Oct 222018

Whether you’re looking home away from home vacation, or spending the day in Vermont for fun, I’ve come up with a list of 10 sights to see while in Vermont.

This Northeastern United States location is rich with history. Vermont is a New England state that attracts tourists all year round. Whether you’re looking to arrive this summer for a little home away from home vacation, or spending the day in Vermont for fun, I’ve come up with a list of 10 sights to see while in Vermont that you must add to your travel bucket list.

Whether you’re looking home away from home vacation, or spending the day in Vermont for fun, I’ve come up with a list of 10 sights to see while in Vermont.

  1. Ben & Jerry’s Flavor Graveyard – what’s a trip to Vermont without checking out the Ben & Jerry’s location in Waterbury, VT where you can see their old flavors graveyard.
  2. Cabot Creamery Tour – this factory in Cabot, VT isn’t ashamed, they’ll show you the process of product making from cow to cheese, when you schedule a tour.
  3. Lake Champlain Ferries – travel across the lake, in your car, on this ferry boat that delivers you over to New York State.
  4. Quechee Gorge – this gorge offers many nature trail walks and places to picnic while sightseeing in Vermont and it’s free.
  5. Bennington Battle Monument – enjoy 360-degree views of Vermont as you walk up this monument that documents one of the most pivotal battles of The American Revolution.
  6. Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home – tour the home of Robert Lincoln, the only surviving child of the former president and Mary Lincoln.
  7. Smugglers Notch State Park – once a smugglers path into Canada, these narrow trails offer you a nice nature walk that you can hike, bike or picnic at.
  8. Rockefeller National Historical Park – enjoy the 400 year old hemlocks in this national historical park, beautiful flowers, hiking trails and much nature to enjoy while in Vermont.
  9. Rock of Ages – located in Barre, VT this granite quarry served as a filming location for Star Trek’s 2009 movie and is surely a historical sight to see while in Vermont.
  10. Shelburne Museum – this museum is located in Shelburne, VT and features many historical buildings as well as a lighthouse and restored steamboat, Ticonderoga.

There are many more sights to see while in Vermont, but this list of 10 should surely help you learn more about Vermont’s rich history and enjoy some of the natural beauties Vermont has to offer anyone who ventures into its border.

  31 Responses to “10 Sights to See While in Vermont”

  1. Vermont is one of the states I haven”t been to yet. I need to plan to go or it won’t get done. I would love all these sites but the graveyard for old flavors hits my funny bone!

  2. I’ve been through Vermont on my way to Maine, but I’ve always wanted to spend some time there. Now I know what sites I need to visit when I do. Would love to visit them all!

  3. We have always wanted to go during the falls and see the colors and enjoy the cooler weather. It is on our bucket list to visit and enjoy many different places.

  4. Vermont is such a beautiful state. Honestly, I can’t think of a state in New England that isn’t beautiful, especially this time of year. I love these picks!

  5. There are so many places to visit in the New England states that I think I need to make a trip up that way. This looks absolutely astounding. Those colors on those trees right around this time a year would be just gorgeous.

  6. I need to get to Vermont! I want to see all the fall colors. Plus I’d check out the places in your list. I want to visit New England with my family so badly.

  7. I haven’t been to Vermont yet, but when I get there I need to see the Ben and Jerry’s graveyard. I love their ice cream.

  8. It sounds like Vermont has so much to offer. I do not live that far away so I will see about a road trip this season before it gets too cold.

  9. I have family in Vermont and I absolutely love going there to visit. I’m not sure I’ve seen any of these things yet. I’ll have to check them out.

  10. We like Ben and Jerry’s Ice cream , there is a store in Pigeon Forge close to the outlet mall who served this Ice cream. Is this brand originated in Vermont?

  11. The historical parks and monuments would be our favorites sites! My husband and I are both history majors.

  12. I can see spending a week in Vermont being a lot of fun. Some of the parks would be highlights for sure.

  13. These 10 sights are enough to put together a fun trip! Vermont sounds like a fun and beautiful place to visit. Thanks for this.

  14. How i wish to experience the place those view and site the you will proud of .,Hope someday to visit those sites for the meantime i’ll check it out .,

  15. I have never been to Vermont, but I know it looks gorgeous! I should go though since my brother lives really close.

  16. I’ve never had a chance to go to Vermont. This sounds like a lot of great things to do there though. I know where I’ll be going if I have the chance to go there someday.

  17. I have wanted to go to Vermont for years! It is seriously my #1 wishlist for traveling.

  18. These sound like great places. I’d definitely be doing #1 and #2. I have always wanted to check out VT and NH, but they are so far away from Texas.

  19. These are great stops! My daughters would love to visit there!!

  20. There are a lot of beautiful places to visit in Vermont! And the autumn days are wonderful there!

  21. Sounds like a great place to explore with the family! Love your suggestions! Thank you!

  22. I would like to see the Rock of Ages, I am sure my kids would love it there, they love Shrek! So many things to do in Vermont, wow.

  23. I have not had a chance to visit Vermont just yet. I plan on eventually visiting every state. I definitely want to visit Lincoln’s family home.

  24. That van is super cool. Vermont is one of those places that I have always wanted to visit. Hoping to go there someday.

  25. My uncle lives in Vermont. Sad to say I have not yet had the chance to go up and visit him!

  26. I have ALWAYS wanted to go to Vermont. I hope one day I can see some of these beautiful!

  27. Growing up, we went to Vermont for 1 week every year! We went skiing at Killington and it was the highlight of our year. I’ve never been to any of the places on your list though. I’ll have to check them out next time I’m in Vermont.

  28. I’d love to go to Vermont! It looks amazing and sounds like some great places to visit!

  29. I love going to historical parks and I think I would love to visit Rockefeller National Historical Park first if I ever visit Vermont. Thanks for the great list!! <3 xoxo

  30. I love Vermont! We have been several times and visited a few of these. Our fave is always the Jerry’s Flavor Graveyard!

  31. we went to Vermont once and loved it! Too bad we didn’t have much time…we should be able to explore more!