Burlington, Vermont is located on the eastern shore of Lake Champlain, just 45 miles south of the US-Canadian border. Burlington is the largest city in Vermont. As of the 2010 census, the metro area of Burlington housed approximately one third of Vermont's total population.
With the University of Vermont (UVM), Burlington College, and Champlain College all located in Burlington, visitors can really enjoy college-town vibrancy with idyllic rural beauty. Whether you're visiting for a day or a week, or planning to live in Vermont, Burlington has a little something for everyone.
Burlington has a wide variety of choices for your vacation in Vermont, from luxury Burlington VT hotels to cozy bed and breakfasts in Burlington. There are also many wonderful restaurants in Burlington, from fine dining to small cafes to family restaurants. Checkout our Burlington Dining Guide for some great suggestions. Whether you are in town for business or pleasure, you'll enjoy your stay in beautiful Burlington, Vermont.
If you're planning an event in Vermont, Burlington has a lot to offer. The city's breathtaking scenery makes a destination wedding in Burlington VT an ideal choice, and the many amenities allow for Burlington Conferences of various sizes. Whether you're looking for a reception hall or a conference room, you'll find the perfect location to host your events in Burlington Vermont.
If you can't get enough of the Lake Champlain Valley, Burlington VT real estate may be just what you're looking for. The city has a reputation as a safe and favorable place to live, with quality schools, health care and overall cleanliness.
In 2006, Men's Health Magazine rated Burlington as the ninth-best city to live in, according to health, quality of life, and fitness. In 2009, Children's Health Magazine rated Burlington as the best city in the country to raise a family. And according to an article in the Burlington Free Press, Burlington had the 6th lowest unemployment rate of all metro areas in 2011 at just 4.8%.
There are many fun things to do in Burlington and the surrounding Lake Champlain Valley area. The lake itself provides many opportunities for summer fun in Burlington, in addition to Burlington's waterfront parks. Winter fun can be found just a short drive away at nearby Bolton Valley Resort (45 minutes east), and Stowe Mountain Resort and Smugglers Notch Resort are both only about an hour away!
Burlington Shopping is a favorite past time for visitors and locals alike. Forbes Magazine featured Burlington as one of the "prettiest" towns in America in 2010, mentioning the popular Church Street Marketplace, a four-block pedestrian mall in downtown Burlington. "Burlington has it all," says Sarah Tuff Dunn, co-author of 101 Best Outdoor Towns. Dunn says the town's charms include "a brick pedestrian marketplace,Vermont's iconic white steeples and rolling hills that spill down toward a lively, green waterfront on Lake Champlain." (Forbes Magazine)
As you can tell, no trip to Vermont is complete without a visit to Burlington.
Birthplace of: John Dewey (1859-1952), philosopher; Ralph Abraham (born 1936), mathematician.
Fun Fact: Burlington Vermont was a filming location for the movies Me, Myself & Irene (2000) and What Lies Beneath (2000).
Join us at the 108th Annual Dinner, at the Hilton Hotel. We will start the evening with a Cocktail Party and Networking Event, and finish the evening with dinner and award presentations. The Cocktail Reception begins at 5:00 p.m. The Dinner begins at 7:00 p.m.
The Night of the Living Dead Halloween Party returns! Join us at ECHO, Leahy Center for Lake Champlain on Friday, October 26 for a night of revelry and devilry! The evening's events will include: *Live music from the Joshua Panda Party and DJ Craig Mitchell *Silent disco *A $500 grand prize costume contest *Food trucks! *Live painting by The Human Canvas (THC) *Tarot readings *Scrying *Plenty of beer (and wine) *And much more! For more details, go to www.magichat.net/nold
A two-day comics event at the Fleming Museum at the University of Vermont on October 26 and 27 featuring panel discussions and tons of cartoonists including Stephen R. Bissette, Jon Chad, Glynnis Fawkes, Julia Gfrörer, James Kochalka, Rachel Lindsay, Eric Shanower, Rob Walton, Craig Yoe and many others! Keynote presentations by Jaime Hernandez and Julian Chambliss. Presented by the Fleming Museum, the University of Vermont and the Vermont Folklife Center Sponsors: College of Arts and Sciences, Office of the President, Office of the Provost, UVM Humanities Center, Department of English and the Department of Classics
In what could be the one of most enlightening 2 hours you’ve ever spent, your instructor, Brian Thon will show you how YOU could actually begin using your speaking voice for commercials, films, videos and more! This exciting and fun voice-over class could be the game changer you’ve been looking for! COURSE INFORMATION School Name: South Burlington Parks & Recreation Time: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Fee: $35 Limited Seating One Session Ages 18+ Venue Phone: (802) 846-4108 Registration Link: http://bit.ly/2QIo75Z