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).
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The 2020 WBON Fall Conference will center around a highly requested theme, that of pivoting our businesses to adapt to change, and will be presented 100% online. This year has been challenging but it has also led to opportunities for growth that we never could have imagined. Our engaging speakers and workshops will inspire and educate you while our roundtable breakout rooms will give you the chance to bond and share with other attendees like yourself. Come engage in community building with other women business owners and leave with new skills to propel your business forward. This is the year of the pivot. Our presenter lineup: Emcee - Sarah Lipton of The Presence Point Keynote - Jen Kimmich of Alchemist Beer Endnote - Kesha Ram, Candidate for VT Senate Workshops presented by: Julia Scott of JScott Marketing Leslie Langevin of Whole Health Nutrition Christina Ubl of Clute Wealth Management Gwen Pokalo of the Center for Women & Enterprise Tickets are $25 for WBON members through September 21st, $35 for WBON members starting September 22nd and $45 for non-members starting September 22nd. We’re seeking sponsors! Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. Website https://wbon.org/2020-fall-conference/ Facebook https://www.facebook.com/events/428606041496436 Eventbrite https://www.eventbrite.com/e/wbon-2020-fall-conference-pivot-to-thrive-registration-118801678017 Questions? Contact Christine at email@example.com. Thanks to Our Sponsors Conference Underwriter - Vermont Federal Credit Union Workshop Sponsor - Center for Women & Enterprise Conference Supporter - Vermont Community Loan Fund Annual Sponsors - Clute Wealth Management, Mercy Connections Small Business Program, Marketing Partners