Mountain View Tours

Enjoy a wonderful and unique experience as you explore the Green Mountain State’s “Special World.” Travel through some of Vermont’s famous and not so famous sights and landmarks. Learn about Vermont’s expanding history, “The way life used to be.” See some of the picturesque landscapes and peerless mountain scenery, as well as out of the way places. As your “Destination Specialist,” Mountain View Tours offers year-round day tour planning for groups both large and small, step-on-guide services and private personalized tours.

Tours and Rates

Stowe Historic Tour:
Enjoy a personal narrated tour of historic Stowe including the tales of Stowe Village. Check out Mount Mansfield, ride through historic Smugglers Notch (May – October) and hear the intriguing story of Emily’s Covered Bridge. Enjoy samples of fresh cider at Vermont’s Cold Hollow Cider Mill and gift shop*.

  • Tour duration: Three hours
  • $60/person

The Taste of Vermont Tour:
Tour world famous Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream Factory, Green Mountain Coffee Roasters and the world’s best cheddar at Cabot Cheese. Try locally made Apple Cider at Cold Hollow Cider Mill, and Lake Champlain Chocolates. Smugglers Notch Distillery rated as having the best vodka in the US. Check out Mount Mansfield, the ski capitol of the east and historic Smuggler’s Notch (May – October). Ride through and hear the tales of Historic Stowe Village and Emily’s Covered Bridge.

  • Tour duration: Four hours
  • $70/person

Burlington, Boats and Bears:
Tour Vermont’s Largest City. Tours can include: The birthplace of unique Vermont Teddy Bears, the Vanderbilt/Webb Estate at Shelburne Farms, Shelburne Country Store, Lake Champlain Chocolates, beautiful Lake Champlain Waterfront*, the exciting and educational new Echo Science Center*, the award-winning Church Street Marketplace and more.

  • Tour duration: Five hours
  • $140/person

Fabulous Montréal Day Tour:
A full day of tours and fun spent in the romantic city of Montréal, Canada. Ride into the historic Old Port, enjoy a visit through China Town and check out the excitement of Crescent Street and the Bell Center. Visit to the legendary 76 Olympic park*, and enjoy an extraordinary meal* at the famed restaurant, Bonaparte in Old Montréal. Ride to the top of Montréal’s highest peak in Mount Royal Park.

  • Tour duration 10 hours
  • $200/person

Maples, Mountains, Marble and Montpelier:
Enjoy peerless Mountain Scenery and experience Vermont maple products at their best. Tour a Vermont sugar house and enjoy traditional “Sugar on Snow”*. Visit the State House in Montpelier and the captivating Hope Cemetery. Stop at New England Culinary Institute for lunch* and finish with a visit to the largest granite quarry in the world, The Rock of Ages*.

  • Tour duration: Six hours
  • $140/person

Barns, Back Roads and Covered Bridge Tour:
Experience the appeal of Vermont dairy farms and the covered bridge capitol of the world. Meander along Vermont’s scenic back roads in the Northeast Kingdom. Take a gondola ride to the top of Jay Peak*. Discover Will Moses Art Exhibit at the Jay Country Store. Enjoy the scenic beauty of Big Falls Gorge and then lunch* on the Canadian border along Lake Memphremagog.

  • Tour duration: Seven hours
  • $160/person

The Seven Wonders of Vermont Tour:
The ultimate Vermont tour. Voted by Vermonters as the top seven wonders of the state making Vermont so extraordinary. This unique mystery tour takes in all of the six wonders of Vermont with the seventh in the months of August – October.

  • Tour duration: Six hours
  • $140/person

Southern Comfort Tour:
This tour takes us south to Vermont’s Quechee Gorge. This area has it all, including the charming village of Woodstock, which abounds in quaint antique shops and museums such as Billings Farm, Dana House, and the Rockefeller Mansion at the National Park. Visit the Raptor Center or Simon Pearce Glass Factory to watch glass blowing, pottery making or Irish weaving. As you view spectacular scenery, you will enjoy waterfalls and historic covered bridges.

  • Tour duration: Seven hours.
  • $160/person

Museums, Maple Grove and Mt. Washington:
A beautiful scenic drive into New Hampshire’s White Mountains. Along the way, we tour the world’s largest producer of Maple Syrup and Candy at Maple Grove Farms in St. Johnsbury. Our tour stops for lunch* at the renowned Mt. Washington Hotel at the base of New England’s highest mountain, Mt. Washington.

  • Tour duration: Eight hours
  •  $180/person

Majestic Morgans and Middlebury:
Traveling south we take a break at Dakin Farms to view their Maple Sugar operations. Visit Vermont’s oldest city, Vergennes with 200 years of rich history. Finally, we arrive in the charming village of Middlebury with a drive by tour of Middlebury College. Look for the 4,000 year old mummy buried there. See the renowned Waybury In, the TV setting for the Bob Newhart Show. End the tour at the University of Vermont’s Morgan Horse Farm*, America’s first breed of horse.

  • Tour duration: Seven hours
  •  $160/person

Book Online
Guided Driving Tours are extremely popular throughout the summer and fall, especially on weekends, so we recommend booking your reservation online in advance to secure your spot. Use the date-picker below to book your reservation, and a member from Mountain View Tours will be in touch with you to confirm your tour start time.

Each tour requires a minimum of two people to run. Rates are prior to 6% Vermont state tax.

*Time provided for shopping and browsing. May require additional fees for attraction admissions, food, and other extras.

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Contact Information

Johnson, VT 05656



Phone: (802) 635-2002

Fax: (802) 635-2111