9 days in Vermont Itinerary

Created using Klarna Trips Vermont journey planner
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Bennington
— 2 nights
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Quechee
— 1 night
Drive
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Saint Johnsbury
— 2 nights
Drive
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Stowe
— 3 nights
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Bennington — 2 nights

Bennington is a town in Bennington County, Vermont, in the United States. Change things up with these side-trips from Bennington: Equinox Mountain (in Arlington), Vermont Country Store (in Weston) and Manchester (Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home & Equinox Preservation Trust). Next up on the itinerary: take some stellar pictures from Bennington Battle Monument, stroll the grounds of New Catholic Cemetery, admire the masterpieces at Bennington Museum, and make a trip to Bridge at the Green.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Bennington online attractions planner.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Bennington. In September, daytime highs in Bennington are 74°F, while nighttime lows are 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Quechee.
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Quechee — 1 night

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 23rd (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Billings Farm & Museum, then experience rural life at Sugarbush Farm, then snap pictures at Taftsville Covered Bridge, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Quechee Gorge.

For photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Quechee trip builder.

Drive from Bennington to Quechee in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September in Quechee, expect temperatures between 75°F during the day and 50°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Saint Johnsbury.
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Saint Johnsbury — 2 nights

St. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sun): admire the landmark architecture of The Dog Chapel, then stroll around Dog Mountain Home of Stephen Huneck Gallery, and then hike along Lamoille Valley Rail Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the world behind art at St. Johnsbury Athenaeum, then get a new perspective on nature at Fairbanks Museum and Planetarium, and then explore the activities along Lake Willoughby.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Saint Johnsbury attractions planner.

Drive from Quechee to Saint Johnsbury in 1.5 hours. In September in Saint Johnsbury, expect temperatures between 72°F during the day and 49°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to drive to Stowe.
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Stowe — 3 nights

The Ski Capital of the East

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.
Explore Stowe's surroundings by going to Shelburne (Shelburne Farms & Shelburne Museum) and Burlington (Beer Tastings & Tours, Burlington Bike Path, &more). Next up on the itinerary: hike along Stowe Recreation Path, stroll through Stowe Mountain Resort, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Mansfield State Forest, and stop by Stowe Mercantile.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Stowe tour itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Saint Johnsbury to Stowe in 1.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Stowe can reach 73°F, while at night they dip to 48°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can catch the flight back home.
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Vermont travel guide

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The Green Mountain State
Known for its autumn foliage and maple syrup, Vermont is one of the country's smallest states in terms of both population and geographic area. Despite its small size and mostly rural character, the state boasts many picturesque places to visit, including Lake Champlain, one of the nation's largest freshwater bodies. Split in half by the Green Mountains--a popular holiday destination for hiking and skiing--Vermont features a rolling landscape dotted with farms and quaint towns known for their family-run inns, antique shops, and restaurants. Be sure to explore the state's many wild areas while on vacation, but beware of the so-called "mud season," a period of a few weeks when the state's unpaved roads become undrivable due to spring thaw.
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