Burlington is the largest city in the U.S. state of Vermont and is on the shores of Lake Champlain, located between the Airdrondack and Green Mountains. Burlington lies 45 miles south of the U.S.-Canadian (Vermont-Quebec) border and 94 miles south of Montreal. Burlington had a population of 42,417 at the time of the 2010 census. The city is the hub of the Burlington-South Burlington metropolitan area, consisting of the three northwestern Vermont counties of Chittenden, Franklin and Grand Isle and encompassing the cities of Burlington, South Burlington, and Winooski; the towns of Colchester, Essex, and Williston; and the village of Essex Junction. For more information, please visit burlingtonvt.gov.
Vermont Attractions, Activities, and Special Events
Here are some links to Vermont's best attractions.
The Lake Champlain of Vermont Chamber of Commerce - Lake Champlain region is an inspiring backdrop for both work and relaxation. Burlington is consistently ranked in the top ten for best places to live, visit, work and do business--take a look around and find out why!
Church Street Marketplace - Church Street has everything, from shoping, and dining, to clubs and special events. For more information on all of the great activities please click on the Church Street Marketplace link.
The ECHO Center - Located in Burlington on Lake Champlain, the ECHO center is Vermont's newest attraction. ECHO stands for Ecology, Culture, History and Opportunity.
The Vermont Teddy Bear Factory - Located in Shelburne, the Vermont Teddy Bear Factory makes the finest bears around. Take a tour and see for yourself!
Shelburne Farms - A 1,400 acre working farm, National Historic Landmark and a non-profit environmental education center, Shelburne Farms is fun for all ages.
Vermont Living - For a full list of events and activities to experience in Vermont, please visit www.vermontliving.com.
Enjoy Burlington - The mission of the Burlington Parks and Recreation Department is to enhance the quality of life of all the citizens of Burlington and for the visitors in our community.
The Chazy Reef on Isle La Motte - In the northwestern corner of Vermont on Isle La Motte, you will find the northernmost island of Lake Champlain. It is home to a remarkable natural phenomenon: the Chazy Reef formation.
Vermont Cheese Council - The Vermont Cheese Council is dedicated to the production and advancement of Vermont cheese.
Magic Hat - Click here to visit the Magic Hat Brewery's website.
Ben & Jerry's Homemade Ice Cream - Click here to visit the Ben & Jerry's home page.
Trains Around Vermont - Click here to visit the Trains Around Vermont website.
Lake Champlain Chocolate Factory - The growing team at Lake Champlain Chocolates continues to pursue the highest standards of chocolate-making Jim began the firm 20 years ago, and it still uses only the freshest, natural ingredients.
Dakin Farms - See how Vermont's finest specialty foods are made, including smoked hams, pure Vermont maple syrup, cheddar cheese, and a variety of other specialty foods.
Higher Ground Presents, Neil Young + Promise of the Real on Sunday, July 19, 2015
For more information, please visit ticketfly.