Vermont Family Walking & Hiking Tour - 20s & Beyond
Fall in New England-Manchester to Woodstock
From $2,999 pp dbl. occ. | 5 days / 4 nights
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Whether the leaves are deep green or exploding in hues from yellow to red, breathtaking landscapes await you and your family. Hike along forest paths to covered bridges, sparkling rivers and mountain vistas. See stately homes and charming New England villages. From its famous maple syrup to postcard-worthy scenery, Vermont aims to please.
- Discover the historic village of Manchester, where whitewashed homes are hemmed in by the rolling Green Mountains
- Savor mouthwatering locally made maple syrup and learn the old New England art of sugarmaking
- Wind your way through landscapes that envelop you in local charm and brilliant fall colors
- Explore picturesque Woodstock, a quintessential New England village, where quaint shops and storybook streets beckon
Days 1-2 Learn the fine art of sugarmaking and taste maple syrup at Havoc Hill Sugar House | Hike through fern-laced hardwood forest below Mount Equinox and into the 900-acre Equinox Preserve, teeming with rare plants and diverse wildlife | Stroll through the Merck Forest & Farmland Center for sweeping vistas of the Taconic Mountains | Explore the historic village of Manchester.
Day 3 Take the morning to expore scenic Hildene—a bucolic estate with walking trails weaving through stunning meadows and forest, plus multiple historic buildings and a Georgian Revival mansion built by Abraham Lincoln’s son | Stroll through the famous Vermont Country Store on our way to Woodstock, where The Prince & The Pauper’s gourmet cuisine delights.
Days 4-5 Keep an eye out for wild turkeys while walking on historic carriage roads in Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Park | Sugar maples, 400-year-old hemlocks, bridges and wide-open pastureland make it a superb place to meander on foot | Gentle switchbacks lead to the top of Mount Tom and Mount Peg, with views of Woodstock below you as the Green Mountains rise in the distance | Take in the sprawling gardens and enjoy a farm-to-table dinner | Take in the amazing sight of molten forms crystallizing right before your eyes at a Simon Pearce demonstration—classic glassblowing craftsmanship is alive, well and stunning to behold.
The earlier you book, the more choice you'll have and the lower your price. And you can always change your mind — you won't be charged to transfer to a different trip before your final payment is due. View cancellation policy.
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F Family Dates - 20s and Beyond
Gather your favorite people to share a Backroads adventure on a ready-to-book Private Trip - featuring all the legendary Backroads hallmarks from expert leaders to unforgettable activities. You can pick from a large selection of dates for your group of 8 or more. Call us for date availability. If your party has fewer than 8 guests, or if your preferred date is not available, we'll create a departure just for you.
Private Trip Pricing
- 10 or more Guests: from $2,999 pp dbl occ
- 9 Guests: from $3,399 pp dbl occ
- 8 Guests: from $3,599 pp dbl occ
- 2-7 Guests: Give us a call or reach out here!
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