Church Street Marketplace
Church Street Marketplace is a
four-block 19th-century and Art Deco walkway lined with shops, cafes and
restaurants. You'll find street vendors, live music, children's
entertainment, health juice bars, candle and crafts shops.
Ethan Allen Homestead
Learn about life in the 1780s and the career of famous statesman
Ethan Allen on a guided tour of his homestead at this historic site that
overlooks the Winooski River and offers stunning views and walking
The Spirit of Ethan Allen II
The Spirit of Ethan Allen II is a three-level ship that
provides gorgeous mountain views and an introduction to the history of
the region. There are also dinner cruises with themes ranging from a
Hawaiian luau to a murder mystery.
Picnicking with the kids. Playing Frisbee with the dog. Or simply
watching the world go by from a bench. All of these activities are done
on a daily basis at the Water front Park. You might even see a bunch of
people playing volleyball. Located off downtown Lake Street, the park
sits by Lake Champlain.
The Flynn Theater is a restored 1930's Art Deco, performing
Burlington Bike Path
The Burlington Bike Path was converted from the Central Vermont
Railway to a bike path in the 1970s, this trail crosses through
beaches and parks and offers great views of Lake Champlain.
Lake Champlain Chocolates
Lake Champlain Chocolates is a chocolate store and factory, where you
can take a tour, watch chocolate being made and sample it.
North Beach Park
North Beach Park is a quarter-mile of natural sand beach that runs
along the northeastern shores of Lake Champlain. The beach has
lifeguards, a snack bar, changing areas, restrooms and open green spaces
for volleyball, barbecue grills and picnic tables. The park also has a
45-acre shaded lakeside campground, with many sites to pitch your tent.
Leddy Park has almost everything for indoor and outdoor fun,
including a small beach on Lake Champlain, indoor ice rinks, ball
fields, tennis courts, a playground and part of a 7-mile bike path that
borders the lake.
Lake Champlain Ferries
The Lake Champlain Ferry takes you on a one-hour boat ride offering
some of the most breath-taking mountain and lake views in the
Burlington Boathouse Dock
The Burlington Boathouse Dock
has yacht clubs, boating, and water- sports equipment rentals. The
well-kept dock area is surrounded with landscaped flowers, benches
facing scenic vistas, wide gangways and boats of every shape and size.
Burlington College Art Gallery
The Burlington College Art Gallery staff hangs shows once a month the
primary function of the art gallery is to showcase the work of students,
faculty members and Vermont artists. Much of the art shown here is
Firehouse Center for the Visual Arts
This art venue showcases different contemporary art exhibitions plus
workshops in experimental media, a community darkroom and lecture space
for multi-media presentations.
Robert Hull Fleming Museum
This art museum built in 1931 has a large collection of art through
the ages, including European and American paintings and prints.
Burlington Memorial Auditorium
Built in 1928, 2,500-seat municipally run hall remains a well-used
all- purpose venue for community events and entertainment.
Doll-Anstadt is the only commercial gallery in Burlington, here the
director collects and displays art from around the world, picking
slightly abstract pieces, not the traditional New England art.
Intervale Bike Path
The Intervale Bike Path starts one mile from downtown Burlington in
an area that was once the city garbage dump. The two- mile path passes
through a 700-acre natural floodplain along the Winooski River. There
are no hills or curves on the path.
Church and Maple Glass Studio
At the Church and Maple Glass Studio you can watch artisans create
glass works as they to blow shining, solid bubbles.
Echo at the Leahy Center for Lake Champlain
ECHO at the Leahy Center for Lake Champlain uses interactive exhibits
to teach kids about the ecology, history, science and culture of the
lake region. There are several aquariums at the science center
that house native species of fish, frogs, turtles and snakes.
Royall Tyler Theater
At the Royall Tyler Theater there is always mix of
professionals, students and locals on stage at on time but this is part
of what makes a night here so enjoyable and the theater increasingly
successful. Each season features three main stage productions, from
classic Greek drama to musical theater.