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Take a trip to Vermont, the Green Mountain State, and you’re likely to pay a visit to its largest city, Burlington. As with the atmosphere of the whole state, Burlington is not a busy, big place, but somewhere to enjoy culture and scenery in a laid-back manner. Come here to experience different stages of local history in the Shelburne Museum, to marvel at the creatures in the ECHO Lake Aquarium, or wander the leafy campus of the University of Vermont. If you want to explore the city with total flexibility or travel further afield than Burlington, rent a car through Orbitz.
Burlington is located near to some of Vermont’s most beautiful regions, as well as the border with Canada. Use your rental car to see the mountains, lakes and cities nearby.
Waitsfield is one of the gateways to the Green Mountains, and you can reach the base of the peaks on foot from this scenic village. It’s also traditional Vermont at its best, with 19th-century farms, family-run BBQ joints, and hiking trails up the mountains. Come here in summer for skiing at destinations such as Sugarbush and Mad River Glen.
Journey time: Around 50 minutes
Distance: Approximately 40 miles
The city of Stowe, with its nearby resort of the same name, is one of the best Vermont destinations to visit in winter. Strap on a pair of skis and hit the slopes beneath Mount Mansfield for days gliding down fine powder. The resort has a couple of great restaurants for relaxation after a day on the pistes. In summer, the resort also has a golf club, where you can tee off with a panoramic mountain backdrop.
Journey time: Around one hour
Distance: Approximately 45 miles
From Burlington it’s just a short drive and a quiet border crossing into the state of Quebec. There, you’ll find the exciting city of Montréal, which is constantly alive with live music, festivals, exhibitions and more. Sightseers should add the Old Port, the Notre-Dame Basilica, the Fine Arts Museum and the Botanical Garden to their itineraries in this French-speaking cultural hub.
Journey time: Around two hours
Distance: Approximately 100 miles