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Burlington Edible History Tour

153 Main St, Burlington, VT 05401-8402
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Fun and Fascinating!

This tour is really special - it combines interesting historical and ethnic information, unique... read more

Reviewed October 29, 2017
EmPic1
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Burlington, Vermont
Great tour with lots of interesting facts

Very nice, relaxing tour. Helps you get oriented to the area and learn about its history. Food is... read more

Reviewed October 10, 2017
Emily L
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History never tasted so good. Walk back in time to when Burlington was a bustling village, and farm-to-table was a way of life. Take a leisurely two mile walk and eat at five restaurants committed to serving farm-fresh foods. Discover the various cultural groups that built the Queen City.
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153 Main St, Burlington, VT 05401-8402
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Reviewed October 29, 2017

This tour is really special - it combines interesting historical and ethnic information, unique stories about local families and businesses, a stroll around town, and even tasty snacks as part of the tales! A great way to get to know Burlington and spend the afternoon....More

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Reviewed October 10, 2017

Very nice, relaxing tour. Helps you get oriented to the area and learn about its history. Food is good too!

Thank Emily L
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Reviewed October 2, 2017

My husband and I so enjoyed this tour of Burlington. Combining history and food is a fun way to learn about our surroundings. Gail and Elise's enthusiasm makes the tour! We will recommend this tour to our friends.

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Reviewed October 1, 2017

What a superb and creative history tour, backed by rigorous historical research and yet so very contextual and immediate in the moment for understanding Burlington VT a "bit more." A "bit more", because the edible stops go into depth about that point in time about...More

Thank Mary P
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Reviewed September 24, 2017

If you are going to Burlington, definitely book a tour of Burlington's Edible History. Our guide was well prepared, funny, and professional. The tour began at lake front, with information on native American foods (including a delicious and generous sample of a sweet potato salad),...More

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Reviewed August 9, 2017

Whether you're a history buff or a foodie or neither, this tour is a wonderful introduction to Burlington. There's something memorable about stories that are conveyed well, and Carolyn's introduction to the town is enthusiastic and informative. The selection of places for tastings were varied...More

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Reviewed August 2, 2017

One of our favorite parts of our trip. I would recommend highly recommend this to anyone in the Burlington area.

Thank Ian M
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Reviewed July 29, 2017

I had never gone on a food tour before. Burlington Edible History tour was so interesting as well as tasty. As you learn about the historical past as it might pertain to food, markets, or other cultural interests, you get to taste some yummy picks...More

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Reviewed July 26, 2017 via mobile

My husband, niece, and I went on the tour with Carolyn on July 22. We had a great time! We all learned a great deal about the history of the city, particularly of the various groups that moved to the city and made it what...More

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Reviewed July 13, 2017

In every city I visit, I like to take these kinds of tours. Informative, historical, and often take you to restaurants that you wound't necessarily go to. They are always wonderful, and this one was no exception. Hunter was our tour guide, and we were...More

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Michelle M
August 13, 2016|
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Response from evepVT | Reviewed this property |
Hello. Your wrote to trip advisor rather than to the Edible History Tour folks. I cannot include a Web Link here, but simply search under burlingtonediblehistory. You can buy tickets, see the calendar, and make contact... More
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Haig111
October 13, 2015|
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Response from GailRose2015 | Property representative |
Hi, Thanks so much for your interest. Our tour closed for the season on October 10. We'll start again in early June. Sorry that we can't accommodate you in November. Good wishes, Gail
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