8 days in Vermont Itinerary

8 days in Vermont Itinerary

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8 days in Vermont Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly:  4​h
1
Burlington
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Brandon
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Manchester
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
End: New York City

2
nights
Burlington

Burlington ©
Burlington is the most populous city in the U.S. Head to Laughing Moon Chocolates and A.J's Ski and Sportsfor some retail therapy. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Burlington: Stowe (Stoweflake Mountain Resort & Spa & Shaw's General Store). There's lots more to do: indulge your thirst for a good beer at Magic Hat Brewing Company, join in the after-dark buzz at Radio Bean Coffeehouse, do a tasting at East Shore Vineyard, and steep yourself in history at Auer Family Boathouse.

For maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Burlington trip itinerary planning tool .

New York City to Burlington is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from New York City in December; daily highs in Burlington reach 36°F and lows reach 23°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Brandon.

Things to do in Burlington

Breweries & Distilleries Wineries Shopping

Side Trips

Stowe, Beverage Warehouse, Magic Hat Brewing Company
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Switchback Brewing ©
Switchback Brewing
Magic Hat Brewing Company ©
Magic Hat Brewing Company
Beverage Warehouse ©
Beverage Warehouse

3
nights
Brandon

Brandon ©
Brandon is a town in Rutland County, Vermont, United States. Get some historical perspective at Fort Ticonderoga and Stephen A Douglas Birthplace. Change things up with these side-trips from Brandon: Long Trail Brewing Company (in Bridgewater Corners), Plymouth (Calvin Coolidge Homestead & President Calvin Coolidge State Historic Site) and Crown Point State Historic Site (in Crown Point). There's still lots to do: indulge in some personalized pampering at A Signature Day Spa and do a tasting at Otter Valley Winery.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Brandon day trip tool .

Traveling by car from Burlington to Brandon takes 1.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Brandon can reach 35°F, while at night they dip to 22°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can drive to Manchester.

Things to do in Brandon

Historic Sites Wineries Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Plymouth, Long Trail Brewing Company, A Signature Day Spa, Fort Ticonderoga, Crown Point State Historic Site
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Fort Ticonderoga ©
Fort Ticonderoga
Calvin Coolidge Homestead ©
Calvin Coolidge Homestead

2
nights
Manchester

Manchester ©
Manchester is a town in, and one of two shire towns (county seats) of, Bennington County, Vermont, United States. On the 11th (Fri), stop by Fiddlehead at Four Corners, look for gifts at The Apple Barn and Country Bake Shop, look for gifts at Hemmings Motor News Filling Station, then look for gifts at Manchester Hot Glass, then stop by Northshire Bookstore, and finally look for gifts at Orvis. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Robert Frost Stone House Museum, then indulge in some personalized pampering at Green Mountain Oasis, then contemplate the long history of Park–McCullough Historic House, and finally view the masterpieces at Norman Rockwell Exhibition.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Manchester trip planner .

You can drive from Brandon to Manchester in 1.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 39°F, and evening lows to 23°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Manchester

Shopping Historic Sites Spas

Side Trips

Bennington, Norman Rockwell Exhibition, Robert Frost Stone House Museum
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Northshire Bookstore ©
Northshire Bookstore
Manchester Hot Glass ©
Manchester Hot Glass
The Apple Barn and Country Bake Shop ©

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