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
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Burlington
— 4 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 3rd (Sat), pause for some photo ops at Bennington Battle Monument and then experience rural life at Adams Farm. Here are some ideas for day two: stop by Northshire Bookstore, steep yourself in history at Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Bromley Mountain.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Bennington trip builder tool .

Newark to Bennington is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. Traveling from Newark in August, things will get slightly colder in Bennington: highs are around 79°F and lows about 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Woodstock.

Things to do in Bennington

Parks Nature Winter Sports

Side Trips

Manchester, Bromley Mountain, Adams Farm
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Bromley Mountain ©
Bromley Mountain
Adams Farm ©
Adams Farm
Bennington Battle Monument ©
Bennington Battle Monument

2
nights
Woodstock

Woodstock ©
Woodstock is the shire town of Windsor County, Vermont, United States. On the 5th (Mon), explore the stunning scenery at Quechee Gorge, browse the exhibits of Montshire Museum of Science, then relax in the rural setting at Sugarbush Farm, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Eshqua Bog Natural Area. On the next day, look for gifts at Plymouth Artisan Cheese, fly down the slopes at Okemo Mountain Resort, and then make a splash at Upper Valley Aquatic Center.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Woodstock tour app .

Traveling by car from Bennington to Woodstock takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 81°F in August, and nighttime lows around 56°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Burlington.

Things to do in Woodstock

Parks Outdoors Spas

Side Trips

Quechee Gorge, Okemo Mountain Resort, Upper Valley Aquatic Center, Eshqua Bog Natural Area, Plymouth Artisan Cheese
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Montshire Museum of Science ©
Montshire Museum of Science
Quechee Gorge ©
Quechee Gorge
Okemo Mountain Resort ©
Okemo Mountain Resort

4
nights
Burlington

Burlington ©
Burlington is the most populous city in the U.S. Kids will appreciate attractions like ECHO, Leahy Center for Lake Champlain and White's Beach. Explore Burlington's surroundings by going to Smugglers' Notch Resort (in Jeffersonville), Jay Peak Pump House (in Jay) and D.A.R. State Park (in Addison). There's still lots to do: hike along Burlington Bike Path, stroll through Stowe Recreation Path, don't miss a visit to Church Street Marketplace, and examine the collection at Shelburne Museum.

For maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Burlington trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Woodstock to Burlington in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August in Burlington, expect temperatures between 81°F during the day and 61°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Burlington

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Stowe, Shelburne Museum, Stone Corral Brewery, White's Beach, D.A.R. State Park
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Burlington Bike Path ©
Burlington Bike Path
Stowe Recreation Path ©
Stowe Recreation Path
Mount Mansfield State Forest ©
Mount Mansfield State Forest

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