9 days in Vermont Itinerary

9 days in Vermont Itinerary

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9 days in Vermont Itinerary

Start: Denver
Fly + Bus:  8 h 45 min
1
Manchester
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Quechee
— 2 nights
Drive:  15 min
3
Woodstock
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Shelburne
— 2 nights
Bus:  30 min
5
Burlington
— 1 night
Fly:  7 h 30 min
End: Denver

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 10th (Sat): take in the awesome beauty at Equinox Mountain, then take in nature's colorful creations at Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home, then relax in the rural setting at North Meadow Farm, and finally stop by Northshire Bookstore. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Equinox Preservation Trust, then admire the sheer force of Lye Brook Falls, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Bromley Mountain, and finally snap pictures at Bridge at the Green.

To find ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Manchester online travel planner .

Denver to Manchester is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Denver to Manchester. While traveling from Denver, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Manchester, ranging from highs of 62°F to lows of 41°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can go by car to Quechee.

Things to do in Manchester

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Arlington, Bromley Mountain
Highlights from your plan
Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home ©
Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home
Northshire Bookstore ©
Northshire Bookstore
Equinox Preservation Trust ©
Equinox Preservation Trust

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. On the 12th (Mon), enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour, take in breathtaking views at Quechee Gorge, and then identify plant and animal life at Vermont Institute of Natural Science (VINS) Nature Center. On the 13th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: appreciate the history behind Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site, sample the fine beverages at Vermont Spirits, then pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Quechee Gorge Village Vermont Antique Mall, and finally snap pictures at Quechee Bridge.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Quechee trip maker .

Drive from Manchester to Quechee in 2 hours. October in Quechee sees daily highs of 62°F and lows of 40°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Woodstock.

Things to do in Quechee

Parks Shopping Wildlife

Side Trip

Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site
Highlights from your plan
Quechee Gorge ©
Quechee Gorge
Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site ©
Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site

1
night
Woodstock

Woodstock ©
Woodstock is the shire town of Windsor County, Vermont, United States. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Billings Farm & Museum, steep yourself in history at FH Gillingham & Sons General Store, then experience rural life at Sugarbush Farm, and finally take in the views from Taftsville Covered Bridge.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Woodstock trip itinerary maker tool .

Woodstock is just a stone's throw from Quechee. In October in Woodstock, expect temperatures between 62°F during the day and 40°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Shelburne.

Things to do in Woodstock

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Billings Farm & Museum ©
Billings Farm & Museum
Sugarbush Farm ©
Sugarbush Farm
Taftsville Covered Bridge ©
Taftsville Covered Bridge

2
nights
Shelburne

Shelburne ©
Shelburne is a town in southwestern Chittenden County, Vermont, in the United States. Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Shelburne Farms, see the interesting displays at Shelburne Museum, then do a tasting at Shelburne Vineyard, and finally stop by The Vermont Flannel Company. On your second day here, make a trip to Champlain Memorial Lighthouse, see the interesting displays at Lake Champlain Maritime Museum, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Fiddlehead Brewing Company, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Magic Hat Brewing Company.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Shelburne day trip app .

You can drive from Woodstock to Shelburne in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Shelburne are 62°F, while nighttime lows are 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can take a bus to Burlington.

Things to do in Shelburne

Museums Breweries & Distilleries Historic Sites

Side Trips

Magic Hat Brewing Company, The Vermont Flannel Company, Lake Champlain Maritime Museum, Champlain Memorial Lighthouse
Highlights from your plan
Shelburne Museum ©
Shelburne Museum
Shelburne Farms ©
Shelburne Farms
Magic Hat Brewing Company ©
Magic Hat Brewing Company

1
night
Burlington

Burlington ©
Burlington is the most populous city in the U.S. On the 17th (Sat), look for gifts at Lake Champlain Chocolates, then walk around Waterfront Park, then trek along Burlington Bike Path, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Church Street Marketplace.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Burlington trip itinerary builder website .

Burlington is just a stone's throw from Shelburne. October in Burlington sees daily highs of 62°F and lows of 44°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Burlington

Parks Shopping Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Church Street Marketplace ©
Church Street Marketplace
Burlington Bike Path ©
Burlington Bike Path
Waterfront Park ©
Waterfront Park

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