Vermont Fall Foliage Tour
BURLINGTON, VT5.0 (1 reviews)
- Amazing "Long Trail"
- High Vermont Summits
- Gorgeous Fall Colors
- Cozy, Unique Lodging
- Covered Bridges, Maple Syrup & More
- Wonderful Appalachian Cuisine
- In-depth Natural & Cultural Info
Every autumn Vermont goes through a magical and stunning transformation. With a combination of sun and clouds, the deciduous tree-laden mountain slopes and valleys explode in a kaleidoscope of vibrant colors: deep reds, bright oranges and melancholy yellows. As we hike, sightsee and learn about one of New England’s most spectacular fall color destinations, we discover a bucolic landscape of charming mountain farms; towering, ancient mountains; rushing creeks and rivers; maple forests and more.
Our daily hikes take us to the highest points in the Green Mountains and across the Long Trail for spectacular 360-degree views. We also hike to wonderful waterfalls and across bucolic farm country that perfectly captures the magic of iconic, rural Vermont. Between hikes we visit covered bridges, a maple farm, Ben and Jerry’s ice cream factory, the classic mountain town of Stowe, and other autumn-themed New England highlights. This hiking tour features the best of Vermont at the very best time of year!
Please Note: 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.
$3010 PER PERSON
$500 SINGLE SUPPLEMENT
DIFFICULTY LEVEL 2
Scale of 1-5. 1 is least difficult; 5 is most difficult
This trip features typical New England hiking with steep ascents over short distances with no switchbacks. Expect technical, broken terrain that will sometimes require you to use both hands going both up and down. Camels Hump includes significant scrambling over large boulders and some smooth rock slabs. Guests often need extra coaching and guidance to navigate this section.
Max Daily Elev. ↑↓:
- Hiking uphill or downhill with a 8-12 lb backpack for 6-8 hours
- Maintaining balance and footing on moderately rugged terrain
- Hiking with occasional, moderate heights exposure
SOLITUDE LEVEL 2
1 least solitude, 5 most solitude
We rate this Vermont hiking tour a solitude 2. You can expect as much as an hour of solitude at a time.