33 days in Vermont Itinerary

33 days in Vermont Itinerary

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33 days in Vermont Itinerary

Start: Detroit
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
Burlington
— 8 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Saint Johnsbury
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Quechee
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Brandon
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Manchester
— 7 nights
bus + Fly:  7​h
End: Detroit

8
nights
Burlington

Burlington ©
Burlington is the most populous city in the U.S. Change things up with these side-trips from Burlington: Cabot Farmers' Store (in Waterbury Center), Stone Corral Brewery (in Richmond) and Stowe (Stowe Recreation Path, The Alchemist, & more). There's still lots to do: shop like a local with Church Street Marketplace, stroll through Burlington Bike Path, steep yourself in history at Shelburne Farms, and sample the tasty concoctions at Magic Hat Brewing Company.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Burlington trip itinerary builder app .

Detroit to Burlington is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Detroit in September since evenings lows in Burlington dip to 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Saint Johnsbury.

Things to do in Burlington

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Stowe, Shelburne, Montpelier, Allenholm Farm, Fresh Tracks Farm Vineyard & Winery
Find places to stay Sep 23 — Oct 1:
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Church Street Marketplace ©
Church Street Marketplace
Burlington Bike Path ©
Burlington Bike Path
Stowe Recreation Path ©
Stowe Recreation Path

6
nights
Saint Johnsbury

Saint Johnsbury ©
St. Change things up with these side-trips from Saint Johnsbury: Hope Cemetery (in Barre), Newport (Lake Memphremagog & Newport Bike Path) and Fisher Railroad Bridge (in Wolcott). There's much more to do: walk around Dog Mountain Home of Stephen Huneck Gallery, admire the landmark architecture of The Dog Chapel, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Long Trail, and take in the awesome beauty at Mount Pisgah.

Before you visit Saint Johnsbury, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Getting from Burlington to Saint Johnsbury by car takes about 2 hours. In October, daytime highs in Saint Johnsbury are 60°F, while nighttime lows are 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to drive to Quechee.

Things to do in Saint Johnsbury

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

East Burke, Newport, Museum of Everyday Life, Jay Peak Pump House, Jed's Maple Products
Find places to stay Oct 1 — 7:
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Fairbanks Museum and Planetarium ©
Fairbanks Museum and Planetarium
St. Johnsbury Athenaeum ©
St. Johnsbury Athenaeum

5
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. Explore Quechee's surroundings by going to Vermont Country Store (in Rockingham) and Plymouth (Calvin Coolidge Homestead & President Calvin Coolidge State Historic Site). There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Quechee Gorge, sample the tasty concoctions at Harpoon Brewery, explore the striking landscape of Marsh - Billings - Rockefeller National Historical Park, and get engrossed in the history at Billings Farm & Museum.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Quechee road trip planning site .

You can drive from Saint Johnsbury to Quechee in 1.5 hours. In October in Quechee, expect temperatures between 62°F during the day and 40°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to drive to Brandon.

Things to do in Quechee

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Woodstock, Windsor, Plymouth, Montshire Museum of Science, Vermont Country Store
Find places to stay Oct 7 — 12:
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Quechee Gorge ©
Quechee Gorge
Sugarbush Farm ©
Sugarbush Farm
Billings Farm & Museum ©
Billings Farm & Museum

6
nights
Brandon

Brandon ©
Brandon is a town in Rutland County, Vermont, United States. Get out of town with these interesting Brandon side-trips: Bennington (New Catholic Cemetery, Bennington Battle Monument, & more), Papermill Village Bridge (in North Bennington) and Killington (Thundering Falls Trail & Killington Resort). The adventure continues: head outdoors with Inn to Inn, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Foley Brothers Brewing, relax in the rural setting at UVM Morgan Horse Farm, and admire the sheer force of Warren Falls.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Brandon trip planner.

Traveling by car from Quechee to Brandon takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 61°F in October, and nighttime lows around 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to drive to Manchester.

Things to do in Brandon

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Bennington, Killington, Baird Farm Vermont Maple Syrup, D.A.R. State Park, Marble Bridge
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Killington Resort ©
Killington Resort
Bennington Battle Monument ©
Bennington Battle Monument
Maple View Farm Alpacas ©
Maple View Farm Alpacas

7
nights
Manchester

Manchester ©
Manchester is a town in, and one of two shire towns (county seats) of, Bennington County, Vermont, United States. Change things up with these side-trips from Manchester: Weston (Vermont Country Store & Weston Priory), Ludlow (Okemo Mountain Resort & Buttermilk Falls) and TimberQuest Park (in Londonderry). There's still lots to do: browse the exhibits of Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home, immerse yourself in nature at Woodford State Park, take in the dramatic scenery at Lye Brook Falls, and take in the awesome beauty at Equinox Mountain.

For other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Manchester trip itinerary planning tool .

You can drive from Brandon to Manchester in 1.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Manchester can reach 62°F, while at night they dip to 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Manchester

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Arlington, Ludlow, Putney, Weston, Mad Tom Orchard
Find places to stay Oct 18 — 25:
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Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home ©
Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home
Equinox Preservation Trust ©
Equinox Preservation Trust
Vermont Country Store ©
Vermont Country Store

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