The Ultimate Guide to Vermont in the Fall

By: Leah Shoup

Experience the adorable village of Stowe.

Discover one of the most charming small towns in New England! Don't miss the scenic Stowe Recreation Path or Lake Champlain chocolates.

Try the cider donuts at Cold Hollow Cider Mill.

Experience Vermont's fall season with Cold Hollow Cider Mill's renowned homemade apple cider donuts in the charming town of Waterbury.

Drive through Smugglers Notch State Park.

Take a fall foliage road trip through Vermont's most scenic route in October: "the Notch"–a prime leaf-peeping place in the Green Mountains.

Visit the Trapp Family Lodge.

Stay at this famous Austrian lodge, or try a local beer at the von Trapp Brewing Bierhall–a must on a Vermont road trip

Go on a hike to see fall foliage.

The Green Mountain State lives up to its reputation with hikes like Lye Brook Falls Trail, Mount Mansfield, and Camels Hump Trail.

See the views on the Gondola Skyride.

To effortlessly soak in the breathtaking Vermont foliage, hop on the Stowe Mountain Resort's Gondola Skyride.

Spend time in Woodstock.

During the fall foliage season, you'll love this historic village, full of beautiful covered bridges, boutique shops, and fall photo ops.

Explore Burlington.

Fly into Burlington International Airport and then check out the Burlington Bike Path, Church Street Marketplace, and Lake Champlain.

Sample a maple creemee.

Served warmer than regular ice cream, creemees have an irresistible soft texture, making them one of the top things to eat in Vermont!

Enjoy the fall foliage in Montpelier.

Vermont's capital is home to a vibrant restaurant scene and many boutique shops, including independent bookstores you'll want to check out.