Things to do

Within Walking Distance of downtown hotels

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  • The Burlington Bicycle Path

    The Burlington Bicycle Path is a multi – use pathway separated from car traffic 7.5 miles in length extending along the Lake Champlain shoreline in Burlington from Oakledge Park at the city’s southern boundary to the mouth of the Winooski River in the north. Most people staying in hotels downtown will access the path at […]

  • Lake Champlain Ferry

    The Lake Champlain Transportation Company runs three ferries across the lake from Charlotte, Vermont in the south to Essex in upstate New York, from the Burlington Ferry Dock at the foot of King Street in downtown Burlington (an easy walk from downtown hotels) to Port Kent, New York just south of Plattsburgh, NY and from […]

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    Perkins Pier

    Perkins Pier is the birthplace of Burlington. It is the site of the first dock in Burlington back in 1783 called the salt dock. Back in those days there were no roads or railroads connecting Burlington to the rest of the world. Lake Champlain was the superhighway of that era. And when the Champlain Canal […]

  • Flynn Center for the Performing Arts

    The Flynn, an elegant example of Art Deco architecture and design, has been a center of culture and entertainment in Burlington since the 1930s. For the past thirty years, it has served as a performing arts center for a diverse program of acts and events from Ira Glass’s One Radio Host, Two Dancers, to The […]

  • Merrill's Roxy Cinemas

    Merrill’s Roxy Cinemas has been a fixture of downtown Burlington since 2003. From day one they’ve specialized in bringing an eclectic mix of films, with a strong focus on smaller and thought provoking films. The theater is one of the most comfortable in the area, with digital sound, luxury rocker chairs, and great tasting popcorn. […]

  • University of Vermont

    The oldest and largest university in the state of Vermont is the University of Vermont, known as UVM which stands for the original Latin name of the college: Universitas Vidris Montis. Situated high atop the hill that defines the Burlington cityscape, take the opportunity to glimpse the stunning views of Lake Champlain and the ancient […]

  • Champlain College

    For over a hundred years – since it was founded in 1878 – Champlain College has been a fixture in Vermont’s Queen City, offering an individualized, career-oriented education to students from over 40 different states and 20 different countries! Known for its low faculty to student ratio and its excellent programs in Business, Graphic Design, […]

  • SPACE Gallery

    Since being converted from a warehouse space in a soda plant into a gallery and exhibition space in 2009, the S.P.A.C.E. Gallery, or Supportive Places for Artists and the Creative Economy, has exemplified and bolstered the ongoing transformation of Burlington’s up-and-coming South End neighborhood. Currently home to 18 working artists, two large exhibition spaces, and […]

  • Conant Glass

    Contant Metal and Light is a designer, maker and seller of fine and unusual lighting and decorative accessories. As strong proponents of green business practices, Contant Metal and Light encourages customers to repair, restore, refinish or repurpose items before purchasing new products. Contant Metal and Light provides bold, energy efficient solutions for today’s challenging design […]

  • Firehouse Gallery

    The Firehouse Gallery is located in what was originally a building known as the Ethan Allen Firehouse. It exhibits mostly modern art by local artists in ever changing exhibitions on the first floor of the building. It is open from seven days a week and is certainly worth a visit.

  • Fleming Museum of Art

    Built in 1931 to house the University of Vermont’s growing collection of art and artifacts, the Robert Hull Fleming Museum, a stunning example of Colonial Revival architecture, is today home to 25,000 objects spanning the globe and human history. The Fleming Museum includes sculpture from west and central Africa, 19th century American landscape paintings, pre-historic […]

  • The Skateboard Park

    The Skateboard Park is a set of concrete skateboard ramps specifically designed to entertain the young skateboard enthusiast. It was recently relocated to a site just north of the old Moran Electric Generating Plant at the north end of Lake Street on the waterfront. It is very well designed and everything that a young skateboard […]

  • The Follett House

    The Follett House is an architectural treasure in the classical Greek Revival style designed by famous architect, Ammi B. Young in 1840 for Burlington Merchant, Timothy Follett. Follett was born in Bennington, Vermont in 1793. His mother moved him to Burlington to attend the “University of Vermont. He entered UVM at age 13. He graduated […]

  • Burlington Town Center Mall

    The Burlington Town Center Mall is an indoor, 2 level shopping mall, and is conveniently located next to the Church Street Marketplace. The mall features 50+ retailers including Vermont’s only L.L.Bean and Macy’s. It’s a great spot to check out if the weather turns a bad or if you want to escape the heat or […]