8 days in Vermont Itinerary

8 days in Vermont Itinerary

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8 days in Vermont Itinerary

Start: New York City
Drive:  6​h
1
Stowe
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Quechee
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Bennington
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
End: New York City

3
nights
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Shelburne Museum and Shelburne Farms. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at D.A.R. State Park and Shelburne Bay Park. Get out of town with these interesting Stowe side-trips: Beverage Warehouse (in Winooski), Burlington (North Beach Park & Burlington Bike Path) and White's Beach (in South Hero). There's much more to do: trek along Stowe Recreation Path, sample the tasty concoctions at Magic Hat Brewing Company, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Boyden Valley Winery & Spirits, and stop by Stowe Mercantile.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Stowe vacation builder website .

New York City to Stowe is an approximately 6-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from New York City in August; daily highs in Stowe reach 78°F and lows reach 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Quechee.

Things to do in Stowe

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Shelburne, Burlington, Boyden Valley Winery & Spirits, Magic Hat Brewing Company, Beverage Warehouse
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Stowe Recreation Path ©
Stowe Recreation Path
Shelburne Museum ©
Shelburne Museum
Burlington Bike Path ©
Burlington Bike Path

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. Start off your visit on the 7th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Vermont Institute of Natural Science (VINS) Nature Center, then engage your brain at Montshire Museum of Science, and then explore the striking landscape at Quechee Gorge. On the 8th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: indulge your thirst for a good beer at Harpoon Brewery, then stay fit while traveling at Upper Valley Aquatic Center, then look for all kinds of wild species at Eshqua Bog Natural Area, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Long Trail Brewing Company.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Quechee itinerary planner .

You can drive from Stowe to Quechee in 1.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Quechee are 81°F, while nighttime lows are 56°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Bennington.

Things to do in Quechee

Parks Wildlife Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Upper Valley Aquatic Center, Long Trail Brewing Company, Montshire Museum of Science, Harpoon Brewery, Eshqua Bog Natural Area
Highlights from your plan
Quechee Gorge ©
Quechee Gorge
Montshire Museum of Science ©
Montshire Museum of Science
Eshqua Bog Natural Area ©
Eshqua Bog Natural Area

2
nights
Bennington

Bennington ©
Bennington is a town in Bennington County, Vermont, in the United States. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): fly down the slopes at Mount Snow Resort, explore the galleries of Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home, and then explore the world behind art at Norman Rockwell Exhibition. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Equinox Preservation Trust and then stroll through Bromley Mountain.

Start your trip to Bennington by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Quechee to Bennington takes 2 hours. In August, daytime highs in Bennington are 79°F, while nighttime lows are 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bennington

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trips

Manchester, Norman Rockwell Exhibition, Mount Snow Resort, Bromley Mountain
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Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home ©
Mount Snow Resort ©
Mount Snow Resort
Bromley Mountain ©
Bromley Mountain

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