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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 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 revellers, and opportunities to swim, fish or just relax on the beach abound. In autumn, the Burlington Bike Path is bustling with locals and tourists who come to view the vibrant autumn colours. 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 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 revellers, and opportunities to swim, fish or just relax on the beach abound. In autumn, the Burlington Bike Path is bustling with locals and tourists who come to view the vibrant autumn colours. 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 city centre. Any time of 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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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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Centennial Field
Centennial Field
Attraction type: Arenas & Stadiums
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Pizzeria Verita
Pizzeria Verita
Ranked #1 of 214 Restaurants in Burlington
Cuisines: Pizza
Dining options: Reservations, After-hours
Trattoria Delia
Trattoria Delia
Ranked #2 of 214 Restaurants in Burlington
Price: USD 10 - 35
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Romantic, Business, Special Occasion Dining, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Takeout
Myer's Bagels
Myer's Bagels
Ranked #3 of 214 Restaurants in Burlington
Cuisines: Bakery
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Penny Cluse Cafe
Penny Cluse Cafe
Ranked #4 of 214 Restaurants in Burlington
Cuisines: American, Contemporary, Diner
Good for: Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch Spot
Hen of the  Wood
Hen of the Wood
Ranked #5 of 214 Restaurants in Burlington
Dining options: Reservations, After-hours

All accommodation » Where to stay - Budget

The Burlington Hostel
The Burlington Hostel
USD 30
Bel Aire Motel
Bel Aire Motel
USD 49 - 109
Ranked #5 of 9 Hotels in Burlington
Hartwell House Bed and Breakfast
Hartwell House Bed and Breakfast
USD 80
Ranked #10 of 16 Burlington B&B and Inns

All accommodation » Where to stay - Midrange

The Willard Street Inn
The Willard Street Inn
USD 150 - 245
Ranked #2 of 16 Burlington B&B and Inns
Lang House on Main Street Bed and Breakfast
Lang House on Main Street Bed and Breakfast
USD 171 - 253
Ranked #3 of 16 Burlington B&B and Inns
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Hilton Garden Inn Burlington Downtown
3.0 of 5
Hilton Garden Inn Burlington Downtown
USD 166 - 318
Ranked #2 of 9 Hotels in Burlington
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