The 10 Very Best Day Trips You Can Possibly Take In Vermont

There are so many fun and interesting places in Vermont that sometimes it’s hard to just pick one and run with it. So, to make things easier while you plan out your afternoon, day or weekend, we’ve gathered some awesome places that you’ll love. These are some of the best day trips in Vermont and they will be sure to create memories to last a lifetime.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

Where do you love to go traveling in Vermont? Let us know what places you’d add to this list. Leave a comment below with your recommendations. We look forward to reading the responses.

For more places that are perfect for seizing the day, try to accomplish these 11 epic adventures you must take in Vermont before you die.

Address: 1 Montshire Rd, Norwich, VT 05055, USA
Address: Lake Willoughby, Westmore, VT, USA
Address: Quechee Gorge, Hartford, VT 05001, USA
Address: 69 Old River Rd, Woodstock, VT 05091, USA
Address: 6000 Shelburne Rd, Shelburne, VT 05482, USA
Address: Church St, Burlington, VT 05401, USA
Address: 3270 VT-315, Rupert, VT 05768, USA
Address: 3780 VT-100A, Plymouth, VT 05056, USA
Address: 143 Parks Rd, St Johnsbury, VT 05819, USA
Address: 6443 Mountain Rd, Stowe, VT 05672, USA
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August 17, 2020

What is the most scenic town in Vermont?

To give an answer to this question is sure to upset some and please others due to how unanswerable this question is. We could give so many right answers here. “Beauty is in the eye of the beholder”, as they say. But with that being said, here are our picks for the five most scenic towns in Vermont: 1. Manchester; 2. Woodstock; 3. Grafton; 4. Stowe; 5. Shelburne. Of course, there are many other scenic and worthy towns to visit. If you are still interested in finding more picturesque towns in Vermont, check out the 17 most picturesque towns in Vermont. 

What are the oldest attractions in Vermont?

Vermont has a long and fascinating history. There are restaurants which were founded in the 18th century, 19th-century townhouses, general stores, covered bridges, and old towns that have stood the demanding test of time. Vermont’s oldest attractions are everywhere! For more information about specific attractions, take a look at this article of the eight oldest and most historic towns in Vermont. And if you are interested in dining at the oldest restaurant and tavern in all of Vermont, make a reservation at the Ye Olde Tavern, founded in 1790.

What are the most beautiful hikes in Vermont?

One of the most scenic hikes in Vermont is the elevation hike up Mt. Mansfield, which provides some of the most spectacular views in our state. If you are interested in hiking Mt. Mansfield, we highly recommend taking the Sunset Ridge Trail; the trail is easily accessible from Underhill State Park and is well marked. Some other beautiful hikes in Vermont are 1. Mount Pisgah Trail, 2. Camel’s Hump Trail, and 3. Lye Brook Falls Trail. Happy hiking!

Address: 1 Montshire Rd, Norwich, VT 05055, USA
Address: Lake Willoughby, Westmore, VT, USA
Address: Quechee Gorge, Hartford, VT 05001, USA
Address: 69 Old River Rd, Woodstock, VT 05091, USA
Address: 6000 Shelburne Rd, Shelburne, VT 05482, USA
Address: Church St, Burlington, VT 05401, USA
Address: 3270 VT-315, Rupert, VT 05768, USA
Address: 3780 VT-100A, Plymouth, VT 05056, USA
Address: 143 Parks Rd, St Johnsbury, VT 05819, USA
Address: 6443 Mountain Rd, Stowe, VT 05672, USA