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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: Forests; Jogging Paths/ Tracks; Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Parks; Biking Trails; Hiking Trails; 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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Stowe Recreation Path
Stowe Recreation Path
A paved path stretching 5.5 miles, perfect for joggers, walkers, and bikers.
Attraction type: Trails
Auer Family Boathouse
Auer Family Boathouse
Attraction type: Historic Sites
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Logan's of Vermont
Logan's of Vermont
Ranked #1 of 210 Restaurants in Burlington
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch Spot, Takeout
Trattoria Delia
Trattoria Delia
Ranked #2 of 210 Restaurants in Burlington
Price: USD 10 - 30
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Romantic, Business, Special Occasion Dining, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, After-hours
Penny Cluse Cafe
Penny Cluse Cafe
Ranked #3 of 210 Restaurants in Burlington
Cuisines: American, Diner, Contemporary
Good for: Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch Spot
Pizzeria Verita
Pizzeria Verita
Ranked #4 of 210 Restaurants in Burlington
Cuisines: Pizza
Dining options: Reservations, After-hours
Hen of the  Wood
Hen of the Wood
Ranked #5 of 210 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 #4 of 9 Hotels in Burlington
Hartwell House Bed and Breakfast
Hartwell House Bed and Breakfast
USD 80
Ranked #10 of 15 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 15 Burlington B&B and Inns
Elmwood Guest House
Elmwood Guest House
USD 165 - 185
Ranked #4 of 15 Burlington B&B and Inns
Courtyard by Marriott Burlington Harbor
3.0 of 5
Courtyard by Marriott Burlington Harbor
USD 175 - 254
Ranked #2 of 9 Hotels in Burlington
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