Downtown Burlington is a short distance from the airport, and the historic center can easily be managed on foot. Home to the University of Vermont and Champlain College, Burlington has a lively college-town vibe with plenty of fun shops and delicious restaurants.
This pedestrian-only street in the heart of Burlington is full of independent shops, restaurants, historic architecture, and street performers throughout the warmer months.
Head to the South End along Pine Street for antique shops (2a), the Burlington Farmers Market (2b), funky art galleries (2c), breweries (2d), the Lake ChamplainChocolates Factory (2e), and the world’s tallest filing cabinet, built as a commentary on bureaucratic delays and paperwork (2f).
Rent a bike and ride this paved rail trail that follows the shoreline. The trail continues on the Causeway in the middle of the lake and is connected to South Hero Island via a short ferry.
A community park featuring a boardwalk, sailing lessons, and kayak and canoe rentals.
Narrated cruises of Lake Champlain: soea.com
Choose from a scenic dinner train with historic narration, vintage lounge car with live music, or a murder mystery dinner train.
For hotel recommendations, please see the Pre- & Post-Tour section of your Trip Planner.
Vermont: Best of the Green Mountain State
By: Matt Snell
Nestled between Vancouver Island and the mainland, you’ll find quintessentially west coast geography where mountains rise dramatically from the sea and humpback whales swim peacefully through the straits. Time moves…
Read This Article
- or -
See Related Articles
By: Matt Holmes
Experience Peak Foliage Hiking on Our Quintessential Vermont Walking Tour
Boundless Journeys' Best of the Green Mountain State trip is a 5-day itinerary crafted to introduce our guests to the essence…
No exploration of a new destination is complete without interacting with and learning about the culture. Culture affects the landscape and vice versa. For us, a well-rounded, fulfilling journey means…
Our dedicated team of travel experts are here to help.
Top 5 World's Best Tour OperatorsMulti-year Recipient
50 Tours Of A LifetimeMulti-year Recipient
Best Adventure Travel Company Winner