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BurlingtonUnited States of America

Vermont’s largest city offers beautiful lakeside views, a thriving cultural scene, wineries, craft breweries and delicious dining experiences in which local produce shines.

Visit the New England city of Burlington to enjoy a lively college town with beautiful bike paths, redbrick buildings and views of the Adirondack Mountains.

As Vermont’s largest town, Burlington features a busy city center. With over 100 shops and restaurants, this is a great place to get a feel for the area. Walk along the redbrick Church Street Marketplace and sample some Burlington specialties. Try craft beer from local microbreweries, which are very common throughout the city. Taste a scoop of locally founded Ben and Jerry’s Ice Cream at the Church Street store. Drink a cup of gourmet coffee from one of the many cafés.

Rent a bike from one of the local businesses to take a ride on the 7.5-mile (12-kilometer) Burlington Bike Path. The path follows Lake Champlain for several miles, passing through six of Burlington’s waterfront parks. Head out to Colchester Point for one of the best views of the lake and the Adirondack Mountains behind it. Stop at Oakledge Park to see the lakeside earth clock, which is a circle of 14 stones arranged around a sundial.

Visit the University of Vermont to the east of town. Featuring open greens with crisscrossing pathways, mammoth brick buildings and a bright,white church steeple, the campus is one of New England’s finest.

Make sure to catch a sunset over Lake Champlain. The sight of the sun going down behind the Adirondack Mountains attracts people to the shoreline each evening.

The best way to arrive in town is by bus or car, which takes about 3.5 hours from Boston and under 2 hours from Montreal. You can also fly into the Burlington International Airport. Although beautiful year-round, a popular time to visit Burlington is during the fall, when the local trees have turned vibrantly colorful.

Top Hotels in Burlington

DoubleTree by Hilton Burlington Vermont
DoubleTree by Hilton Burlington Vermont
3.5 out of 5
870 Williston Rd, South Burlington, VT
The price is CA $109 per night from Dec 11 to Dec 12

Situated near the airport, this hotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of University of Vermont, Champlain College and Church Street Marketplace. Lake Champlain and Waterfront ...

4.1/5Very Good! (998 reviews)

"The hotel room was clean and was a good size. Check in was a little bit long and I was giving wrong directions to my room due to new staffing. But all staff were very professional and friendly. Due to COVID-19 the pool was by reservation only and there was no availability the night I stayed which ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 29, 2020

DoubleTree by Hilton Burlington Vermont
Hilton Burlington Lake Champlain
Hilton Burlington Lake Champlain
3.5 out of 5
60 Battery St, Burlington, VT
The price is CA $161 per night from Dec 11 to Dec 12

Located in the heart of Burlington, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Lake Champlain, Waterfront Park and Lake Champlain Ferry. Church Street Marketplace ...

3.8/5Good! (1,091 reviews)

"The staff was amazing, super friendly! Our room was very clean, the view was amazing! Coffee station in the hall gets 2 thumbs up! The only complaint, personally the pillows are awful. I will definitely be staying again in the future."…"

Reviewed on Nov. 30, 2020

Hilton Burlington Lake Champlain
Green Mountain Suites Hotel
Green Mountain Suites Hotel
3 out of 5
401 Dorset St, South Burlington, VT
The price is CA $167 per night from Dec 6 to Dec 7

Situated in South Burlington, this hotel is 0.6 mi (1 km) from University Mall and within 3 miles (5 km) of University of Vermont and Church Street Marketplace. ...

4.6/5Exceptional! (970 reviews)

"great lay out - immaculate and spacious. Comfortable bed and nice kitchen fully equipped. Staff helpful and friendly"…"

Reviewed on Nov. 8, 2020

Green Mountain Suites Hotel
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Vacation Rentals in Burlington

Lakeshore Vermont
Lakeshore Vermont
4 out of 5
76 West Lakeshore Drive, Colchester, VT
The price is CA $255 per night from Dec 6 to Dec 7

Nestled on the beach, this Malletts Bay condo is 0.1 mi (0.2 km) from Lake Champlain and 2.4 mi (3.9 km) from Sunset Drive-In Theater. Airport Park and Mills ...

4.9/5Exceptional! (33 reviews)
Perfect little gem

"We loved our stay! We had the one bedroom, ground unit. The unit was clean and seemed pretty updated. The access to the lake was amazing and we kept busy with the kayaks and stand up paddle board. It was really cool to navigate through all the docked boats and explore the water. Waking up to the ..."…"

Reviewed on Sep. 6, 2020

Lakeshore Vermont
Handys Extended Stay Suites Colchester
Handys Extended Stay Suites Colchester
2 out of 5
66 College Pkwy, Colchester, VT

Situated in Colchester, this apartment building is 0.1 mi (0.2 km) from Saint Michael's Playhouse and within 3 miles (5 km) of University of Vermont and Church ...

3.4/5Good! (166 reviews)

"Very nice place to stay I would stay there over and over again"…"

Reviewed on Feb. 18, 2020

Handys Extended Stay Suites Colchester
Lakeview Terrace 2 Bedroom With Magic Backyard, No Dogs
Lakeview Terrace 2 Bedroom With Magic Backyard, No Dogs
13 Lakeview Terrace, Burlington, VT

Located in Old North End, this holiday home is within a 10-minute walk of Battery Park, Lake Champlain and Waterfront Park. University of Vermont and Church ...

4.6/5Wonderful! (71 reviews)
Incredible Views & Great Location!

"You cannot beat the breathtaking views of Lake Champlain, especially if you're lucky enough to catch a sunset on a clear day. It was truly spectacular. Despite being a very short walk to downtown Burlington, we found it hard to leave the comforts of this home and the incredible views from our back ..."…"

Reviewed on Nov. 11, 2020

Lakeview Terrace 2 Bedroom With Magic Backyard, No Dogs
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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