Montpelier, Vermont

Montpelier, Vermont, USA
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Hotels

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Tours & Activities

Climate & Best time to visit Montpelier

Climate in Montpelier:

Number of rainy days:

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Best time to visit Montpelier:

Spring (March to May):

  • Spring is a lovely time to visit Vermont. The weather gradually warms up, with daytime temperatures ranging from the 40s to 60s Fahrenheit (4-21°C). This is an ideal season for enjoying outdoor activities such as hiking, biking, and exploring the state's scenic drives, including Route 100. Spring also brings blooming wildflowers and the opportunity to witness maple sugaring, a quintessential Vermont experience.

Summer (June to August):

  • Summer is a popular time for visitors to Vermont. The weather is warm and pleasant, with daytime temperatures often in the 70s and 80s Fahrenheit (21-30°C). This is the best time for outdoor adventures like kayaking on Lake Champlain, hiking in the Green Mountains, and attending outdoor music festivals. Summer is also perfect for exploring charming towns like Burlington and Stowe.

Fall (September to November):

  • Fall is the most popular time to visit Vermont. The weather remains comfortable, with daytime temperatures ranging from the 60s to 70s Fahrenheit (15-26°C). The fall foliage in Vermont is world-famous, with the trees turning vibrant shades of red, orange, and yellow. This season is perfect for scenic drives along the state's backroads, hiking in the Green Mountains, and visiting cider mills and pumpkin patches.

Winter (December to February):

  • Winter in Vermont is a haven for snow enthusiasts. The state is known for its ski resorts, including Stowe, Killington, and Stratton. The weather can be cold, with daytime temperatures often in the 20s and 30s Fahrenheit (-6 to 4°C). This is the best time for skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, and enjoying the cozy ambiance of Vermont inns and lodges.

Note on Skiing:

  • If you're interested in winter sports, Vermont's ski season typically runs from late November to early April, depending on the resort and snow conditions. It's a prime destination for skiing and snowboarding.

Note on Maple Season:

  • Vermont is famous for its maple syrup production. If you want to experience the maple sugaring season, plan your visit in late winter to early spring when the sap starts to flow, usually in February and March.

Money & Prices

Currency in United States of America:

U.S. dollar (USD)

How expensive is a trip to Montpelier?

Eating out:
Simple meal:
17.51 USD
Fast food meal:
11.23 USD
Mid-range meal:
36.87 USD
Bottle of water:
0.74 USD
Soft drink:
2.26 USD
Cappuccino:
4.74 USD
Local Beer:
6.45 USD
Transportation:
Public transport - one way ticket:
1.62 USD
Taxi - 1km:
1.88 USD
Accommodation:
Refer to the Hotels section for the most up-to-date accommodation prices.
* Prices are approximate. Make sure to check the latest exchange rates when planning your trip.

Day Trips

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General information

United States of America general information:

Electricity:
Voltage: 120 V, Frequency: 60 Hz
Sockets:
  • Type A (North American/Japanese 2-pin)
  • Type B (American 3-pin)

Visa & Travel Requirements

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