Introduction
We remember our first time in Vermont. The quiet little lane. The green hills that backed up to the barn with the grove of maples that led to the clapboard house with the big porch. The farmer with the smile and a tip of the cap. We’ll never forget the stillness, the absence of rush, the ten pictures we took of one scene hoping we could somehow capture it. The true appeal of Vermont is that none of that has changed. Whether we’re visiting a sugarmaker, exploring the woodlands and the valleys, strolling a village square, or watching Morgan colts frolic in a white-fenced pasture, the peace is authentic. The beauty is un-retouched. This journey ranges through terrains of town and country that you can hardly believe still exist in America. But they do. Clocks tick just as fast here, but you’ll slow down. And, if you’re like us, after a day outdoors and dinner by the fireplace, you’ll sleep as you haven’t slept for years.
Itinerary at a glance
DAYS 1 - BURLINGTON / STOWE
We meet in Burlington for a lively waterfront walk along Lake Champlain with views of the Adirondacks to the west.

A short drive away, Stowe (2 nights) is our base for forays into classic New England. One dramatic walk includes Smugglers’ Notch and the expansive views of birch and maple forests to Bingham Falls. 

DAYS 2-3 – STOWE / MONTPELIER
We’ll visit the fragrant Hill Farmstead Brewery, and accompany a naturalist along the trails surrounding the Trapp Family Lodge.

In the state capital of Montpelier, we take a walk through the town takes us past the bustling Main and State streets to the Vermont State House, and If you like, climb up the 50ft stone tower for a 360˚ view of the city. we experience one of Vermont’s finest sights—the covered bridge. Northfield has the largest cluster of covered bridges in Vermont. We then visit Lincoln Peak Vineyard, for tastings and a tour of the operations.

DAYS 4-5 - MIDDLEBURY / BURLINGTON
With Vermont being famous for their maple syrup, it is only fitting that we stop for a visit to a sugar house to see how it is made. Later, you will enjoy a picnic lunch comprised of meats and cheeses from local cheesemakers while taking in scenic views. After a hike up the Falls of Lana in the Green Mountain National Forest, we head back into town for the farewell dinner. 

On our final day, enjoy a morning sunrise and stock up on maple syrup, before returning to Burlington.
Picture yourself...
  • Crossing covered bridges on country roads
  • Visiting a sugarmaker, dairy farm, and family owned vineyard
  • Wandering forest paths and village greens
Vermont
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5 Days / 4 Nights
Starting Point: 9:00 AM – Lobby of hotel in Burlington

Ending Point: 12:00 PM – Burlington Airport


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Tour Dates & Prices
Tour prices are per person based on double occupancy. Single supplement is only applicable if you are traveling solo and/or have a room to yourself.
TOUR DATES
TOUR PRICES
SINGLE SUPPLEMENT
Sep 27-Oct 1, 2020$3295.00$995.00
October 18-22, 2020$3295.00$995.00


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What's Included
  • Accommodations for 5 days and 4 nights
  • Support vehicle(s)
  • Trip literature
• All breakfasts, 3 lunches and 2 dinners
• Full-time experienced guide(s) who are with you throughout the trip and handle behind-the-scenes logistics
• Admissions to tastings, historic sites and other scheduled events as noted in the detailed daily itinerary
• Gratuities for hotels, meals, and baggage
• All land transportation during the trip
Above & Beyond Benefits
  • Invisible Check-In
    When your group arrives, we whisk you and your bags to your room immediately. No waiting – no tipping.
  • Privileged Access Events
    One-of-a-kind access to remarkable people, places and activities arranged just for you.
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The climate in Vermont is quite moderate to cool in the months of September and October.


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Accommodations
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Edson Hill Manor

Warm and gracious interiors, luxurious textures, modern amenities; all paired with civilized by-gone era hospitality in a 1940s estate setting, overlooking Vermont’s untouched Worcester range on 38 acres of forest and rolling countryside.

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Middlebury Inn

Walk through the doors of the Middlebury Inn and feel the warmth of New England hospitality. Look out over the beautiful Middlebury town green from the front porch and experience a place that's been a part of Vermont's history since 1827.

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