Top Things to Do in Burlington Vermont
"Top 10 Winter Destination" by Travel & Table for Chase Sapphire. (2012)
DISCOVER WHY BURLINGTON HAS BEEN NAMED TO MORE “TOP 10” LISTS THAN ALMOST ANY AMERICAN SMALL CITY!
LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION! WE NEIGHBOR CHAMPLAIN COLLEGE, ARE MINUTES FROM UNIVERSITY OF VERMONT AND ITS PREMIERE MEDICAL CENTER, A SHORT WALK TO CHURCH STREET MARKETPLACE AND ITS ARRAY OF DISTINCTIVE SHOPS, INDOOR MALL, AND FINE-DINING, AND ONLY BLOCKS AWAY FROM THE LAKE CHAMPLAIN WATERFRONT.
Burlington mixes the bucolic (e.g., our fascinating Farmer’s Market) with the bustling (e.g., a million visitors per year to the Church Street Marketplace). True, some winter days here can rival “fifty shades of gray,” and as welcome as you’ll be to hibernate in our well-appointed guestrooms, parlor, lounge, and café’ –we encourage you to get out and about, whatever your interests. And we’re within easy strolling distance to many of Burlington’s most popular attractions. A detailed list of local and neighboring visit-worthy places follows.
Explore all that downtown Burlington, the Lake Champlain waterfront, and the surrounding area have to offer. Within close proximity to Church Street Marketplace, you'll find ECHO Lake Aquarium and a variety of other museums, Lake Champlain Cruises, more than several popular Vermont breweries, and a number of parks and beaches. With its array of attractions, absolutely divine restaurants, romantic historic New England architecture, easy access to the outdoors, thriving music scene, and nationally recognized events throughout the year, Burlington is an exciting place to visit and a wonderful place to live. Stay & Play @ our INN and enjoy the best of Burlington...just a few steps away.
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Greater Burlington Area Attractions
Arts and Culture
The Neighboring Towns
St Michael's Playhouse
Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream Factory
Vermont Teddy Bear Factory
Champlain Valley Exposition and Fairgrounds
Golf courses in Essex Junction, Williston, and Shelburne
Stowe ski area and resort
The State Capitol
Two hour drive to Montreal
45 minute Harbor Cruise to Plattsburgh, NY
Mt. Philo State Park
Button Bay State Park
Kingsland Bay State Park
Sand Bar State Park
Knight Point State Park
Grand Isle State Park
St. Michael's College
New England Culinary Institute
Bolton Valley Ski Resort***
*We have 20% discount vouchers
**We offer vouchers for visits to our local YMCA
***$15 off coupons for lift tickets at Bolton Valley!
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Welcome to Burlington, Vermont; a hip lakeside city bursting with culture, year round activities, and breathtaking views.There is something for everyone here, from cliffs and beaches with incredible views to well respected museums and universities. During the spring and summer, there are magical watering holes for swimming and relaxing, as well as kayak and boat rentals on Lake Champlain, or bike rentals to ride along the lake side bike path!In the winter, tourists are encouraged to cross country ski and snow shoe in town, or take a drive to nearby Mount Mansfield for gorgeous alpine skiing and snowboarding.Right downtown there is the iconic and beautifully lit Church Street Marketplace, bustling with quaint boutique shops, restaurants and cafes, most of which are independently owned and operated.There is abundant access to farm fresh and quality food, prepared to perfection in restaurants and at the local Farmers' Market!Best of all, anyone visiting the area is guaranteed to catch a glimpse of the scenic Adirondack and Green Mountains, as well as the sparkling waters of Lake Champlain.
Vermont’s largest city is Burlington, and this city offers many attractions and besides the popular Festival of Fools, the Giant Pumpkin Regatta, Maple Fest and the Vermont Brewers Festival.and many other festivals, you can watch the dragon boat races from the Lake just a few blocks from our INN and many other outside fun activities down by the harbor parks and beaches. While in town, stay at our top rated Burlington historic bed and breakfast inn, close to the shores of Lake Champlain and parks, all providing a long stretch or relaxing activities such as walking, biking, and bench swinging.
Burlington has a vibrant university community. Vermont’s Queen City, Burlington offers a bustling downtown area, famous for pedestrian-only Church Street and home to Ben and Jerry's, Lake Champlain Chocolates and many other beloved Vermont companies. Enjoy the lake, the shopping, the bike path and our abundant skiing and hiking all in quick get-to time from our Small Luxury Downtown Hotel.
Burlington by day will keep you busy, as Vermont’s largest and most vibrant city. Burlington by night will surprise you, with music venues, fine dining, food cart vendors, street performers, and dozens of local festivals year ‘round. As one of America’s top-rated small cities, Burlington offers something to do around every corner...at our cool, sophisticated urban-hideaway best weekend Burlington Vermont getaway . . . THERE'S ALWAYS SOMETHING FUN TO DO, SO . . . BOOK NOW and click at the top right gold button CHECK AVAILABILITY or BOOK NOW and plan a dream vacation now!
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