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Best of Burlington Guide

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Burlington
Vermont's largest and perhaps most cosmopolitan city, Burlington beckons with the perfect blend of old New England charm, arts, culture and nature. Located on the shores of Lake Champlain, between the Adirondack and Green Mountains, Burlington is one of those places you can't help but fall in love with. During the spring and summer, the streets come alive with festivals and outdoor concerts. The picnic benches, playground and bike paths of Leddy Park are filled with warm weather revelers, and opportunities to swim, fish or just kick back on the beach abound. In the fall, the Burlington Bike Path is bustling with leaf peepers who come to view the vibrant autumn colors. In winter, lace up your ice skates and head to... more Vermont's largest and perhaps most cosmopolitan city, Burlington beckons with the perfect blend of old New England charm, arts, culture and nature. Located on the shores of Lake Champlain, between the Adirondack and Green Mountains, Burlington is one of those places you can't help but fall in love with. During the spring and summer, the streets come alive with festivals and outdoor concerts. The picnic benches, playground and bike paths of Leddy Park are filled with warm weather revelers, and opportunities to swim, fish or just kick back on the beach abound. In the fall, the Burlington Bike Path is bustling with leaf peepers who come to view the vibrant autumn colors. In winter, lace up your ice skates and head to the Paquette Arena or grab your skis and head to any of the nearby resorts. Church Street Marketplace, with its early 1900s architecture, great restaurants, live entertainment, one-of-a-kind shops and well-known stores, is the focal point of the downtown area. Anytime of the year is a good time for chocolate. Be sure to stop by Lake Champlain Chocolates for a tour and taste. less

All things to do » Things to do

Burlington Bike Path
Burlington Bike Path
Owner description: Converted from the Central Vermont Railway to a bike path in the 1970s, this easy trail crosses through beaches and parks and offers great views of Lake Champlain, the Adirondacks... more Owner description: Converted from the Central Vermont Railway to a bike path in the 1970s, this easy trail crosses through beaches and parks and offers great views of Lake Champlain, the Adirondacks and the city. less
Attraction type: Hiking Trails
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Waterfront Park
Waterfront Park
Attraction type: Parks
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Lake Champlain Ferries
Lake Champlain Ferries
Board the ferry to Port Kent, New York for a one-hour boat ride offering some of the most beautiful mountain and lake views in the world.
Attraction type: Ferries
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University of Vermont
University of Vermont
Attraction type: Educational sites
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Church Street Marketplace
Church Street Marketplace
Owner description: Downtown Burlington Vermont's award-winning open air mall is a hub of activity where you'll find historical architecture, year-round festivals, street entertainers, music, over... more Owner description: Downtown Burlington Vermont's award-winning open air mall is a hub of activity where you'll find historical architecture, year-round festivals, street entertainers, music, over 100 places to shop and dine, and even quiet places to ponder. We invite you find out about exclusive shopping, dining and events in downtown Burlington as well as to explore the area! less
Attraction type: Flea & Street Markets; Points of Interest & Landmarks
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Bistro De Margot
Bistro De Margot
Ranked #1 of 251 Restaurants in Burlington
Price: $20 - $60
Cuisines: French, Contemporary, European
Good for: Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings
Dining options: Dinner, Drinks, Accepts American Express, Accepts Credit Cards, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Pho Hong
Pho Hong
Ranked #2 of 251 Restaurants in Burlington
Cuisines: Asian, Vietnamese
Good for: Families with children, Kids
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Penny Cluse Cafe
Penny Cluse Cafe
Ranked #3 of 251 Restaurants in Burlington
Cuisines: American, Cafe, Contemporary
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Kids
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Highchairs Available, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Revolution Kitchen
Revolution Kitchen
Ranked #4 of 251 Restaurants in Burlington
Cuisines: American, Fusion, Healthy
Good for: Families with children, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Kids
Dining options: Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Credit Cards, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Pizzeria Verita
Pizzeria Verita
Ranked #5 of 251 Restaurants in Burlington
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Bar scene, Kids
Dining options: Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

The Burlington Hostel
2.0 of 5
The Burlington Hostel
$46 - $158
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Made INN Vermont, an Urban-Chic Boutique Bed and Breakfast
Made INN Vermont, an Urban-Chic Boutique Bed and Breakfast
$215 - $275
Ranked #1 of 11 Burlington B&B and Inns
Willard Street Inn - Bed & Breakfast Mansion
3.5 of 5
Willard Street Inn - Bed & Breakfast Mansion
$205 - $305
Ranked #2 of 11 Burlington B&B and Inns
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Lang House on Main Street Bed and Breakfast
3.0 of 5
Lang House on Main Street Bed and Breakfast
$154 - $292
Ranked #3 of 11 Burlington B&B and Inns
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

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The Essex, Vermont's Culinary Resort & Spa
4.0 of 5
The Essex, Vermont's Culinary Resort & Spa
$117 - $315
Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Essex
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