8 days in Vermont Itinerary

8 days in Vermont Itinerary

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8 days in Vermont Itinerary

Start: Portland
Drive:  3 h 15 min
1
Quechee
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Bennington
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
3
Burlington
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
End: Portland

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. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Long Trail Brewing Company and Taftsville Covered Bridge. Step out of Quechee with an excursion to Calvin Coolidge Homestead in Plymouth--about 36 minutes away. There's much more to do: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Vermont Spirits, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Tom, explore the activities along Ottaquechee River, and see the interesting displays at American Precision Museum.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Quechee trip planner.

Portland to Quechee is an approximately 3-hour car ride. In June in Quechee, expect temperatures between 77°F during the day and 53°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to drive to Bennington.

Things to do in Quechee

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Woodstock, Windsor, Montshire Museum of Science, Calvin Coolidge Homestead, Long Trail Brewing Company
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Vermont Spirits ©
Vermont Spirits
Long Trail Brewing Company ©
Long Trail Brewing Company

2
nights
Bennington

Bennington ©
Bennington is a town in Bennington County, Vermont, in the United States. On the 18th (Tue), take in the dramatic scenery at Lye Brook Falls, then look for all kinds of wild species at Equinox Preservation Trust, and then take in the exciting artwork at Southern Vermont Arts Center. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the awesome beauty at Equinox Mountain, look for gifts at Sugar Shack, then take in the views from Silk Road Covered Bridge, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Old First Church.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Bennington planner .

Getting from Quechee to Bennington by car takes about 2 hours. In June in Bennington, expect temperatures between 76°F during the day and 53°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to travel to Burlington.

Things to do in Bennington

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Manchester, Arlington
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Equinox Preservation Trust ©
Equinox Preservation Trust
The Old First Church ©
The Old First Church
Silk Road Covered Bridge ©
Silk Road Covered Bridge

3
nights
Burlington

Burlington ©
Burlington is the most populous city in the U.S. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Woodchuck Cider House and Otter Creek Brewing. Ethan Allen Homestead and Hope Cemetery will appeal to history buffs. Get out of town with these interesting Burlington side-trips: The Alchemist (in Stowe) and Boyden Valley Winery & Spirits (in Cambridge). There's still lots to do: sample the tasty concoctions at Switchback Brewing, hunt for treasures at Burlington Farmers' Market, tour the pleasant surroundings at North Beach Park, and do a tasting at Shelburne Vineyard.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Burlington holiday planner.

Getting from Bennington to Burlington by car takes about 3 hours. In June, daytime highs in Burlington are 77°F, while nighttime lows are 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Burlington

Breweries & Distilleries Wineries Shopping

Side Trips

Boyden Valley Winery & Spirits, Hope Cemetery, Shelburne Vineyard, The Alchemist, Woodchuck Cider House
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Boyden Valley Winery & Spirits ©
Boyden Valley Winery & Spirits
Hope Cemetery ©
Hope Cemetery
Woodchuck Cider House ©
Woodchuck Cider House

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