To guide you through this magnificent state, I've compiled a list of the best day trips if you're staying in a central location in Vermont. So pack your bags! It's time to head north! Kym Tolson, LCSW, Traveling Therapist, Boss Biller 🙂
If you're looking for an amazing place to visit, Vermont is the place to be! Particularly in late August. With stunning mountain views and plenty of outdoor activities, there's something for everyone in this beautiful state. In this blog post, we'll explore 5 of the best Vermont day trips, from scenic drives to gluten-free breweries. So pack your bags and get ready for some unforgettable memories!
While Vermont is known for its abundance of natural beauty, one of the unexpected highlights of our trip was the town of Cambridge. This small town had everything we needed, from a general store to a local wine shop to a salon. However, the most surprising find was the gluten-free brewery, Red Leaf Gluten Free Brewing. For someone with celiac disease, this was an amazing discovery and a welcome change from the usual options. The beer was delicious, and the staff was extremely friendly and helpful. I would definitely recommend this hidden gem to anyone visiting Cambridge. Thanks for the great beer!
Hiking Trails on Almost Every Road
If you're looking for a beautiful, nature-filled hike, Vermont is the place to be. You can find a hiking trail off almost every road in this picturesque state. Whether you're looking for an easy stroll or a challenging hike, Vermont's got you covered. Some of our favorite trails include the Waterbury Falls Trail, Brewsters River Gorge Trail in Jeffersonville, and the Eagle Ridge Trail in Stowe. So strap on your hiking boots and get ready to explore all that Vermont has to offer!
Burlington, Vermont is a charming city with plenty of activities to keep you busy. Whether you're looking for a relaxing day by the lake or a night out on the town, Burlington has something for everyone. Some of our favorite Burlington activities include browsing the local art galleries, taking a walk down Church Street, and visiting the Burlington Farmers' Market. So be sure to add Burlington to your list of places to visit in Vermont!
If you're looking for a beautiful mountain town to explore, look no further than Stowe, Vermont. With plenty of charming shops and restaurants, as well as stunning mountain views, Stowe is a must-visit destination in Vermont. Some of our favorite things to do in Stowe include hiking the trails at Mt. Mansfield, biking the scenic roads, and relaxing in the Green Mountain National Forest. So be sure to put Stowe on your list of places to visit in Vermont!
Driving over The Notch from Smugglers Notch to get to Stowe
The drive from Smugglers Notch to Stowe is definitely worth the trip! The Notch is a winding mountain road that offers stunning views of the countryside. If you're looking for a scenic drive, The Notch is the route to take. And once you reach Stowe, you'll find even more amazing mountain views and plenty of activities to keep you busy. So don't miss out on this amazing Vermont adventure!
Checking out Montpelier
If you're looking for a charming little city to explore, be sure to check out Montpelier, Vermont. With plenty of restaurants, shops, and attractions, Montpelier is a great place to spend the day. Some of our favorite things to do in Montpelier included roaming the city streets and cute shops, exploring the local art galleries, and having a great big plate of nachos at Julio's! So be sure to add Montpelier to your list of places to visit in Vermont!
Walking along Lake Champlain
If you're looking for a beautiful scenic drive, be sure to check out Lake Champlain. This massive lake offers stunning views of the surrounding countryside, and it's the perfect place to spend a lazy afternoon. Some of our favorite things to do along Lake Champlain include taking a walk along the shoreline, visiting the state parks, and relaxing on the beach. So if you're looking for a beautiful place to spend a day or two, be sure to check out Lake Champlain!
So there you have it, my list of six Vermont adventures that are sure to please. From scenic drives and hikes to charming towns and gluten-free breweries, Vermont has something for everyone. So be sure to add Vermont to your list of places to visit! Thanks for reading!
Burlington | Stowe | Waterbury | Montpelier