12 days in Vermont Itinerary

12 days in Vermont Itinerary

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12 days in Vermont Itinerary

Start: Cleveland
+2
Fly + foot + bus:  8​h 45​min
1
Manchester
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Woodstock
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Alburgh
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Burlington
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Cleveland

4
nights
Manchester

Manchester ©
Manchester is a town in, and one of two shire towns (county seats) of, Bennington County, Vermont, United States. Get outdoors at Stratton Mountain and Equinox Preservation Trust. For shopping fun, head to Hidden Springs Maple or Sugar Shack. Explore Manchester's surroundings by going to Jamaica State Park (in Jamaica), Adams Farm (in Wilmington) and Basketville (in Putney). There's much more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Lye Brook Falls, look for gifts at Orvis, and get some fabulous bargains at Manchester Designer Outlets.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Manchester holiday planning website .

Cleveland to Manchester is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Cleveland in November, Manchester is a bit cooler at night with lows of 29°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Woodstock.

Things to do in Manchester

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Putney, H.N. Williams General Store, Sugar Shack, Stratton Mountain, Jamaica State Park
Find places to stay Nov 30 — Dec 4:
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Equinox Preservation Trust ©
Equinox Preservation Trust
Jamaica State Park ©
Jamaica State Park
Hidden Springs Maple ©
Hidden Springs Maple

3
nights
Woodstock

Woodstock ©
Woodstock is the shire town of Windsor County, Vermont, United States. Discover out-of-the-way places like Mount Tom and Quechee Gorge Village Vermont Antique Mall. Head to Dan & Whit's General Store and Pierce's Storefor plenty of shopping. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Woodstock: Ludlow (Jackson Gore Ski Area & Green Mountain Sugar House) and Pico Mountain (in Rutland). There's much more to do: indulge your thirst for a good beer at Long Trail Brewing Company, look for gifts at Barnard General Store, and browse for treasures at Cabot Queechee Store.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Woodstock vacation maker app .

You can drive from Manchester to Woodstock in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. December in Woodstock sees daily highs of 35°F and lows of 20°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can travel to Alburgh.

Things to do in Woodstock

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Ludlow, Dan & Whit's General Store, Pico Mountain, Long Trail Brewing Company, Barnard General Store
Find places to stay Dec 4 — 7:
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Mount Tom ©
Mount Tom
Pico Mountain ©
Pico Mountain
Dan & Whit's General Store ©
Dan & Whit's General Store

1
night
Alburgh

Alburgh ©
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): stop by Hero's Welcome, tour the pleasant surroundings at Alburg Dunes State Park, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Anne's Shrine.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Alburgh online trip planner .

You can drive from Woodstock to Alburgh in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 33°F in December, and nighttime lows around 20°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel to Burlington.

Things to do in Alburgh

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

St. Anne's Shrine, Hero's Welcome
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St. Anne's Shrine ©
St. Anne's Shrine
Hero's Welcome ©
Hero's Welcome

3
nights
Burlington

Burlington ©
Burlington is the most populous city in the U.S. For shopping fun, head to Church Street Marketplace or Laughing Moon Chocolates. Get outdoors at Bolton Valley Resort and Stowe Recreation Path. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Burlington: Boyden Valley Winery (in Cambridge), Bingham Falls (in Stowe) and Ziemke Glass Blowing Studio (in Waterbury). There's more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at North Beach Park.

For more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Burlington day trip planner.

Drive from Alburgh to Burlington in an hour. In December, plan for daily highs up to 36°F, and evening lows to 23°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Burlington

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Stowe, Bolton Valley Resort, Boyden Valley Winery & Spirits, Ziemke Glass Blowing Studio
Find places to stay Dec 8 — 11:
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North Beach Park ©
North Beach Park
Bingham Falls ©
Bingham Falls
Bolton Valley Resort ©
Bolton Valley Resort

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