days in Vermont Itinerary

Start: Tampa
Fly:  7​h 30​min
1
Burlington
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Manchester
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Woodstock
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: Tampa

2
nights
Burlington

Burlington ©
Burlington is the most populous city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Stowe Recreation Path, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Round Church, then see the interesting displays at Shelburne Museum, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Queen City Brewery. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Lake Champlain Maritime Museum, do a tasting at Shelburne Vineyard, contemplate the long history of Ethan Allen Homestead, then have some family-friendly fun at Vintage Photography Emporium, and finally view the masterpieces at Frog Hollow Craft Center.

To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Burlington online day trip planner .

Tampa to Burlington is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Tampa in October, with highs in Burlington at 62°F and lows at 44°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can go by car to Manchester.

Things to do in Burlington

Museums Trails Parks

Side Trips

Shelburne, Stowe Recreation Path, Round Church, Lake Champlain Maritime Museum
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Lake Champlain Maritime Museum ©
Lake Champlain Maritime Museum
Shelburne Museum ©
Shelburne Museum
Stowe Recreation Path ©
Stowe Recreation Path

2
nights
Manchester

Manchester ©
Manchester is a town in, and one of two shire towns (county seats) of, Bennington County, Vermont, United States. Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): relax in the rural setting at North Meadow Farm, then take in the dramatic scenery at Lye Brook Falls, then take in nature's colorful creations at Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home, and finally identify plant and animal life at Equinox Preservation Trust. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Sun): examine the collection at The American Museum of Fly Fishing, view the masterpieces at Epoch - 18 Vermont Artisans, and then see the interesting displays at Mill Museum.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Manchester trip planning website .

Drive from Burlington to Manchester in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October in Manchester, expect temperatures between 62°F during the day and 41°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to drive to Woodstock.

Things to do in Manchester

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Mill Museum
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Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home ©
Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home
Equinox Preservation Trust ©
Equinox Preservation Trust
The American Museum of Fly Fishing ©
The American Museum of Fly Fishing

2
nights
Woodstock

Woodstock ©
Woodstock is the shire town of Windsor County, Vermont, United States. Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Eshqua Bog Natural Area, don't miss a visit to Taftsville Covered Bridge, then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Tom, and finally explore the activities along Ottaquechee River. Keep things going the next day: admire the sheer force of Buttermilk Falls, steep yourself in history at Calvin Coolidge Homestead, and then stroll through Thundering Falls Trail.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Woodstock tour itinerary planner .

You can drive from Manchester to Woodstock in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October in Woodstock, expect temperatures between 62°F during the day and 40°F at night. You'll have a few hours on the 23rd (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Woodstock

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Calvin Coolidge Homestead, Eshqua Bog Natural Area, Thundering Falls Trail, Buttermilk Falls
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Mount Tom ©
Mount Tom
FH Gillingham & Sons General Store ©
FH Gillingham & Sons General Store
Taftsville Covered Bridge ©
Taftsville Covered Bridge

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