Top Vacation Destinations in Vermont
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Price and Availability Index in Vermont
Vacation Rental Price Information in Vermont
We analyzed price data and rendered them in this graph, which shows vacation rental prices for the next twelve months in Vermont. $359 is the highest price average in the next twelve months. Prices decrease in a week of October (10/19 - 10/26), where average prices are $302.
Rental Availability Information in Vermont
Have a look at the above graph to see the global availability of vacation rentals in Vermont. More people travel to Vermont a week in June (6/29 - 7/6). So far, 40% of the rentals are occupied this week. People tend to travel less to Vermont during a week in October (10/19 - 10/26) when only 13% of the rentals are booked.
The Weather in Vermont
Check out the climate diagram for Vermont. The highest average temperatures are in the month of July. However, temperatures can go lower than 8° in Vermont in February. The rainiest month is January while the driest month is August.
Enjoy a Memorable Mountain Vacation in a Vermont Cabin
Located in the north-eastern region of the United States, Vermont is known for its ski trails, family-friendly attractions, and idyllic beauty. Whether you are planning a romantic getaway, a ski vacation with the family, or an adventure trip with friends — Vermont will not disappoint.
To make your vacation extra special, choose the right accommodation for you. Cabins high in the mountains are the preferred vacation rentals among travelers to Vermont. You can choose from different styles and facilities that fit into a wide range of budgets and requirements.
Getting to Your Vermont Vacation Home
If traveling from afar, Vermont is best accessed via Burlington International Airport. Burlington is the state’s largest city and the home of the University of Vermont. The airport has daily flights from across the United States and Canada. The city is easily enjoyed on foot, however, those who are seeking to experience the best of the outdoor beauty of the state are advised to rent a car to get the most out of their vacation. Driving through Vermont is quite scenic, due to the natural beauty of the region. It's also fairly easy, thanks to several major roadways that traverse the small state.
Gastronomical Delights in Vermont
After a long day of activity, treat yourself to some of Vermont’s finest food and drink. The state is known for its farm-to-table attitude toward cuisine, and both Burlington and the capital city, Montpelier, are home to numerous award-winning restaurants.
It would be wrong to speak of Vermont cuisine and not mention maple syrup. The state is the largest producer of this sugary delicacy in the United States, exporting it both domestically and internationally. Visitors to the state can enjoy this treat at any restaurant serving breakfast or brunch, buy bottles and canisters from local producers to keep on hand in their own Vermont vacation rental's kitchen, or even tap the trees themselves in late winter at one many working farms.
Vermont is also famous for its craft beer scene and is home to more than forty microbreweries. Sit back and enjoy a pint or two, or get even more involved by touring a brewery and learning more about how hops became such a successful industry in the area.
The best time to visit Vermont
Vermont has a continental climate, which is marked by hot and humid summers and cold winters. Having said this, it receives around 2,200 hours of sunshine per year.
Fall (September-October) in the state is a colorful time to visit for its extensive foliage changing from green to deep reds and oranges.
Winters in Vermont can get quite cold, particularly in elevated regions. It receives about 60-100 inches of snowfall annually, a reason why it's a sought-after ski destination.
Vermont for art and culture lovers
Even though it's popular for skiing and outdoor activities, Vermont also has a vibrant art and culture scene that you can experience while staying in a vacation home. The Shelburne Museum is a famous attraction that offers visitors a peek into the state’s history and traditions.
The Vermont Arts Council plays an important role in promoting art through various programs and festivals. From live performances to film festivals, there is an annual arts calendar, so it's possible plan your vacation accordingly if you have a particular event in mind.
Catch a show at the outdoor amphitheatre in Glover, held weekly by the Bread and Puppet Theater. Or you could be part of the Shakespeare Festival in the town of Brattleboro, an annual event held every summer.
Child-friendly activities to enjoy
If you are traveling to Vermont with small children, you are sure to have a great family vacation with all the activities in this diverse state. During the winter, you can enjoy sleigh-rides, skiing, and bonfires at the many ski resorts in the area, and treat the little ones to some of the region's famous maple syrup at the end of the day.
Try a guided tour of the Ben and Jerry’s ice cream factory to learn everything about the process of making ice cream. You'll even get to try some amazing flavors such as the 'Vermonster' — an experience that the kids will remember for a long time.
The Billings Farm and Museum is a destination kids will particularly enjoy. View live demonstrations of shepherding, take a wagon ride, and learn all about the running of one of the best dairy farms in the US.
Excursions into Vermont’s Great Outdoors
As a small state, one of the joys of spending time in Vermont is the variety of activities and landscapes that can be accessed fairly efficiently.
With several mountain ranges traversing the state, Vermont is known for its many hiking areas. There are options for hikers at every level to get outside and enjoy the views. Some of the best known and most popular state parks for hiking are Smugglers Notch, Branbury and Mount Ascutney.
During the winter season, these same areas become popular destinations for skiers and snowboarders. The state is known as the capital of winter sport in the eastern states. The state is home to the country’s first Nordic ski center located at Trapp Family Lodge – a name that will be familiar to fans of the musical "The Sound of Music." The state has nineteen ski resorts that are conveniently accessible from many Vermont vacation rentals.
Other popular outdoor excursions include golfing, fly-fishing, mountain biking and water sports on Lake Champlain, located in the northern part of the state on the border with Canada.
Vermont: sweeping mountains and quaint museums
Vermont State House
Situated in the state capital, Montpelier, this beautiful Greek structure is home to the Vermont General Assembly. It's also surrounded by delicate gardens.
The highest mountain in the state, it's profile can be recognised from the distance as a human face. Climb the summit and gain gorgeous views over the American North East.
Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home
Originally home to one of President Lincoln's sons, this beautiful Georgian home is filled with much of the original furniture and is well worth a visit.
Split across several buildings, this vintage museum showcases over 100,000 American paintings, art and textiles, all centring around the American culture.
Stowe Recreation Path
This 5 mile trail can be walked or cycled and is one of the most popular areas in the state. It boasts stunning views and access to quaint restaurants and lodges for true tranquillity.
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