8 days in Southern Vermont Itinerary

8 days in Southern Vermont Itinerary

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8 days in Southern Vermont Itinerary

Start: Huntsville
Fly + Drive:  8​h 15​min
1
Putney
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Manchester
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  8​h
End: Huntsville

3
nights
Putney

Putney ©
Putney is a town in Windham County, Vermont, United States. Step off the beaten path and head to Green Mountain Orchards and Saxtons River Distillery. Get out of town with these interesting Putney side-trips: Vermont Country Store (in Rockingham) and Bennington (Bennington Museum, Bennington Battle Monument, & more). There's still lots to do: relax in the rural setting at Robb Family Farm, take in the views from Creamery Covered Bridge, and don't miss a visit to Rockingham Meeting House.

For maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Putney online trip itinerary maker .

Huntsville to Putney is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Huntsville in September, things will get little chillier in Putney: highs are around 74°F and lows about 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Manchester.

Things to do in Putney

Shopping Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Brattleboro, Bennington, Rockingham, West Dummerston Covered Bridge
Find places to stay Sep 5 — 8:
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Vermont Country Store ©
Vermont Country Store
Green Mountain Orchards ©
Green Mountain Orchards
The Old First Church ©
The Old First Church

4
nights
Manchester

Manchester ©
Manchester is a town in, and one of two shire towns (county seats) of, Bennington County, Vermont, United States. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Dana L. Thompson Memorial Park and Woodford State Park. There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home, play a few rounds at The Golf Club at Equinox, snap pictures at Bridge at the Green, and stop by Northshire Bookstore.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Manchester trip planner .

Getting from Putney to Manchester by car takes about 1.5 hours. In September in Manchester, expect temperatures between 74°F during the day and 48°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Manchester

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Arlington, Merck Forest & Farmland Center, Woodford State Park
Find places to stay Sep 8 — 12:
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Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home ©
Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home
Dana L. Thompson Memorial Park ©
Dana L. Thompson Memorial Park
Northshire Bookstore ©
Northshire Bookstore