Cheap flights to Vermont

It is a cut away from the mainstream – that can be an impression made when seeing the state of Vermont for the first time. Its breathtaking landscapes whether in the heat of summer or the frost of winter can enthral those who love going outdoors. Hiking, boating, and skiing make up a few of the popular activities here, which attract various tourists to its trails and slopes.  The capital of the state is Montpelier, while its largest city is Burlington.


Food prepared fresh and produced locally will also delight foodies out for crunchy vegetables and other delicacies. This partly explains the lack of a McDonald's in the capital city of Vermont whose way of life has a premium on the importance of a healthy diet. Craft breweries are also sought after here, with various brands available for those looking for a refreshing pick-me-up. 


What to see & do

The small size of Vermont makes its largest city, Burlington, small by the standards of other states. Tourists going here will find a bevy of attractions that belie the breadth of the city's territory. A vibrant cultural and social life awaits here, giving Burlington a youthful vibe. Those going around here can check out Shelburne Museum, which displays Americana collections of Electra Havemeyer Webb. More than 150,000 objects are displayed here with a mix of folk art, decorative arts, and more. From here, tourists can turn to Shelburne Farms where one look at the way farm operations is done. Produce can be bought here, with children allowed to touch some of the animals. Those travelling with little ones can then turn to the Teddy Bear Factory where the little ones can have their rather bedraggled beloved plushies repaired. 


Bennington, another village in Vermont, also teems with historic attractions. One can find here various colonial landmarks such as in Old Bennington where about 80 Georgian and Federal houses can be found. There is also the Bennington Monument here, which honours the role of the town in the American Revolution. Another notable attraction here is Robert Frost's grave and a museum built in his memory. Those who want to go beyond the borders of the town can also go to the Green Mountain National Forest, where tourists can go on to walk the trails to explore the beautiful surroundings. 


When in Vermont, tourists will have fun both in the countryside and in the small town life of the state. One can check out the sights of Wilmington which lies in the upper Deerfield River Valley. Those going here will find Mt Snow, one of the best skiing spots in New England. Visiting here on summer will also regale tourists with its mountain biking and golfing opportunities. There is also Killington Mountain to find here, where one can climb up its peak that goes as high as 4,241 feet.


One can also turn to Weston, one of the most pristine towns in the state. Towering maple trees and grass thrive along its landscape, giving it a pastoral feel. Tourists can also visit here a number of local attractions such as Weston Playhouse, the oldest professional theatre house of Vermont. One can also find here Vermont Country Store, which harks back to the general merchandise stores of the pioneering days. The Mad River Valley and Sugarbush is also another locale to see with its view of rolling hills and fertile farmland. Covered bridges and white steeples also add to the atmosphere, making the place one of the most beautiful in the area. 


How to get around within Vermont

There are various ways to check out the sights of Vermont via public transportation. One can ride a bus offered by the Vermont Transit which connects major Vermont towns and cities. The Greyhound buses also ply the routes here and take off for long-distance locations. Driving a car, however, is the best way to see the mountains and other remote areas of Vermont. Boats can also be an alternative to land travel, as ferries can be available from Larrabees Point in Shoreham. Those looking for other options can take the train. Amtrak-Vermonter offers rides going to various cities in New England such as New York and Rutland. 


How to get there

When visiting Vermont, tourists can check for flights going to Burlington International Airport. Airlines serving here include Allegiant Air, Delta Air Lines, Delta Connection, JetBlue Airways, Porter Airlines, United Express, and US Airways Express. 

Flights to Vermont

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