8 days in Vermont Itinerary

8 days in Vermont Itinerary

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8 days in Vermont Itinerary

Start: Tampa
Fly:  8​h
1
Woodstock
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Waterbury
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Manchester
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  8​h
End: Tampa

2
nights
Woodstock

Woodstock ©
Woodstock is the shire town of Windsor County, Vermont, United States. On the 13th (Tue), identify plant and animal life at Eshqua Bog Natural Area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Vermont Institute of Natural Science (VINS) Nature Center, get curious at Montshire Museum of Science, and then take in breathtaking views at Quechee Gorge.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Woodstock trip itinerary builder website .

Tampa to Woodstock is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. When traveling from Tampa in August, plan for slightly colder days and colder nights in Woodstock: temperatures range from 81°F by day to 56°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can drive to Waterbury.

Things to do in Woodstock

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Quechee, Eshqua Bog Natural Area, Montshire Museum of Science, President Calvin Coolidge State Historic Site
Highlights from your plan
Billings Farm & Museum ©
Billings Farm & Museum
Montshire Museum of Science ©
Montshire Museum of Science

3
nights
Waterbury

Waterbury ©
Waterbury is a town in Washington County in central Vermont, United States. Head to Church Street Marketplace and Poorhouse Piesfor plenty of shopping. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Waterbury: Burlington (Burlington Bike Path & Vintage Photography Emporium), Shelburne (Shelburne Museum & Shelburne Farms) and Missisquoi National Wildlife Refuge (in Swanton). And it doesn't end there: hike along Stowe Recreation Path, look for all kinds of wild species at Texas Falls Recreation Area, kick back and relax at D.A.R. State Park, and make a trip to Pulp Mill Covered Bridge.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Waterbury driving holiday planner.

Getting from Woodstock to Waterbury by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. While traveling from Woodstock, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Waterbury, ranging from highs of 76°F to lows of 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Manchester.

Things to do in Waterbury

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Burlington, Shelburne, Stowe Recreation Path, D.A.R. State Park, Pulp Mill Covered Bridge
Highlights from your plan
Church Street Marketplace ©
Church Street Marketplace
Shelburne Museum ©
Shelburne Museum
Shelburne Farms ©
Shelburne Farms

2
nights
Manchester

Manchester ©
Manchester is a town in, and one of two shire towns (county seats) of, Bennington County, Vermont, United States. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): admire the masterpieces at Norman Rockwell Exhibition, then shop like a local with Southern Vermont Arts Center, then admire the natural beauty at Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Equinox Preservation Trust. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for gifts at Vermont Country Store, then take in the exciting artwork at Jud Hartmann Gallery, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Gallery North Star.

To see reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Manchester trip planner.

Traveling by car from Waterbury to Manchester takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 79°F in August, and nighttime lows around 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Manchester

Museums Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Grafton, Norman Rockwell Exhibition, Vermont Country Store
Highlights from your plan
Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home ©
Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home
Vermont Country Store ©
Vermont Country Store
Southern Vermont Arts Center ©
Southern Vermont Arts Center

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