What you find along the way – yourself, new perspective and adventure – on Vermont’s byways and back roads makes the journey the destination. Let the spirit of exploration lead the way through showstopping scenery, breathtaking vistas, and Vermont’s hallmark historic downtowns and welcoming communities.
Check out shops, historic sites and community watering holes along the way, respecting guidelines and others’ safety.
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View the Vermont Byways statewide map
You're never too far off the beaten path. Grab an Explore Vermont Byways statewide PDF map to go and find your next adventure.
Exploring Vermont is most fun when we’re all staying safe and respecting each other. We all have responsibilities as Vermont continues to slow the spread of COVID-19 while out and about.
Think you’ve seen it all? Think again. Undiscovered adventure is around every corner in Vermont – here are some ideas to get you started. We'll see you out there.
Here are tips to recreate locally and stay safe outdoors during this public health emergency.
State Parks are part of Vermont's response to COVID-19. Learn more about how Vermont State Parks are operating as the state continues to slow the spread of COVID-19.
Vermont’s businesses miss you, too. Enjoy your favorite Vermont products from home.
Vermont Historic Sites
The small state of Vermont boasts an exceptional collection of historic sites and events for children, families and adults.
Get to know each of Vermont’s 10 byways. Plan a route on your favorite, or take the road less traveled this summer.