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).
The VFW Auxiliary Post 782 is Having a flea Market /Craft Fair from September 2017 to April 2018 it is the 1st Sunday of each month 9 am to 2 pm . If you or anyone you know would like a table please let me know. Kitchen will be open from 9 am to 1 pm. Our Craft Fair tables are available at $15.00 each. All monies raised from the Craft Fair will be used for Veterans of Foreign Wars Veterans and Family Programs. We will have an informational table available for all our Programs and Youth Scholarship programs. This is event open to the public and we hope to meet many from our community Your Contact person is Debbie Gilmond at email email@example.com or phone 802-578-5995
Written & Directed by Narges Abyar Iran - 2016 - Fiction - 112 min - Farsi w/ English subtitles Iran’s official submission to the 2017 Academy Awards – Best Foreign Language Film Iranian cinema at its best.
Vermont Ballet Theater is returning with their luxurious full length production of The Nutcracker ballet. Now performing exclusively at the Flynn Center for the Performing Arts in Burlington, it has quickly become a Christmas tradition for Vermont families. All ages will be enthralled with VBT’s Nutcracker, from the spectacular start to the resounding conclusion, with VBT company director Alexander Nagiba’s stellar choreography set to Tchaikovsky’s beloved score and performed by VBT’s extraordinary dancers and special guest artist Samuel Wilson of Washington, DC, returning to perform as our Cavalier. Follow the delightful adventures of Clara and the Nutcracker Prince as they conquer the evil Mouse King and travel on a mystical journey to The Land of Sweets where the enchanting Sugarplum Fairy reigns. Mice filching Christmas gifts, snowflakes swirling in dreamy white tutus, dolls spinning like tops, a fantasy world of dancers—from a Christmas tree that grows bigger than ever, towering over Clara and the mysterious Herr Drosselmeyer, to the captivating ballerinas, VBT’s Nutcracker will thrill one and all.
Shen Yun Performing Arts, a decade-old, globally-acclaimed, New-York-based, non-profit dance and music company, is returning to the Flynn Center at 2:00 pm on Friday, Dec. 22 and 7:30 pm on Saturday, Dec. 23with show time and . Shen Yun’s classical Chinese dances have been handed down for five millennia. Its story dances portray universally shared cultural values. Its folk dances portray cultural diversities of over 50 ethnic groups scattered throughout China. The dances are further enhanced by Shen Yun’s original music compositions performed by its one-of-a-kind East-meets-West live orchestra. Together with its brilliant custom-made costumes, its state-of-the-art digital backdrops, and its world-class soloists performing songs sung in the bel canto technique with messages that are at once somber and uplifting – all combined to make Shen Yun a show for the whole family, a show not to be missed. Let Shen Yun soar your spirit to the heights of this arena of beauty, purity, and integrity for an experience of a lifetime.