Vermont in the fall is as picture-perfect as you've imagined. And the ultimate way to see breathtaking vistas is to hit the road and explore. These driving tours lead to Vermont places that are scenic any time of the year, but you'll especially enjoy the views along these routes during New England's legendary fall foliage season.
One Drive, Five Covered Bridges
If you want to see covered bridges during your fall visit to New England, you can't beat Vermont's Bennington County in the southwestern part of the state for its dense concentration of picturesque covered bridges.
This driving tour will take you to five covered bridges in close proximity.
Best Fall Drives in Vermont
Author and Vermonter Rachel Carter will point you in the right direction if you're looking for Vermont's most picturesque byways this fall.
This Vermont Drive is a Roller Coaster Ride
From Yankee Magazine, follow this 60-mile drive through the heart of Vermont for an exhilarating look at the leaves. Your outing begins in Vergennes, Vermont, and includes suggested stops that are perfect for lovers of history or the arts, plus a detour up a mountain on a chairlift ride for wide-angle foliage views.
Molly Stark Scenic Byway
Route 9 from Bennington to the New Hampshire state line follows the historic route taken by General Stark to fight the British. You'll visit covered bridges, state parks, museums, historic towns and more while viewing some of Vermont's finest fall foliage.
Millions of Trees
It's really no exaggeration.
This Vermont foliage driving tour from Yankee Foliage focuses on the state's sparsely populated and pristine northwestern corner. Allow at least two days if this itinerary resonates. There's even a suggested route to follow on day three of your journey if you can linger longer among the leaves.
Central Vermont Foliage Tour
See some of the best foliage in Vermont, as this fall drive takes you on an 88-mile scenic trip through the Green Mountain National Forest.
Woodstock is your starting point and an ideal home base for your autumn explorations.
Champlain Lowlands and Northern Green Mountains
This day trip is an opportunity to enjoy diverse terrain and scenery, through mountains, along rivers, through rolling farm lands, to islands and beautiful villages, and over covered bridges, all framed in Vermont's brilliant autumn foliage.
A Fall Foliage Tour of the Northeast Kingdom
This driving tour from St. Johnsbury to the Canadian border offers a number of side trips to enhance your autumn day-tripping. Don't forget to pack your passport in case you want to continue your trek north.
Vermont Fall Foliage Road Tours
Which Vermont region would you like to tour? Vermont Living magazine provides suggested autumn driving tours in all of the state's popular destinations including the Champlain Valley, the Northeast Kingdom, and the Stowe area.
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