Hike Vermont: Fall Foliage

5 Days | Reach mountaintops, chase waterfalls and get fully immersed in Vermont’s vibrant colours

Walking & Trekking
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Regardless of whether you call it fall or autumn, you’ll be blown away by the changing colours of the Green Mountain State. This five-day hiking adventure will see you strolling through rolling farmland, reaching rarefied air as you ascend a 4000-footer, gazing into Canada on a clear day and enthusiastically chasing waterfalls. You'll also be able to restock your energy levels with stops at a maple farm, the Ben and Jerry’s factory and a cider mill, meaning you won’t be far from a sweet treat to reward the days’ efforts.

Trip overview

Map of Hike Vermont: Fall Foliage including United States Of America
Start
Burlington, United States
Finish
Burlington, United States
Theme
Walking & Trekking
Destinations
United States
Physical rating
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Style
Comfort
Ages
Min 12
Group size
Min 2 - Max 8
Trip code
SKTV
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Why you'll love this trip
  • Tackle a 4000-footer and (on clear days) be treated to views across state lines, maybe even as far as Canada!
  • Walk a few sections of the Long Trail – the oldest long-distance trail in the USA that spans the length of Vermont.
  • Start off your experience with a visit to a sustainable farm, getting to know your group over a picnic lunch.
  • Reward your hiking efforts with sweet stops at a maple farm and the Ben and Jerry’s factory, making sure to indulge in the free samples.
  • Take an afternoon to settle into the ski town Stowe, exploring its historic downtown and visiting one of its many local breweries, cideries or wineries.

Is this trip right for you?
  • This is a hiking trip, so a good fitness level will help you enjoy all included hikes and activities.
  • This trip involves daily hikes ranging in distance from 3-6 miles (5-10 km) with a total trip distance of up to 26 miles (42 km). The maximum daily elevation gain/loss is 2500 feet (762 m). Please check the trip itinerary for more details.
  • On this trip you’ll be required to carry a daypack weighing approximately 8-12 lb (3.5 to 5.5kg).

Itinerary

Map of Hike Vermont: Fall Foliage including United States Of America

Inclusions

Meals

5 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 4 dinners

Transport

Private vehicle

Accommodation

Inn (4 nights)

Activities
  • Shuttle from Burlington to Warren
  • Burlington - Sustainable Farm visit and walk with picnic lunch
  • Lake and waterfall hike
  • Mount Grant via The Long Trail hike
  • Maple farm tour and tasting
  • Waterbury - Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream Factory tour
  • Stowe - 4000 Footer summit hike
  • Stowe - Moss Glen Falls visit
  • Stowe - Stowe Scenic Auto Road drive to Mount Mansfield Summit
  • Stowe - The Chin via The Long Trail hike
  • Shuttle from Stowe to Burlington
  • Stowe - Cider Mill visit
  • Stowe - Pinnacle Trail to Stowe Pinnacle hike

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Important notes

1. A completed registration form is required to join these trips. You will not be confirmed for the trip until your form has been received and reviewed. We may ask for a medical release signed by your physician for medical conditions or circumstances which could possibly compromise your safety or the safety of others on this trip – please speak to your agent for further details.

2. A signed disclaimer (Acknowledgement of Risks Form) is required at the time of booking for this trip – please speak to your agent for further details.

3. To help ensure this trip is right for you, this trip is subject to additional ‘Essential Eligibility Requirements’ – see the ‘Itinerary Disclaimer’ section of the Essential Trip Information for further details

4.This trip is operated and run by Wildland Trekking, an Intrepid company. You will be travelling with a mixture of both Wildland Trekking customers and Intrepid customers.

5. You will meet your guide and group in Burlington, Vermont in the morning on Day 1. Your guide will pick you up at your hotel, and will be in contact approximately 10 days before the tour to coordinate the pick up and answer any last minute questions you have. This trip will conclude at approximately 5:00 PM on the last day.

6. Vermont’s fall foliage typically occurs between the last week of September and mid October, but it is a natural process that varies year by year. We have done our very best to schedule the tour dates for the best chance to see the peak fall colors, but as with many things in nature there are no guarantees. Regardless of the stage of the fall foliage during your tour, it’s a stunningly beautiful area to hike and explore, and a magical season in which to be there.

7. A single supplement is available if you’d prefer not to share a room on this trip. The single supplement applies to all nights on your trip and is subject to availability. Please speak to your booking agent for further information.

Essential Trip Information

Want an in-depth insight into this trip? Essential Trip Information provides a detailed itinerary, visa info, how to get to your hotel, what's included - pretty much everything you need to know about this adventure and more.

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Hike Vermont: Fall Foliage
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EUR €3,050