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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 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 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!

Things to Do in Burlington with Kids

Burlington has plenty of nearby fun experiences for you and the kids. Our family friendly experiences will keep the crew entertained for hours.

Free Things to Do in Burlington

Some say the best things in life are free. Be sure to explore the following around Burlington:

Burlington Fire House Gallery - This is a wonderful place to get your culture fix and learn all about the thriving local arts scene.

Champlain College - Stop at this historic attraction and experience a slice of the cultural heritage of the region.

Perkins Pier - This busy area is a popular rendezvous point for locals and tourists alike.

Vermont Genealogy Library - Allow some time to take a look at this place of local importance.

Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception - No matter what you believe in, this site will invoke a sense of reverence.

Waterfront Park - Whether you know your cacti from carnations, it's not hard to find beauty in this magnificent display.

Explore The Neighborhoods of Burlington

Old North End

While visiting Old North End, you might make a stop by sights like Lake Champlain and Battery Park.

Williston North

Though Williston North might not have many top sights, you can venture to the surrounding area to see attractions like Champlain Valley Exposition and Essex Family Fun & Entertainment Center.

South End

While visiting South End, you might make a stop by sights like Lake Champlain and Burlington Country Club.

Malletts Bay

If you're spending some time in Malletts Bay, Lake Champlain and Airport Park are top sights worth seeing.

New North End

While visiting New North End, you might make a stop by sights like Lake Champlain and North Beach.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What to do in Burlington on a sunny day?

You won't want to be stuck in the hotel when you could be outdoors having a ball on a Mountain Bike & Brewery Tour with Lunch.

What should I not miss in Burlington?

Consider heading directly toward University of Vermont and Waterfront Park, two incredible sights that lure plenty of visitors from far and wide.

Are there cheap things to do in Burlington?

If you're hoping to make your vacation budget go further, you can't beat a Burlington Scavenger Hunt: Burlington Beauty.

What can you do in Burlington for free?

Your time in Burlington needn't cost a bundle with free things like these to discover:

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