7 days in Vermont Itinerary

7 days in Vermont Itinerary

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7 days in Vermont Itinerary

Start: Ottawa
Drive:  4​h
1
Burlington
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
2
Swanton
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Manchester
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Quechee
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Stowe
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
End: Ottawa

1
night
Burlington

Burlington ©
Burlington is the most populous city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): take a memorable tour with Tours and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Burlington Bike Path. On the next day, see the interesting displays at Shelburne Museum and then admire the engineering at Alice Falls.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Burlington day trip planner.

Ottawa, Canada to Burlington is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Burlington can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. On the 16th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Swanton.

Things to do in Burlington

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Fishing Charters & Tours, Shelburne Museum, Alice Falls
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Burlington Bike Path ©
Burlington Bike Path
Shelburne Museum ©
Shelburne Museum
Fishing Charters & Tours

few
hours
Swanton

Swanton
To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Swanton travel route planner.

Drive from Burlington to Swanton in an hour. In May, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel to Manchester.

Things to do in Swanton

Parks Wildlife
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1
night
Manchester

Manchester ©
Manchester is a town in, and one of two shire towns (county seats) of, Bennington County, Vermont, United States. On the 17th (Fri), stop by Dutton Farm Stand, take in the dramatic scenery at Lye Brook Falls, then admire the natural beauty at Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home, and finally identify plant and animal life at Equinox Preservation Trust.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Manchester trip simple and quick.

Traveling by car from Swanton to Manchester takes 3 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Manchester can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can go by car to Quechee.

Things to do in Manchester

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Equinox Preservation Trust ©
Equinox Preservation Trust
Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home ©
Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home
Lye Brook Falls ©
Lye Brook Falls

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. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): explore and take pictures at Sugarbush Farm, look for all kinds of wild species at Vermont Institute of Natural Science (VINS) Nature Center, and then explore the striking landscape at Quechee Gorge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: engage your brain at Montshire Museum of Science, then take in the views from Cornish-Windsor Bridge, then look for all kinds of wild species at Eshqua Bog Natural Area, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Mount Tom.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Quechee trip planner .

Traveling by car from Manchester to Quechee takes 2 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Quechee can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to drive to Stowe.

Things to do in Quechee

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Woodstock, Montshire Museum of Science, Cornish-Windsor Bridge, Eshqua Bog Natural Area
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Quechee Gorge ©
Quechee Gorge
Sugarbush Farm ©
Sugarbush Farm
Montshire Museum of Science ©
Montshire Museum of Science

2
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The Alchemist. Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): indulge your thirst for a good beer at The Alchemist, then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Mansfield State Forest, then hike along Stowe Recreation Path, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Stowe Cider. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hunt for treasures at Church Street Marketplace, then have some family-friendly fun at Vintage Photography Emporium, and then trek along Burlington Bike Path.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Stowe itinerary builder app .

You can drive from Quechee to Stowe in 1.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Stowe can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Stowe

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Burlington
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Stowe Recreation Path ©
Stowe Recreation Path
Burlington Bike Path ©
Burlington Bike Path
Mount Mansfield State Forest ©
Mount Mansfield State Forest

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