30 days in Vermont Itinerary

30 days in Vermont Itinerary

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30 days in Vermont Itinerary

Start: Sacramento
Fly:  9​h
1
Burlington
— 8 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Saint Johnsbury
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Woodstock
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h
4
Chittenden
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Bennington
— 7 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  12​h
End: Sacramento

8
nights
Burlington

Burlington ©
Burlington is the most populous city in the U.S. Explore Burlington's surroundings by going to Montpelier (Morse Farm Maple Sugarworks & Vermont State House), Stowe (Trapp Family Lodge Outdoor Center, Stowe Recreation Path, & more) and Whiteface Mountain (in Wilmington). There's lots more to do: hunt for treasures at Church Street Marketplace, steep yourself in history at Shelburne Farms, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Switchback Brewing, and trek along Burlington Bike Path.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Burlington trip site .

Sacramento to Burlington is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, subway, and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 3 hours. Traveling from Sacramento in November, expect Burlington to be little chillier, temps between 47°F and 31°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Saint Johnsbury.

Things to do in Burlington

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Stowe, Montpelier, Ticonderoga, Shelburne, 1st Republic Brewing Company
Find places to stay Nov 24 — Dec 2:
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Church Street Marketplace ©
Church Street Marketplace
Burlington Bike Path ©
Burlington Bike Path
Waterfront Park ©
Waterfront Park

6
nights
Saint Johnsbury

Saint Johnsbury ©
St. Get out of town with these interesting Saint Johnsbury side-trips: North Conway (Mount Washington Observatory Weather Discovery Center, Kancamagus Highway, & more), Museum of Everyday Life (in Glover) and Franconia (The Basin at Franconia Notch State Park & Flume Gorge). There's still lots to do: walk around Dog Mountain Home of Stephen Huneck Gallery, get in on the family fun at Ice Castles, take a memorable drive along Mount Washington Auto Road, and get great views at Sugar Hill Scenic Vista.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Saint Johnsbury trip maker site .

Drive from Burlington to Saint Johnsbury in 2 hours. Expect little chillier evenings in Saint Johnsbury when traveling from Burlington in December, with lows around 18°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can drive to Woodstock.

Things to do in Saint Johnsbury

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

North Conway, Lincoln, Franconia, Museum of Everyday Life, Sunset Lake Floating Bridge
Find places to stay Dec 2 — 8:
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Kancamagus Highway ©
Kancamagus Highway
Mount Washington Auto Road ©
Mount Washington Auto Road

7
nights
Woodstock

Woodstock ©
Woodstock is the shire town of Windsor County, Vermont, United States. Venture out of the city with trips to Okemo Mountain Resort (in Ludlow), West Rattlesnake Mountain (in Holderness) and Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site (in Cornish). There's lots more to do: experience rural life at Sugarbush Farm, take a peaceful walk through Mount Tom, explore the stunning scenery at Quechee Gorge, and steep yourself in history at President Calvin Coolidge State Historic Site.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Woodstock online itinerary planner .

You can drive from Saint Johnsbury to Woodstock in 1.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Woodstock can reach 35°F, while at night they dip to 20°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to travel to Chittenden.

Things to do in Woodstock

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Quechee, Plymouth, Windsor, Eshqua Bog Natural Area, Currier Museum of Art
Find places to stay Dec 8 — 15:
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West Rattlesnake Mountain ©
West Rattlesnake Mountain
Sugarbush Farm ©
Sugarbush Farm
Billings Farm & Museum ©
Billings Farm & Museum

1
night
Chittenden

Chittenden ©
Chittenden is a town in Rutland County, Vermont, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Baird Farm Vermont Maple Syrup. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): snap pictures at Marble Bridge, examine the collection at Vermont Marble Museum, then examine the collection at New England Maple Museum, then snap pictures at Hammond Covered Bridge, and finally relax in the rural setting at Baird Farm Vermont Maple Syrup.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Chittenden road trip planning app .

You can drive from Woodstock to Chittenden in an hour. In December, daily temperatures in Chittenden can reach 36°F, while at night they dip to 22°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel to Bennington.

Things to do in Chittenden

Museums

Side Trips

Proctor, Pittsford
Find places to stay Dec 15 — 16:
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Vermont Marble Museum ©
Vermont Marble Museum
Baird Farm Vermont Maple Syrup ©
Baird Farm Vermont Maple Syrup
Marble Bridge ©
Marble Bridge

7
nights
Bennington

Bennington ©
Bennington is a town in Bennington County, Vermont, in the United States. Get out of town with these interesting Bennington side-trips: Norman Rockwell Museum (in Stockbridge), Manchester (Equinox Preservation Trust & Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home) and Vermont Country Store (in Weston). And it doesn't end there: take some stellar pictures from Bennington Battle Monument, stroll the grounds of New Catholic Cemetery, take in the views from Silk Road Covered Bridge, and admire the masterpieces at The Clark Art Institute.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Bennington route builder site .

Drive from Chittenden to Bennington in 1.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 39°F, and evening lows to 23°F. On the 23rd (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bennington

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Manchester, Williamstown, Wilmington, Arlington, West Dummerston Covered Bridge
Find places to stay Dec 16 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Norman Rockwell Museum ©
Norman Rockwell Museum
Bennington Battle Monument ©
Bennington Battle Monument
Lake George ©
Lake George

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