From Montpelier, it's roughly 100 miles (161 kilometers) to the southeast to Manchester and 120 miles (193 kilometers) to the east to Portland.
The Vermont State House and Hubbard Park are great spots to spend time in Montpelier.
This region is very popular with tourists. To discover why, rent a vehicle and explore the fascinating natural and cultural attractions surrounding Montpelier. You may also wish to check out Chelsea, 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the north, and Winooski Falls Mill District 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the south.
About 35 miles (56 kilometers) to the northwest of Montpelier is Burlington, a regional center where you can explore Spirit of Ethan Allen Boat, Pine Street Art Works and Battery Park. University Mall, Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception and Burlington Country Club are other attractions that should be on everyone's to-do list.
If you ask residents their favorite places to see, you'll often be advised to check out Northern Vermont's open-air markets.
If you are in the area during winter, enjoy some of the local wintersports such as cross-country skiing and snowboarding. These are on offer in the Northern Vermont.
When planning your trip to Montpelier, it's handy to remember that the closest major airport, Burlington International Airport, is situated in in Burlington, 30 miles (48 kilometers) to the northwest.