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Touring Vermont

Explore Vermont Byways

Touring Vermont's Byways are a great way to get off the highway and see what makes Vermont special. Warmer spring days just beckon you to go outside! Be sure to stop in the country stores and talk with the owners. Every byway is different, so drive, bicycle, or ride as many as you can.

Vermont Byways road with farm

Vermont Byways

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

a view of roof tops in a small town that includes houses and a large church and church steeple

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.

a dirt topped road between tall maple trees that are beginning to turn yellow

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.

unpainted covered bridge over a pond with trees around it

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.

head out on an arts and culinary tour that take you to museums, farms, restaurants and more

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.

Order a 2016 Vermont Vacation Guide.

Free Vermont Vacation Guide

Also available online, the Vermont Vacation Guide is filled with great content to steer your Vermont visit in the right direction.