9 days in Vermont Itinerary

9 days in Vermont Itinerary

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9 days in Vermont Itinerary

Start: New York City
Drive:  6​h
1
Stowe
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Quechee
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Manchester
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
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.
Shop till you drop at Church Street Marketplace and Cabot Farmers' Store. Get in touch with nature at Stowe Recreation Path and Burlington Bike Path. Venture out of the city with trips to Vintage Photography Emporium (in Burlington), Magic Hat Brewing Company (in South Burlington) and Shelburne Farms (in Shelburne). There's much more to do: learn about winemaking at Boyden Valley Winery & Spirits, indulge your thirst for a good beer at The Alchemist, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Mansfield State Forest, and sample the fine beverages at Green Mountain Distillers.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Stowe road trip planning tool .

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. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from New York City in October, with highs in Stowe at 60°F and lows at 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Quechee.

Things to do in Stowe

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Burlington, Boyden Valley Winery & Spirits, Shelburne Farms, Cabot Farmers' Store, Magic Hat Brewing Company
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Stowe Recreation Path ©
Stowe Recreation Path
Church Street Marketplace ©
Church Street Marketplace
Burlington Bike Path ©
Burlington Bike Path

3
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. Get outdoors at Quechee Gorge and Marsh - Billings - Rockefeller National Historical Park. There's lots more to do: sample the tasty concoctions at Harpoon Brewery, look for all kinds of wild species at New England Falconry, browse the exhibits of Billings Farm & Museum, and look for gifts at Dan & Whit's General Store.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Quechee online holiday planner .

You can drive from Stowe to Quechee in 1.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Quechee can reach 62°F, while at night they dip to 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Manchester.

Things to do in Quechee

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Woodstock, Norwich, Harpoon Brewery, Eshqua Bog Natural Area
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Quechee Gorge ©
Quechee Gorge
Billings Farm & Museum ©
Billings Farm & Museum

2
nights
Manchester

Manchester ©
Manchester is a town in, and one of two shire towns (county seats) of, Bennington County, Vermont, United States. Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home, then get a taste of the local shopping with Southern Vermont Arts Center, then revel in the low prices at Manchester Designer Outlets, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Equinox Preservation Trust. Here are some ideas for day two: fly down the slopes at Mount Snow Resort, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Weston Priory, and then look for gifts at Vermont Country Store.

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You can drive from Quechee to Manchester in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 62°F in October, and nighttime lows around 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Manchester

Parks Shopping Outdoors

Side Trips

Weston, Mount Snow Resort
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Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home ©
Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home
Vermont Country Store ©
Vermont Country Store
Mount Snow Resort ©
Mount Snow Resort

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