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Burlington, Vermont, USA

Attractions in Burlington, Vermont

Amusements

  • ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center 802-864-1848
    One College Street, Burlington, VT 05401
    Discover 60 species of fish, amphibians, invertebrates, and reptiles, over 100 hands-on experiences, major traveling exhibits, and the Awesome Forces Theater. Live... more info  map

Historic Homes & Buildings

  • Ethan Allen Homestead Museum 802-865-4556
    Located off Route 127
    The historic home of Vermont's founder Ethan Allen, situated on a small promontory just above the Winooski River; the Ethan Allen Homestead Museum is part of the... more info

Historic Sites & Monuments

  • Lake Champlain Navy Memorial Lone Sailor Statue 802-864-1848 ext 131
    1 College Street, Burlington, VT 05401
    The Memorial commemorates Lake Champlain’s significant naval history, and honors all men and women who have served, and currently serve, the U.S. military. The US Navy... more info  map

Libraries & Research Centers

  • Brownell Library 802-878-6955
    6 Lincoln Street, Essex Junction, VT 05452
    Brownell Library is normally open on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. and on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays until 5:00 p.m., but is closed on... more info  map

Museums & Galleries

  • Firehouse Center for the Visual Arts 802-865-7166
    149 Church Street, Burlington, VT 05401
    The center houses the Firehouse Gallery, Community Darkroom, Education Studios, Conference Center and much more. Resident and visitors alike can enjoy the stimulating... more info  map

  • Frog Hollow Craft Center & School 802-863-6458
    85 Church Street, Burlington, VT 05401
    Frog Hollow is a non-profit visual arts gallery and school. The gallery features work by Vermont artisans in all media. The craft school offers art and craft classes for... more info  map

  • Robert Hull Fleming Museum 802-656-2090 or 802-656-0750
    61 Colchester Avenue, Burlington, VT 05405
    University of Vermont
    Houses Vermont's most comprehensive collection of art and anthropology. Exhibits feature African, American, Asian, European and Middle Eastern art, plus ongoing exhibits... more info  map

Parks, Gardens & Zoos

  • Horsford's Gardens & Nursery 802-425-2811
    2111 Greenbush Rd, Burlington, VT 05445
    In Nearby Charlotte
    Vermont's oldest nursery features 42 acres of gardens, ponds, walking paths and nursery fields. more info  map

  • Lang Farm Nursery 802-878-5720
    51 Upper Main Street, Burlington, VT 05452
    In Nearby Essex Junction
    A 19th century farm with nursery and display gardens featuring Vermont-grown trees, shrubs, perennials, annuals and pumpkins. Visit the farm animals and take a hayride... more info  map

  • Mount Philo State Park 802-425-2390
    5425 Mount Philo Road, Burlington, VT 05445
    In Nearby Charlotte
    The 168-acre park is located atop Mt. Philo and overlooks the Lake Champlain Valley. Open seasonally during daylight hours. more info  map

  • Vermont Wildflower Farm 802-985-9455
    3488 Ethan Allen Highway, Charlotte, VT 05445
    12 miles south of Burlington
    One of Vermont's best-known tourist attractions, with 6 acres of flowers. Also large flower-themed gift shop plus wildflower seed for all regions of the U.S. more info  map

Tours & Cruises

  • North Ramp Aviation 802-865-4366
    1150 Airport Drive, Burlington, VT 05403
    South Burlington
    Come and enjoy the Champlain Valley and Green Mountains from the air. Rides are scheduled at your convenience year-round with airplanes for one to three passengers.  more info  map

  • Northern Lights Cruises 802-864-9669
    1 King Street , Burlington, VT 05401
    King Street Dock
    Vermont's premier private cruise boat, The Northern Lights offers an ideal setting for weddings, anniversaries, corporate functions, birthday parties or to simply enjoy... more info  map

  • Spirit of Ethan Allen llI 802-862-8300
    348 Flynn Avenue, Burlington, VT 05402
    Offering Lake Champlain shoreline cruises aboard the Spirit of Ethan Allen III, a 500-passenger triple deck cruise ship. Daily narrated scenic cruises are available for... more info

  • Whistling Man Schooner Company 802-598-6504
    607 Irish Settlement Road, Burlington, VT 05401
    College Street
    Sail aboard the classic sloop Friend Ship, Lake Champlain's only U.S. Coast Guard certified sailing vessel. She is termed a Friendship Sloop and was built in Southwest... more info  map

Vineyards, Wineries & Breweries

  • Magic Hat Brewing Company 802-658-BREW
    5 Bartlett Bay Road, Burlington, VT 05403
    South Burlington
    Where ancient alchemy meets modern-day science to produce the best tasting beer on the planet. Offering free guided tours through their very interesting brewery where... more info  map

  • Vermont Pub and Brewery 802-865-0500
    144 College Street, Burlington, VT 05401
    Their 14-barrel whole-grain cellar brewery reflects the accumulated tradition of centuries of craft brewing and enables them to exercise and enjoy something unusual in... more info  map

  

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