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Itineraries for Travel Inspiration

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Whether your trip to Vermont will be a mid-week getaway or a month long retreat, our itineraries are great resources for ideas and inspiration for your explorations of the Green Mountain State. For foodies there's tasting tours for wine, beer, distilled spirits and cheese. For culture enthusiasts, there's artist studio tours, the Stone Trail, Civil War guide and guide to African American Heritage for a variety of perspectives. Palate to Palette is a delicious mash up of farm, food and the arts, while outdoor recreation, scenic drives, Vermont Byways, movies filmed in Vermont, walking tours and the birding guide lure you into Vermont's great outdoors. However your spirit is moved, let us help you find what you're looking for.

And should you lose your way, or if you are looking for local advice on more places to visit you may want to stop at one of over fifty Vermont Ambassador Information Centers, where helpful staff will provide a local recommendation.
Vermont Stone Trail brochure 2017.

The Vermont Stone Trail

Follow Vermont's Stone Trail and discover the history, art and culture that the granite, marble and slate mining industries infused in the Green Mountain State. Click here to see a map.

Palate to Palette flyer 2017.

Palate to Palette

Embark on a feast of food, farms and the arts. You'll find everything from artisan chocolates, farmstead cheese and maple cream, to exemplary theater, music, arts, and fine craft. Click here to see a map.

A line of porters in uniform.

African American Heritage Trail

For the stories of Vermont’s early African Americans citizens, this guide recommends museums and cultural sites, exhibits, films, tours and personal explorations. You'll meet teachers, storytellers, activists, ministers and legislators who made Vermont and the nation a better place for all.

Local Motion trail finder.

Outdoor Recreation Trails

From hiking to biking, to skiing to horseback riding, and for everything from water trails to motorized trails, trailFINDER helps you find an outdoor activity near you, wherever you are in Vermont. Get out, get active, and explore.

Vermont Brewery Challenge passport.

Brewery Challenge

Small state. Big beer. Vermont's brewers are making magic. The Vermont Brewers Association invites you to go on a tasting tour & discover for yourself.

Vermont Cheese-makers Brochure

Vermont Cheese Trail

The Vermont Cheese Council introduces you to more than 45 cheesemakers who produce over 150 varieties of small-batch, sheep, cow and goat specialty cheeses and have won literally scores of awards.

Vermont's civil war history.

Vermont and the Civil War

Experience the fervor of Abolitionists, the bravery and dedication of Vermont's soldiers, and the drama of the northern-most land action of the Civil War. Visit museums, historic sites, and public memorials; explore preserved towns and villages, and hike local trails to discover Vermont’s Civil War history.

Vermont Distilled Spirits tasting tour brochure.

Distilled Spirit Tasting

Vermont is home to some of America’s finest artisanal distilleries, proudly producing small batch spirits the Vermont way... crafted by hand.

Vermont Byways brochure.

Vermont Byways

The best way to experience Vermont is to leave the highways and travel the secondary roads.

Artist Studio Tours - Open Studio Weekend.

Artist Studio Tours

Vermont is home to an impressive number of highly talented artists and craftspeople who open their studios to welcome visitors for conversation, demonstrations, browsing and sales. Learn more:  Putney Craft Tour, Rock River Artists Open Studio Tour, and  Vermont Open Studio Weekend

Vermont Winery Passport.

Wine Trail

Embark on a Vermont Grape and Wine Council tasting tour that’s bound to please every palate.

Vermont birding tour.

Birding Trail

All you have to do is stop, look, and listen. With a varied landscape of forests, meadows and water features, Vermont is a great location for viewing everything from large flocks of migratory birds to solitary song birds. Check out the Birding Trail for viewing areas, places to visit and birding events.

Filmed in Vermont - scene from Beetlejuice.

Filmed in Vermont

Take a “star-studded” road-trip discovering Vermont film history. Run through fall foliage with Forrest Gump, laugh along Lake Champlain with Jim Carrey in Me, Myself and Irene and reminisce with Diane Keaton at the Vermont Country Store in Baby Boom. There are dozens of locations and film festivals to explore.

Scenic drives in Vermont - Vermont Capital Building.

Scenic Drives

Vermont is perfect for touring by car, motorcycle or antique auto. Scenic routes offer sweeping forest and farmland vistas, quaint villages, and quiet country roads.

Middle Bridge in Woodstock, Covered Bridges in Vermont.

Covered Bridges

Vermont has more than 100 covered bridges, ranging from small constructions built over country streams, to the longest two-span covered bridge in the world.

Local walking and driving tours in Vermont.

Local Walking and Driving Tours

Explore Vermont along unhurried roadways and in pedestrian-friendly downtowns, where visitors are always warmly welcomed. Walking tours expose the layers of history to show how many Vermont towns have grown and prospered through the centuries.

Vermont antiquing experience.

Ultimate Antiquing Experience

A comprehensive guide to everything antiques in Vermont.

Vermont Culinary Experience - Burger night at Bread and Butter Farm.

Vermont Culinary Experiences

Vermont’s scenic roadways lead to delicious, local cuisine by artisan chefs, creative food companies and passionate farmers.This six-day itinerary offers a sumptuous smorgasbord of Vermont agrarian and food experiences. Hungry for more? More Vermont culinary tours are at DIGINVT.COM.