Follow The Connecticut River Along This Scenic Drive Through Vermont

You already know that Vermont is one of the most picturesque states in the country. And, aside from taking a hike or kayaking on a lake, one of the best ways to experience the beauty of the Green Mountain State is by taking a scenic drive.

As Vermont’s only known National Byway, the Connecticut River Byway is filled with jaw-dropping views, historical points of interest to visit, opportunities to enjoy the water, and plenty of opportunities to stop and take a photo or two. While the Connecticut River starts in Canada and also runs through New Hampshire, there are plenty of sites to see when you take this drive along Route 5 in Vermont. Read on to learn about some of the stops worth checking out as you drive this scenic byway from north to south.


What are some of your favorite spots to visit along the Connecticut River Byway? Feel Free to share in the comment section.

If you’d like to take more scenic drives when you’re in the Green Mountain State, check out these scenic road trips in Vermont for ideas of where to hit the road on your next outing.