8 days in Vermont Itinerary

8 days in Vermont Itinerary

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8 days in Vermont Itinerary

Start: Lugano
+2
train + Fly + bus:  21​h 30​min
1
Stowe
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Quechee
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Bennington
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  15​h 30​min
End: Lugano

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): hike along Stowe Recreation Path, examine the collection at Shelburne Museum, and then contemplate the long history of Shelburne Farms. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Mon): browse the eclectic array of goods at Church Street Marketplace, trek along Burlington Bike Path, and then walk around Waterfront Park.

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Lugano, Switzerland to Stowe is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Lugano to Stowe. Traveling from Lugano in September, Stowe is a bit cooler at night with lows of 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can go by car to Quechee.

Things to do in Stowe

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Burlington, Shelburne
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Stowe Recreation Path ©
Stowe Recreation Path
Shelburne Museum ©
Shelburne Museum
Shelburne Farms ©
Shelburne Farms

2
nights
Quechee

Quechee ©
Quechee is a census-designated place and one of five unincorporated villages in the town of Hartford, Windsor County, Vermont, United States. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Tue): get curious at Montshire Museum of Science, take in breathtaking views at Quechee Gorge, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Vermont Institute of Natural Science (VINS) Nature Center. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Eshqua Bog Natural Area, contemplate the long history of Billings Farm & Museum, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wilderness Trails and the Vermont Fishing School.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Quechee trip builder tool .

Traveling by car from Stowe to Quechee takes 1.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Quechee are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Bennington.

Things to do in Quechee

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Montshire Museum of Science, Billings Farm & Museum, Eshqua Bog Natural Area
Highlights from your plan
Montshire Museum of Science ©
Montshire Museum of Science
Billings Farm & Museum ©
Billings Farm & Museum
Quechee Gorge ©
Quechee Gorge

2
nights
Bennington

Bennington ©
Bennington is a town in Bennington County, Vermont, in the United States. On the 3rd (Thu), shop like a local with Southern Vermont Arts Center, then admire the natural beauty at Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home, then look for all kinds of wild species at Equinox Preservation Trust, and finally stop by Northshire Bookstore. On the 4th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll the grounds of New Catholic Cemetery, admire the masterpieces at Bennington Museum, get great views at Bennington Battle Monument, then stroll the grounds of The Old First Church, and finally take in the views from Silk Road Covered Bridge.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Bennington trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Quechee to Bennington by car takes about 2 hours. October in Bennington sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bennington

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Manchester
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Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home ©
Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home
Bennington Museum ©
Bennington Museum
The Old First Church ©
The Old First Church

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