Montpelier Vacation Packages
With a population of fewer than 10,000 people, Montpellier is one of the country’s smallest state capitals and has a friendly, small-town vibe. Discover the many cultural offerings and learn about the fascinating history of this town nestled in the heart of the Green Mountains.
Explore the five blocks of downtown Montpelier. Stop at the red Capitol Region Visitors Center for maps and area information. Stroll down Main Street and investigate its shops and restaurants.
Discover the town’s history during a 30-minute guided tour of the State House. Since its completion in 1859, the stately Greek and Renaissance-revival building has been the center of town. Learn about the town’s role in abolition, what makes black marble from Lake Champlain fireproof and how much the massive gas chandelier weighs. Continue your education at the Vermont Historical Society Museum where you can tour a full-sized Abenaki wigwam.
Take advantage of Montpelier’s lively cultural scene. See independent and foreign films in the Savoy Theater. Visit in March to attend the famous Green Mountain Film Festival. Watch a play or other production in the Lost Nation Theater. During warmer months, enjoy summer evening concerts on the State House lawn.
Trek along miles of scenic trails in Hubbard Park. Enjoy the view from the Cliff Street overlook, where you can see Montpelier’s Colonial Revival and Federalist buildings laid out in front of you like a postcard. Climb the observation tower and look across to Camel’s Hump, one of Vermont’s tallest mountains.
Indulge your sweet tooth at Morse Farm Maple Sugarworks. Tour the sugarhouse and sample some of their famous maple syrup. Facilities are open year-round. Visit in March to watch maple syrup production and sample delicious taffy made from hot maple sugar poured over shaved ice.
Come to Montpelier any time of year. In summer, its outdoors spaces host farmers markets and complimentary concerts. In winter, it becomes a picturesque place to take a break from skiing in the nearby Green Mountains.
Accommodation in Montpelier
Montpelier has tourism accommodations for all types of globetrotters. With Expedia's lodging guide, visitors can select one out of 5 Montpelier hotels and motels.
The Capitol Plaza Hotel & Conference Center, at 100 State St, and the Comfort Inn & Suites at Maplewood, at 213 Paine Tpke N are two of the higher-end accommodation options in Montpelier. Stay at either and you'll be bound to have some of the nicest guest amenities in town. The Hilltop Inn of Vermont, at 3472 Airport Road, and the Econo Lodge Montpelier, at 101 Northfield St are two cheaper offerings that are worth investigating if you're traveling on a tight budget.