Vermont’s Byways

The best way to experience Vermont is by touring the roads that wander through the mountains and meet in the valleys.  These routes will take you through forest and farmland to historic villages and towns that are vibrant hubs of culture and recreation. 

Vermont’s 10 designated byways range in length from 30 miles to more than 400 miles and the duration of exploration can range from an afternoon to an entire season. 

Touring by truck camper leads you to museums, galleries, antique shops, and boutiques.  Trailways, swimming holes, waterfalls, and valley views awaits you at every bend in the highway.



Lake Champlain Byway

Lake Champlain Byway

184 miles – South to North

1-Mount Independence State Historic Site, Orwell

2-Champlain Orchards, Shoreham

3-Henry Sheldon Museum of Vermont History, Middlebury

4-Middlebury Tasting Trail. Middlebury

5-Chimney Point Point State Historic Site, Addison

6-Lake Champlain Maritime Museum, Vergennes

7-Rokeby Museum, Ferrisburg

8-Mount Philo State Park, Charlotte

9-Shelburne Museum, Shelburne

10-Shelburne Farms, Shelburne

11-Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, Burlington

12-Frog Hollow State Craft Center Gallery, Burlington

13-Waterfront Park and ECHO Lake Aquarium, Burlington

14-Sam Mazza’s Farm Market

15-Sand Bar State Park, Milton

16-Alburg Dunes State Park, Alburg

17-Saint Ann’s Shrine, Isle La Motte


Northeast Kingdom Byway

Northeast Kingdom Byway

50 MILES – SOUTH TO NORTH 

1-Northeast Kingdom Artisans Guild State Craft Gallery, St. Johnsbury

2-Stephen Huneck Gallery at Dog Mountain, St. Johnsbury

3-Schoolhouse Covered Bridge, Lyndonville

4-Chamberlain Covered Bridge, Lyndonville

5-Kingdom Trails, East Burke – Hiking

6-Northeast Kingdom Tasting Center, Newport


Green Mountain Byway

Green Mountain Byway

70 Miles – South to North

1-Green Mountain Coffee Cafe & Visitor Center, Waterbury

2-Ben & Jerry’s Factory Tour, Waterbury

3-Helen Day Art Center, Stowe

4-Smugglers’ Notch State Park, Stowe – Hiking

5-Oxbow Riverfront Park, Morrisville – Hiking

6-Stony Brook Farm, Hyde Park

7-Lamoille Valley Rail Trail, Cambridge to Morristown – Hiking

8-Vermont Maple Outlet, Jeffersonville

9-Boyden Valley Winery & Spirits, Cambridge


Mad River  &  Scenic Route 100 Byway

Scenic Route 100 Byway 

150 Miles – South to North 

1-Jamaica State Park, Jamaica – Hiking 

2-The Vermont Country Store, Weston 

3-Weston Playhouse Theatre Company, Weston 

4-President Calvin Coolidge State Historic Site, Plymouth Notch 

5-Plymouth Artisan Cheese, Plymouth Notch 

6-Big Town Gallery, Rochester 

7-Moss Glen Falls, Granville – Hiking 

Mad River Byway 

36 Miles – South to North 

8-Warren Falls, Warren – Hiking 

-9Warren Store, Warren 

10-Mad River Path Millbrook Trailhead, Waitsfield – Hiking 

11-Mad River Taste Place, Waitsfield 

12-Madisonian Museum of Industrial “Design, Waitsfield 

13-Red Hen Bakery and Café, Middlesex 


The Shires of Vermont, Stone Valley & Molly Stark Byway

Molly Stark Byway

48 Miles – East to West 

1-Brattleboro Museum & Art Center, Brattleboro 

2-Grafton Village Cheese Company, Brattleboro 

3-Southern Vermont Natural History Museum, Marlboro 

4-Molly Stark State Park, Wilmington – Hiking 

5-Woodford State Park, Woodford – Hiking 

6-Bennington Farmers Market, Bennington 

7-Bennington Battle Monument State Historic Site, Bennington 

The Shires of Vermont Byway

48 Miles – South to North

8-Bennington Museum, Bennington 

9-Lake Shaftsbury State Park, Shaftsbury – Hiking 

10-Village Peddler and Chocolatorium, East Arlington 

11-Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home, Manchester 

12-Southern Vermont Arts Center, Manchester 

Stone Valley Byway 

30 Miles – South to North 

13-The American Museum of Fly Fishing, Manchester 

14-Dorset Theatre Festival, Dorset 

15-Lake Saint Catherine State Park, Poultney – Hiking 

16-Poultney Historical Society, Poultney 

17-Hubbardston Battlefield State Historic Site, Hubbardton 


Connecticut River Byway

Connecticut River Byway 

410 Miles – South to North 

1-Gallery at the Vault State Craft Center Gallery, Springfield 

2-Mount Ascutney State Park, Windsor – Hiking 

3-Old Constitution House Historic Site, Windsor 

4-Artisans Park, Windsor 

5-Montshire Museum of Science, Norwich 

6-King Arthur Flour Bakery & Care, Store, and School, Norwich 

7-St. Johnsbury Athenaeum, St. Johnsbury 

8-Fairbanks Museum & Planetarium, St. Johnsbury 


The Crossroad of Vermont Byway

The Crossroad of Vermont Byway 

50 Miles – East to West 

1-The Center for Cartoon Studies, White River Junction 

2-The Schulz Library, White River Junction  

3-Quechee State Park and Quechee Gorge, Quechee – Hiking 

4-Simon Pearce Restaurant, Quechee 

5-Billings Farm & Museum, Woodstock 

6-Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park, Woodstock 

7-Gifford Woods State Park, Killington – Hiking 

8-Vermont Farmers Market and Food Center, Rutland 

9-Vermont Marble Museum and Gift Shop, Proctor