7 days in Acadia National Park & Vermont Itinerary

7 days in Acadia National Park & Vermont Itinerary

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Acadia National Park
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Woodstock
— 1 night
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Burlington
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Acadia National Park

Acadia National Park ©
The first national park east of the Mississippi River, Acadia National Park draws visitors with its rugged landscape of ocean shoreline, low-slung granite mountains, dense woodlands, and pristine lakes.
Bring the kids along to Gorham Mountain Trail and Heart of Acadia Loop. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Otter Cliff and Great Head Trail. And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic natural features at Somes Sound, tour the pleasant surroundings at Echo Lake Beach, hike along Precipice Trail, and get engrossed in the history at Somesville Historical Museum and Gardens.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Acadia National Park trip planner.

Columbus to Acadia National Park is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Columbus in May, expect Acadia National Park to be a bit cooler, temps between 60°F and 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Woodstock.

Things to do in Acadia National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Somes Sound, Somesville Historical Museum and Gardens
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Gorham Mountain Trail ©
Gorham Mountain Trail
Great Head Trail ©
Great Head Trail
Precipice Trail ©
Precipice Trail

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Woodstock

Woodstock ©
Woodstock is the shire town of Windsor County, Vermont, United States. Start off your visit on the 29th (Fri): trek along Thundering Falls Trail, contemplate the long history of FH Gillingham & Sons General Store, then engage your brain at Montshire Museum of Science, and finally delve into the lush surroundings at Mount Tom.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Woodstock trip site.

Traveling by flight from Acadia National Park to Woodstock takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Acadia National Park in May: highs in Woodstock hover around 70°F, while lows dip to 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Burlington.

Things to do in Woodstock

Parks · Trails · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Montshire Museum of Science, Thundering Falls Trail
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Montshire Museum of Science ©
Montshire Museum of Science
Mount Tom ©
Mount Tom
FH Gillingham & Sons General Store ©
FH Gillingham & Sons General Store

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Burlington

Burlington ©
Burlington is the most populous city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sat): kick back and relax at North Beach Park, then admire the verdant scenery at Mad River Glen, and then fly down the slopes at Sugarbush Resort. On your second day here, trek along Stowe Recreation Path and then get outside with Bingham Falls.

To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Burlington trip planner.

Traveling by car from Woodstock to Burlington takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Burlington are 71°F, while nighttime lows are 49°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Burlington

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Stowe, Mad River Glen, Sugarbush Resort
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Bingham Falls ©
Bingham Falls
Sugarbush Resort ©
Sugarbush Resort
Mad River Glen ©
Mad River Glen

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