Experience Vermont in One of Our Rental Cars
You'll feel a sense of community upon your arrival in the Green Mountain state. Take drive and look at the world famous foliage and seasonal beauty that the state has to offer. From the sweetest maple syrup to quaint and charming cities and towns, Vermont is a unique setting for a family vacation.
While in Vermont, explore all of the recreational and outdoor activities that can be found here and enjoy the treasures of the area, like the endless mountains and green fields. Even if you're piled in a heap of snow, Vermont will still be fun for all.
You'll be able to breeze through Montpelier—one of the smallest capital cities in the United States. Although it's small, there's still plenty to do. The city has a vast music and foodie scene, in part because it is home to the New England Culinary Institute.
Head to downtown Montpellier to get a lesson in history. You and the kids can visit the Vermont State House or the Vermont Historical Society Museum. End the day with a 13-mile drive to the Ben & Jerry's ice cream factory to tour the ice creamery and indulge in some of your favorite treats.
Head to Burlington
Home to more than a quarter of Vermont's population, you'll quickly see why Burlington is so popular. From mountains and outdoor recreation to urban and metropolitan environments, Burlington is the place to begin your vacation.
Make your way to Church Street Marketplace, a brick-and-cobblestone pedestrian mall lined with restored buildings that also include restaurants and coffee houses. The kids will love doing a little sightseeing and shopping.
Next, burn off some energy at Petra Cliffs Climbing Center, an indoor rock climbing facility perfect for the whole family. If you have a chance to break away from the kids, check out some of Vermont's breweries, including Magic Hat Brewfactory and Longtrail Brewing Company.
Find your way in your to Stowe, the final stop on your vacation. This 200-year old village sits next to Mt. Mansfield, Vermont's highest peak. This makes for a great town to ski or snowboard, so make sure to take along your snow gear.
For other adventures in the city, take the family dog sledding via Eden Dogsledding. You can also stop by Laughing Moon Chocolates in the downtown area. They provide chocolate dipping demonstrations and tours.