What to do in Burlington, NH

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Burlington Attractions

If you are heading off to Burlington, VT, you are in for a treat. With so many things to do in Burlington, you'll find yourself in a whirlwind of activity each day. Plan Burlington excursions that revolve around top tourist and local attractions in Burlington. Make sure you include all of the best spots on your Burlington tours and let Expedia.com help you to discover its best-kept secrets and must see gems.

Burlington is situated in the heart of Vermont, one of the most beautiful areas in the country. When you venture to the northeastern United States, you will find yourself surrounded by nature's finest attractions, including the Green Mountains, towering pines, and an incredible vista everywhere you turn. You'll be in awe of natural wonders, including Lake Champlain and Mount Mansfield.

Burlington is Vermont's queen city and Expedia.com wants you to enjoy all of its marvels. Your Burlington activities should include all of the favorites on the map, places like the Vermont Teddy Bear Factory, and the ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center. History buffs will want to pay a visit to the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum, the Birds of Vermont Museum, and the Round Church. Chocolate lovers need look no further than Lake Champlain Chocolates, home of a host of delectable delights that will tickle the taste buds and leave you hungry for more.

If you are in the mood for a ball game, be sure to catch some of the action at Centennial Field. When you want to take a stroll or have a picnic lunch, Battery Park is the perfect place to let the world slow down for a little while. While you explore all Burlington has to offer, be sure to visit the local shops and try some of the best cuisine in popular eateries. Fill every minute and make memories to last a lifetime while visiting parts far north in America. You'll discover you're not far from so many other New England favorites, making it easy to get a big slice of American Pie during your trip. Expedia wishes you happy trails!

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What to do in Burlington

Free Things to Do in Burlington

A break in Burlington need not blow your budget. You won't even need your wallet if you go to:

Burlington Fire House Gallery - This is a great place to get your culture hit and find out about the thriving local arts scene.

Champlain College - If you want to explore the history of the region through its landmarks, mark this one down on your travel itinerary.

Perkins Pier - Mingle with some local residents and discover the true character and energy of this wonderful place.

Vermont Genealogy Library - Speak to a few locals and discover why many travelers call in at this place.

Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception - Whatever your religious leanings, this site is sure to inspire a sense of reverence.

Waterfront Park - No matter if you know your geraniums from gerberas, you'll no doubt find beauty in this glorious display.

Things to Do in Burlington with Kids

There are plenty of fun things to do with your kids in and near Burlington. Keep the gang entertained with our family friendly experiences.


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Frequently asked questions

What to do in Burlington on a sunny day?
You’ll discover loads of activities that’ll get you out of your hotel room and into the sunshine:

What should I not miss in Burlington?
Carve out time in your schedule to discover top-rated sights such as University of Vermont and Waterfront Park.
Are there cheap things to do in Burlington?
What can you do in Burlington for free?
You’ll hardly have time to fetch your wallet out of your pocket with so many incredible free attractions:

  • University of Vermont
  • Waterfront Park
  • Church Street Marketplace
  • Shelburne Farms

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